Dirty Water Distillery is a local distillery offering many great spirits including vodka, whiskey, gin, and rum! Local cranberries and locally roasted coffee are some of the great infusions found in these liquors. Come visit for a tour of the facility and learn how these tasty spirits are made. You’ll also have the opportunity to sample a variety of Dirty Water’s offerings and, of course, will able to purchase product to take home! We’ll also be serving pizza for dinner!
$15 SEMAP Members
$20 General Public
We hope you’ll join us for our 2016 Annual Meeting!
Come listen to the board and staff discuss the successes of this past year, including highlights of all of our great educational workshops and fun events! In addition to discussing SEMAP’s past and future, we will have keynote speaker Frank Nocito Martinez from the Department of Transitional Assistance, who will talk about Healthy Incentives Pilot getting nutritious foods into low income communities. Light refreshments, including local beer and wine, will be served.
There is no charge for this event, but please pre-register so we have an accurate headcount for food.
Summary of the Position
We are looking for an experienced leader to direct the operations team of our Food System Enterprise (FSE). FSE encompasses Market Mobile, Veggie Box and logistics for Harvest Kitchen. FSE is focused on aggregation, distribution, production, and processing of local food. The Operations Director is a full-time, salaried position at Farm Fresh Rhode Island based in Pawtucket, RI. The salary for this position starts at $47,500 and includes employer contribution to health insurance, professional development opportunities, and IRA match.
Primary Responsibilities & Collaborations
The Operations Director will oversee all aspects of our packhouse and fleet. This position will work in partnership with the FSE Program Director to coordinate the logistics necessary to meet sales goals and pursue new opportunities that will benefit Rhode Island and New England farmers and producers. The Operations Director and Program Director both report to the Food System Enterprise Executive Director. These three positions comprise the FSE management team. The Operations Director will manage and train all staff and volunteers in the packhouse and on trucks. Read more →
The New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network is seeking a volunteer to help chair their Communications & Outreach Working Group. More information about the position and how to apply can be found here.
Ideally, the candidate would be based in New England.
The right candidate is someone who is looking to develop more leadership in the food systems world, and who has communications planning and strategy experience. It will be a good chance to pilot some innovative strategies and work with great folks in New England who are passionate about local and regional food systems for campuses. The position would require approximately 2 hours per week.
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