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Jobs in RI
Jobs outside RI
Internships & Apprenticeships in RI
Internships & Apprenticeships outside RI

This page offers job opportunities for farmers, gardeners and consumers. Posting an opening is a member benefit. Postings are free for non-profit organizations. Listings will generally be posted for 60 days. Relistings are permitted. Please send listing requests here.

Jobs in RI


NOFA/RI has 2 Position Openings:

Coordinator for Farm Advisor Program and On-Farm Workshop Coordinator

Both the Farm Advisor Coordinator and the On-Farm Workshop Coodrinator positions help NOFA/ RI administer and advance our program initiatives.  Positions are limited hours and part time.  The Farm Advisor Coordinator matches requests for technical assistance with an appropriate Farm Advisor and helps to document the partnership.  The On-Farm Workshop Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling a series of On-Farm Workshops in the spring of 2018.

Send questions to NOFA/RI at nofari@live.com or call (401) 523-2653.


Wild Harmony Farm Seeking Apprentices

Wild Harmony Farm is a diverse, certified organic farm in Exeter, RI focused on environmental stewardship, utilizing regenerative farming practices.  They raise 100% grass-fed beef cattle, organic pigs, organic layers, organic meat chickens, organic turkeys with plans to add sheep and goats.  They also grow vegetables, manage a 2-acre apple orchard, keep honeybees, and run a CSA.  “Our apprentices are a vital part of our farm community.”

To learn more about the apprentice position, benefits and to apply, link to Wild Harmony Here.


Jobs outside RI

Farm Manager Position in CT

Friends of Boulder Knoll is seeking a Farm Manager for its community farm and CSA in Cheshire, CT. Boulder Knoll Community Farm is a small-scale environmentally-sustainable farm. Approximately 2 acres under cultivation with potential additional land available. The Farm Manager manages and implements all phases of production, maintenance, harvest and distribution of vegetables to CSA members and local food charities. This position is full time from March – November (nine months). Position open until hired. For full job description, visit https://www.dropbox.com/s/tdjj3eacqag1twa/BK%20Farmer%20Job%20Description%2011-17.pdf?dl=0.

Movement Ground Farm is Hiring a Farm Manager and a Crew Member for 2017!

Job Title: Farmer (Crew Member)
Compensation: $10-12/hour plus housing available
Farm Name: Movement Ground Farm
Location: Berkley Massachusetts
Employment length: May 1 – November 1
In search of a full time farm crew member for the 2017 growing season at our 3-acre mixed vegetable farm in Southeastern Massachusetts.The crew member is responsible for assisting with all aspects of vegetable production for distribution through farmer’s markets, wholesale accounts, and our CSA. On farm housing is available. Must be available to start work by May 1, 2017.  The direct link is https://movementgroundfarm.wordpress.com/hiring/


 

Find Jobs or Post Openings
View the New England Green Jobs website, the Farm Fresh RI’s Jobs board or Comfoodjobs.

Teach Ag
Use the Teach Ag website here to find job listings by state.

Find Farmers or Farmland 
View the New England Farmland Finder website.

North East Workers On Organic Farms (NEWOOF)
Apprenticeship opportunities on North East organic farms. Learn more here.

McCoy Community Farm seeks Volunteers, Warren, RI

McCoy Community Farm begins its 5th season growing vegetables for local food pantries and the RI Food Bank.  One-acre of land was donated; however, we are currently farming about half due to resource needs.  Chris Clegg, farmer from 4 Town Farm, volunteers to prepare the land, grow seedlings and plant.

Volunteers needed from June to October to harvest, box & weigh, maintain the field, and distribution.  Training will be provided.  No experience required except for a smile and enthusiasm to help individuals and families in need.  Contact Diane Stacy via email or call 401-949-2917.

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum seeks Interns, Bristol, RI

Learn more here.

Preservation Society or Newport County seeks Laborers, Tour Guides and others, Newport, RI

See all available positions and apply here.

Find Internship opportunities at government agencies and non-governmental environmental organizations here.

Internships & Apprenticeships outside RI

WWOOF seeks New and Experienced Farmers
World Wide Opportunites on Organic Farms for apprentices, volunteers, etc. Learn more here.

Sustainable Farming Internships & Apprenticeships
Browse a list of farmers and apprentice opportunities in RI here or across the United States, its territories, Canada and the Caribbean here.

Find Internship opportunities outside Rhode Island at Internships.com.

Find Internship opportunities at government agencies and non-governmental environmental organizations here.

NGOabroad seeks Volunteer Farmers, Africa & Caribbean
These are volunteer opportunities. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more at www.ngoabroad.com. Send questions or completed Questionnaire (see here) and resume to Ann McLaughlin, Director of NGOabroad at info@NGOabroad.com.

Internships in RI

Find RI Internships at bRIdge.jobs and at Internships.com.