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
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
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!
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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: http://www.ftsla.org Continue reading
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