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Posted: July 9, 2014 | Location: Woodland, California
The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking a UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) academic advisor to conduct a multi-county-based extension and applied research program in the area of small-scale farms engaged in direct and nontraditional wholesale marketing of vegetable and fruit crops. Through collaborations with other UCCE farm advisors, UCCE specialists and private industry representatives, the Advisor will be responsible for extending research-based information on all aspects of...
Posted: July 3, 2014 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
Due to internal promotions and expansion of the organization, CCOF has three openings in our organic farm/livestock programs. CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking 2 additional Grower and 1 Livestock Certification Specialists and/or Certification Service Specialists to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing organic farm certification. The anticipated start date is September 16, 2014, subject to change, with interviews commencing in August. The people in this position will work within CCOF’s rapidly expanding USDA National Organic Program and internationally...
Posted: June 25, 2014 | Location: Gazelle, California
Belcampo California is a farm, slaughterhouse, butcher shop, and restaurant. Each part of our value chain is integral in the success of the company as a whole. Belcampo Farms is a 20,000-acre organic farm that provides high-quality, healthy, and great tasting meats to our retail markets and restaurants. By controlling the entire production chain – from the farm, through slaughter and processing, and right through to the point of sale – Belcampo offers an unparalleled experience to the consumer, ideal for an emerging market of consumers concerned about food safety, environmental...
Posted: June 23, 2014 | Location: Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, California
Applicants should send resumes to: Randy Mercado Staffing and Total Rewards Manager Ocean Breeze Ag Management, LLC jobs@oceanbreezeag.com Summary Responsible for monitoring corporate and affiliated companies’ fields and providing pest control recommendations, analysis and evaluations by performing the following duties personally:  Essential duties and Responsibilities Determine proper corrective and application actions consistent with governmental and regulatory and contractual obligations. Monitor fields for pest problems and provide prompt corrective actions...
Posted: June 16, 2014 | Location: Atascadero, California
Four Elements Farm Farm Manager Position Start: Summer 2014 General Description Four Elements Farm, located between Atascadero and Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, CA, is seeking the perfect match for a unique opportunity. Are you an innovative organic farmer looking for a sustainable living situation where you can be the caretaker for a property, manage educational workshops, grow herbs and food and implement projects for beautification and infrastructure improvement? This job demands hard work, self-motivation, good time management skills, land management skills, and all with a...
Posted: June 11, 2014 | Location: San Juan Bautista, California
Coke Farm is a well-established organic farming, cooling and shipping company located in San Juan Bautista. We are searching for an employee who works well individually with a skill for customer-service, and an eye for detail. If you are looking for a job that will challenge you, and help to develop and utilize a wide range of skills and knowledge in agriculture and shipping/cooling, this is for you. This job is very multi-faceted, and will include a lot of varying duties – you will be primarily responsible for maintaining our packaging inventory (including but not limited to boxes...
Posted: June 11, 2014 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking a Program Manager. This program management position requires knowledge of organic standards, food safety practices and standards, personnel/auditor management, program development and oversight, and the ability to work in a fast‐paced office environment with demanding job responsibilities. Depending on qualifications, skills, and experience, this position may have an opportunity to oversee new programs, quality systems or other areas critical to the success of CCOF Certification Services, LLC. View the full job description.
Posted: June 9, 2014 | Location: Gazelle, California
BELCAMPO FARMS: SWINE DIVISION ASSISTANT MANAGER JOB SUMMARY The Swine Division Assistant Manager shares responsibility for the daily operational activities of the Swine Division at Belcampo Farms LLC in Gazelle CA. This position helps plan, coordinate and participates in all aspects of the swine production program. This position reports directly to the Swine Division Director and secondarily to other members of Belcampo Farms’ management team. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Care, accountability, protection and well being of all animals in the swine program...
Posted: June 3, 2014 | Location: Occidental, California
The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC) is seeking a full-time, non-residential Director of Operations & Finance to join and help lead OAEC’s staff at a time of great programmatic success and growth – and at the time of our 20th Anniversary! OAEC is a non-profit educational and advocacy institute working in the areas of ecology, permaculture, watershed restoration, horticulture, the arts, and social justice activism. OAEC is located on an 80-acre site including organic gardens, a wildlands preserve, a retreat facility and an intentional community 65 miles north of San...
Posted: May 27, 2014 | Location: Tomales, California
Wild Blue Farm is looking for farm workers. Job will include planting, harvesting, weeding, irrigation and working at farmers markets.
Posted: May 16, 2014 | Location: Keene, New York
We are an eclectic family consisting of an aging Grandma, 2 moms, 2 kids and many animals! Our history on how we all came together is interesting, but long story short, we find ourselves in need of help and are hoping this website may connect us to the right people. About us in a few words: Organic, Healthy, Natural, Horse Trainers, Gardeners, Motivated, Hardworking, Fortunate, Happy, Informed, Yoga, the Great Outdoors, No Cable TV, Honest, Trustworthy, Communicative..... You: Same as us, or open minded to new things: Less Drama, More Living in the Moment with a Positive Outlook on...
Posted: April 21, 2014 | Location: Forest Ranch, California
We are looking for an energetic harvest "intern" to work on our farm and at farmer’s markets during the 2014 harvest season (May-August). Do you have an interest in working on an established certified organic farm, in a beautiful part of California surrounded by miles of forests? The season is short, the hours are long, the days are hot, but the view is splendid! Housing may be provided. We are currently taking applications (resume + letter of interest) for paid internships for the 2014 season; this position involves co-managing the harvest crew, oversight of packing crew,...
Posted: April 14, 2014 | Location: San Francisco, California
Veritable Vegetable is seeking a full time Purchaser. We provide full service distribution of certified organic fresh fruits and vegetables to retailers, restaurants, and wholesalers. Veritable Vegetable is a woman owned business, founded on principles of cooperation, participatory management, and ethical business practices. Located in San Francisco, California, we have been creating community alliances and promoting sustainable agriculture since 1974. We are the oldest organic produce distributor in the nation. Primary Responsibilities: Identify, evaluate, qualify and develop...

For Sale

Posted: June 18, 2014 | Location: ,
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Posted: June 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.

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: May 8, 2014 | Location: Resaca, Georgia
4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home. 3 car garage (1 garage is a certified commercial kitchen). Guest apartment over the garage has 1 BD, kitchen, eating area, full bath, living room, and laundry. Main house first floor has 1 BR, full bath, custom kitchen with granite countertop and eating area, formal dining room, living room, and sun room with tropical fruit and more. Second floor has 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, a balcony, and a sitting area. Third level has a playroom with a spiral staircase. In the farm we have 350 grape plants (white, black, seedless, and not seedless), a small winery, 25.00 gallon...
Posted: July 16, 2013 | Location: Fresno, California
12 acre organic orchard for lease in Fresno, California. Currently producing peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, and apples. Good soil; Fresno Irrigation District water. For more information, email mrgfg@hotmail.com.

Land Wanted

Posted: April 30, 2014 | Location: SF Bay Area, California
ISO SHEEP DAIRY LAND LEADS IN GREATER SF BAY AREA: We currently raise our flock of 70 dairy sheep on a Certified Organic, leased ranch for the seasonal production of farmstead sheep cheese and sheep milk soap. We also produce Certified Organic Cow cheese with locally purchased milk. Our flock of sheep is humane certified by the Animal Welfare Institute and our Creamery is a mixed use, USDA Certified Organic Processing facility. We constructed our mobile sheep dairy (20x10) and creamery (40x12) out of two portable classroom trailers, for the flexibility of relocation and expansion. Our...

Apprenticeships or Internships

Posted: April 24, 2014 | Location: Willits, California
LIVE-WORK-STUDY FARM PROGRAM OPENS Gain hands-on practical farming experience at the Grange Farm School this season! Grange Farm School will host its first Practicum Students May through October of 2014 on the historic Ridgewood Ranch in Mendocino County, California. Established in 2013, this newly emerging hub of agricultural education offers students the experience of building a farm from the ground up. Students and Faculty will collaboratively design and implement plans for a sustainable farm, working with crops and livestock while building new farm infrastructure. This full...
Posted: April 21, 2014 | Location: Cottonwood, California
Springfed Organic Farm and Nursery seeks an intern or interns to help with all aspects of the farm. We need someone to start in late August 2014 or anytime thereafter. Length of stay is flexible. Springfed is a good example of the “one woman, one rototiller, one acre” mode of market gardening. You'll assist in all aspects of operating a certified organic market garden (about 3/4 acre), a certified organic nursery specializing in perennial vegetables and medicinal herbs (over 50 spp.), and basic jane-of-all-trades homestead work, from plumbing to wiring to carpentry. You'll...

Wanted

Posted: April 21, 2014 | Location: Buttonwillow, California
Top dollar paid per ton for organic pomegranates (wonderful variety preferred). Willing to buy off tree, if interested. Long-term contracts available. Pomegranates will be used for making juice at our plant and/or sold as fresh.
Posted: February 6, 2014 | Location: , California
Do You Have Crop or Processing Wastes that Could Feed Livestock? CCOF organic livestock producers need feed! The unprecedented drought conditions are causing serious livestock feed shortages throughout the West Coast. We are trying to connect any CCOF-certified operations with excess organic crop or processing wastes and residues - such as organic fruit and vegetable culls, nut shells, or food waste - that may serve as supplemental feed for nearby organic livestock operations. This is a great opportunity to not only reduce waste but also support your fellow CCOF-certified farm! In the past,...

Crops for Sale

Posted: February 14, 2014 | Location: Oakland, California
Free organic kale stems available for animal feed! 1000 lbs per day in Oakland, CA. Alive & Radiant, makers of organic kale chips in Oakland, offers FREE organic kale stems for compost or animal feed. We are an organic kale chip company located in Oakland, CA and we are wondering if any local farms or ranches are interested in picking up kale stems for feed or compost either on a regular basis. Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to deliver the stems just yet and that is why pickup is required. Daily Volume: 470 to 500 kilos of organic kale stems per day (~1100 lbs per day...
Posted: February 13, 2014 | Location: Raymond, California
We are CCOF members here in Madera County, and have an organic olive orchard. We have been reading about the need for organic feed for livestock, as it is short supply, and the recent call for CCOF members to help each other did resonate with us. We are not involved in livestock, but in reading about suitable forage for livestock, and olive leaf makes good forage. Cuttings are easy to transport and might be suitable for some smaller ranchers who have emergency requirements for sheep or cattle and want to stay organic. We’re not sure if it is desirable, but it could be a way of...
Posted: February 12, 2014 | Location: Westmorland, California
Certified Organic Alfalfa Hay available year round. Dry cow, dairy and retail hay in three string bales. Also large 1200-1400lb bales available upon request.
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.

Services

Posted: December 19, 2013 | Location: West Sacramento, California
Starting a new food safety program? Establishing a HACCP plan? Need to update your present program? I can provide trainings in a classroom setting or at your site for a reasonable price. As an experienced GFSI lead auditor & organic inspector I can prepare you and/or your staff to be have successful third-party audits. Learn more at www.organicandfoodsafetyconsulting.com.

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...