• 31Jan

    Farm PanoramaField & Harvest Assistant Job – Colchester Neighborhood Farm in Massachusetts – 2015

    We are a very unique farm and social enterprise located on the South Shore, about 45 minutes south of Boston. We run a 100 member CSA, two farm stand locations and have a few whole sale customers.  Our farm focuses not only on growing healthy organic foods, but also working with adults with special needs.

    The farm is looking for a field and harvest assistant who has a good understanding of farming, takes initiative and is able to supervise volunteers in the field. The person needs to be enthusiastic and energetic about sustainable agriculture and open to working with developmentally disabled adults.

    The farm is an 8 acre working certified organic farm, where just over 2 acres will be cultivated for vegetables in 2015. They also have 100 hens on rotational grazing for our Egg CSA, and next year will begin a small flower CSA as well.

    Summary of Position:

    Farming – growing quality produce for our CSA, farm stand, and wholesale. The Field Assistant is a full-time (40hrs) seasonal job from March until November Read more »

  • 15Dec

    Future Harvest CASA 13th ANNUAL CONFERENCE Farm to Institution: Making Local Food Economies a Reality January 13-14, 2012 – National Conference Center – Lansdowne, Virginia

    The Future Harvest CASA 13th Annual Conference is one of the most important gatherings of the sustainable agriculture community in the Chesapeake region. Join them for a two-day lineup of keynote speakers and workshop presenters including innovative farmers and experts from Maryland,  Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia. Many bring particular expertise to our conference theme “Farm to Institution: Making Local Food Economies a Reality.”

    Keynote Speakers

    Friday, January 13: Anthony Flaccavento, founder of Appalachian Sustainable Development and SCALE

    Saturday, January 14: Mike Curtin, CEO of DC Central Kitchen
    Visit the Future Harvest – Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture website for conference details and registration. Email futureharvestcasa@gmail.com to be added to their email list for conference updates.

  • 03Jul

    Glynwood, an organization whose mission is to ‘save farming in the Northeast’ is calling for nominations for its eighth annual Harvest Awards.  The Awards recognizes farmers, organizations, and businesses across the United States that demonstrates innovation and leadership in support of regional agriculture and sustainable food systems.

    This year’s categories include:

    •       The Glynwood Harvest Farmer Award
    •       The Glynwood Harvest Award for Connecting Communities, Farmers and Food
    •       The Glynwood Harvest Wave of the Future Award
    •       The Glynwood Harvest Good Food for Health Award

    Please see the attached or visit www.glynwood.org/Programs/HarvestAwards for nomination details, information on past winners, and to make an electronic submission.  Nominations must be postmarked or e-mailed no later than July 23, 2010.

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