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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’

Center for Small Towns Community-Based Project Grants

The project proposal process provides an opportunity for organizations to connect with the Center for Small Towns to help plan a community-based project, hire a University of Minnesota Morris student to assist with project implementation, or request assistance with a project that requires more advanced expertise. Proposals for fall 2017, spring 2018, and summer 2018 projects are currently be accepted; the proposal deadline is July 14, 2017.  Continue reading ‘Center for Small Towns Community-Based Project Grants’

Volunteer to Judge Agronomy/Horticulture Exhibits at Chisago County Fair

My name is Meg from the Chisago County Fair in Rush City, MN. I am wondering if any of the Agronomy staffers would be qualified or interested in judging a few of the Open Class/Creative Arts divisions for our fair this year. Judging day is Wednesday July 19, 2017. Other judges begin at 8 am, but time is flexible. There is mileage reimbursement and a small fee paid.

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Transition Town Gathering at Macalester College

From Thursday, July 27th through Tuesday, August 1st, some 250 Transition Town movement leaders and fellow resilience builders from across the country will gather in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Together, we will deepen our relationships with each other, broaden our knowledge of practical solutions, and scale-up strategies to bring our shared vision of healthy, sustainable, and just local communities to life throughout the US. Continue reading ‘Transition Town Gathering at Macalester College’

U.S. – Israel Bi-National Agricultural Research & Development (BARD) Grants

BARD projects, conducted cooperatively by American and Israeli scientists, cover all phases of agricultural research and development, including integrated projects and strategic or applied research. Cooperative research entails active collaboration between Israeli and American scientists. Apply by September 13, 2017. Continue reading ‘U.S. – Israel Bi-National Agricultural Research & Development (BARD) Grants’

Healthy Eating Success Stories

Many successful and innovative projects and initiatives have been implemented that address barriers to eating healthy throughout Minnesota. However, due to various constraints such as organizational size or staff capacity, there are often fewer resources available to promote such successes.  This funding aims to highlight the outcomes and lessons of completed or ongoing healthy eating programs, and to promote them, potentially inspiring replication and/or adaptation of those successes. Apply by August 7, 2017. Continue reading ‘Healthy Eating Success Stories’

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’

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