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Date Posted   Listing  
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

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.  
9/16/14   Experienced Farm Manager Wanted – Gravity Hill Farm, an established organic vegetable farm located in Hopewell Township, N.J. is looking for a farm manager with at least 5 years experience, including 2 years in a managerial role, and who is looking to settle in our community for a minimum of 3 years.  The farm currently has approximately 6 acres under cultivation (3 season vegetables plus strawberries and raspberries) with additional acreage for rotation and/or expansion.  The farm is also developing a mushroom and hydroponic facility for year-production. Distribution is primarily retail, on farm and off. Core to the farm is a strong educational and community outreach element and we would expect the manager to be supportive of those goals. Responsibilities include broad execution of the farm business plan, including field and tractor work (tractor experience a must) and managing up to 6 full and part time staff. Family-friendly on-farm housing provided as well as generous compensation commensurate with experience. Opportunity for significant profit share will be part of the compensation package. Farm website - gravityhillfarm.com.  Resumes to dee@solecap.com.  
9/10/14   Property for Sale or Lease, Ridgefield The former Pinchbeck Farm, 6+ acres zoned AAA, in the southwest corner of Ridgefield. Corner lot with great visibility, 800' of frontage on 2 roads, multiple buildings and greenhouses. Allowable pre-existing uses include nursery, garden center, landscaping or related uses. Contact Bob Cascella at 203-731-7492 or bcascella@goodfellows.com  
9/10/14   Family will work in exchange for RV living space We're looking for a farm that we can stay with in exchange for our help. My family consists of myself, my husband Micheal, our two children, and our border collie/retriever mix.  The RV we are currently in the process of settling on is a 31 foot Fleetwood Bounder, and the generator was upgraded by the previous owner to be more efficient as well as quiet. Please contact Liz at 860-331-3921 or Mike at 860-510-9818.  

8/29/14   Vegetable Production Equipment for Sale: 7 ft perfecta harrow $2000; 6 ft bed shaper $1500; 5 ft rain-flo water wheel transplanter with 2 water wheels $1500; 6 ft disk $500; 6 ft drop spreader $2500; 6 ft plastic mulch layer with drip irrigation layer $1000; 2010 kubota mx5100dt - 650 hours $15,000.  All in good condition. Prices negotiable. Email dan@dutchsspirits.com for more info.  
8/18/14   Position Available - Heifer Farm in Rutland, MA is looking for an Event and Outreach Coordinator. This position is responsible for managing the commercial kitchen and coordinating events at Heifer Farm, and supporting community outreach in Heifer Farm’s designated area. A HS diploma plus 6 years experience required; Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience preferred. To apply, visit www.heifer.org/careers. Heifer International is an AA/EOE.  
8/12/14   Positions Available - Provider Farm now hiring crew for the 2015 season!

We are an organically managed vegetable farm and grassfed beef operation located in Salem, CT. Tasks vary depending on the time of year, but will include greenhouse propagation, field planting, fence building, harvesting, moving cattle, and of course, lots of weeding. See website for details.



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