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Date Posted   Listing  
12/18/2014   Farm workers for 2015 needed
Root Down Farm is looking for crew members for 2015. Our mixed vegetable CSA and farmers market is located in Coventry/Bolton. Crew are responsible for assisting with all aspects of the farm, including sowing, greenhouse management, planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing. Farming experience preferred. Pay $10/hour. Contact at 860-221-8783 or rootdowncsa@gmail.com
 
       
12/18/2014   Free milker available
River Crest Farm in Milford is offering a free Udderly EZ Milker & plastic bucket w/rubber teat. Our cow has retired & we don't need them. Please email rivercrestfarm@gmail.com if interested.
 
       
12/17/2014   Farm Manager Wanted
One-acre Certified Naturally Grown vegetable farm in Northford, CT seeks farm manager for 2015. Position requires managing all aspects of organic crop production, including crop planning, planting, harvesting, marketing, hoophouse production, and cover cropping. The farm manager will be responsible for supervising staff and volunteers, coordinating two farmers markets, helping to create a budget and possibly expanding wholesale accounts. Tractor skills are a plus. Interpersonal/communication skills a necessity. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Housing in a 1780 farmhouse is an option. Please send cover letter and resume to Peter Rothenberg at Northfordy@aol.com. Questions call 203-494-8408.
 
       
12/15/2014   Farm Manager, Community Farm of Simsbury
The Community Farm of Simsbury is seeking an experience full-time farm manager who will be responsible for field, equipment and resource management, the incubator farmer program, budgeting, management of the animal farm plan, integration with educational programming, communications, and outreach. Requirements include 6 years of farming experience, with 3 or more in a supervisory role, tractor operation experience, and strong organizational skills. Non-profit experience and equipment maintenance is a plus. For more information, contact Diana Goode at dgoode@giftsoflove.org
 
       
12/10/2014  

Crew Members Needed at Holcomb Farm
30-acre non-certified Organic Farm in West Granby, CT is looking for several individuals to join the 2015 Farm Crew.  Crew members are involved in all aspects of production and distribution at the farm, which includes a 350 member Summer CSA, 70 member Winter CSA, Farm store, wholesale accounts and a non-profit mission to provide food for communities in need. On Farm housing is available, and pay starts at $9.50/hr but could be more depending on experience. Visit this website for more details.

 
       
12/1/14   Help Wanted, Hunts Brook Farm
Hunts Brook Farm is a small, family operated, non-certified organically managed farm located in Waterford, CT. We grow 3.5 acres of diverse vegetables for a 75-member CSA, farmers markets, restaurants, schools, and produce retailers.

We are looking for passionate and committed individuals to join our experienced team in all aspects of our operation including field preparation, planting, harvesting, weeding, and marketing. Salary commensurate with experience, housing available, all the produce you can eat, and a sweet swimming hole for relief after those hot days in the field. Contact at 860-443-1770 or huntsbrookfarm@yahoo.com.

 
       
11/26/14   Produce Manager, Fiddleheads Food Co-op
Fiddleheads Cooperative in New London is seeking a Manager for our Produce Department. This is a full time, salaried position. The Produce Manager leads a team composed of both staff members and working members. We are looking for someone who thrives in leading teams to be successful. See website for more info.
 
       
11/25/14  

Executive Director Position at Green Village Initiative
GVI, fast growing non-profit focused on sustainability and empowerment through urban farms, community and school gardens and youth development, seeks an Executive Director to manage the day-to-day operations in Bridgeport CT.  The ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for GVI's staff, programs, expansion and execution of its vision and mission. Job responsibilities include general management, financial and project management, as well as fundraising and development. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a shared belief in and commitment to GVI's mission to create social, economic and environmental change through local action and urban agriculture.  This energetic, service oriented and highly organized individual will have excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain positive relationships with our dynamic Board, along with local government and community leaders.  Prior financial and project management experience are prerequisite, and excellent written communication and speaking skills are a must.  College degree and 5+ years of work experience are required.
Salary Range: $50,000 - $65,000

For more information about the work we are doing visit us at www.gogvi.org
If interested send resume and cover letter to Carmella Iacobucci @ GVI office:  ci@mainstreetresources.com

 
       
11/20/2014   Positions Available at Sienna Farms
Sienna Farms in Sudbury, MA is seeking hardworking, high-energy, positive individuals who are motivated by a career interest in sustainable agriculture to join our 2015 team! This position is FT, seasonal, & paid. To learn more, please see here  To apply please email a letter of interest and a resumé to jobs@sienafarms.com.
 
       
11/19/2014   Internships Wanted
Hope Academy in Orange, CT is looking to place 4 high school students who are interested in a farming career into an internship. Our students are able to volunteer their time to work two hours per week, one day per week. We would greatly appreciate an internship opportunity for this winter or spring. Please contact Jennifer at 203-799-6000 or jbonczewski@hopeacademyct.com if a farming internship is available at your farm for our students. We look forward to hearing from you!
 
       
11/19/2014   Positions Available at Common Ground High School
Common Ground High School in New Haven is seeking educators with experience teaching programs on farms and food, gardening, nutrition and cooking, wildlife and ecology, environmental stewardship, nature arts, and outdoor adventure! Applicants do not need experience in all of these areas as we are seeking educators for many different K-8 environmental education programs for Spring through Fall 2015. More info here.
 
       
11/17/2014   Positions available at Red Fire Farm
Tractor Operator, Planting Manager, Bookkeeper, Flower Grower and Intern Positions Open at Red Fire Farm, a certified organic farm in Western Massachusetts. We sell produce through wholesale, retail and CSA outlets. Located in the Five-College area. Compensation varies by position. Please visit redfirefarm.com for position descriptions. Contact Kristi: jobs@redfirefarm.com.
 
       
11/12/2014   Year-round Gardener - Southern New Hampshire
Plowshare Farm, an intentional community which includes people with special needs, is seeking a person whose primary task is to grow organic vegetables (biodynamic preferred), including winter storage crops, for our community of about 50 people. For information or to apply visit plowsharefarm.org
 
       
11/04/2014   Part-time Coordinator/Market Master
The Willimantic Farmers' Market is hiring a part-time, year-round Coordinator/Market Master to oversee the development and expansion of the Willimantic Farmers' Market. Please see attached job description. Application deadline is November 17th. Email info@growwindham.org.
 
       
10/16/2014   Certified organic produce
Red Fire Farm has certified organic crops of roots & greens available for sale to CSAs & farm stands that seek to round out their fall and winter produce selections. Beets, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, kohlrabi, potatoes, storage radish, sweet potatoes, turnips, onions, rutabaga, parsnips, squash, lettuce, salad mix, spinach, etc. Contact at 413-467-7645 or wholesale@redfirefarm.com
 
       
10/15/14  

Part Time Coordinator- New Connecticut Farmer Alliance
The Coordinator will initially focus on strengthening the network of existing farmers in the state through overseeing existing and new programming and events. We seek a dynamic individual to broaden and deepen the involvement of a diversity of individuals and groups and support NCTFA membership. Click HERE for how to apply.

 
       
10/6/2014   Farm Hand Needed
Muddy Feet Flower Farm in Ashford, CT is hiring a farm hand for fall clean-up and planting. 15 hrs/wk through November. Must have transportation. If interested email muddyfeetflowers@gmail.com.
 
       
10/3/2014   UVM Farmer Training Program
The Farmer Training Program is a 6-month, hands-on program (May 4- October 30, 2015) for aspiring farmers and food systems advocates that provides an experiential, skill-based education in sustainable farming. Apply now to join an incredible group of students for sustainable farming and food systems education. To learn more, visit UVM's farmer training website and Facebook page.
 
       
10/3/2014   Farm Crew Wanted
Sub Edge Farm in Farmington and Avon is hiring farm crew for our 2015 season. Farm crew are responsible for planting, weeding, harvesting, etc. We are looking for hard working people who enjoy working outdoors. Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs on a regular basis. Apply here.
 
       
10/2/2014   Position Available: Operations Manager at our New Milford Farms facility. We are searching for an action oriented, customer focused and results driven individual who can take a hands-on position at our New Milford Farms facility. We are looking for a dynamic and versatile individual to manage our operations including compost, soil and mulch manufacturing, packaging, bulk and packaged material handling/ distribution, maintain equipment and facilities, along with safety and environmental compliance.  To learn more about Garick, please visit our website.  Please submit your resume to careers@garick.com.  
       
9/30/2014   Farm Manager Wanted
One-acre Certified Naturally Grown vegetable farm in Northford, CT seeks farm manager for 2015. Position requires managing all aspects of organic crop production, including crop planning, planting, harvesting, marketing, hoophouse production, and cover cropping. The farm manager will be responsible for supervising staff and volunteers, coordinating two farmers markets, helping to create a budget and possibly expanding wholesale accounts. Tractor skills are a plus. Interpersonal/communication skills a necessity. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Housing in a 1780 farmhouse is an option. Please send cover letter and resume to Peter Rothenberg at Northfordy@aol.com. Questions call 203-494-8408.
 
       
9/29/2014   Land for sale - Beautiful 80 acres in Readfield, Maine atop P Ridge Road. 25+ acres open pasture, 50 acres wooded. Rural, open, ridge views, partially wooded. Can be developed to build; peaceful, quiet setting. Surveyed; staked. Electricity close by. Twelve miles from Augusta. $200,000 obo - negotiable. Mark Tobkin - mtobkin@fairpoint.net or 207-377-6791.  
       
       

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