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North Carolina: Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) seeks Program Coordinator

22 Apr

Location: Asheville, North Carolina

TITLE: Program Coordinator

POSITION: Full time

REPORTS TO: Program Director

The Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing and managing various ASAP events and projects and will serve as volunteer coordinator for the organization. Projects will include the web-based Farm and Food Trip Planner, the Family Farm Tour, the Marketing Opportunities for Farmers conference, the Kids Corner Market, and ASAP events and projects and all volunteer events. Continue reading

North Carolina: Cabarrus County seeks Local Food System Program Coordinator

20 Apr

Location: North Carolina

Performs intermediate professional work coordinating efforts of the Cabarrus County Food Policy Council; planning, teaching and evaluating educational programs that support a productive, economical, environmentally sound and secure local food system that enhances the community; does related work as required. Work is performed under the limited supervision. Continue reading

NC: The Raleigh Downtown Farmer’s Market seeks Intern

31 Mar

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Hours: Wednesdays, 7 am – 3:30 pm; plus additional hours during the week (approximately 10 hours/week)

Mid April – October

This position will assist in the marketing and operations of the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market, a program produced by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about farmers’ market management, event planning and management, volunteer management, social networking, customer service, and community development. It is also a physical job, and eligible applicants need to be able to be outside, lift heavy objects, and be on their feet for the duration of the market. Continue reading

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project seeks Program Coordinator: Local Food Marketing

23 Mar

Location: Asheville, North Carolina

Deadline: April 5, 2010

Program Coordinator: Local Food Marketing

The Program Coordinator will coordinate and execute promotional activities of ASAP’s Local Food and Farms Campaign. Duties may include overseeing advertising campaigns, working with retailers and food service institutions on marketing materials, working with farmers markets to support their promotional efforts, and helping to manage the Appalachian Grown™ brand. Promotions will include community event-based and collaborative marketing such as cooking demonstrations and seasonal celebrations. Some skill in both in-house design and managing professional graphic designers is required. Continue reading

Natural Environmental and Ecological Management seeks Urban Garden Summer Interns

16 Mar

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Natural Environmental and Ecological Management (NEEM), a sustainable urban agriculture organization in Durham, NC, seeks summer intern(s) to work closely with the Executive Director on all related operations. NEEM aims to serve as a center of urban gardening that provides the infrastructure and supplies needed to support year-round food production capability in Durham.

With the help of volunteers, NEEM is renovating a 1900’s florist shop, garden, and greenhouse on the historic Rolls Estate in the Lakewood community of Southwest Central Durham (SWCD). After years of inactivity, this historic site is now well on its way to once again becoming a community gathering space for the Durham community and a new urban garden resource center. This summer NEEM will be operating a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at its community garden, helping to build raised-bed gardens in the community, hosting garden and food-related workshops, and selling starter plants and other urban gardening related products out of the historic florist shop in SWCD. Continue reading

Center for Environmental Farming Systems seeks Sustainable Ag Intern Program Assistant

16 Mar

Loction: Goldsboro, North Carolina

This position of the Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant (PA) is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the Sustainable Agriculture Internship summer program located at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC from May 31-Aug 6 2010.  The PA will provide an important point of contact for the course participants, ranging from 12-18 students that will live on site near the Small Farm Unit at CEFS. It is essential that the PA posses a positive attitude, ability to work and communicate with a diversity of people and is able to provide a safe environment for building community and cohesion among intern participants. It is expected that the PA will live on-site with the interns or nearby in the Goldsboro community and has a driver’s licenses to drive students among the related internship activities. The PA position is under the shared supervision of the CEFS Assistant Director of Educational Programs and the CEFS Extension and Outreach Coordinator.
Coordination of interns and internship activities during the 8 week program (June 7- July 30) may include coordinating living conditions for interns, driving interns to internship field or community visits, assisting with setting up related activities or discussions with faculty, field or community visits and providing information about Goldsboro events and town services for interns all related to the success of the CEFS Sustainable Agriculture Summer Internship Program. Continue reading

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) seeks a Communications Coordinator

12 Mar

Location: Pittsboro, North Carolina

Deadline: March 30, 2010 at 5 pm EST

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is a non-profit membership organization that works to create a local and organic food system in North and South Carolina. Based in Pittsboro, NC, CFSA is the oldest and largest sustainable agriculture organization in the Southeast. We have a thirty-year record of successfully uniting farmers, consumers and businesses to build a just, healthy food and farming future. This includes the Piedmont Farm Tour, organic certification, conferences and education, and advocacy for small farms with state and federal governments.

The Communications Coordinator position is a part-time salaried position that will play an active and vital role in empowering people in the Carolinas to take control of their food supply. You will be helping communities figure out what to do after they’ve seen films like ‘Food, Inc.’ and ‘Fresh.’ Continue reading