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The Cornell Small Farms Program Bi-Monthly update is a great resource for finding funding, farm jobs, and new tools that you can use on your farm! Check out the excerpt from our latest update below and visit our archive of updates for an extensive listing of opportunities.
Farm Manager Position- North Salem, NY
Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard is a u-pick apple orchard, vegetable and CSA farm, raise beef and chickens for egg production, and recently received their Farm Winery license. The Farm Manager position would involve overseeing farm store produce, managing the existing CSA, and helping with other farm activities. Applicants should be good with customers, knowledgeable about food/produce, and capable of working with others. Applicants should also be ambitious and self-reliant because this job entails managing some aspect of the business with little oversight. This job will have an hourly wage and typically runs from April through December. Job starts this spring/summer. For more information, contact Kevin Covino at 845 629 1832 orCovinofarms@gmail.com.
Fishkill Farms Vegetable Production Field Crew Opening- East Fishkill, NY
Fishkill Farms is a 150-acre fruit and vegetable farm located in East Fishkill, NY. The vegetable production team grows 20 acres of vegetables using organic methods for a 200-member CSA, an on-site farm store, wholesale outlets, and three farmers markets in NYC. Crew members will participate in every aspect of vegetable growing, including greenhouse work, planting, hand and tractor cultivation, disease and pest management, harvesting, and washing and packing. In addition they will attend and run one market in the city each week. This is a seasonal, full-time position beginning in the spring (April or May) and ending in late fall (November or December). For more information: http://www.fishkillfarms.com/jobs.html.
Produce Resource Educator- Middletown, NY
The Association Produce Resource Educator will work under the direct supervision of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County (CCEOC) Agriculture Issue Leader to provide leadership in developing, planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in Vegetable and Small Fruit production and crop management. This position will represent the association to the public, community leaders, government officials, agricultural industry and Cornell University. This person will work as a team member in addressing local, regional and statewide programming priorities and operate as a multi-association team member in the above areas of specialization. Application deadline is March 7, 2014. To apply, visit: https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=22902.