You are invited to take one or more of UMass’ online classes in Sustainable Food and Farming, either individually or toward completion of the UMass 15-credit Certificate Program, 60-credit Associate of Science degree, or fully online B.S. degree. These credits also transfer to other universities and colleges. All courses offered fully online.
Launching this June, Coastal Foodshed will be implementing the New Bedford Farm Stand, which will sell produce from local farms to New Bedford communities with limited access to local food. The Farm Stand will operate at 4-5 pop-up sites throughout New Bedford- schools, neighborhoods, and public parks. The position is an hourly seasonal role; 30-35 hours/week for 22 weeks (June-October) with an additional 10 hours in May (training) and 10 hours in November (wrap up). In addition to operating the farm stand, this role will also include a farm apprenticeship at a local farm to gain agricultural knowledge and skills.