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PCC Farmland Trust seeks an Executive Director

5 Feb

Location: Seattle, Washington
Hours: Full Time, Salaried
Pay: Depending on Experience

Apply by: February 24, 2010

The PCC Farmland Trust secures, preserves and stewards threatened farmland in the Northwest, ensuring that generations of local farmers productively farm it using sustainable, organic growing methods. The Trust takes its mission one step further than most land trusts by working to place farmers on the property, actively producing food for the local community.

The Executive Director provides the vision and guidance to advance all aspects of the organization. The Executive Director must have a strong commitment to and excellence in fundraising with a specific focus on individual donors, government grants, foundation proposals, and strong personnel management skills. A major role for the Executive Director is providing the strategic vision and oversight for our varied program agenda. Continue reading

Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership (SEMAP) seeks an Executive Director

3 Feb

Location: East Wareham, Massachusetts

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL MARCH 1, 2010

The purpose of SEMAP is to benefit the health and well-being of citizens of and visitors to the five Southeastern Massachusetts counties (Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Nantucket, and Dukes) by engaging with, educating, and building partnerships among the regional community, businesses, and farmers to support and expand sustainable commercial agriculture and assure an abundant supply of locally produced agricultural products. Continue reading

Food for Lane County (FFLC) seeks an Executive Director

15 Jan

Location: Eugene, Oregon

Deadline: Friday, February 19th at 5:00 pm

Salary range:  $74,000 – $92,000 annually DOE, plus benefits

FOOD for Lane County (FFLC) has been actively pursuing our mission:  alleviating hunger in Lane County by creating access to food, since we started in 1984. That first year we distributed less than 2 million pounds of food and now provide over 6.5 million pounds of food every year. The need is huge and we are equally committed to our vision of eliminating hunger.  We are a passionate group of people who support the dignity of those we serve and are dedicated to finding creative and sustainable solutions to hunger in our community. We believe strongly that food banking requires the participation of the whole community.

FFLC is seeking an experienced, self-directed, collegial and enthusiastic Executive Director (ED) with outstanding communication skills to continue to build on our success. The ED provides leadership and vision across the organization and to external constituents, cultivates major donors and ensures the financial integrity of the organization. Continue reading

The Organic Seed Alliance seeks an Executive Director

12 Jan

Location: Port Townsend, Washington

The Organic Seed Alliance seeks an experienced Executive Director. This is an outstanding opportunity to lead an organization that is positioned to have a transformative influence on organic agriculture in the United States. The successful candidate must have extensive non-profit and administrative experience; knowledge of organic seed and agriculture issues; proven expertise in financial management, strategic planning, fundraising, and grant writing. Position will be based in Port Townsend, WA. Continue reading

Harvest Market seeks an Executive Director

11 Jan

Location: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Deadline is January 25, 2010

Harvest Market announces an exciting opportunity to oversee the operations of a start-up cooperative market in the beautiful Hudson Valley.  We value sustainable agriculture, supporting regional farms, and fostering the health and well-being of the greater community. Continue reading

The Hartford Food System (HFS) needs an Executive Director

20 Nov

THE DEADLINE FOR THIS APPLICATION HAS PASSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Deadline for HFS applications and nominations: December 11, 2009

The Hartford Food System is seeking an experienced, energetic, and visionary food policy professional to assume the position of executive director. The organization has over the last 30 years distinguished itself as a leading and innovative force in regional and national movements to promote enhanced community food security and to advocate for viable and sustainable approaches to locally based agriculture. The Board of HFS invites applications from interested individuals as well as nominations from third parties. Continue reading