Location: Eugene, Oregon
Deadline: May 10, 2010
The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) is a leading national nonprofit organization that reviews and lists input products for use in producing, processing and handling organic food and fiber. OMRI Listed products are deemed appropriate to be used in operations that are certified as organic under the USDA National Organic Program. OMRI has a dynamic staff of 17 professionals. The Executive Director reports to and receives guidance from a national Board of Directors.
OMRI is at a pivotal point in our growth as an organization. As demand for our services soars, and need for expanded third party verification of organic inputs grows, this is a very exciting and potentially impactful time.
OMRI is looking for a proven, dynamic and entrepreneurial leader with a successful track record in the following areas to help us strategically grow quickly, yet intelligently. Continue reading
Location: Salem, Oregon
The Center for Sustainable Communities at Willamette University seeks a Farm Manager/Educator for its student initiated Zena Farm near Salem, OR. The Farm Manager/Educator should be diligent about fieldwork, knowledgeable about organics, and enthusiastic about teaching undergraduates farming techniques during our six week summer session at Zena Farm. We seek a graduate of a 4 -year program in organic or alternative agriculture OR a graduate of any 4-year program who also holds a certificate from a program in organic agriculture. Ideally, this person also has real farm experience both as a farm-hand and as a farm manager. Significant farming experience may stand in lieu of an organic farming certificate. Continue reading
Location: Joseph, Oregon
Backyard Gardens is a small market garden operation located by the beautiful Wallowa Mountains in northeastern Oregon. We supply quality produce to our rural community through farmers’ markets, CSA, direct sales, restaurants, and several retail stores. 2010 will be our ninth season of operation. This is a great opportunity for the right individuals to learn hands on about the workings of a small, diversified vegetable, flower, and herb operation. Continue reading
Location: Several cities throughout the United States
The documentary film, FRESH, is looking for one intern in each of the following cities: New York, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Austin, Boulder/Denver, Minneapolis and Chicago to publicize and coordinate FRESH Restaurant Week, which will coincide with the theatrical release of FRESH in each of these cities (from April through June).
This position starts immediately and lasts for at least 2 months. Continue reading
Location: Tillamook, Oregon
Application Deadline: March 15 or until filled
Youth Garden LINKS Project Coordinator
Enterprise LINKS Project Coordinator
Time Frame: April 2010 to September 2010, 450 Hours Total
Garden LINKS will focus on local food production with youth and community engagement at the Sacred Heart Food Bank Garden and the Junior High Hoop House Garden. Garden LINKS will be coordinating Food Roots gardens’ production and processing the bounty for programs serving low-income families and for Food Roots’ micro enterprise programs. May will be busy with garden coordination, volunteer recruitment and production. In June the Garden LINKS will be in charge of garden management as production ramps up. July and August will include a lot of work in the community with youth and volunteers, special events at the farmers’ market and outreach. July and August will be the busiest times with planning and activities for fall garden production, along with the bulk of the harvest. The position requires critical thinking skills; ability to plan, organize and implement plans; being computer literate with Microsoft Office, work independently and as a team. Knowledge of gardening and vegetable production techniques, sustainable agriculture skills and experience working with youth community food programs is preferred. Continue reading
Location: Southern Oregon
Thanks for your interest in Rogue Farm Corps Farms Next Internship Program. Farms Next assists beginning farmers expand their knowledge and experience of sustainable agriculture by creating an exchange of knowledge and skills across a broad spectrum of small farms and ranches in our Rogue Valley community. With over 10 participating farms, Farms Next offers interns a training curriculum, greatly expanding the opportunities for learning offered in a traditional farm internship program. By completing the training curriculum, interns are exposed to the breadth of knowledge and skills necessary to manage a small farm of their own.
Rogue Farm Corps will assist in the recruitment and placement of interns on participating farms. Final hiring decisions are up to the individual farmers. Details of work expectations, living situations, stipends and other issues are worked out between individual farmers and interns.
You can expect to work hard and learn a lot. Our community has a vast array of small farms, from market vegetable fields to grass fed livestock, seed growing to commercial dairying, poultry to CSA’s. As a participant in Farms Next, you will be exposed to all of these diverse offerings in our Southern Oregon community. Continue reading
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, Stahlbush Island Farms is a family-owned, environmentally friendly farm and food-processing operation committed to responsible agriculture. We offer an exciting, fast-paced workplace committed to integrity as well as profitability. Our benefits package offers: Health, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life Insurance, Short-term disability, Long-term disability, Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, and a 401(k). We have immediate openings for the following job opportunities: Accounts Receivable Staff Position, Executive Administrative Assistant, Limited Maintenance Plant Journeyman and QA/Samples – Food Processing.