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Backyard Harvest seeks Farmers

13 Jan

Location: Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Deadline is February 1, 2010

Backyard Harvest farmers are the direct link between homeowners and their backyard food gardens. Farmers grow fresh vegetables in customer yards and provide exceptional customer service. This is a part-time contract position with PRI Cold Climate that reports to the Backyard Harvest Farm Manager and works as a team member within PRI’s Backyard Harvest program. This is an hourly, non-benefit earning position. Continue reading

KOL Foods seeks a Sales and Operations Manager

13 Jan

Location: Washington, DC/Baltimore, Maryland preferred; New York City considered

KOL Foods, LLC puts kosher meat and ethics on the same plate so consumers can feel good about the meat they eat. KOL Foods sources and sells grass-fed, non-industrial, healthy lamb and beef and pastured poultry directly to individuals. Since its foundation in 2007, the interest in KOL Foods’ products has grown rapidly, and, consequently, they are now available in the East Coast and the Midwest primarily through our website. As demand is increasing KOL Foods is seeking to expand in the Eastern United States and, in the near future, nationwide.

KOL Foods is unique as it operates differently from industrial kosher meat businesses. As a values-based business, our mission is to produce food that is in harmony with nature, neighbors and tradition – all the way from farm to fork.

KOL Foods is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Sales and Operations Manager who will be responsible for leading sales, customer service and fulfillment as well as supply chain management. This exciting opportunity requires a generalist with experience in hands-on business development in the food industry. The Sales and Operations Manager will report to the CEO/Founder. Continue reading

Hidden Steam Farm seeks a Full-Time Assistant

11 Jan

Location: Elgin, Minnesota

Hidden Stream Farm of Elgin, MN is currently looking for a fulltime assistant to help in various tasks of providing local food to greater Minnesota. The applicant will assist in the day-to-day activities of the farm and distribution center.

Requirements for this job are a working knowledge of basic farm skills, possess the ability to safely operate a delivery truck in the Twin Cities and have good organizational skills to handle inventory and distribution.  A college degree is helpful but not mandatory. Continue reading

Angelic Organics Learning Center seeks a Program Manager for the Farmer Training Initiative

11 Jan

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Program Manager assists Sheri Doyel, the Program Director at the Angelic Organics Learning Center, with the development and implementation of our expanding Farmer Training Initiative.  We currently administer the farmer-led Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) for the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin region and we provide a business planning and mentoring program for new farm enterprises (Stateline Farm Beginnings®). The Farmer Training Initiative in expanding its offering to serve the needs of farmers in years 2 – 5 of business establishment, as well as member farmers seeking further education.  The Program Manager is also instrumental in the development of departmental budgets and grant management.  The Program Manager is directly involved in collaborative work with project partners, including Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Land Connection, University of Illinois-extension, Land Stewardship Project, WI – Center for Integrated Agriculture Systems, Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. This position is full-time and grant funded. This position works closely with the department assistant, independent contractors and an extensive volunteer network. Start date: February 2010.

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Gardening the Community seeks a Project Coordinator

11 Jan

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Gardening the Community, a project of the Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter, Inc, is a group of adults and young people who revitalize vacant lots and transform them into productive organic vegetable gardens in the inner city of Springfield, MA.  The produce from the land is sold at markets, restaurants and brought home by the youth.  All transport of food and people is done by pedaling – bicycles and bike trailers –to reduce urban pollution, increase youth mobility and independence, build strong and healthy bodies, and facilitate community interaction. The goal of the program is to introduce, instill, and put to practice concepts of sustainable living, food security, self-sufficiency, and beauty in an urban environment. Continue reading

Slow Food USA seeks an Associate Director of Development

8 Jan

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Applications will be considered until January 15th, 2010

Slow Food USA has ambitious plans to scale up our efforts to change the way food and farming work in America. The Associate Director of Development is a new position created to help manage a growing pool of major donor prospects and enable the expansion of our efforts. This position is thus primarily a major donor manager, but given the small size and collaborative nature of our organization, the Associate Director will be asked to participate in all areas of development.

The Associate Director of Development will manage a portfolio of major donor prospects. This will include creating and implementing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual, foundation, and corporate donors capable of giving at least $50,000 over three years. As part of this responsibility, he/she will conduct donor calls to cultivate relationships with donors and prospects and maintain ongoing contact with past and current donors. Continue reading

Slow Food USA seeks a Director of Programs

8 Jan

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Applications will be considered until January 15th, 2010

This is an opportunity to play an integral role in building the movement to catalyze and equip society to develop a good, clean and fair food system. Slow Food USA is at a pivotal moment in its history. With new leadership, we are becoming more directly engaged in advocacy and grassroots activism, and more oriented towards social justice work. The national Director of Programs is responsible for creating and directing Slow Food USA’s national programs and driving strategic and impactful change toward the organization’s new areas of focus. Slow Food USA runs its programs through our committed volunteer leadership in our local chapters—our programs are geared toward organizing and engaging networks for change. We are looking for someone who can leverage the collective power of individuals, and have an entrepreneurial approach to Slow Food USA’s programs. The Director of Programs reports to the President and is a member of the senior management team, which works to set strategic vision for Slow Food USA’s activities, its network, and its volunteer leadership. Continue reading