The Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation is a non-profit organization representing nearly 6,000 family members across the Commonwealth. MFBF is an advocate for farmers, run by farmer members who develop policies through its grassroots process. Its mission is “to protect the rights, encourage the growth, and be of service to its members, in the best interest of agriculture.”
We’re hiring a Corporate Sponsorship Director to join our team (25-30 hours/week). Please help spread the word to those you think would be a good fit!
Details below and at http://www.nofamass.org/content/nofamass-corporate-sponsorship-director
The Corporate Sponsorship Program Director is responsible for generating revenue annually by securing sponsorships, exhibitors and advertisers, and through other marketing and sales activities.
The Corporate Sponsorship Program Director:
This position is a 25 – 30 hour per week job with a minimum starting rate of $18/hour.
NOFA/Mass is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in employment and contracting practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Kristin Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org. No deadline for applications, but NOFA/Mass is looking to fill the position as soon as possible.
Bristol Community College is seeking an instructor for the fall 2017 semester course in Organic Pest & Disease Management (AGR 123). The course is a 2 credit elective in our Sustainable Agriculture program and is directed towards agriculture students, pest management professionals, farmers, landscapers, and gardeners.. The course meets every Monday from 6 – 8:50 pm from Sept. 11 until Dec. 18. The successful candidate for this position will have at least a Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Biology or related field or a similar Bachelor’s Degree with relevant professional experience teaching and field work. Compensation is based on our contractual rate for adjunct faculty ($2,132 for a 2 credit course).
The course description is:
“This course focuses on the prevention, detection, and organic controls of plant pests and diseases. Content includes a survey or principle plant pests and diseases, their biology and life cycles, impacts, disease symptoms, and controls. An introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is included. Control methods will include cultural practices as well as biological and organic chemical methods.”
Contact Dr. Jim Corven (email@example.com) for application procedures or for further information.
The market will be every other Saturday from 9am-1pm beginning on June 3rd. MMAS’s location is highly desirable and visible, located on Rte. 140 directly across from the Xfinity Concert Center, with ample parking and picnic seating along the Norton Reservoir. Please see below for dates and detailed location info.
MMAS will be aggressively marketing the farmers market through multiple websites, emails and highway signage, in hopes of making this a real destination for Mansfield and its neighboring towns.