Payment: Dependent upon experience
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
Large Aquaponics/Greenhouse operation located in Trenton, MO is seeking a highly motivated individual to supervise the aquaponics/greenhouse/field vegetable production. Continue reading
Position Available: Part-Time Chef on Certified Organic Produce, Flower and Herb Farm
Waxhaw, North Carolina
The owners of Poplar Ridge Farm are seeking a part-time chef for weekly lunch and dinner food preparation, cupboard stocking and menu planning. The chef will work four to five hours each day, Monday-Friday, and some weekends, on the farm beginning August 29 or September 5. A sooner start date is possible. Continue reading
Be a part of our start up team, providing fresh, locally sourced food for customers of all ages and backgrounds in Raleigh’s historic Pullen Park. As part of an innovative public/private collaboration, Pullen Place is responsible for serving high quality yet affordable food in a unique, family friendly setting. After being closed for an extensive two year renovation, the park and café are slated to open in late Fall of 2011. Pullen Place is looking for a Café Manager to be responsible for the successful operation of the café. S/he will hire, train, manage, and oversee the café team to ensure that all customers receive exceptional food and service. Continue reading
Local Food Outreach Intern: 10-15 hours each week, 3 month commitment desired
This intern will support IFFS programs to assist farmers and gardeners in donating fresh produce to feed people in need. Through our Field Gleaning program we visit area farms and glean excess produce. Plant a Row for the Hungry provides opportunities for gardeners to donate homegrown produce through drop-off sites in the community.
Activities may include:
- Conduct program outreach and volunteer recruitment
- Identify local gardening publications and groups to promote programs and volunteer opportunities
- Help plan volunteer appreciation and/or recruitment events
- Assist in publishing a newsletter (PAR)
- Write feature stories, design flyers, take photographs at local gardens
- Create and conduct presentations at farmers market meetings
- Assist in setting up new donation sites Continue reading
Payment: $8,000 stipend
Application due: July 5th, 2011
Start Date: August 1st, 2011
This position is located in Blue Springs, Missouri
MU Extension is an academic division consisting of approximately 1500+ faculty and staff throughout the state within 22+ departments including Cooperative Extension and Continuing Education. For more information about Extension, visit http://extension.missouri.edu/.
This position works within the Kansas City area in the MU Extension Nutrition Program, implementing activities associated with the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City Food from the Farm and Early Sprouts grant-funded programs. This is a 1-year grant-funded position. Continue reading
About the Heart of Texas Urban Gardening Coalition
The Urban Gardening Coalition (UGC) partners with numerous community organizations in and around Waco, TX – planting gardens and building relationships – at the grassroots level. UGC connects young people to the land while teaching them about agriculture, healthy eating, and sustainability. The youth learn about food access, hunger in Texas, and how they can be part of the solution. The skills and life lessons they gain from working with UGC empowers them to be lifelong advocates of community service. UGC is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the School Garden Coordinator. Continue reading
JOB SUMMARY Daily Groceries Co-op invites applications and nominations for the position of General Manager. The General Manager is responsible for the achievement of Daily Groceries Co-op organizational results as defined in policies developed by the board of directors and embodied in the strategic plan. The general manager reports to the seven-member board of directors, which is elected by the members of the cooperative. The board operates under Policy Governance, a system that emphasizes vision and values empowerment and accountability. The board uses policy to define the results the general manager is expected to achieve within defined limits of prudence and ethics. The general manager has the authority to hire, direct, structure, and evaluate all other staff. Continue reading
Sustainable Food Center (SFC) cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. Sustainable Food Center is hiring three (3) individuals through the Americorps*VISTA program of the Corporation for National and Community Service to organize school-based wellness teams that will plan and implement comprehensive health programming. SFC’s Sprouting Healthy Kids project is a farm-to-school and food-systems education initiative that includes incorporation of locally grown fresh foods into school cafeterias, plus in-class and after-school gardening and cooking educational activities. Marathon Kids is a free six-month endurance building running/walking and nutrition program for K-5th public, private and home-schooled children and their families. We are looking for a dynamic, bilingual, relational individual to organize community members in schools and neighborhoods for a Sustainable Food Center/Marathon Kids partnership project. Monthly living allowance and end-of-service stipend or education award provided through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Continue reading
The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC), a national non-profit conservation organization located in Pittsboro, NC, is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join its team as the Membership Services Manager. The Membership Services Manager will coordinate and grow ALBC’s membership services. The position will combine both creative and administrative skills to serve over 3,000 active ALBC members while serving the needs of ALBC’s ever-growing membership base. The Membership Services Manager will be an integral part of ALBC’s Development Team, helping to grow ALBC’s membership base and fundraising capacity. The position will also be part of the marketing and communications team and will be supervised by the Marketing and Communications Director. The Membership Services Manager will be the first point of contact for ALBC members interacting with the organization. Continue reading
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is hiring a Part-time Assistant Manager position to start June 6th, 2011. The position is part-time, non-exempt, scoped at 10 hours per week for a rate of $15 per hour. Continue reading
Title: Extension Horticulture Specialist
Dept: The Cooperative Extension Program
Position Number: 8074
Department/Program Overview: North Carolina A&T State University is an 1890 land-grant university located in Greensboro. – N.C The Cooperative Extension Program is a campus-based department in the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Cooperative Extension is responsible for providing educational information, programming and technical assistance to limited-resource audiences in four program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community and Economic Development, and 4-H and Youth Development. Cooperative Extension staff is dedicated to the development of programs that impact the lives of North Carolina citizens. Programs provided by Cooperative Extension are offered in partnership with North Carolina State University and the state’s 101 Cooperative Extension Centers. Continue reading
The Farmhand Foods Sausage Wagon is a mobile food unit that serves up a unique selection of locally-sourced, handcrafted sausages and other pork specialties. In addition to operating the Sausage Wagon, Farmhand Foods is building a wholesale business that will deliver local, pasture-raised beef and pork products to retail grocers and fine dining establishments. For more information about our company please check out our website at www.farmhandfoods.com.
This is a full-time position. Hours will include nights & weekends. Flexibility is critical to success in this position, as hours will vary from week to week. The Full-Time Sausage Wagon Cook will report directly to Farmhand Foods’ Distribution & Sales Manager, Drew Brown. Continue reading
Local organic restaurant startup seeks executive manager/chef.
Located in historic Stanford, KY and surrounded by farms from which to source produce, the proposed site is well positioned to become an agricultural tourism destination. The city is involved in extensive restoration and plans to launch itself as a rural destination in Kentucky. Only 45 minutes from Lexington, KY (Conferences, University of Kentucky, Keeneland Race Track) and 90 minutes away from Louisville, KY (Conferences, University of Louisville, International Airport, Churchill Downs), Stanford is in a prime location to draw Agricultural Tourism.
In this process we are developing an organic, local restaurant in downtown Stanford. We are seeking a qualified, experienced restaurant Manager/Chef to spearhead development and operation. The Manager will receive an equity stake in the venture, must have good credit. A desire for rural, small town life and a values-oriented culture is a must. The Restaurant will be closed on Sundays. Housing is available. Continue reading