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Certification Team Position with Midwest Organic Services Association

Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA) is seeking a qualified individual to join our certification team. We are a nonprofit organic certification agency rooted in the Midwest with certified clients in over 20 U.S. states. We certify crops, livestock, processors and handlers. We are recognized for the quality of our services, our knowledgeable and courteous staff, our timeliness and transparency, and our consistent commitment to and advocacy for organic integrity.  Apply by August 9, 2017. Continue reading ‘Certification Team Position with Midwest Organic Services Association’

Agriculture Social Scientist Post-Doc Position at Berkeley

The Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar for a one-year position (renewable, pending funding) to conduct research for a new soil health policy project at the University of California, Berkeley. The project will be a comprehensive analysis of the motivations, barriers, and enabling conditions that affect the ability of farmers in California to implement diversified farming practices that advance beneficial soil health outcomes. Apply by August 4, 2017. Continue reading ‘Agriculture Social Scientist Post-Doc Position at Berkeley’

Seasonal Natural Chef Position with Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture

We are seeking a Natural Chef to support our upcoming Fall Internship. Candidates should be passionate about working with local ingredients, and have a keen interest in tropical permaculture and farming. We currently source over 50% of our food from our farm including a variety of vegetables, fruit, starch crops, nuts, dairy, and meat. Our diet is mostly plant based, but we also have a small home dairy and raise small scale livestock so we enjoy raw milk, eggs and meat on an occasional basis. Position runs from August 10th – October 10th, 2017. Continue reading ‘Seasonal Natural Chef Position with Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture’

Organizer Position with Joint Religious Legislative Commission

PURPOSE: To provide full-time organizing and interfaith social justice advocacy services to the constituents of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC), especially to the JRLC Legislative Network of volunteer leaders and advocates.  The JRLC is made up of the Minnesota Council of Churches, the Minnesota Catholic Conference, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas and the Islamic Center of Minnesota.  Apply by July 12, 2017. Continue reading ‘Organizer Position with Joint Religious Legislative Commission’

Early & School Food Academic Specialist with Michigan State University

The Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) is seeking an annual full-timeAcademic Specialist to lead efforts promoting good food access and awareness in early child care and education environments (ECE) and K-12 schools. The Academic Specialist will be responsible for creating and implementing the roadmap for CRFS’ outreach and research efforts in this arena at both the national level and in Michigan, identifying and responding to gaps in engagement, knowledge and practice. Apply by July 21, 2017. Continue reading ‘Early & School Food Academic Specialist with Michigan State University’

AURI Seeks Communications and Events Specialist

Minnesota’s Agricultural Utilization Research Institute seeks a services contract for a Communications and Events Specialist from July 15, 2017 to June 30, 2018. This position located at AURI’s Crookston or Marshall Offices or a virtual office.

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Pest Detection & Management Unit Supervision Position with MN Dept. of Agriculture

The purpose of this position is to supervise the Pest Detection and Management Unit within the Plant Protection Division and assist Division Management in representing the goals and accomplishments of the Unit. This Unit has responsibility to enforce portions of State Statutes 18G and 18J. This position supervises and coordinates the exclusion (achieved by prevention, early detection and rapid response) of new and emerging plant pests that threaten Minnesota’s agricultural, forest or horticultural interests or the general ecological quality of the state in accordance with the State Invasive Species Management Plan and the National Strategy for Invasive Species Management. This position also serves to coordinate Unit activities with other programs within the Department and with other state and federal agencies as well as with interested or appropriate organizations or individuals. Apply by July 19, 2017. Continue reading ‘Pest Detection & Management Unit Supervision Position with MN Dept. of Agriculture’

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