Wozupi Tribal Gardens is hiring a full time Farm Machine Operator

Wozupi Tribal Gardens, our 16.5 acre organic farm owned by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and located just 23 miles south of Minneapolis in Prior Lake, MN is hiring our 2016 seasonal team with 1 full time machine operator position available. Continue reading ‘Wozupi Tribal Gardens is hiring a full time Farm Machine Operator’

Minneapolis Public Schools Fresh Produce Request for Proposals

Here is the MPS Farm to School Fresh Produce Request for Proposals!  It’s where MPS lists what we’re looking for in farm to school partners and all the products we’re interested in for next school year (2016-2017) and farmers/organizations respond with information about their farms, pricing, and availability. Intention to submit notice due by Feb. 16, 2016. Continue reading ‘Minneapolis Public Schools Fresh Produce Request for Proposals’

Resident Assistant Farm Manager Position at Appalachian State Univ.

We have a position opening up at the Appalachian State University Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm for a resident assistant farm manager. The position closes Tuesday, Feb. 9.  Here is the link:

Michigan Farmer Field School 2016

Michigan Farmer Field School 2016 — Helping cultivate viability for new and beginning farmers.Join us for a year of hands-on, field-based, farmer-led workshops. The Farmer Field School is organized through the collaboration of MSU Student Organic Farm, Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS). and the Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS).To learn more, visit http://www.msuorganicfarm.com. Continue reading ‘Michigan Farmer Field School 2016’

Tiny Diner Farmers’ Market Manager Position

For its third year, the Tiny Diner restaurant and farm will host The Tiny Diner Farmers’ Market on Thursday evenings during the growing season. This small-scale farmers’ market, located within the Powderhorn Neighborhood at the Tiny Diner restaurant, seeks to promote access to local fresh produce and value-added products, local artwork, and provide sustainable producers with an outlet for their products. Apply by February 5, 2016. Continue reading ‘Tiny Diner Farmers’ Market Manager Position’

Volunteer with Good Food Access Fund Campaign

The Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition is part of an exciting new effort called the Good Food Access Fund campaign, and we invite you to get involved. Please join us at the campaign kickoff lunch on February 23, 2016Reserve your spot today by registering online here! Register by February 19, 2016. Continue reading ‘Volunteer with Good Food Access Fund Campaign’

Organic Farmers: Weigh in on National Organic Survey

National policies, issues and institutions affect organic farmers, yet we lack a strong presence to ensure that the certified organic farmers’ viewpoint, needs and concerns are represented in the national arena.  To address this situation, several organic farming organizations have been discussing building a more effective and clear voice for certified organic farmers. Please complete this short 10 minute survey (http://bit.ly/organicsurvey) to tell us your thoughts about a national effort to organize organic farmers, and identify issues important to you. Continue reading ‘Organic Farmers: Weigh in on National Organic Survey’



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