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Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

Employment

Posted: September 15, 2020 | Location: Placerville, California
We are hiring! The Natural Gardening Company, a mail-order seed company and certified organic nursery in Placerville, seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our team. This is a seasonal position with the opportunity to become full-time for the right candidate.We are looking for a team player who enjoys working outdoors in the fields, in a rustic barn, and greenhouses in all types of weather and conditions. The right candidate will be willing to learn new tasks, work both independently and with a small group, and share ideas. Any potential employee will be reliable,...
Posted: September 9, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: September 1, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: July 28, 2020 | Location: Aptos, California
Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAccounts Payable – Receive all invoices, code to proper expense and job, enter into Bill.com, notify Senior Accountant that invoices are ready to be paid. Communicate with vendors if any discrepancies occur andresolve.Accounts Receivable – Post all loan payments and assist reconciling balances with the loan department.Bank Deposits – Make deposits on a weekly basis and store copies of loan fund checks.Bank Reconciliations – Assist with reconciliation of all bank statements, scan and file.End of Month Entries – Include but not limited to: expense prepaids,...
Posted: July 21, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: July 20, 2020 | Location: Esparto, California
Part-time Farm Manager—responsible for assisting with all field production, attending one farmer’s market a week, and managing the value-added workflow for the farm. 20 hours/week, 50 weeks/year. Expect 30-hour work weeks when larger value-added projects are scheduled. Compensation commensurate with skills and experience, $15-20/hr. 2 weeks paid vacation.

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: September 2, 2020 | Location: Gilroy, California
We have nearly 10-acre ready fertile soil land for Organic Farming in Gilroy on Cohansey Rd, and Monterey Rd. Abundance of underground fresh water. No pump currently, but we are willing to discuss a collaboration on sharing pricing for drilling for water well/pump. We are looking to rent it out to someone that produces healthy and possibly environmentally sustainable products. We are open to discuss any other uses or other purposes. The tenants might be Agricultural startups who might need land for greenhouses, or Organic, Sustainable growers. 
Posted: August 19, 2020 | Location: Watsonville, California
Location: La Selva Beach/Watsonville, CA 23 acres of certified organic farmland for lease in northwest Watsonville. The entire farm is surrounded by an 8’ tall deer fence and is easily accessible on a private road via San Andreas Rd. The farmland is mostly flat and faces south for full sun exposure. The 320 ft. well has an 8-inch casing with a 34 hp pump that pumps approximately 230 gpm (enough to run 40 rainbirds simultaneously). The land is currently in row crops and has been farmed with a variety of row crops in the past few years (Brussels sprouts, fennel, spinach, carrots, kale,...
Posted: July 7, 2020 | Location: Manchaca,
Located just 12 miles south of the Capitol, surround yourself with 94 +/- acres of fresh air and beautiful Hill Country scenery. A stunning property, with mixed topography, spacious pastures, beautiful escarpments, fruit, Pecan and Oak trees, and abundant wildlife. On Bear Creek and Little Bear Creek with two swimming holes, perfect for hunting, fishing, and recreation- endless opportunities on this private oasis. 2 miles to FM 1626. Access to 967 from new proposed development called “Persimmon" (on the map as the "Woods of Bear Creek"). Water and Mineral Rights included. Ag Exempt. For more...
Posted: July 7, 2020 | Location: Sebastopol, California
We have property available 10 minutes outside Sebastopol for lease or partnership. The CCOF Certified Organic ranch has over 100 acres with multiple fenced pastures available for livestock and approximately 5-10 acres of gently sloping land available for crop production. Water has been run to all of the crop areas. There are already two large fields of cropping blueberries and over 40 varieties of mature fruit trees. We are looking for a CSA, a farmer, or family looking to expand their agricultural operation with room to grow new crops and take advantage of the existing crops we have on site...

Disaster Resources & Aid

Posted: August 31, 2020 | Location: , California
Sourcing high quality frozen foods for the fire clean up relief effort, and the ask is for a walk in, Sea Train, or other freezer space to use locally for this sourced food.Please contact us at (408) 218-7865. 

Crops for Sale

Posted: July 29, 2020 | Location: Arroyo Grande, California
A variety of hardneck garlics including Chesnok Red, Metechi, and Purple Italian all raised and cured on our organic farm. Each head weighs .20-.26 with large cloves. Price negotiable depending on quantity purchasedHardneck Garlic Varieties from Branch Mill Organic Farm:Metechi: Strong, hot garlic with a distinct flavor.  Great for cooking in many dishes.  Bogatyr:  Hot and spicy. One of the spiciest varieties around.
Posted: June 23, 2020 | Location: Potter Valley, California
Certified Organic Grass Hay: $18/bale, $17/bale for 30 bales, $16/bale for 100 bales. 3-string, 100# bales, clean dry storage, from permanent pasture of fescues/rye/clover. You pick up at our farm. Mendocino County, near Ukiah.

For Sale

Posted: July 20, 2020 | Location: Templeton, California
Templeton Valley Farms is an established organic farm with a 60 member CSA, commercial accounts, and a retail farm stand. Located in the heart of the Paso Robles wine country and selling to some of the finest wineries. A fully developed 5-acre farm with 200 producing fruit trees, blackberries, and raspberries, 10 producing honeybee hives, 50+ laying hens, and heaps of row crops. The farm is completely deer fenced, has a 70 gpm well, new redwood barn, walk in cooler, 18' x 36 ' tractor shed and a fully established automated irrigation system. A 4,000 s/f hoop house extends the growing season...

Services

Posted: July 13, 2020 | Location: Watsonville, California
Local, experienced, agricultural professionals available to help your small farm with food safety, testing, and other compliance issues. Reasonable rates. Free consultation at your site. References available. Extensive experience with organic agriculture.
Posted: July 13, 2020 | Location: Watsonville, California
Custom processing for the Hemp industry. High quality operated extraction equipment available for small scale custom processing. Day or week rates available.
Posted: June 22, 2020 | Location: Petaluma, California
Are you looking for ways to divert crops planted for restaurant and grocery accounts? Do you feel like you blend in & get lost amongst all the other farms in your area selling raw fruits & veggies? We turn your crops into value-added products for you to sell throughout the year. Jams, sauces, syrups - the types of products consumers spend the majority of their food dollars on. We work with fresh produce and reasonable quantity runs because our mission is to support small farmers. With our private-label program you can use template labels and approved recipes to get crops...

Education

Posted: June 29, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
Located in Santa Cruz, CA, the Homeless Garden Project operates a transitional job training program for individuals experiencing homelessness on a 3.5 acre organic farm. We are seeking candidates for two vital positions on our staff team: Development Associate and Volunteer Coordinator. For the full listing and instructions on how to apply please visit:https://homelessgardenproject.org/careers-internships/