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Norwell Farms Hiring Farm Educator

January 23, 2019

Norwell Farms is looking for a talented Farm Educator to join our non-profit organization at our community farm located at the historic Jacobs Farm. If you are interested in helping us build our education program, now is your chance. The position is seasonal and part-time, with an expected start date of April 1st, 2019. Pay is commensurate with experience.


Please see our full job description here.

Apply by sending cover letter and resume to mari@norwellfarms.org.

Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Trustees of Reservations Hiring Livestock Program Manager

December 30, 2018

The Livestock Program Manager shapes the direction, growth trajectory, policies, and goals for the Trustees’ livestock operations, within the context of the vision for the organization’s agriculture program and overall mission. The Program Manager is a leading member of a vibrant agriculture team that is working together to shape an impactful set of operations and strategies for agriculture at The Trustees. In addition to periodic contributions to day-to-day operations, the position brings cohesion and overarching support to existing livestock operations through oversight of budgets, coordination of operations across multiple properties, development of livestock plans and policies, and a focus on enterprise creativity and product sales.

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Cross Street Flower Farm Hiring Several Positions

December 30, 2018

Credit: Cross Street Flower Farm

Want to be involved in a fast-growing flower farm?

Cross Street Flower Farm is a 7-acre flower farm in Norwell, MA at the historic Jacobs Farm.  We are located 30 minutes south of Boston and 5 miles from the ocean. Started in 2015, we have a 150-member flower CSA, sell wholesale to florists, one farmer’s market and a limited number of weddings and on-farm events. We are also going to grow a small selection of vegetables for our farm stand this season.

We are looking for several good people to join our field crew for the 2019 season, with a preference for individuals with farming experience and looking to stay more than one season. Cross Street Flower Farm is growing fast, so we are looking for the right team to help us get to the next level. For the right individuals, we can be flexible with schedule, full or part-time.

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Medway Community Farm Hiring Growers

December 15, 2018

Medway Community Farm is a non-profit farm with a busy farming operation and with robust educational programming.  The farm cultivates seven acres of non-contiguous land using organic growing methods to provide veggies for a CSA program, on-site farm stand, local farmers markets, and wholesale accounts.  MCF is connected with Medway schools providing in-school programming for second and third graders, and on-farm programming for fourth graders.  During the season, the farm operates a summer program where kids can continue their nature-based education. In addition, we offer several community events that allow our continued commitment to the communities the farm serves.

We’re seeking growers for our full time, seasonal positions. Our growers work closely with the Farm Manager and other crew members assisting in all aspects of vegetable production from seeding to harvesting to direct sales. Responsibilities will include greenhouse chores, harvesting, and washing, tending the farmstand, all manner of handwork from rock picking to hoeing, setting up and breaking down farmers markets, interacting with kids and the public.

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Director’s Message – December 2018

December 15, 2018

 

As the year comes to a close and we are getting ready for the holidays, buying gifts, planning menus and shopping for ingredients we hope you will keep local food and our farmers in your plans.  Keep our farmers in mind when you are making your holiday decisions – there are a wide variety of winter veggies and greenhouse greens available now, plus baked goods, jams & jellies, beer, and wine.  And don’t forget cheese! Whether shopping at a local farmers market or at a farm stand our region offers so much!

We also hope that you will support SEMAP in your year-end giving.  Please help us keep healthy local food at the core of our community and donate to SEMAP’s Annual Fund.  We need everyone’s support and collective effort, to keep our impact strong! Thank you for your support.

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