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. Continue reading
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
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
West Bridgewater, MA
For information on how to apply, please visit: http://www.equalexchange.coop/natural-foods-sales-representative Continue reading
Deadline for Applications: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.
Duration: Fall/Winter 2011
Compensation: Modest stipend.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) seeks a Policy Intern to support its policy program activities in Washington, D.C. OFRF is a farmer-directed, national non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems. OFRF’s Policy Program works to integrate organic agriculture into federal programs and policies.
In the coming months OFRF will continue to gear up for the 2012 Farm Bill campaign, and the Policy Intern will be responsible for certain policy-oriented research projects relevant to the development of that campaign. Additionally, the Policy Intern will support general policy program activities and have the opportunity to attend meetings, events, and hearings on Capitol Hill, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and at other agencies. Continue reading