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Posted: April 25, 2016 | Location: CONCORD, California
Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) seeks highly motivated candidates with excellent qualifications to manage conservation projects, conduct community outreach, and provide technical assistance for rangeland, farmland, and watershed stewardship programs. Please see PDF posting below.
Posted: April 25, 2016 | Location: Newcastle , California
The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for someone bright, enthusiastic, hard-working, passionate, and experienced to join our field crew and drive our delivery route for the 2016 summer season. Applicants should have experience farming for one or more seasons, know how to put a long day in, starting early, working in hot weather conditions, and be able to lift 50 pounds. You should be comfortable driving a small box truck (no special license needed, just a clean driving record). There’s lots going on here at NTC and you’ll experience a little bit of everything, pitching in where...
Posted: April 21, 2016 | Location: Nantucket, Massachusetts
Like getting your hands dirty while using responsible, organic practices to grow produce? Nantucket’s only Organic 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 competitive pay and a friendly work environment!
Posted: April 21, 2016 | Location: Nantucket, Massachusetts
A very unique Nursery and Organic 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, and 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 and well-organized with high ethical standards. Organic...
Posted: April 7, 2016 | Location: Watsonville, California
Fruitilicious Farm is looking for someone to focus on one of our two parcels that consists of young trees that are starting to come into production (apple, quince, figs, lemons, tangerines, pears, peaches), blueberries, and a small amount of vegetable crops for seed production. This is a chance to work with and learn the finer points of organic agriculture from very experienced organic producers. We are planning to train the right employee in all phases of the farm operation and are not requiring specific background as much as willingness to learn and work hard. However good organizaton and...
Posted: April 1, 2016 | Location: Tomales, California
Wild Blue Farm in Tomales, Ca is looking for seasonal farm help starting in April. Will be involved in all aspects of the farm including seed starting, planting, harvesting, irrigation, weeding and selling at the local farmers market.
Posted: March 23, 2016 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
The CCOF Farm Certification Specialist reviews applications, mid-year updates, and/or inspection reports of prospective and currently certified organic farms and simple post-harvest handing operations. This position includes, but is not limited to, review of land history, seed and planting stock use, input materials (fertility, soil amendments, pest control, etc.), harvest equipment, labeling and recordkeeping procedures for compliance to the USDA National Organic Program and international regulations.  View the full job description.
Posted: March 10, 2016 | Location: Nicasio, California
Skywalker Ranch is looking for a site laborer to support and assist with all animal care operations and related grounds for the Ranch Stable operation and Site Manager on a variety of grounds, garden and physical plant projects. Responsibilities include animal care (heard of 150 cattle, horses, chickens, goats); machine, site & equipment maintenance; range, stable, vineyard...
Posted: March 10, 2016 | Location: Petaluma, California
Mail order nursery needs assistance producing and shipping vegetable seedlings. This is a seasonal position, open immediately through early/mid June. Looking for a go-getter who wants to be a contributing part of a cohesive team. $14.00/hr., 40 hours per week.
Posted: March 9, 2016 | Location: Forest Ranch, California
Applications are being accepted for Summer 2016. Excellent opportunity to acquire farm management experience. We are looking for energetic, independent individuals with excellent communication skills to help with harvest on our certified organic blueberry farm during the 2016 harvest season (May-August). This is a seasonal full time position. We are one of the longest-operating certified organic blueberry farms in California and have an established customer base and market. Our farm is located in the foothills 22 miles east of Chico, in Northern California. This position is a great resume...
Posted: March 9, 2016 | Location: Greensboro, Alabama
Test plot gardener position for large (5,000+ acres) organic crop farm in Alabama. Location is near Greensboro, about an hour south of Tuscaloosa, home of the University of Alabama. The individual will be responsible for all facets of day-to-day operations. Applicants must be dependable and organized, enjoy working with people. Salary based on experience. Housing is included.
Posted: March 7, 2016 | Location: San Francisco, California
The Swing Warehouse Supervisor provides for the daily supervision of swing warehouse staff to ensure the safe, clean and efficient operation of a fresh organic produce warehouse while maintaining high quality product standards with minimal product loss. The Swing Warehouse Supervisor leads warehouse staff in fulfilling their role as organic product handling experts. RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan work schedules, assign duties and determine adequate staffing levels that provide for the effective carrying out of warehouse functions and ensure coverage for short-handed shifts and fluctuations in...
Posted: March 4, 2016 | Location: Portola Valley (off I280 at Palo Alto), California
We're looking for someone who can operate our tractor and spray rig and apply fungicides to our 2-acre certified organic vineyard. That person might also be called on to help drive trucks for fruit pickup at harvest time, or do other part-time held around the vineyard or winery. But the driving need is the spraying. Ideally, the person would have experience, but we could also train.
Posted: February 29, 2016 | Location: Bolinas, California
March 2016 through December 2016. Can be long term. Paradise Valley Produce started in 1972, CCOF certified since 1976. We market cool weather vegetables at three farmer's markets and wholesale to local restaurants and organic markets. Our focus is the soil's health. We produce 99% of our nutrient and biomass on the farm or within five miles. We grow cover crops, make compost, compost tea, fish emulsion, kelp extract, plant extracts, microbial brews. The crew is involved in all aspects of production: starting seed, transplanting, watering, weeding, harvesting and marketing. If you...
Posted: February 29, 2016 | Location: Brentwood, California
Full-time, seasonal farmer position available at organic farm, 1 hour from San Francisco. Frog Hollow Farm is seeking a creative, hardworking, and outgoing full-time farmer to work in our vegetable operations on the farm. Frog Hollow is a certified organic stone-fruit farm situated an hour from San Francisco that is expanding into vegetable production. The vegetables go to our established markets, including our CSA, cafe, and commercial kitchen. We are also interested in beginning an egg production program. Position details: This person is responsible for working on all aspects of...
Posted: February 12, 2016 | Location: Pescadero, California
This is a unique opportunity to gain further experience in the function and utilization of various tractors and implements on a mid-size farm by working alongside an experienced farmer. Farm co-owner Mike Irving has been driving tractors for 12+ years and has developed the field systems starting with 7 acres and a shoestring budget to what they are today. For more information on Fifth Crow Farm please visit us at http://fifthcrowfarm.com/ . The Assistant Field Production Assistant works closely with, and under the supervision of, the farm owner and the Field Production Manager. This is a full...
Posted: February 12, 2016 | Location: Pescadero, California
Fifth Crow Farm is looking to hire a new harvest coordinator. This is a great opportunity for someone with previous farm experience who is interested in learning more about the inner workings of a successful and highly diversified, mid-sized organic farm. The Harvest Coordinator works closely with the Farm owners, Crew Leader, and CSA Coordinator, to plan and oversee the harvests for 5 farmers’ markets, restaurant sales, and our 200 member CSA. For more information about Fifth Crow Farm please visit us at www.fifthcrowfarm.com. This position is a year-round, full time staff position (40-50...
Posted: February 1, 2016 | Location: Carversville, Pennsylvania
Carversville Farm Foundation is hiring a Herd Manager with significant experience managing all types of livestock in a pasture-based system, including cattle, sheep, goats, hogs, and poultry. We are currently building a multi-species grazing operation that will include a state-of-the art cow and goat dairy to support fluid milk bottling and an onsite creamery. This is a salaried, full time, year round, permanent position. You will be provided housing and a share of food from the farm. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes 100% paid health, dental, and other benefits....
Posted: February 1, 2016 | Location: Carversville, Pennsylvania
Carversville Farm Foundation is hiring a Field Manager with significant experience growing Certified Organic vegetables, herbs, and perennials. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional grower looking for a career on the cutting edge of sustainable food production. You will have access to brand new, state-of-the art equipment and the opportunity to work with the world’s foremost consultants on soil regeneration, land planning, and crop and livestock production on an ongoing basis. Responsibilities include planning and managing farm staff and apprentices in the production of...

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: April 25, 2016 | Location: Lakeview, Oregon
Lease available- with or without care. 320 acres - 250 head stockers or 125 head cows for season. Housing and/or campsite available. $20,000 for season.
Posted: March 24, 2016 | Location: Salinas, California
60 acres of CCOF certified organic ground available for rent. 3 miles North of Chualar Bridge on West side of River Road in Salinas, California. Acres available for rent begining in March, 2017 through November, 2018
Posted: March 22, 2016 | Location: Knights Landing, California
SACRAMENTO VALLEY Extraordinary water resources along the Sacramento River. Nearly 1000-acres (405 hectares) of dark, rich, alluvial soils with a history of produce, tomatoes, safflower, rice; beans, corn, squash, melons, wheat, and cover crops. Berry farms and vegetable farms are found throughout Yolo County; as well as tree nuts, vineyards and citrus. This farm enjoys mild winters with some frosts. Cool season crops are grown locally from mid-November to mid-May. Warm season crops are grown from mid-May to mid-November. This is an ideal organic farm with enough land to produce large-scale...

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...

Education

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Location: Logan, Utah
PCQI Training in Clovis, CA on April 4 - 6: The FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food regulations require every facility that registers with FDA as a Food Facility to have a PCQI create and maintain their food safety plan. Please visit us at www.organicandfoodsafetytraining.com

Crops for Sale

Posted: March 4, 2016 | Location: Junction City, Oregon
Certified Organic tetraploid annual Ryegrass. 50 lb. sacks & 2,000 lb. totes. 98% germ. $43/ 50lbs., $1,720/ tote. FOB. Junction City, OR. jasonh@surecrop.com

Apprenticeships or Internships

Posted: February 29, 2016 | Location: Berkeley, California
We are family owned certified organic indoor hydroponic farm growing microgreens and herbs, delivered directly to major grocery stores all around the Bay Area (Whole Foods and more). This is an ideal internship for anyone studying horticulture, sustainable farming, environmental science or related areas. In the midst of a drought hydroponic farming is getting a lot of attention for its incredibly minimal use of water and land. Come join us for this exciting movement in farming! We offer 2-month...

For Sale

Posted: June 24, 2015 | Location: Orange, California
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Posted: June 24, 2015 | Location: Camarillo, California
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