CSA Distribution Coordinator – Powisset Farm
Revived as the site of a Community Supported Agriculture program, Powisset Farm in Dover, Massachusetts features a trail that explores woodlands, fields, and wetlands. Currently, The Trustees is seeking a committed CSA Distribution Coordinator to assist on Saturday mornings during CSA pick-up. Two Saturday shifts are available: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. As a non-profit and a Trustees property, the farm is also committed to a level of community engagement and education that goes beyond agriculture to include community building and support.
Working closely with a staff person you will:
4 hours per week during the growing season. Position lasts from June to the end of October. Two shifts are available: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For more information
Contact Andrew Kelly, Assistant Farm Manager, 508-785-0339 x 3005, email@example.com
To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/
Round the Bend Farm, along with Ashley’s Produce in Dartmouth, MA is offering a full-time, seasonal position for Apprentice Grower, averaging 40-50 hours per week from May through October or November 2017.
Round the Bend Farm (RTB), a Center for Restorative Community located in Dartmouth, Massachusetts is a working farm and non-profit. We are a living laboratory that cultivates, educates, and empowers change agents. We are devoted to the global paradigm shift toward hope and abundance by valuing diversity, modeling nature, and redefining wealth.
Ashley’s Produce is run by RTB Agripreneur Ashley Brister, and her mission is to produce nutrient dense fruit, vegetables, and herbs in order to contribute to the overall health of the soil, plants and people that make up the community here at RTB and the larger South Coast community.
RTB and Ashley are seeking an Apprentice Grower to join the farm community as a full-time, seasonal employee. We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual, passionate about the mission, to work alongside Ashley for the upcoming 2017 growing season. The Apprentice Grower will aid Ashley in all aspects relating to vegetable production and land management. These tasks will include but are not limited to: planting, weeding, irrigation, harvest, wash-up, the distribution of vegetables and cultivation. Our Apprentice Grower is also expected to be able to keep farm work happening at an efficient pace. Read more →
Reminder: Application deadline is 4 pm, May 16, 2017.
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (“MDAR”) seeks proposals for funding projects that will advance the Massachusetts Food Ventures Program (“MFVP”), help to implement the objectives of the Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan and provide economic opportunities that promote job creation enterprises or new businesses. MDAR is seeking to award grants statewide, primarily in communities of low or moderate income, to individuals or entities with experience developing and supporting food businesses. Details here.
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