Tag Archives: farming

Interested in Farming, Climate Change, Research & Communal Living thru a Jewish Framework?

There are still 1-3 spots still open at the Zumwalt Acres farm spring apprenticeship.

WHERE: Sheldon, IL
WHEN: March – June
COMPENSATION: housing, food, and a monthly stipend*
RESPONSIBILITIES: tend the land, live in community, and advocate for a more just & resilient future
*monthly stipend will depend on the size of our community, but will be between $375-500/mo

INTERESTED? Go to zumwaltacres.org for more information and our application!

Feel free to contact Remi at (rwelbel[at]middlebury.edu) or phone (773-569-8824) if you’re interested or have questions.

VT Farm to Plate: Food System Jobs

Food System Jobs
Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund/New England Food System Planners Partnership, Project Manager, New England Feeding New England Project
Intervale Center, Conservation Nursery Manager
Knoll Farm, Program and Communications Manager
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC), Food & Farm Project Lead
Black Dirt Farm, Route Operator
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, Produce Program Contracts Administrator
Chittenden Solid Waste District, Drop-Off Center Operator
NOFA-VT, Direct Markets Coordinator
Vermont Community Loan FundBusiness Advisor
Lamoille Economic Development CorporationExecutive Director
Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, Bulk, Cheese, & Dairy Staff
Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, Substitute Staff
Black Dirt Farm, Compost Operator
Grow Compost of Vermont, CDL A/B Drivers
Cabot Creamery, Join the Cabot Creamery Cooperative Team in Middlebury, Montpelier, and Cabot PT & FT 

(Borrowed from: Vermont Food System News is published by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund)

Great Feb Graduate EDUCATION Opportunities

  • Assistant Education Director at Wright-Locke Farm in MA: Wright-Locke Farm is in Winchester Massachusetts (near the boundary with Lexington and Arlington) and it’s a beautiful place with good support from the town and other staff.   It’s programs “welcome [their] local communities to explore sustainable agriculture and open land on a historic farm through farm-based education and hands-on involvement, fostering community engagement, land stewardship and appreciation of nature and history.”  Download the PDF of the Assistant Education Director here:  Wright_Locke_Farm. A nice job for a graduating Feb?
  • Salisbury Community School – Special Education Paraprofessional:  Salisbury Community School is seeking a paraprofessional to provide 1-1 and small group services for primary grades.  Experience working with students with special needs is preferred. The position is from now through the end of the school year and I’m wondering if there might be a college feb grad who could use a job through June. If you have any questions, contact: M Fernanda Canales, Principal, Salisbury Community School, (802)352-4291.  Apply by sending letter of interest, resume, three current reference letters, and complete transcripts to: Dr. Peter Burrows, Superintendent, Addison Central Supervisory Union, 49 Charles Avenue, Middlebury, VT 05753.