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Apprenticeships or Internships

Posted: September 22, 2014 | Location: , Oregon
FarmsNOW is an advanced training program that is designed for the student who has a solid foundation of farm knowledge, skills, experience, and the goal of running their own farm enterprise. This program will take beginning farmers to the next step, prepping them for running a successful independent business. FarmsNOW is designed for those seeking mastery in the art and business of farming—the program will dig deep into planning, designing and running integrated farming systems. The program has three areas of educational focus: Field-based training and hands-on learning- The...
Posted: August 4, 2014 | Location: Vacaville, California
Person or couple interested in work trade on small farm. Must have interest in micro- dairy, cheese production, vegetable production, living in community. 1 year commitment.

Employment

Posted: September 17, 2014 | Location: Moorpark, California
Apricot Lane Farms is hiring a full-time 5½ day/week position M-F (7AM – 5PM) and Saturday (7AM – 12PM). This person is responsible for the care of 100+ acres of Biodynamic and Organic fruit orchards, including lemons, avocados, nectarines, cherries, peaches, plums, apples, apricots, mandarins, grapefruit, oranges and more. This person will farm using the principles of Biodynamics and would preferably come with a thorough understanding of those principles. However, we will consider folks with a thorough understanding of sustainability and organic management, allowing us to...
Posted: September 16, 2014 | Location: Los Angeles, California
Farmscape, installers and managers of raised bed vegetable gardens throughout Los Angeles, is seeking a full time urban farmer! Primary Job Responsibilities: - Make weekly visits to yards of Farmscape members at regularly scheduled times - Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots, fertilization and pest control, to leaving a harvest on each member’s doorstep - Keep detailed records during weekly visits - Maintain good relationships with members, both in-person and via phone/email - Adhere to Farmscape best practices in managing...
Posted: September 11, 2014 | Location: Goleta, California
Looking for part or full-time farm manager for 11 acre farm growing avocados for sale, satsumas, apples and stone fruit for private use. All organic operation.
Posted: September 8, 2014 | Location: San Francisco, California
Veritable Vegetable is seeking a full time Account Manager to develop and maintain strong relationships with existing customers and to contribute to Sales Department goals.   Veritable Vegetable provides full service distribution of certified organic fresh fruits and vegetables to retailers, restaurants, and wholesalers. Veritable Vegetable is a woman owned business, founded on principles of cooperation, participatory management, and ethical business practices. Located in San Francisco, California, we have been creating community alliances and promoting sustainable agriculture since...
Posted: August 25, 2014 | Location: San Francisco, California
The Sales Field Representative acts as an ambassador of Veritable Vegetable, our mission, culture and policies and builds relationships with identified accounts to increase customer loyalty and satisfaction and grow Veritable Vegetable's business.  RESPONSIBILITIES:  Utilize questioning and observation skills to build understanding of customer's business challenges and growth potential.  In collaboration with Sales Account Manager, proactively identify strategies for adding value to the customer's business (i.e. merchandising, new product introductions,...
Posted: August 15, 2014 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking a Handler Certification Specialist to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing tasks related to organic processor & retailer certification. View the full job decription. 
Posted: August 13, 2014 | Location: Royal Oaks, California
Farm manager position on 40 acre sheep dairy farm on California's Central Coast. We milk 100 ewes and produce award-winning cheese and yogurt, as well as lamb meat, whey-fed pork and eggs. Full-time position under direction of farmer/owner. Responsibilities to include pasture management, sheep husbandry, rotational grazing, milking, supervising farm workers, general farm equipment maintenance and small building projects. Manager would also be responsible for 3-sow pig operation and small laying flock. Organic livestock experience required; dairy experience a plus. Pay dependent on...
Posted: August 12, 2014 | Location: Winters, California
We use a web-based application to manage our CSA subscribers (Farmigo) and Peachtree Accounting to manage our other sales. Qualified applicants will have to demonstrate ability to use these systems or experience with similar ones. Schedule is M-F, 8-5. Salary DOE plus benefits and paid vacation. Interested Parties should provide a cover letter, detailed resume and a minimum of two professional references. Qualified candidates will receive a complete, detailed job description before an interview is scheduled.
Posted: August 12, 2014 | Location: Winters, California
Terra Firma Farm is a 220 acre organic farm in Winters, California with a 1200 member year-round CSA and a well-established base of retail and wholesale customers. We are a small company with a small office staff. We are looking for a friendly, organized and efficient multi-tasker with good verbal and written (email) communication skills to interface with our customers and crew. Spanish language skills are big plus for communicating with non-office staff. We use a web-based application to manage our CSA subscribers (Farmigo) and Peachtree Accounting to manage our other sales. Qualified...
Posted: July 21, 2014 | Location: Orinda, California
Blue Egg Farm LLC is looking for an experienced farm hand to join our team. Blue Egg is a small family-owned organic farm located in Orinda. Learn more about us at www.blueeggfarmllc.com. Our farm hands care for the hens who lay the blue eggs; sow seeds and transplant vegetable and flower seedlings for sale and planting; and harvest vegetables and fruit. Our farm hands take pride in their work; collaborate well with a group, and work independently; and are physically fit. They possess a car, valid California driver's license, proof of car insurance, and a cell phone. In addition, they are...
Posted: July 21, 2014 | Location: Ventura County, California
Summary Supervises the cultivation and harvesting of row crops such as strawberries by performing the following duties. Essential duties and Responsibilities Responsible for recruitment and the discharge of employees including, but not limited to disciplinary actions, scheduling and performance evaluations Supervises harvest and post-harvest operations. Supervises use of farm machines, implements and supplies. Using organic cultural practices and applications, decides when and how to plant, fertilize, cultivate and irrigate plants, and harvest crop. Supervises attachment of...
Posted: July 15, 2014 | Location: Chico, California
California State University, Chico is now accepting applications and nominations for the Dean of the College of Agriculture. The College of Agriculture offers programs in Agricultural Business, Agricultural Sciences/Education, Animal Science, Plant Science, and Land Stewardship.  The curriculum is structured to create an integrated and interdisciplinary course of study.  Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in Agricultural Business, Animal Science and Agriculture. The teacher education program is a post-graduate option leading to secondary teaching credentials in Agriculture....
Posted: July 9, 2014 | Location: Woodland, California
The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking a UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) academic advisor to conduct a multi-county-based extension and applied research program in the area of small-scale farms engaged in direct and nontraditional wholesale marketing of vegetable and fruit crops. Through collaborations with other UCCE farm advisors, UCCE specialists and private industry representatives, the Advisor will be responsible for extending research-based information on all aspects of...
Posted: July 3, 2014 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
Due to internal promotions and expansion of the organization, CCOF has three openings in our organic farm/livestock programs. CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking 2 additional Grower and 1 Livestock Certification Specialists and/or Certification Service Specialists to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing organic farm certification. The anticipated start date is September 16, 2014, subject to change, with interviews commencing in August. The people in this position will work within CCOF’s rapidly expanding USDA National Organic Program and internationally...
Posted: June 25, 2014 | Location: Gazelle, California
Belcampo California is a farm, slaughterhouse, butcher shop, and restaurant. Each part of our value chain is integral in the success of the company as a whole. Belcampo Farms is a 20,000-acre organic farm that provides high-quality, healthy, and great tasting meats to our retail markets and restaurants. By controlling the entire production chain – from the farm, through slaughter and processing, and right through to the point of sale – Belcampo offers an unparalleled experience to the consumer, ideal for an emerging market of consumers concerned about food safety, environmental...
Posted: June 23, 2014 | Location: Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, California
Applicants should send resumes to: Randy Mercado Staffing and Total Rewards Manager Ocean Breeze Ag Management, LLC jobs@oceanbreezeag.com Summary Responsible for monitoring corporate and affiliated companies’ fields and providing pest control recommendations, analysis and evaluations by performing the following duties personally:  Essential duties and Responsibilities Determine proper corrective and application actions consistent with governmental and regulatory and contractual obligations. Monitor fields for pest problems and provide prompt corrective actions...

Crops for Sale

Posted: September 16, 2014 | Location: Hopland, California
Native American Women Farmed CCOF Certified Dry Farmed Old Vine Petite Sirah and Carignane grapes available. Exquisite, earthy full flavors, farmed with respect for land and community! Mendocino County
Posted: September 3, 2014 | Location: Atwater, California
16 acres of beautiful organic pomegranates. Located in Atwater, CA. You pick
Posted: July 24, 2014 | Location: Lakeview, Oregon
CCOF certified organic grass hay. High desert grass in 3-twine bales (approx 125lbs). Fescue, German timothy, clover and native meadow grasses. 1 truck load available now (approx 22 ton) $295/ton FOB Lakeview, OR. Trucking can be arranged.
Posted: June 11, 2013 | Location: Carpinteria, California
Our trees have been certified organic by CCOF over 2 decades. Looking to sell organic White Sapote and organic Cherimoya when in season. The White Sapote is currently in season. Farmer also looking to work with an existing CSA program.

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: September 2, 2014 | Location: Fallbrook, California
Organic Potential 100 acres flat ,40 hillside .District and well water available. Caretakers residence available. Close to I15 and Hwy 76. Professional grower with good insurance and references Contact aleatherb@aol.com
Posted: August 18, 2014 | Location: Lebanon, Oregon
Raise your family in lovely Lebanon Oregon when we raised our happy family since 1959. They are grown and it is time to retire. Time for the next family to live, love and grow happy and healthy on this chemical free family farm. We grew all our own food, huge gardens, lots for storage for canning, 6 Ton of Hay, fence and barn for animals, milking station for cows, great for chickens, goats, horses. Very economical to live on and run with well, septic and farm tax deferral and good investment for future with the right to divide legally secured. 6 Ton of hay sold every year for farm deferral...
Posted: July 16, 2013 | Location: Fresno, California
12 acre organic orchard for lease in Fresno, California. Currently producing peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, and apples. Good soil; Fresno Irrigation District water. For more information, email mrgfg@hotmail.com.

For Sale

Posted: August 29, 2014 | Location: Pescadero, California
I have 250 Certified Organic Red Oat hay bales for sale in Pescadero. They are around 110 lbs/bale. Buyer must have truck and/or trailer and load themselves. They are $18/bale. Minimum purchase of 25 bales. Please call or email to arrange purchase.
Posted: August 29, 2014 | Location: Atwater, California
I have 16 acres of Organic Pomegranates for sale.
Posted: August 26, 2014 | Location: Maxwell, California
Certified organic rice straw for sale. Small bales for $3/bale. Larger loads for less.
Posted: July 22, 2014 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
We are a Santa Cruz sauerkraut and kimchi processor and would like to recycle our compost scraps to other organic producers in Santa Cruz County. We can fill your MacroBins and forklift into your truck, quantities from 500-2,000lbs, available daily, Monday-Friday. Please contact us to see if we can set you up with amazing organic cabbage, carrots, daikon & kraut scraps!
Posted: June 18, 2014 | Location: Orange, California
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Posted: June 18, 2014 | Location: ,
We offer a huge selection of seat belts including 2 point (lap only) non-retractable or retractable seat belts. Also, easily order online micro-switch seat belts that will not let the equipment start up until the operator has buckled up. Many colors and sizes to choose from. Trailer accessories also. http://wescoperformance.stores.yahoo.net/seatbelts.html

Wanted

Posted: July 28, 2014 | Location: ,
Looking for winter ground for 100- 400 head of goats. % of kid crop in exchange for care/feed. Must have previous livestock experience and properly fenced property - feedstock does not have to be certified organic. Livestock dogs will be provided with herd.
Posted: July 16, 2014 | Location: Santa Rosa, California
Wine Country Cuisine seeks dependable, reliable CCOF members to help supply the Oliver's Market chain in Sonoma County. Oliver's produce departments have enjoyed double digit sales growth for the past 6 years and now sell a combined $300,000 plus each week, some 40% of that organic. A fourth store will open in Windsor in 2015. Wine Country Cuisine delivers fresh herbs, leafy greens and other produce every Tuesday and Friday year round. We have our our own dedicated shelf space. All products pre packed and labeled with printed price and UPC symbol. All UPC numbers are entered in Oliver...

Funding Opportunities

Posted: December 18, 2012 | Location: Pajaro River Watershed, California
The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCDSCC) is offering technical and financial assistance to improve efficiency of crop irrigation systems and nutrient applications. Growers throughout the Pajaro River Watershed (Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara) are eligible for one or all of the following services and reports: Evaluation of existing irrigation system efficiency Assessment of water and nutrient management practices Development or modification of crop specific irrigation and fertilization management strategies Implemention of improved irrigation...