Waltham Fields Community Farm (WFCF) is hiring a Field Crew and a Distribution and Outreach Assistant for the 2016 season. Please read the brief job descriptions below. For a more detailed job description, please read the attached documents or visit our website.
Community Farms Outreach d/b/a Waltham Fields Community Farm (WFCF) promotes local agriculture through growing and distribution practices that are socially, ecologically, and economically sustainable. We forge relationships between people, their food supply, and the land from which it grows. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization running a vegetable farm, educational and food access programming on 15 acres of farmland, strictly adhering to organic practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. Read more →
Holly Hill Farm is currently seeking a farm intern for the 2016 growing season. The length of this internship is 12 weeks. Compensation includes a salary of $300.00/biweekly and housing on-site in our historic farmhouse.
Holly Hill is a certified organic farm located in beautiful Cohasset, MA, approximately 25 miles south of Boston. Our property consists of 140 acres of land (10 acres of open fields of which three acres are in production), historic buildings, greenhouses and diversified natural areas for educational purposes. We grow organic vegetables, herbs and flowers that are sold at our farm stand, at the Cohasset Farmers Market, and to select restaurants.
Seedlings are sold during our annual May plant sale and throughout the summer.
As an educational non-profit, we host dozens of kids on a daily basis through summer camps and school visits. While we do not lead these programs, we are constantly interfacing with young people and teachers, and they work with us on the farm. We also work with volunteers on a weekly basis. Read more →
The Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter (NOFA/Mass) has several job openings, details are below. They are great gigs for current farmers looking to diversify and/or supplement their current work.
NOFA/Mass EDUCATION DIRECTOR
Application Deadline: Friday, Feb. 19th
The NOFA/Mass Education Director oversees and holds the vision for education within the organization, reports directly to the NOFA/Mass Executive Director and receives guidance from the NOFA/Mass Board of Directors and the NOFA/Mass Education Committee. This person supports and leads NOFA/Mass education department staff in achieving all stated goals in a timely, efficient and financially sustainable manner.
NOFA/Mass EDUCATION EVENTS ORGANIZER and PR COORDINATOR
Application Deadline: Friday, Feb. 19th
The NOFA/Mass Education Events Organizer and PR Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting and executing 20-30 educational workshops throughout the state of Massachusetts. In our 30+ years of existence our richest and most grass-roots mechanism for sharing information in the organization has been through these on-farm/on-site workshops where participants see and do for a real hands-on learning experience.
Brookwood Community Farm is a 8-acre non-profit working farm located just outside of Boston in Milton, MA. We grow vegetables and flowers for a 300- member CSA using organic methods, attend a weekly farmer’s market, and participate in a variety of food access programs such as food pantry donations. While Brookwood is primarily a production farm, our mission is to connect people to food and farming opportunities. One way we do this is by offering regular volunteer and educational opportunities for our farm members as well as groups and individuals from Boston and the surrounding communities. We are also committed to increasing access to local, organic foods in underserved communities.
More information on all these positions can be found on our website, www.brookwoodcommunityfarm.org . We are currently hiring for the following positions:
Farm Manager: Our Farm Manager will have general responsibility for running our three fields in Milton, MA and Canton, MA. BCF was founded in 2006 with the goals of restoring underutilized farmland near Boston, strengthening the local food system, and addressing the urgent need for access to healthy food in low-income neighborhoods of Boston. The farm cultivates eight acres using organic practices and operate a 300-person Community Supported Agriculture program. BCF also provides on-farm educational, volunteer and employment opportunities to area youth and adults, and distributes approximately 15% of our annual produce harvested to hunger relief and food justice programs. Our Farm Manager will be charged with developing short and long term plans as well as overseeing and participating in daily farming operations. In addition to farming duties, the farm manager will be involved with assisting and developing volunteer programs, as well as contributing to our food justice programs. Qualified applicants will: Have interest and commitment Brookwood’s overall mission and purpose; Be an excellent communicator in both written and verbal form with previous experience in leadership roles; Have at least 3-4 years farming experience with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership position. Read more →
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