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Posted: May 16, 2019 | Location: Paicines, California
Ranch Paicines Ranch is hiring a livestock assistant for this summer--roughly June 1 through September 15 (with the possibility of a permanent position beginning this fall). Please see attached document for further details and how to apply. Thanks!
Posted: May 16, 2019 | Location: Encinitas, California
Coastal Roots Farm is seeking a full‐time, year‐round Farm Post-Harvest and Distribution Coordinator to support our efforts to share fresh fruits and vegetables with the community, especially those who lack access to fresh and healthy food. We distribute our food through an on‐site pay‐what‐you‐ can farm stand, off‐site pop‐up markets, and deliver directly to individuals and to local hunger relief organizations. Since inception in 2014, the Farm has donated nearly 100,000 pounds of fresh produce to the food insecure community here in San Diego. We serve and welcome people of all backgrounds...
Posted: May 14, 2019 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: May 13, 2019 | Location: Salinas, California
AmeriCorps VIP Fellow wanted at the Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) to recruit high-value (skilled and corporate) volunteers and to build volunteer infrastructure to benefit small organic family farmers. Start Date: September 9, 2019 Service Description: AmeriCorps VIP Fellows are placed at established community nonprofit and educational organizations providing services to our community’s children and families. This position is responsible for improving the capacity of the placement site to attract and utilize high value (skilled and corporate) volunteers in...
Posted: May 7, 2019 | Location: Encinitas, California
Position: Community FarmerStatus: Regular, Full‐Time, Non‐Exempt Hours: 40 hours per week, Sunday-Thursday. Evenings, weekends, and holidays on occasion. Reports to: Farm Production, Assistant Manager About Coastal Roots FarmCoastal Roots Farm (CRF) is a nonprofit community farm and education center. We cultivate healthy, connected communities by integrating sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom. Since our inception in 2014, Coastal Roots Farm has provided dignified access to fresh food for those who need it most. Inspired by Jewish agricultural...
Posted: May 6, 2019 | Location: Salinas, California
Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA)  Title: Farm Manager Job Description: The Farm Manager’s primary responsibilities are to manage ALBA’s farm operations and to supervise its farm-maintenance employees. The Farm Manager will provide operational and technical assistance to farmers enrolled in ALBA’s farm-business incubator. The Farm Manager will support the farmers—individually and collectively—in their efforts to improve their farming and business skills.Status: Full-Time, Exempt, At-Will Salary range: $50,000 - $70,000 Reports to: Executive...
Posted: April 18, 2019 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: April 17, 2019 | Location: San Bruno, California
Under direction of the Planning and Projects Division, through the Sheriff Bureau of Building Services (SBBS), sworn command or civilian personnel, the farmer performs various agricultural duties in the operation of the land that is managed by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, adjacent to the jail on County Jail property. The farmer is responsible for the efficient utilization of land, equipment and farm supplies. The essential functions include: plowing, disking, cultivating and preparing the soil; planting, irrigating, fertilizing and harvesting crops; pruning trees; organically...
Posted: April 16, 2019 | Location: Petaluma, California
Job Description:McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma has an opening for a full-time position as our Farming Supervisor. Under the direction of the Director of Ranch Operations, this position supervises and coordinates all of the various farming activities to maintain the vineyard and orchard operations of McEvoy Ranch.  McEvoy Ranch is a producer and marketer of fine Extra Virgin Olive Oil, specialty foods, wine, merchandise, and events. Our vineyards and orchards produce our award-winning wines and olive oils. Our organic farming techniques ensure a quality product and demonstrate a commitment...
Posted: April 10, 2019 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: April 2, 2019 | Location: Forest Ranch, California
We are looking for 2-3 energetic, independent individuals with excellent communication skills to help manage harvest on our certified organic blueberry farm during the 2019 harvest season (May-August). This is a seasonal full-time position. We are one of the longest-operating certified organic blueberry farms in California and have an established customer base and market. Our farm is located in the foothills east of Chico, in Northern California. We require a commitment of 7-8 weeks minimum for the duration of the harvest season, and have limited work available prior to harvest start, as...
Posted: April 1, 2019 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
Organizational BackgroundThe mission of the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is to foster the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems. OFRF envisions a future where organic farming is the leading form of agriculture. Since our founding in 1990, OFRF has sponsored organic farming research, education, and outreach to support organic and transitioning farmers across North America. This work is complemented by efforts to share our findings with policy makers, agricultural institutions, and federal agencies to support broader change and advance the organic sector....
Posted: March 21, 2019 | Location: ,
The Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA) is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is the key management leader of SFTA, being responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach. The position is full time. Location is flexible. The full job description can be obtained by contacting Jonathan Reinbold, SFTA Board President, jonathan.reinbold@organicvalley.coop. Letters of interest and a resumés are due by April 12th.
Posted: March 19, 2019 | Location: Half Moon Bay, California
About Sweet Farm FoundationSweet Farm, a 501(c)3 non-profit, located south of Half Moon Bay, CA along coastal Highway 1, educates, inspires, and facilitates positive and sustainable change through individual's everyday choices. We provide a loving, lifelong home to over 100 rescued farm animals and sustainably grow heirloom plants and flowers on 12 acres of coastal farmland located in the heart of the Bay Area. Our CSA program provides plant-based weekly meals to families throughout the Bay Area. We maximize our impact at a global scale by utilizing our proximity and connections to Silicon...
Posted: March 18, 2019 | Location: Bolinas, California
We are hiring 3 full-time employees for our upcoming farm year. 2 positions start May 1st and 1 position starts July 1st. Ideal candidates will have at least 1 year of experience in farming, a strong work ethic and a desire to learn. At Paradise Valley you will be involved with all aspects of the farm, from seeding, weeding, transplanting, building, harvesting, farmers markets, deliveries, etc. Farm days can be long and hard but often rewarding. We need those who join our team to have an open mind and a passion for their work. Every farm is different, and Paradise Valley is especially unique...
Posted: March 4, 2019 | Location: Templeton, California
We are a small, certified organic, diversified farm in Templeton, California. We need someone to help in all aspects of production, harvest, and sales of fruit, vegetables, eggs, and honey. The sales are to our CSA customers, commercial accounts and at our farm stand. Tasks include soil preparation, planting, harvest and post-harvest, trapping gophers, maintaining irrigation, fertilizing, weeding, thinning, and all aspects of crop production.  Schedule: This is a full time, 40 hours a week, year around job. With growth potential.  Wage: Depends on experience and...
Posted: February 27, 2019 | Location: Watsonville, California
We are a small, certified organic, diversified farm in the foothills of Watsonville. We are looking for someone to help in all aspects of production, harvest, and sales of diverse fruit crops: apple, quince, figs, lemons, tangerines, pears, peaches, and a small amount of vegetable crops. Tasks include trapping gophers, maintaining irrigation lines, fertilizing, weeding, thinning, harvesting, and post-harvest handling. Employee would be expected to help at one or more farmers' markets on weekends per week from August to January. Schedule:40 hours per week from March to the end of the year...
Posted: February 25, 2019 | Location: Hopewell Junction, New York
Fishkill Farms is seeking an Orchard Manager to assist in the growing of 100+ acres of eco-certified tree fruit and organic berries in New York’s Hudson Valley. Crops include peaches, cherries, strawberries and over 60 acres of dessert and cider apples, grown primarily for Pick-Your-Own and artisan hard cider. Applicants should come with a background of horticultural, field and leadership experience, be equally comfortable with the hands-on as well as the administrative aspects of farming and be familiar with pest management in tree fruit. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an...

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: May 7, 2019 | Location: Grenada, California
Hunter Orchards is a 19.4-acre, certified organic farm that has a great reputation for growing fantastic fruit and vegetables for over 30 years. With terrific soil and a stunning view of Mt. Shasta, it is a special place to farm. The property has 9.5 acres of fruit trees, a high tunnel, and over 7 acres of cropland. The current main crops are peaches, nectarines, pears, apples, apricots, winter squash, and a u-pick pumpkin patch. There's lots of opportunity to make it your own, or you can continue operating it as is. We had to relocate and would love to find farmers to take over this very...
Posted: March 18, 2019 | Location: Meadow, Texas
5000 sq. ft. house, 5000 sq. ft barn. 500 acres cultivated certified since 1991 in Terry County Texas. Listed in Lands of Texas $3,500 acre. 
Posted: March 1, 2019 | Location: Cuyama, California
SZ Ranch 720 Acres | $3,960,000 A true ranchers paradise. Whether it’s gathering cattle for the yearly branding or a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life. This ranch features 720 acres of serene countryside terrain. This ranch was farmed to hay in the past and is currently used as an organic chicken and beef ranch. Let your imagination wander the potential this land has. With Los Angeles being just a short scenic drive away this ranch has potential for large retreats, weddings, parties and, festivals.

Apprenticeships or Internships

Posted: April 12, 2019 | Location: Kelseyville, California
Peace and Plenty farm is located in Lake County, 2 hours north of San Francisco in Northern California.  Lake County is primarily an agricultural area, with its main crops being walnuts, pears, and vineyards. With the largest natural lake in the state and a dormant volcano, the county has many lovely natural features and areas to explore and hike. Hot springs are to the east, the famous Napa and Sonoma wine regions are to the south, the Mendocino coast and the Pacific Ocean are to the west, and San Francisco is close enough for day trips (though the road is over a very twisty...

For Sale

Posted: March 29, 2019 | Location: Orleans, California
Certified Organic Specialty Nursery produces over 350 different Medicinals shipped Nation-Wide. This Online Business can be moved anywhere with a good growing climate! Check out our website www.crimson-sage.com, Facebook and Instagram @crimsonsagenursery.
Posted: March 11, 2019 | Location: Salinas, California
2013 Kenworth T270, 2 axle tractor, Engine PX-6, Transmission 2500 HS, Millage 269,598, with NG 264 Marathon reefer body, and NG319 Thermoking T600R 2015 Kenworth T270, 2 axle tractor, Engine PX 7, Transmission 2100 RDC, Millage 208,899 with NG264 Marathon reefer body and NG319 Thermoking T600R