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Crops for Sale

Posted: December 5, 2016 | Location: Madera, California
Hard-to-find California grown organic Prunes still available. All sizes. Call Robin at 559-660-6060.
Posted: November 29, 2016 | Location: Alamosa, California
I have 170 tons of certified organic alfalfa, grass hay mix for sale. Hay is baled in 3x3x8 bales. Hay is horse or dairy quality. Call for details.
Posted: November 14, 2016 | Location: Potter Valley, California
3-string bales, certified organic rice straw, $8/bale, minimum 40 bales, maximum 240 bales. In Potter Valley, inland Mendocino County.
Posted: November 4, 2016 | Location: San Juan Bautista, California
2016 crop of organic wheat. Cleaned grain has 1-2% vetch seed available in 1 ton sacks

Employment

Posted: November 16, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, CA (or remote),
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) seeks two Certification Specialists to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing tasks related to organic processor/handler certification. These positions will work within CCOF’s rapidly expanding USDA National Organic Program and internationally accredited organic certification program.   Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment with significant job responsibilities. This position requires knowledge of organic production and food processing practices, and the ability to work both independently and as a...
Posted: November 16, 2016 | Location: St. Helena, California
Long Meadow Ranch is a family owned and operated producer and purveyor of world-class wine and food that is economically successful and socially responsible using diversified, sustainable, and organic farming methods. We produce award-winning wines, handcrafted extra virgin olive oils, grass-fed beef, eggs, and heirloom fruits and vegetables. Long Meadow Ranch (LMR) has a unique opportunity for a Culinary Farm Manager to manage the extensive organic and sustainable farming operations of Long Meadow Ranch, including fruits, vegetables, herbs and eggs. Reporting to the Director of Ag...
Posted: November 14, 2016 | Location: Salinas, California
Overview The Agriculture and Land Based Training Association (ALBA) is searching for a visionary leader and chief executive officer to manage its educational, farming, and produce distribution operations. Located in the bountiful Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California, ALBA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help aspiring individuals improve their skills and livelihoods through the agricultural industry. It fulfills this mission through the provision of training and technical assistance. ALBA provides bi-lingual courses (English and Spanish) in agronomy; and offers...
Posted: November 9, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The CCOF Policy Assistant is a member of the CCOF policy department whose primary duties are to provide administrative support to the Policy Director and to coordinate CCOF participation in the biannual National Organic Standards Board meetings. The Policy Assistant will manage a variety of projects as well as contribute to CCOF's policy communications and grassroots advocacy. View the full job description.
Posted: November 4, 2016 | Location: Sacramento County, California
The office of Environmental Farming and Innovation (OEFI) is recruiting to fill a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) position. Under the general direction of the Environmental Program manager I, the incumbent is responsible for supervising and leading a team of highly technical scientific experts on establishing these incentive programs, and ensure they are effectively and efficiently implemented and effectively quantify greenhouse has reductions. The incumbent must demonstrate initiative, effective communication skills, independence in leading highly effective scientific and...
Posted: October 18, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
Under the direct supervision of the Human Resource Manager, the Human Resource Assistant is responsible for general human resource, recruiting, and other employee related tasks in support of CCOF. Typical duties will include recruitment and interview support, onboarding administration and scheduling, providing customer service to CCOF employees regarding human resource and employment questions. Data entry and reporting through HRIS system. Creation of new employee files, support benefits administration, employee file maintenance and other duties as assigned. View the full job description.
Posted: October 18, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The Foundation Program Specialist (Program Specialist) coordinates program activities for the CCOF Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization. The Program Specialist is responsible for planning and executing all of the Foundation's grantmaking and consumer education work.  View the full job desription.
Posted: October 17, 2016 | Location: Fallbrook, California
We are looking for a budding farmer who would like to help us with tree fruits (avocado, pomegranates, blood oranges, etc). and would like to live on our farm and work biodynamically with a local, pioneering CSA. Long-term appreciated as friendships develop!
Posted: October 7, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The Development Director is an experienced fundraising professional who will lead a full range of fundraising and development activities for the CCOF Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Annual CCOF Foundation revenue is growing and expected to reach $650,000 in 2017 and $1.5 million by 2019. The Development Director is responsible for implementation of development strategies outlined in the foundation business plan (2017‐2019.) The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director/CEO and supervises a Development Manager. Resources are budgeted for contracted grant...
Posted: October 7, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The Sales & Marketing Supervisor is a key position within the CCOF marketing and sales team. The primary duties include coordinating and implementing marketing and sales campaigns for each department and branch of the organization. This position is responsible for creating sales plans to meeting strategic organization goals, building membership, and providing strategic solutions for sales efforts including campaigns, tradeshows, and client acquisition. View the full job description.
Posted: September 28, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking three (3) Certification Specialists to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing tasks related to organic farm (crop/livestock) certification. These positions will work within CCOF’s rapidly expanding USDA National Organic Program and internationally accredited organic certification program. View the full job description.
Posted: September 26, 2016 | Location: Fresno, California
NEED experienced tractor driver/irrigator to work for family-owned Organic vineyards near Fresno. Inexpensive housing may be available. Please call.
Posted: August 22, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The Member and Public Outreach Specialist (Outreach Specialist) coordinates public and member engagement in  organizational  events,  advocacy  initiatives,  and  promotional  activities  including  the  CCOF  Annual  Membership  meeting  and  Educational  Conference  and  organic  farm  tours.  The  Outreach  Specialist  also  ensures  that  CCOF  member‐based chapter activity...

Apprenticeships or Internships

Posted: November 16, 2016 | Location: Multiple Locations, Oregon
The FarmsNOW apprenticeship program is for those with some farm experience who are seeking mastery in the art and business of sustainable agriculture. Hands-on training, classes, seminars, and guidance on farm business development will help you gain the skills to plan, design, and run integrated farming systems on your own. This full-immersion program is designed for those who have completed the FarmsNext internship program, or have two years of on-farm experience. You will live and train full-time on a host farm, receive up to two seasons of on-farm training, and learn in-depth skills from...
Posted: November 16, 2016 | Location: Multiple Locations, Oregon
FarmsNext is a full season entry-level residential internship program that combines hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Student interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by engaging in the daily life of...

Education

Posted: November 9, 2016 | Location: Burlington, Vermont
The UVM Farmer Training Program is a six-month intensive program where students run the 10-acre Catamount Educational Farm from seed to market, learning from expert farmers and educators in the classroom, and working alongside successful, inspiring farmers in the field. Participants leave with a Certificate in Sustainable Farming from UVM, a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, the entrepreneurial skills to start their own operation, and a network of incredible people to support them along the way. You can be part of this life-changing program also...
Posted: October 24, 2016 | Location: Willits, California
How do you practice Adaptive Agriculture? You start by educating yourself on the cutting edge practices, by questioning conventions, by equipping yourself with the skills to flex, adapt, adjust to changing conditions and contexts. At the Grange School of Adaptive Agriculture, students are immersed in a residential training program and are exposed to a broad spectrum of scales, styles, strategies, and skills. This 14-week program combines experiential learning on a 5,000 acre diverse ranch with classroom based learning in order to send students off with a comprehensive vocabulary and...

For Sale

Posted: November 1, 2016 | Location: Potter Valley, California
Irrigated permanent pasture in Mendocino County. 3-string bales at 100 lbs each. Beautiful hay, dry storage, delivery available. Call for pricing.
Posted: September 26, 2016 | Location: Eagleville (Modoc County), California
1st crop - 226 tons - Big Bales Alfalfa 2nd crop - 118 tons - Big Bales Alfalfa 2nd crop - 61 tons - Orchard + Alfalfa, Small Bales 2nd crop - 63 tons - Native Meadow, Small Bales 3rd crop - 105 tons - RFV 232 +, Big Bales
Posted: June 24, 2015 | Location: Orange, California
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Posted: June 24, 2015 | Location: Camarillo, California
Wesco offers a huge selection of seat belts including 2 point (lap only) non-retractable or retractable seat belts. Also, easily order online micro-switch seat belts that will not let the equipment start up until the operator has buckled up. Many colors and sizes to choose from. Trailer accessories also. Buy Seat Belts at our online store http://wescoperformance.stores.yahoo.net/seatbelts.html

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: October 26, 2016 | Location: Kula, Hawaii
Maui on your mind? 0.7 acres of Certified Organic Farm for Sale. Charming Quality Cottage (built in 2008) and Out Buildings with expansive ocean, outer island, bi coastal and mountain views. Numerous food trees and gardens. Maui Mokka Coffee, fruit trees and more. Permaculture theory for 10 years. Value packed/priced well at $789k. Ag zoned. Ag water rates. Lower Kula. This could be your Maui dream come true!

Funding Opportunities

Posted: March 16, 2016 | Location: ,
Financial assistance is now available to assist with the cost of establishing new conservation buffers and other practices on and near farms that produce organic crops. The funds come from the USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), a federally funded voluntary program that contracts with agricultural producers so that environmentally sensitive land is not farmed or ranched, but instead used for conservation benefits. CRP participants establish long-term, resource-conserving plant species, such as approved grasses or trees (known as “covers”) to control soil erosion, improve...