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TEDxManhattan Open Speaker Call

17 Jun

We’re excited to announce an open speaker call for TEDxManhattan 2012 “Changing the Way We Eat” on January 21, 2012, at the Times Center in New York City.  If you are interested, please fill out a form at

TEDxTalks are known for their impact and high quality – because of that, all speakers need to agree to the following guidelines.  (The talks only look easy to do!) Continue reading

Telecommute: FRESH the Movie seeks Blogger

15 Jun

FRESH – a documentary film about sustainable agriculture – is looking for a blogger! We are on the search for someone to help us get the word out about fresh, innovative, hopeful, tasty, policy-pushing, controversial, and catalyst-creating issues within the sustainable food movement. Our blogger can work from home, anywhere in the world, but he/she must be able to touch base with us each day via email or Skype.

The FRESH blogger will author their own weekly posts, as well as re-post and organize blog series which fall in with our current initiatives. We are looking for a driven writer who wants to advance their writing repertoire and connections within the food movement. You must be first and foremost a writer, but also a self-starter and familiar with the technical details of WordPress and blogging in general (i.e. basic HTML skills). Continue reading

Telecommute: Real Food Alliance seeks Farm-to-School Summer Intern

29 May

Real Food Alliance is now IMMEDIATELY accepting applications for our Remote Farm-to-School Summer Internship. This position is open to all undergraduate and graduate students on a full or part-time basis. It is an unpaid position, but is remote; thus, it can be completed in the student’s hometown.

*The internship is from June 13th – August 12th, so please request an application ASAP!* Continue reading

Call for Nominations: 2011 Glynwood Harvest Awards

17 May

May 2011, Cold Spring, NY — Glynwood is calling for nominations for its annual Harvest Awards. In its ninth year, the Harvest Awards recognize farmers, entrepreneurs, organizations, and businesses across the United States that demonstrate innovation and leadership in support of regional agriculture and sustainable food systems.

Please help us recognize outstanding work from around the country by nominating someone whose work has had a positive impact in your community. The categories for the 2011 Glynwood Harvest Awards include:

•       The Farmer Award
•       The Award for Connecting Communities, Farmers, and Food
•       The Wave of the Future Award
•       The Good Food Entrepreneur Award Continue reading

Telecommute: FarmPlate seeks Drupal Themer

16 May
Employment Type: Full-time contract

Telecommute: Yes is an ambitious early-stage business seeking an innovative and creative Drupal Themer to help launch a new marketplace and community centered around local and sustainable foods. The right person will be working in a rapid development cycle, with an equally energetic and passionate team.

We have immediate needs on a current project, however, we are hoping to find people who wish to develop a long term relationship. Continue reading

Telecommute: FarmPlate seeks Drupal Developer

16 May
Employment Type: Full-time contract

Telecommute: Yes is an ambitious early-stage business seeking innovative and creative Drupal Developers to help launch a new marketplace and community centered around local and sustainable foods. While working in a rapid development cycle, with an equally energetic and passionate team, you will own entire business functions and have the freedom to apply technology as a solution to business needs.

We have immediate needs on a current project, however, we are hoping to find people who wish to develop a long term relationship. Continue reading

Various: Kopali Organics seeks Team Members

9 May

Kopali Organics is a stylish, accessible-premium brand of pure, organic and fair trade chocolate and fruit treats, with national distribution and early success in independent and national key accounts, positioned for rapid growth and scaling up. Every Kopali sold contributes to our mission to support small sustainable farmers, their families and communities around the world. We are seeking extraordinary individuals to join our small team at this pivotal moment.

For more information:

Midwest: Oregon Tilth, Inc. seeks Staff Inspector

28 Apr
COMPANY:  Oregon Tilth, Inc.
CATEGORY: Agriculture / Non-Profit
TYPE: Full-Time
Oregon Tilth is looking to fill a full time position as a staff inspector serving our clients in the Midwest region of the United States (IA, WI, MN, IL, MO, IN).  We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual.  This full time position will be responsible for conducting on-site inspections of both organic farms/livestock and organic handlers under various organic standards, primarily USDA NOP.  Individual will work with OTCO’s rapidly expanding Midwest clientele.  Applicants must be able to work on their own with significant responsibilities and work as a member of a team.  Traveling throughout the Midwest is necessary for this job.  It requires familiarity with basic computer software and person should be comfortable and efficient in learning new electronic systems.  Applicants should have ability to work within a regulatory environment and communicate effectively with the cultures of the region.
Click on link below for a complete job description:
To apply please send letter of interest along with full resume to
Application deadline is May 20th, 2011

Various: Grow for America seeks Interns

25 Apr
Advance the organic farming movement by connecting and educating the college generation through direct experience.Description
This will be the first official ‘Growing’ class of Grow For America and with it will come very interesting challenges and chances to learn. This organization is about two things: people and sustainable food.

This position is selecting highly motivated college sophomores, juniors and seniors for a summer position working on an organic farm selected by GFA. Our goal is to put the most talented college students in a position to learn and have the most impact on the organic farming industry. The summer is just the beginning. Continue reading

Telecommute from East Coast: Farmigo seeks Customer Support

25 Apr
Farmigo is a small start up with a big dream of improving our food system.  Our mission is to deliver healthier, fresher food to all households by putting the control & transparency of the food chain back into the hands of the consumer.Our team has built an Internet based system to make Farm Direct and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs easier to run and more profitable. Farmigo is being used by programs across the country to make subscribing to locally grown food more convenient and friendly.

Currently, we are expanding, and we are looking for a Farm Support Manager to help us deal with our growing customer base.  Our development team is located in Israel, but our customer base is in the US.  We are looking for someone with the ability and desire to work remotely from home, from anywhere on the East Coast.  Please see the job description below. Continue reading

Telecommute: The Color of Food seeks Computer Programmer

20 Apr

This is a volunteer position, offering intern credit or a possible small stipend. We are seeking a computer programmer, computer science student or a “techie” person generous enough to offer their knowledge on how to build a database/map online. We are an emerging new network directory and map highlighting farms and food work led by people of color. We currently have a database and old system for listing and mapping out these farms on the online directory, however we are seeking to improve the structure and functionality and need some help doing so!

Contact if interested.

Flexible: FTSLA seeks Director of Education and Communications

16 Apr
Food Trade Sustainability Leadership Association
Flexible Location – Portland, Oregon preferred

Applications due Friday, May 6, 2011


The Food Trade Sustainability Leadership Association (FTSLA) is seeking a Director of Education & Communications to initiate, develop and manage membership and trade education programs on sustainable business, and external communications. Ideal candidates will have relevant professional experience and dedication to high-level environmental, social and economic sustainability practices. 

FTSLA is a non-profit trade association that works to foster the adoption of leading-edge sustainable business practices in the organic food industry. We seek to achieve this through education, consultation, sustainability reporting, networking and collaborative projects. FTSLA works with member companies from farm to retail to align day-to-day business practices with sustainability principles. More at:  Continue reading

Various: Real Food Challenge seeks Grassroots & Regional Leaders

13 Apr


The Real Food Challenge (RFC) is a national campaign that recruits, trains, and supports student leaders working to build a healthy, just and sustainable food system.  Our flagship goal is to redirect $1 billion of existing college and university food purchases to “real” food—food that’s fair, ecologically sound, humane, and local and community-based—over the next 10 years. We work toward this goal, and the broader goal of supporting a vibrant student food movement, by uniting college students through on-campus organizing, leadership training institutes, and regional summits.

2011 is a really exciting year for us. The number of students and schools developing powerful sustainable food projects have grown exponentially since our launch in 2008. To better support each other we are unrolling the Grassroots Leaders Program, which will provide campus-based student leaders resources, training, and support to help them carry out successful campaigns for real food. At the same time, we are planning to publicly release the Real Food Calculator, a tool we developed to help students assess their schools’ real food purchases and set a new standard for transparency in the food industry.

Applications are now being accepted for our Regional Field Organizers and *NEW* Grassroots Leaders Project.  Continue reading

Boston: Real Food Challenge seeks National Programs Coordinator

11 Apr
The Real Food Challenge, a national student network and campaign for just and sustainable food, is looking for an energetic person committed to student empowerment, food, and justice to become our National Programs Coordinator for a minimum 2-year commitment.
As one of RFC’s three full-time staff members, the National Programs Coordinator is responsible for strategic campaign planning, student organizing, coordinating administrative tasks, and overseeing the Real Food Calculator program.
This is an great opportunity to deeply engage with RFC and the youth food movement in general. We welcome applications from anyone interested, especially young people with experience in organizing around food, justice, sustainability, or related fields.
The National Programs Coordinator is a full-time position with a competitive non-profit salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and flexible vacation.
(See below for a more detailed job description.)
The application deadline is Monday, May 2, so apply now!
If you have any questions, feel free to call or email Devon Ahearn at (617) 442-1322, ext. 54 or Continue reading

Washington State: Tilth Producers of Washington seeks Quarterly Editor – Independent Contractor

7 Apr

Independent Contractor Position Opening – Tilth Producers Quarterly Editor

Tilth Producers of Washington is seeking an independent contractor to produce the Tilth Producers Quarterly journal.  To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing sample  Preferred start date April 15; position open until filled. Continue reading

Telecommute: Real Food Alliance seeks Remote Farm-to-School Summer Project Assistant

24 Mar

Real Food Alliance is now accepting applications for our Remote Farm-to-School Summer Project Assistant internship. This position is open to all undergraduate and graduate students on a full or part-time basis. It is an unpaid position, but is remote; thus, it can be completed in the student’s hometown.

RFA is a nonprofit organization that fosters relationships between local, eco-friendly farms and institutions, such as schools, colleges/universities and hospitals. We establish, cultivate and preserve these farm-direct relationships and provide educational resources for the Dallas-Fort Worth community. Continue reading

Various: Corporate Accountability International seeks Regional Campaign Organizer

21 Mar
Since 1977, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy.
The organization is expanding—and leading campaigns challenging some of the world’s most powerful industries, including food and agriculture, water, and big tobacco. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water marketing and defends the human right to water in the face of increasing corporate control. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign Challenging Big Tobacco protects the first-ever corporate accountability treaty from tobacco industry interference. Continue reading

Request for Proposals: Community Food Security Coalition’s Communities Putting Prevention to Work

19 Mar

Program Evaluation – Request for Proposals

Application Deadline: March 30, 2011

The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) was one of ten organizations selected to receive funding from the Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) Program to provide technical assistance services on obesity prevention to approximately 20 communities. The communities of the CPPW program are funded under a 2-year cooperative agreement to implement evidence and practice based MAPPS (Media, Access, Point of decision information, Price, and Social support services) strategies<> that are expected to have lasting healthful effects in the years following the end of the funding period. CFSC is seeking an evaluation consultant to develop and implement an evaluation that will discern the effectiveness and impact of the services CFSC provides and contribute to the design for overall our overall evaluation strategy. The evaluation consultant will work closely with our in-house Evaluation Program Director, and CPPW Program Manager.   Continue reading

Telecommute: Farm Kid Collective seeks Graphic Designer

13 Mar


What we need: an awesome graphic designer looking to add some value to their portfolio and help us create a few branded pieces (food labels, sell sheets, website graphics) to launch our line of locally grown, organic dehydrated baby food.

About us: Farm Kid Collective is building a local, small scale supply chain to bring fresh food grown in Wisconsin to babies in the Midwest.  Fruits and veggies grown by organic family farmers are trucked over to an incubation kitchen where they are dehydrated,powdered, packaged up and sold at local markets. Continue reading

Apply now to become a Jewish Organizing Fellow

7 Mar

The Jewish Organizing Fellowship is recruiting emerging social justice leaders for our year-long, paid community organizing training program in Boston. The Fellowship is a professional development opportunity for Jewish young adults (ages 21-30) who are currently working as organizers or who are looking for jobs in the field. If not already employed, Fellows are placed in full-time paid jobs that address a wide range of issues including: the environment, food justice, health care, and interfaith work. We seek Fellows who are eager to learn the theory and practice of community organizing and explore the connections between Judaism and social justice. Round 1 applications are due March 18th. Continue reading