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Farm Educator Job in Alaska

Farm Educator Job at Calypso Farm & Ecology Center – Fairbanks, Alaska Position Length: April 3—September 29, 2018 Hours: Approximately 40 hours per [...]
  • program coordinator
    The School of Adaptive Agriculture is hiring for the Job of  Agriculture Program Coordinator Agriculture Program Coordinator (Part-time job) – 2018 The education programs at the SAA are dynamic and hands on, and we are seeking a person with those same qualities to lead our beginning farmers into the world of agriculture. The Program Coordinator navigates students through a complex curriculum, field trips, and guest instructors, with room for creativity and advancement. GENERAL [...]
  • vegetable grower
    Vegetable Grower Job at Riverstone Farm in Virginia – 2018 We are seeking an experienced, energetic, motivated and detail oriented gardener to work on our production-oriented, commercial organic vegetable farm. Riverstone farm is a certified organic, wholesale vegetable farm in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia.  We are farming over 10 acres in cultivation with 2 in perennial crops and 8+ dedicated to annual vegetable production as well as over ½ acre in high-tunnels and [...]
  • crop insurance modernization
    The latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition featuring – Crop Insurance Modernization, Conservation Stewardship Program, and More… FARM BILL NEWS   Path to the 2018 Farm Bill: Crop Insurance Modernization Family farmers need risk management options like the federal crop insurance program, but in order for the program to serve them effectively and efficiently, it must be modernized. Farmers deserve a federal crop insurance program that works [...]
  • organic farm operations
    Organic Farm Operations Manager Opportunity In Vermont – 2018 We are seeking a qualified person or couple to partner with at Harmony Homestead Farm in south western Vermont to live on the farm and run agricultural operations including small CSA and and farm maintenance. Taking Applications now through January 31st, 2018. Farm Description: We are a 100 acre rustic homestead farm located on a dead end road in southwest Vermont. We are situated on beautiful land that consists of a [...]
  • beginning farmer and rancher development program awards
    Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Awards Announced for Fiscal Year 2017 NIFA Supports Increasing Rural Prosperity through Education, Mentoring, and Technical Assistance Programs for the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced awards made to support the next generation of farmers and ranchers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). The [...]
  • farmer training workshops
    The 2018 Winter/Spring schedule of FamilyFarmed’s farmer training workshops is now available online. The FamilyFarmed Farmer Training program is a comprehensive program designed to help small and mid-acreage fruit and vegetable farmers with one of the biggest challenges they face: growing their businesses! The FamilyFarmed farmer training workshops provide farmers with the resources and tools they need to make sure their produce is of the highest quality, to manage food safety and [...]