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Iowa: Seed Savers Exchange seeks Education/Interpretation Intern

12 Jul

Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) is a non-profit, member supported organization dedicated to the genetic preservation of heirloom and open-pollinated food crops. As part of this mission, SSE permanently maintains a collection of thousands of endangered vegetable varieties, making us the largest non-governmental, publicly accessible seed bank in the United States.  Heritage Farm, our farm and headquarters, is an 890 acre farm with certified organic gardens, located in Decorah, Iowa.  Please visit our website at www.seedsavers.org for more information. Your browser may not support display of this image. Continue reading

Midwest: Driftless Organics seeks Sales and Marketing Associate

9 Jul

Driftless Organics seeks a part-time Sales and Marketing Associate to grow their young Sunflower Oil enterprise.  This person will work directly with the grower to expand the market for this product through in-store demos, developing buyer relationships, and general product marketing.  Frequent travel within the Twin Cities, MN/Madison, WI market area will be required.  This is a 10-20 hours/week position that would begin immediately and last at least through May 2012, with potential for long-term employment.  Wage $12-15/hour commensurate with experience.  Continue reading

Missouri: Aquaponics Greenhouse seeks Manager

9 Jul

Large Aquaponics/Greenhouse operation located in Trenton, MO is seeking a highly motivated individual to supervise the aquaponics/greenhouse/field vegetable production. Continue reading

Michigan: The Ecology Center seeks Healthy Food in Health Care Program Associate

7 Jul

The Ecology Center is seeking a talented person to assist our Healthy Food in Health Care Program in educating health care professionals about the link between a healthy food system and public health; in recruiting clinicians to be spokespeople and advocates for a healthier and more equitable food system within their healthcare facilities and communities; and in supporting greater engagement of health professionals with their patients around the importance of healthy, sustainable foods. Continue reading

Iowa: Seed Savers Exchange seeks Genetic Resources Preservation Intern

6 Jul

Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) is a non-profit, member supported organization dedicated to the genetic preservation of heirloom and open-pollinated food crops. As part of this mission, SSE permanently maintains a collection of thousands of endangered vegetable varieties, making us the largest non-governmental, publicly accessible seed bank in the United States.  Heritage Farm, our farm and headquarters, is an 890 acre farm with certified organic gardens, located in Decorah, Iowa.  Please visit our website at www.seedsavers.org for more information. Your browser may not support display of this image. Continue reading

Iowa: Seed Savers Exchange seeks Field Manager

5 Jul

Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit, member supported organization dedicated to the genetic preservation of heirloom, and open-pollinated food crops. As part of this mission, SSE permanently maintains a collection of thousands of endangered vegetable varieties, making us the largest non-governmental seed bank of its kind in the United States.  Heritage Farm, our farm and headquarters, is an 890 acre farm with certified organic gardens, located in Decorah, Iowa.  Please visit our website at seedsavers.org for more information.

In support of this mission, Seed Savers Exchange is currently hiring a Field Manager to manage and perform all aspects of organic seed production and vegetative crops propagation of our collection varieties.  Working under the guidance of the Collection Curator, the Field Manager will be directly involved with and responsible for all stages of germplasm regeneration and collection maintenance in the field.  Continue reading

Wisconsin: GrowSureEase, LLC seeks Assistant Production Manager

29 Jun

We are accepting applications for a year round working managerial position on our farm within the city.  Must have at least three years experience in growing vegetables organically, and will assist with the planning and management / implementation of field and greenhouse operations such as soil nutritional management, planting and cultivating /weeding, disease scouting and prevention, cover crops, composting and boundary fields and boundary areas.

This position entails growing vegetables in minimally heated greenhouse through the Wisconsin winters, transitioning to spring bedding plant sales and seeds grown for our own transplants, as well as tomatoes and peppers etc. in summer.  CSA marketing and management experience required.  Ability to lead work teams with an emphasis on food safety and quality is key to growing the business, and will allow management and committed staff to share in profits via payment in wage plus shares of the farm.  Continue reading