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Florida: Earth Learning seeks Office Manager

16 Jul

Payment: Dependent upon experience

Start Date: Immediately 

Description: 

Earth Learning is a nonprofit 501 (c) located in Miami. We at Earth Learning believe that our food culture is at the core of our relationship with Earth, as individuals and communities.  For this reason, Earth Learning has begun to fashion its programs around inspiring the birth of a local, just, and sustainable foodshed in our home bioregion, the Greater Everglades.  For more information about our company please visit Earth-Learning.org. We have recently been expanding and will be needing an Office Manager to handle all the day-to-day responsibilities of the various projects. Candidates should have a strong background with at least 5 years experience in an office setting. We are looking for someone with solid organizational skills, the ability to coordinate with multiple projects, work on marketing endeavors and have some accounting skills. Computer skills are required.  We are hoping to find someone who is as dedicated to our vision as we are! To find out how to apply please contact Mario Yanez at Mario@earth-learning.org or Elena Naranjo at Elena@earth-learning.org.

NYC: NYU seeks Food Systems Visiting Professor

16 Jul

New York University

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health

Food Systems Visiting Professor

One year appointment, with a possible renewal

NYU’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health seeks a one-year visiting professor in food systems.  The NYU Food Studies program takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying food production and consumption, particularly in urban settings.  The program examines the complexities of supplying the city, including food distribution and transportation, water and waste management, and the rural/urban interface.  Policy and health issues are also germane to issues surrounding food systems. Continue reading

California: Monterey Bay Aquarium seeks Seafood Watch Partnership Program Manager

16 Jul

The Seafood Watch Partnership Program Manager is a position within the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquariums Center for the Future of the Oceans. The Managers role is to maintain and strategically enhance a national network of more than 200 Conservation Outreach Partners including zoos, aquariums, businesses and restaurants. The position monitors, empowers and advises our partners in communicating and conducting outreach activities that raise awareness about sustainable seafood and contribute to the Seafood Watch programs strategic conservation goals. Continue reading

Massachusetts: Red Tomato seeks Intern

16 Jul

Commitment: 10-20 hours, Monday-Friday
Salary: This internship is unpaid. However, we are committed to offering our interns ample learning, networking and professional development opportunities.

Red Tomato is a working model of a Food Hub – a coordination, distribution, and marketing hub for the region’s farmers.  We market fresh, regional, ecologically-grown fruits and vegetables for a network of 40+ family farms, to millions of consumers, in hundreds of supermarkets and retail stores throughout the Northeast. We also have a robust program of collaborative research with scientists, a strong focus on brand and market development, and a commitment to sharing what we’ve learned with our colleagues in the Good Food Movement. Since 1998, we have pushed the limits of our innovative non-profit marketing and distribution network to bring more food, from more farms, to the widest possible base of consumers. To date, Red Tomato is responsible for sales of over $17 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables grown on family farms throughout the Northeast.  Continue reading

California: Slide Ranch seeks Ranch Steward

16 Jul

Reports to:     Director of Ranch Operations

Available:       Open until filled

Residence:      One bedroom cabin

Compensation:  $17,000 – $19,000/ year + housing, health benefits, food

Position:         Ranch Steward (Full Time, Resident position)

Slide Ranch – Mission and Background

Slide Ranch teaches visitors the impact our choices have on food, health, and the environment, through hands-on activities and independent exploration of our farm and coastal wild lands. 

Founded in 1970, Slide Ranch is a non-profit agriculture and environmental education center.  Overlooking the Pacific Ocean just north of San Francisco within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) between Muir Beach and Stinson Beach, the facility sits on a 134-acre historic dairy farm that is over 100 years old. Organic gardens, goats, sheep, and chickens, along with the coastal wild lands and tide-pools, provide an ideal outdoor setting for teaching environmental awareness.  Continue reading

LA/Miami: Back to the Roots Ventures seeks Business Development Leaders

16 Jul

We’re building a new business development and sales team to create, execute and continuously evaluate BTTR’s go-to-market strategy, with a critical role in prospecting and cultivating our most important customer relationships and business opportunities.

As a Business Development Leader, you will be responsible for owning and driving the growth and evolution of Back to the Roots in your region.  Primary responsibilities include maintaining and growing sales in established retail channels, as well as identifying and opening new retail accounts, in your region.  Activities will include conducting in-store demonstrations, managing relationships with store staff, as well as other support activities to monitor and maintain sales.  Activities may also include participation in trade shows, special events, marketing activities, and other work relevant to marketing and selling BTTR’s products within your region, and outside of your region if needed.  You will work closely with BTTR’s management team to coordinate strategies for achieving company goals, as well as receive all necessary support you might need in your new role. Continue reading

New York State: Foodlink seeks Nutrition Education Coordinator

16 Jul

Department: Programs/Community Nutrition

Reports to: Community Nutrition Program Manager

Application deadline: July 25, 2011
Foodlink, the regional food bank located in Rochester, NY and serving 10 counties, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly-motivated individual to manage and expand the nutrition education program. Foodlink partners with the national program Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters courses to our network of agencies. Foodlink is committed to building a hunger-free community and a sustainable regional food system by distributing food to a network of agencies and empowering individuals through nutritional and agricultural programs. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who values education, collaboration, and innovation and cares deeply about addressing the problems of hunger and poverty in the community. Continue reading
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