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Posted: April 23, 2015 | Location: Healdsburg, California
Preston Farm and Winery is an organic and biodynamic farm and winery. We grow produce for the local community and distribute via farmers' markets, local restaurants, and through our on-site farm store. We are now seeking help for the 2015 growing season. Primary responsibilities include: Assisting farmer with harvesting, propagation, bed preparation, planting, weeding, irrigation, greenhouse maintenance, seed collecting, packing, delivering, and farmers’ markets.
Posted: April 21, 2015 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF is seeking a Marketing Specialist. The Marketing Specialist is a key position within the CCOF marketing communications team. The primary duties of the Marketing Specialist are to support the Marketing Communications function with a wide variety of day‐to‐day marketing and communications activities as well as co‐manage the social media program with the CCOF Policy Team. View the full job description.
Posted: April 16, 2015 | Location: Marshall, California
We are looking for a hard-working, curious individual to join our dairy farm team. Activities include feeding calves, maternity and newborn calf care, cleaning pens with a skid-loader, and moving cattle groups. Responsibilities • Pasteurize and deliver milk to pre-weaned calves • Observe calf health and report to herd manager • Provide care to fresh cows and newborn calves • Clean cow and calf pens with a skid-loader and replace fresh bedding • Move cows to the milking area from their pen or pasture Qualifications • Strong work-ethic • Team-oriented • Excellent communication...
Posted: April 14, 2015 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The Events Coordinator is responsible for the successful execution of CCOF events, including our annual membership meeting and conference, fundraising and donor stewardship events, farm tours, trainings, and other events as needed. The events coordinator reports to the Development Manager and executes events in collaboration with various departments, including development, policy, marketing, and the CCOF Foundation. View the full job description.
Posted: April 2, 2015 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) in Santa Cruz, California is seeking a full or part time Inspection Operations Specialist to work performing tasks related to organic certification inspections. Work in the Santa Cruz, CA office is preferred but remote work or other flexible work arrangements may be considered for a qualified candidate. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment with significant job responsibilities. This job requires the ability to work independently and as a team with other professionals. The job also requires customer service skills,...
Posted: March 31, 2015 | Location: Napa, California
Napa Grass Farmer is a beyond organic regenerative meat farm (700 acres) in the heart of wine country, seeking a Production Manager for its third year of operation. The farm is currently serving restaurants and 220+ club members the healthiest best tasting meats in the country. This is not a learn as you go position, you must have serious experience with working on a grass farm for at least one year, or several years engaged with various livestock management positions. This position belongs to someone that has the consistency and fortitude to handle the day after day tasks, executing and...
Posted: March 24, 2015 | Location: Eureka, California
The Manager will live on and manage the Bianchi farm. The Manager shall be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the farm and has the authority to carry out all practical operations necessary for the successful operation of the farm. Current farm commodities include forage and vegetable crops, miscellaneous orchard varieties, and meat goats. The Bianchi farm is a certified organic operation. **PLEASE SEE ATTACHED BROCHURE FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS.
Posted: March 23, 2015 | Location: Tomales, California
Wild Blue Farm is seeking season farm help 3 to 4 days a week. will be involved in all aspects of the farm from weeding, irrigation, seed starting, planting, harvesting, farmers market and more. For more information please contact Margie at wildbluefarm@sbcglobal.net.
Posted: March 19, 2015 | Location: Nantucket, Massachusetts
Unique, progressive CCOF Certified Organic Pumpkin pond Farm is looking for a dedicated, self-motivated, organized farmer. The position is open for full-time and part-time candidates. Experience in organic farming is a plus, as well as skills in operating farm machinery, irrigation systems, knowledge in planting, seeding, harvesting and excellent customer service. We offer great income for doing something that you passionate about. If you are interested in one of these positions, please send your resume thefarm@pumpkinpondfarm.com.
Posted: March 19, 2015 | Location: Nantucket, Massachusetts
A very unique Nursery and CCOF Certified Organic Pumpkin Pond Farm on Nantucket is looking for a Nursery Manager to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction, grow and deliver quality crops, manage greenhouse and outdoor sales area, coordinate record keeping, inventory and marketing activities, work closely with the team. Candidate must be self-motivated, well-organized with high ethical standards. Experience in horticulture or related fields is a must. We offer competitive income, full-time + throughout the season, work as needed in a shoulder seasons. If you are interested,...
Posted: March 19, 2015 | Location: Forest Ranch, California
Sierra Cascade Blueberry Farm is interviewing for harvest management help for our upcoming season (late-May through mid-July). We are looking for willing workers who want to work in a fast-paced environment, commit to the entire 6-8 week season, and are interested in working side by side with a great group of new and returning harvest crew. It's hot, dirty, and exhausting, and so rewarding! There won't be time for vacation during this short but sweet harvest, but you'll have time when it wraps. Limited housing is negotiable, and we pay a decent wage.
Posted: March 18, 2015 | Location: Nantucket, Massachusetts
A very unique Nursery and Organic Pumpkin Pond Farm on Nantucket is looking for a Farm Production Manager to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction, grow and deliver quality crops, manage organic greenhouse and the field, coordinate organic record keeping, inventory and marketing activities, efficiently direct and manage farmers. Candidate will have working knowledge of farm equipment and irrigation system. Must be able to inspect crops and prepare reports and pre-harvest estimates for all crops. Candidate must be self-motivated, well-organized with high ethical standards....
Posted: March 11, 2015 | Location: Groveland, California
This is an opportunity to live and work year round at an amazing camp facility on the Tuolumne River next to Yosemite National Park. During the summer, Tawonga hosts hundreds of children for traditional summer camp programs and in the off-season, serves families for weekend programs. Our Maintenance Technicians work on a team with three other tradesmen, under the direction of the Manager of Buildings & Grounds. Together, they ensure the safe operation of all camp buildings, program areas, vehicles and equipment. Safety and professionalism are our highest values. Team members must have...
Posted: March 9, 2015 | Location: vacaville, California
Person or couple interested in work trade on small biodynamic farm. Must have interest in micro-dairy, cheese production, vegetable production, living in community. 1 year commitment. Begins in May.
Posted: March 6, 2015 | Location: Healdsburg, California
Our farm is seeking a farm team member to work with us 5-6 days per week, starting from March through November 2015, and hopefully continuing through the winter and beyond. (There is some flexibility for the starting date.) This position has room to grow and we hope to find someone interested in a longer-term relationship. You will participate in all phases of the farm, including crop planning, seed starting, greenhouse management and transplanting, weeding and pest management, harvesting and marketing of produce. We are looking for a dedicated, hardworking, and outgoing individual who will...
Posted: March 2, 2015 | Location: Esparto, California
Say Hay Farms is a five-year old certified organic farm in Yolo County, CA. We currently raise a diversity of vegetables on more than 20 acres plus 800 laying hens, 5 acres of almonds, and an acre of oranges for providing high quality produce to our CSA, farmers’ market, and wholesale customers in the Sacramento Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. This is a lively and exciting time on our farm. This year, we are expanding to 50 acres and moving our base of operations, including building a new packing facility, expanding the chicken operation, and designing new equipment and workflows – all...
Posted: February 27, 2015 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF is expanding the responsibilities of its Quality Team to include materials issues in addition to accreditation, standards, document control and compliance (complaints and investigations).  The team consists of a contracted Lead Auditor, a staff Quality and Compliance Supervisor, and is managed by the Associate Quality System Manager. This new position will be a “Specialist” or a “Supervisor” level, depending on experience, and adds capacity to the team which may include assistance with document control and accreditation in addition to the tasks related to materials, standards,...
Posted: February 27, 2015 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking a Handler Certification Specialist to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing tasks related to organic processor & retailer certification. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment with significant job responsibilities. This job requires knowledge of organic production/processing practices and the ability to work independently and as a team with other professionals. The job also requires customer service skills, the ability to manage data, and the ability to work within a regulatory environment...
Posted: February 13, 2015 | Location: Santa Barbara, California
Sales Manager needed for mission-driven local produce distributorWho is:• Inspired to increase sales opportunities for local farmers• Motivated, efficient, and able to multi-task• Personable with clear communication skills• Punctual and professional––able to follow through and follow upHarvest Santa Barbara (www.harvestsantabarbara.com) sources the freshest, highest quality produce direct from area farmers and distributes to local schools, colleges, hospitals, restaurants, grocery stores, home delivery groups, and other businesses.Responsibilities: • Communicating with customers and producers...
Posted: February 2, 2015 | Location: Berkeley, California
THE ECOLOGY CENTER The Ecology Center is a 45-year-old nonprofit located in west Berkeley. Our mission is to inspire and build a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond. The Ecology Center transforms the ideas of sustainability into everyday practice. We offer information you can act on, infrastructure you can count on, and leadership for lasting change. We are working toward a world of resilient communities, zero waste and toxics, equal access to healthy food, sustainable resource use, and a safe and stable climate. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The...
Posted: January 23, 2015 | Location: Rockport, Washington
Job Purpose  The Farmer is responsible for overseeing all aspects of production, developing and executing the long-term farming strategy, providing organic expertise, and assisting in education at the farm. The Farmer will provide strategic leadership for the Field Supervisor and seasonal farm staff and maintain a safe, clean, and organized environment for staff and customers. The Farmer will be a steward to the land and facilities by fostering a productive organic farm that nurtures the surrounding ecosystem and the people who work at and visit the site. Cascadian Farm® is one of the...

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: March 31, 2015 | Location: Corralitos, California
Entertainer's Delight! Gated Entry, 3280 Sq. Ft. Main House plus 900 Sq. Ft. Bonus Room above 3-Car Garage on 1.5 Private, Gated Acres plus 5.0 Acres Organic Farmland with $9000 annual rent income. Custom Built in 2002, 3 Bed, 3 Bath, 3 Fireplaces, Master Suite with Office, Formal Dining, Sunroom, Security System, Surround Sound. Over 1000 Sq. Ft. of Patio, Secret Garden-Fruit Trees & Table Grapes. Auto Irrigation, Spa, Walk to Corralitos Market. Live the Dream!
Posted: February 9, 2015 | Location: Petaluma, California
850 Acres of Organic pasture available starting March 1st. All open ground and pretty flat. Available to beef stockers, dry cows, dairy heifers, etc.
Posted: December 1, 2014 | Location: Fallbrook, California
Immediately available; past crops include large variety of vegetables, herbs, corn, berries, and nursery plants. Two wells and district water meters available. Family-owned since 1958. Professional and GAP farming operations only. Contact: Chuck Leatherbury at chuck.leatherbury@lc-us.com; or 310.779.7092

For Sale

Posted: March 31, 2015 | Location: Gridley, California
Body: 2 lane stainless steel, 12/24 drops, used for kiwi, persimmons, potatoes, cucumbers, and ? etc. $39,000. Also 3 lane rolling sorting conveyors and related accessories $6,900
Posted: February 19, 2015 | Location: Watsonville, California
Tye Model 2005 Vineyard and Orchard Drill. Plants five foot width with nine double disc openers. Good condition, used once per year to plant cover crop. $4500 Spedo Disc Type In Row Cultivator. Unit does both sides in one pass. PTO driven hydraulic pump, sensors to move disc gangs in and out around vines or trees. Adjustable for different row widths from about 10 to 18 feet. $4900.
Posted: February 18, 2015 | Location: Watsonville, California
John Deere 4240 Diesel 110 horsepower Tractor 1979 or 1980 Model. Starts and runs well, gauges all work. $7500 Time to do your own ground preparation without spending a lot of money? John Deere roll over plow. Three 16 inch bottoms, orbital hydraulic motor. $1500 Schmeiser 3 shank ripper. 30 inch parabolic shanks, no significant wear. $3000. New cost $6000 Two Silverstitcher wire stitching machines. $250 each Vandana Seeder from Growing Systems Inc. Need Work $100 Antique Wooden refrigerated display case, has some broken grass, fair condition, could be restored. Free to a good home!
Posted: February 10, 2015 | Location: Chicago Park, California
Goulds Water pump model 3656: 2”X1 1/4” less then 5 hrs. use.  5 HP 230 volt = $800.      8’ lime spreader = $100.    3 point fan type sprayer for vineyard or orchard use = $250.       Rebuilt starter for 92 series Detroit = $100. 470 feet of 2” aluminum irrigation pipe with fittings and trailer = $500. Call 530-346-2918
Posted: December 18, 2014 | Location: Orange, California
Hubcapmike.com offers Hubcaps and wheel covers for most any trailer, van, truck, bus or car. Easily and securely order online with fast shipping. Click here to order.
Posted: December 18, 2014 | 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

Wanted

Posted: March 25, 2015 | Location: El Centro, Salinas, any, California
Certified Organic Handler seeking certified growers for partnership. We provide you high profile, consistent customers, packaging, excellent marketing, and an organized infrastructure. You provide us high quality organic produce. We are looking to partner with growers ready to take their farming business to the next level. Seeking mutually beneficial relationship.

Education

Posted: January 5, 2015 | Location: Willits, California
There are only a few openings left in the 2015 Grange Farm School Practicum Student Program, a 3-month residential program for aspiring farmers. The next session starts June 1st and will give students the opportunity to guide the farm through its first months of growth, maintain a succession of diversified livestock for meat and eggs, work with urban gardeners in nearby Ukiah, and build the foundations for this community centered non-profit. Field work is complemented by lessons on topics from plant propagation to composting, raising chickens for eggs and meat to marketing and business...

Crops for Sale

Posted: June 11, 2013 | Location: Carpinteria, California
Our trees have been certified organic by CCOF over 2 decades. Looking to sell organic White Sapote and organic Cherimoya when in season. The White Sapote is currently in season. Farmer also looking to work with an existing CSA program.

Funding Opportunities

Posted: December 18, 2012 | Location: Pajaro River Watershed, California
The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCDSCC) is offering technical and financial assistance to improve efficiency of crop irrigation systems and nutrient applications. Growers throughout the Pajaro River Watershed (Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara) are eligible for one or all of the following services and reports: Evaluation of existing irrigation system efficiency Assessment of water and nutrient management practices Development or modification of crop specific irrigation and fertilization management strategies Implemention of improved irrigation...