The Massachusetts chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. NOFA/Mass welcomes everyone who cares about food, where it comes from and how it’s grown

Growing Organically Since 1982

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Do you want to spend your days outside on farms all over Eastern Massachusetts? Join a highly effective and fun team? Does the challenging goal of gleaning 1 million pounds in a single growing season excite and motivate you? Do you want to be a part of a dynamic and creative organization that is working to address the systematic problems in our food system? Apply to join the Boston Area Gleaners Operations Team! We are currently looking to hiring a Team Leader and several Apprentices. Visit our website to find out more.

Land’s Sake is a nonprofit farm and environmental education organization located in Weston, MA. We are currently looking for a part time development assistant to help with fund raising opportunities including events planning and execution, assistance with Capital Campaign management, donor development and acknowledgements, and assembling prospect lists. For a full job description and application instructions, visit https://landssake.org/job-openings-2/

Sage Meadow Farm - Easthampton. Small goat dairy in search of dependable live-in help. This is a male household, however candidate’s gender is not important. Must be a student or have other employment; agricultural student would be ideal. Two rooms with private bath (bedroom & den/study), plus limited kitchen and laundry use, in exchange for 15 hours of work per week, including weekend rotations. Work would consist of milking, barn cleaning, running market stands, and occasional house/farm sitting.

Our certified-organic vegetable farm is part of the Walden Woods Project (a nonprofit organization). The Farm is located on 8 acres on Route 2 in Concord, MA. We also run a small seasonal farm stand where we sell our own and other local produce. Depending on your interests and skill set, work will be either in the fields, or in the farm stand…or maybe both!
For the farm stand: organizational skills are essential. Retail experience and knowledge of produce are desirable.

Round the Bend Farm (RTB), A Center for Restorative Community, located in Dartmouth, MA, is seeking a Farm Intern to join the community as a full-time, seasonal employee from May 2019 till November 1, 2019 (dates are flexible). We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual- someone who is passionate about RTB’s mission, local food systems, sustainable agriculture, plant-based foods, and social & environmental justice.

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Mountain View Farm is a certified organic CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) project serving Western Massachusetts and NYC. We have several open positions for 2019 including Distribution Manager and On Farm Distribution Positions. Come and join our team!  Check out our website for details and more information:
http://www.mountainviewfarmcsa.com/p/employment.html....

Assistant Flower Grower Job Description

Natick Community Organic Farm is a diverse, certified nonprofit educational farm that provides year round learning and opportunities for kids and adults. We have a sugaring operation, raise various animals, grow vegetables, and have a cut flower operation. We have community lunch together every day and all work together in the spirit of our educational mission. 

 The PHC Technician works closely with our PHC Manager on daily routines including brewing of compost tea, creating routes, special assignments for spot spraying, troubleshooting and building recommendations for enhancing soil biology of ornamental plants at client sites.  Also apply tick and mosquito repellent, deer deterrent, and anti-desiccant.  Ability to scout properties, familiar with woody plants hardy to zones 5-6.  Knowledge of spray equipment, repair needs, valid MA pesticide license, driver's license and clean driving record.

Land's Sake, a non-profit community farm in Weston, MA, is seeking farm stand staff to work June - October 2019. Great customer service skills, an ability to work quickly and efficiently, and a good sense of humor are vital this position. New this year, we've added a floral farm stand staff position for someone with floral experience or enthusiasm. These positions start at $12/hour, commensurate with experience, and include the benefit of free produce and flowers! For a full job description and application instructions, please visit our website:

Aster B. is hiring a full-time lead farmer for the 2019 season. We are looking someone with a passion for flowers and 3+ years of flower-growing experience. The job will entail all aspects of running the farm plus some
light floral design work. Other requirements include: a great attitude, dependable transportation, ability to lift 50+ pounds, willingness to work in all weather (including humid & buggy), good time management skills, and ability to work independently, and more. On-farm housing may be available for the right candidate.

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