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Posted: November 9, 2018 | Location: , Oregon

Rogue Farms CorpsTraining the Next Generation of Farmers Join Us and Apply for a 2019 Position Today!Ready to Try Farming?  Rogue Farm Corps’ Entry-level Farm Internship program is a great launching point for you to try farming for real! Gain significant experience training on a sustainable farm in Oregon. The Internship is a full season (6-8 month) residential immersion program that combines hands-on field training with a mentor farmer, classroom learning, tours of local farms, and a farm-based independent project. No experience necessary. Learn more and apply today! Take your Farm Training to the Next LevelAre you ready to dig deeper and gain the skills needed to manage a farm or start one on your own? Rogue Farm Corps’ Apprenticeship Program will help you learn how to manage and run a sustainable agricultural operation. The Apprenticeship is an immersive on-farm program for those with two or more years of farming experience who are seeking to dive into the art and business of farming. Hands-on training, classes, weekend workshops around the state, an independent project, and guidance on farm business development will help you gain the skills to plan, design, and run integrated farming systems on your own. Find out more and apply today! Rogue Farm Corps is the only organization in Oregon that offers structured, entry-level and advanced farmer training programs rooted in real-world farm businesses. We work with host farms located in the Rogue Valley, the Portland Metro Area, the South Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon, offering experiences with vegetable production, animal husbandry, dairy, and more. For complete program descriptions, information on our host farms, and applications visit http://roguefarmcorps.org

Posted: October 11, 2018 | Location: Capitola, California

The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County seeks a Program Specialist to join a dynamic team of conservation and agriculture professionals. The Program Specialist will work closely with partners to lead watershed coordination, development and implementation of stewardship in agriculture programs throughout Santa Cruz County and in the Pajaro Valley in particular. Example projects the Program Specialist will lead include coordination of the Community Water Dialogue (a landowner driven effort to reduce aquifer overdraft in the Pajaro Valley), projects to reduce sediment and pesticide loading from farms, and stormwater collection and infiltration projects. This work supports agriculture’s efforts to steward water supplies and protect water quality. The work environment is fast paced, collaborative, and creative.  The ideal candidate is an experienced watershed coordinator and/or conservation project manager with a background in agriculture, environmental science and policy and a solid history of multi-stakeholder collaboration. The successful candidate must have working knowledge of agricultural production and resource concerns, ideally with experience relevant to central coast agricultural commodities and communities. Experience grant writing, developing budgets, managing contracts and subcontractors is essential, as is a demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team. Additional experience with NRCS conservation planning, permitting and construction project management is a plus. For a complete job description and application instructions visit: http://rcdsantacruz.org/job-opportunities This position is open until filled.

Posted: August 6, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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