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NYC: NYU seeks Food Systems Visiting Professor

16 Jul

New York University

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health

Food Systems Visiting Professor

One year appointment, with a possible renewal

NYU’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health seeks a one-year visiting professor in food systems.  The NYU Food Studies program takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying food production and consumption, particularly in urban settings.  The program examines the complexities of supplying the city, including food distribution and transportation, water and waste management, and the rural/urban interface.  Policy and health issues are also germane to issues surrounding food systems. Continue reading

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Washington State: Gonzaga University seeks Campus Kitchen Community Coordinator

12 Jul

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter, resume and list of references to ayers@gonzaga.edu and bdesantis@gonzaga.edu 

Position:                 Campus Kitchens Community Coordinator                               

Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL)                               

Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington                               

Full-time, 11 months (Start date:  September 1, 2011)

Position Description:                

Gonzaga University’s Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to coordinate the Campus Kitchens many community-minded endeavors.  One of these is the Campus Kitchens Community Dinner, which provides a Thursday evening meal to homeless and low-income individuals in downtown Spokane.  The Dinner not only provides a weekly meal service to low-income individuals and families but is also a nexus of support for those in the community suffering from hunger, homelessness, and the impact of the recent economic downturn.    Continue reading

Vermont: Burlington School Food Project seeks Cooks

27 Jun

Job open until position is filled.

Burlington School Food Project (BSFP) is looking for Cooks with a passion for wholesome, local food and an interest on spreading the word to our students.
With one of the top Farm 2 School programs in the nation, BSFP’s mission is to connect students and their families with whole, fresh and local foods to improve their health and the health of our community. Continue reading

Washington State/Brazil: WSU-Vancouver seeks Postdoctoral Associate

25 Jun

Postdoctoral Position: Socioecological Linkages between Food Security, Rural Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation in Greater Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The Urban Ecosystems and Agroecology Lab at Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to take a leading role in an interdisciplinary project examining food security, rural livelihoods, and conservation ecology in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Belo Horizonte has been widely recognized for the success of its “right to food” programs over the past 18 years. Under the leadership of a municipal Secretariat of Food Security, Belo Horizonte has seen 50%+ decreases in infant malnutrition and mortality, and directly serves 100s of thousands of residents in this city of 2.5 million every year. This program also works with local, small farmers (generally 5-20 ha) who live in the surrounding Atlantic Rainforest/Cerrado Savannah transition region, a recognized “biodiversity hotspot.” Continue reading

Missouri: MU Extension seeks Farm to School/School Garden Coordinator

23 Jun

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

Texas: The Urban Gardening Coalition seeks School Garden Coordinator

22 Jun

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

California: MUSE School seeks Head Chef and Teacher

11 Jun
MUSE School in Malibu Canyon is seeking a Head Chef and Teacher (HCT) who loves cooking with organic, fresh
ingredients straight from the garden and also has a passion for teaching elementary students about the wonders of the culinary world. Continue reading