Mercaris Trading Platform for Organic, Non-GMO, or other Certified Agricultural Commodities — 4 Positions Available

Mercaris serves a variety of customers, including producers, processors, merchandisers, agribusiness firms and food retailers. We are passionate about sustainable agriculture, markets, and information and we’re looking for talented, fun, mission-oriented folks to join us. Continue reading ‘Mercaris Trading Platform for Organic, Non-GMO, or other Certified Agricultural Commodities — 4 Positions Available’

Global Health & Innovation Conference Call for Presentations

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference. This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Submit abstracts for presentations by September 30, 2014. Continue reading ‘Global Health & Innovation Conference Call for Presentations’

Volunteer to Sow Wild Rice Seed in the Rum River

Join Great River Greening this Thursday, September 18, to restore historic wild rice populations along the Wild and Scenic Rum River near Isanti.  5-10 volunteers are needed for this project, which could take a good portion of the day (we will be sowing 500 pounds of wild rice seed).  Continue reading ‘Volunteer to Sow Wild Rice Seed in the Rum River’

2014 National Young Farmers Conference

On December 3-5, 2014, Stone Barns Center will host the 7th annual National Young Farmers Conference, providing participants with access to inspiring keynotes and unique workshops that address soil science, technical skills, agricultural policy, farm business management, conservation and more. Register by September 21, 2014. Continue reading ‘2014 National Young Farmers Conference’

USDA Local Food Directories

Are you a manager, operator, or owner of an on-farm market, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) enterprise, a food hub, or a farmers market?   We at USDA are making it easier for your organization or business to reach more customers.  Continue reading ‘USDA Local Food Directories’

GAPs On-Farm Food Safety Education for Extension and other Agricultural Educator Professionals

We are happy to announce the second in a series of hands-on GAPs workshops for agricultural educators and those who work with fruit and vegetable growers including non-profits, Extension, and other ag educators and professionals. (This workshop is not intended for farmers/growers) Continue reading ‘GAPs On-Farm Food Safety Education for Extension and other Agricultural Educator Professionals’

Production & Markets Manager Position, MN Food Association

Minnesota Food Association (MFA) is a nonprofit organization located in the St. Croix River Valley and the Twin Cities metro area of Minnesota.  The mission of the organization is to build a more sustainable food system based on social, economic and environmental justice.  MFA operates Big River Farms, a certified organic incubator farm for primarily new immigrant and minority farmers.  Continue reading ‘Production & Markets Manager Position, MN Food Association’


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