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Retiring farm owner in search of an experienced vegetable farmer to raise 1-5 acres of vegetables (and optional chickens) on her 90+ acre organic farm in Petersham MA. Preference will be given to candidates interested in running a CSA and/or educational programming. 5 acres of tillable land and a private 3 bedroom home is available to rent starting January 1st, 2018.

Land’s Sake in Weston, MA is looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, hard-working, and dynamic person to join our field crew for the remainder of  the season. This is a full-time position that will run from around mid August through the end of October. Please visit https://landssake.org/job-openings-2/ for full job description and application instructions.

Land’s Sake is a nonprofit farm located in Weston, MA that strives to connect individuals to the land to build community and inspire lifelong stewardship.We are hiring Fall Farmstand staff  (employment mid-Aug through October.) Please visit
https://landssake.org/job-openings-2/ for full job description and application instructions

Looking for someone who is used to farm work!  I have weeds to pull, dirt to move, wood to stack, etc.

2 hrs at a time on the weekends or after work 5-7 pm

Bristol Community College is seeking an instructor for the fall 2017 semester course in Organic Pest & Disease Management  (AGR 123).   The course meets every Monday from 6 – 8:50 pm from Sept. 11 until Dec. 18. The successful candidate 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.

Community Harvest Project, a nonprofit farm located in Grafton, MA, is currently seeking a Farm Manager for the 2017  season and beyond. The Farm Manager will oversee 12 acres of vegetable  production; all of our produce is donated to local hunger relief agencies, rather than sold. We host over 10,000 volunteer visits each year to accomplish our work. To learn more, please contact cordelia@community-harvest.org for the full job description, or submit your cover letter and resume.

SideHill Farm is an organically managed dairy located in western Mass. We are beginning our final year of transition to certified organic in July 2017. We produce delicious grass-fed yogurt which is delivered to stores around Massachusetts, and raw milk for sale at the farm. We have established a thriving, financially stable value-added business, a solid farm and processing infrastructure, and loyal, enthusiastic, customer base. We are seeking a skilled cow person to take responsibility for the herd and the production of clean, high quality milk.

Put your education and experience to work!  The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is seeking an Agriculture Specialist/Outreach Coordinator who can create and distribute outreach communications for communities in the Northeast region.  The specialist will assist farmers in adopting sustainable agricultural practices to build healthier and more profitable farms and communities while helping to improve environmentalconditions for all.  NCAT is a private non-profit corporation whose work includes nationally recognized projects in food, agriculture, and energy such as ATTRA, the

Certified organic since 1987, we are heavily focused on nutrient density, integration of enterprises, non-tillage and carbon sequestration.  3 acres of  vegetables, an orchard, pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys.

40 hours/week Monday - Friday.  $10/hour. Breakfast at 6:30am, lunch at noon included - until 3:30pm.

Looking for a hard worker, collaborator, heavy lifter, who's comfortable with some machinery and animals. No housing. Need own transportation. More on MHOF at www.mhof.net.

Glen Urquhart School, a K-8 independent school in Beverly, MA seeks a farm/garden educator to ramp up production in the  school's 4000 sq ft greenhouse and raised beds.  Compensation is use of the  products grown.  The school is committed to organic and sustainable  practices.  www.gus.org

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