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

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Jobs in RI and Nearby MA

Farm Intern – 2019 Seasonal Position
Round The Bend Farm,  Dartmouth, MA.

Round the Bend Farm, a Center for Restorative Community is seeking a Farm Intern from May-November.  For more information, see link here.  HOW TO APPLY Please send cover letter and resume (with references) to Desa Van Laarhoven, via email (preferred) at desa@roundthebendfarm.org, or via snail mail at:  Round the Bend Farm (RTB) 92 Allens Neck Road South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Posted 4/6/19


Farm Manager
Farm Worker
Customer Service Sales for Garden Center
The Good Earth Organic Farm,  Hope, RI.

The Good Earth Organic Farm and Gardening Center, a certified organic farm, is hiring for several positions, including Farm Manager, Farm Worker and Service Sales at the Garden Center.  For information on how to apply, link here.  Or send cover letter and resume to the Good Earth.
Contact:  Joyce Holscher: joyce@goodearthri.com Posted 4/6/2019


Field Vegetable Growers
Assistant Greenhouse Grower
Farmers’ Market & Farm Store
Freedon Food Farm,  Raynham, MA.

Freedom Food Farm is hiring for several positions.  Please find position descriptions and qualifications on our website: http://www.freedomfoodfarm.com/jobs
To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to: Chuck Currie, freedomfoodfarm@gmail.comAbout FFF: Freedom Food Farm is an 88 acre, four season, diversified vegetable and livestock farm. We produce a wide-range of products year-round, including: vegetables, fruit, grains, medicinal herbs, honey, pasture-raised meat, flowers, plant starts, hay and value-added products. Our farm is certified organic and we use holistic, regenerative farming practices.

Posted 2/28/2019


Lawn Care Technician
Dana Designs,  RI.

Seeking a lawn care technician for Dana Designs, an organic coastal landscape design firm.  Please contact Dana Millar at danadesignsri@verizon.net for more information.  Visit www.danadesignsri.com to learn more the firm.
Posted 2/11/2019


Farm Assistant
Zephyr Farm, Cranston RI.

Seeking a Farm Assistant with tractor experience and some construction skills,  with start date potentially late March or early April 2019 and will be fulltime.  The position can run year round if the right candidate is found.  Pay commensurate with experience.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to choke22@rocketmail.com.  Please include in your cover letter specifically why you think you would succeed in this role.  Women encouraged to apply.


Organic Livestock Apprenticeship (2 Open Positions)
Wild Harmony Farms.

Wild Harmony Farm is seeking to fill 2 organic livestock apprenticeship positions.  These are full-time, 6-month, stipended positions with on-site housing and organic meat, eggs and vegetables raised on site available  Interested applicants, please send a completed application (found on our website), resume, and cover letter to wildharmonyfarm@gmail.com to be considered. Any questions please email us. To learn more about Wild Harmony Farm please visit our website www.wildharnonyfarm.com.

More details and information please visit www.wildharmonyfarm.com

Posted 1/09/19


Assistant Livestock Manager
Pat’s Pastured.

Pat’s Pastured is seeking an Assistant Livestock Manager.  This is full-time, year round salaried position. Compensation determined by experience. In addition they will receive meat, eggs and other goodies from farm friends. Interested applicants must send a resume, cover letter, and three references to patspasturednews@gmail.com to be considered for this position.  Any questions please contact us by email. To learn more about Pat’s Pastured you can visit our website www.patspastured.com or our Facebook page.

More details and information for applicants found here: https://www.patspastured.com/jobs/
Posted 1/09/19.


Full and Part-time position for 2019 Winter and Next Season at Skinny Dip Farm.

Skinny Dip Farm is hiring for this winter and next season.

Full time and part time positions available, 2-5 days a week, 8 hours per day of field work, harvest and market prep, with the possibility of farmers
market sales.
Skinny Dip Farm is a diverse, 5 acre certified organic vegetable and flower farm located in South Westport, MA and Little Compton, RI. We are looking for help doing a wide range of field work including hoeing, hand weeding, harvest, planting, washing produce, and selling at farmers markets.

Pay ranges from $12-14/ hour, potentially more for experienced applicants, plus lots of seasonal, organic produce. No housing provided.

Email is our preferred method of contact for questions or if you are interested in working with us: skinnydipfarm@yahoo.comPlease include some info about yourself including your relevant work experience, or send a resume if you have one. For more information about the farm check out our blog at www.skinnydipfarm.com.
Posted 1/2/19

Jobs outside RI

Field Crew Positions at Eva’s Garden, South Dartmouth, MA

We are a 2+ acre organic certified farm growing salad greens, herbs, microgreens, and wildcrafted products for local restaurants. The Field Crew positions involve working closely with others to weed, plant, harvest, and execute the year’s production plan.  It is a great opportunity for folks looking to get into growing or to diversify their knowledge base. No experience required- just a good attitude. Pay starts at $11/hr, 40/hrs a week, starting April 2nd through November 2nd.

To apply please send a resume and references to info@evasgreengarden.com


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.


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.


Volunteer Opportunities

McCoy Community Farm seeks Seasonal Community Farm Coordinator Assistant, Warren, RI

 
McCoy Community Farm
Volunteer Job Description 
Position Title: Seasonal Community Farm Coordinator Assistant
 McCoy Community Farm is a volunteer-led effort dedicated to providing fresh local produce to food pantries in the RICFB service area–in the farm’s 5 years of operation, volunteers have harvested and distributed over 60,000 pounds of vegetables.
Position Summary: This volunteer position coordinates volunteers at McCoy Community Farm throughout the local growing season (June-October). This individual will assist in managing the volunteer calendar, lead shifts on Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings, coordinate and track produce deliveries to area food pantries.
Hours and Shifts: June-October; Tuesdays 4:00-6:30pm, Sundays 8:45-11am; 1-2 additional hours weekly (flexible).  Please contact mccoycommunityfarm@verizon.net for additional information or to apply for this position.

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.