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  Apprentice/Intern Postions
10/30/17 Live / Work Exchange at Pondhawk Enterprises (Killingworth, CT)
Free room with seperate entrance in our farm house in exchange for 10 hours of work in our gardens / permaculture farm. Large veggie garden, orchard, chickens, shitakes, and edible perrenials. Learn about permaculture, grow food, share profits with us if you would like to sell food. To inquire, contact James by phone or email: ssuatoni@aol.com | Tel: 917-912-8367

The Hickories (Ridgefield, CT)
Internships, Apprenticeships, Field and Livestock Managers for 2018 season are now posted. See our website for details. www.thehickories.org. Send resume and cover letter to the farm.
To apply, contact farmer, Dina Brewser by email: info@thehickories.org

  General Listings
1/18/18 Full Season Farm Staff (Woodbridge, CT)
Massaro Farm seeks Full Season Farm Staff for the 2018 growing season, from April 15 through December 15. Applicants should have high energy for and an interest in sustainable agriculture. Farm Staff will be involved in all aspects of the farm operation. Please see full job description.
1/18/18 Market Manager (Woodbridge, CT)
Massaro Farm seeks a Market Manager for the 2018 growing season, May 15 - December 15. Market Manager will manage our market stall on Saturday and Sunday mornings in New Haven. Market Manager will also be involved in all aspects of the farm operation. Please see full job description.
1/16/18 Organic Farm Manager (Westtown, NY)
Well-established (31 years), profitable, certified organic vegetable and herb farm in Orange County, NY seeking experienced grower (or growers) to co-manage a 16 acre operation. Competitive salary and housing provided. See more details and photos at: Hudson Valley Farmland Finder. Orange County. Keith’s Farm.
Contact: keithsfarm@frontiernet.net
1/16/18 Farm Operations Manager (Rochester, PA)
Kretschmann Farm, leading certified organic vegetable and fruit farm near Pittsburgh, PA, seeks Farm Operations Manager with 3+ years’ experience. Farm undergoing generational transfer; salaried full time position with possibility of equity in operation plus significant say in farm’s direction. For full description and to apply: https://kretschmannfarm.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fd1k
1/16/18 Interim Farm Manager (New Haven, CT)
Common Ground is looking for an Interim Farm Manager. This is a full time, one season position, and offers the opportunity for someone with farm experience to build confidence running a small, educational farm. In August, you will be running the farm while our Farm Director is on maternity leave.
Contact: deborah.greig@commongroundct.org | (917) 822-7254

Farm Based Education Coordinator (New Haven, CT)
Common Ground is looking for a part time, year round Farm Based Education Coordinator who is responsible for engaging the Common Ground (CG) community in areas of food justice by supporting educational programs related to our farm.
Contact: deborah.greig@commongroundct.org | (917) 822-7254


Honey Bee Colonies For Sale (Danielson, CT)
5 frame nucs (nucleus colonies) 2+ frames of brood, a laying queen, honey and pollen. Raised in CT from locally adapted stock. Over wintered available in April. First year, available in mid to late June. $155 ea.
Contact: byron@logees.com |(860)377-8171

1/11/18 Farm Crew Members (West Granby, CT)
30-acre Farmer's Pledge Farm in West Granby is looking for help for the 2018 season. Crew members are involved in all aspects of production and distribution at the farm: a 450 member Summer CSA, 90 member Winter CSA, farm store, and wholesale. On Farm housing available, pay starts at $10.50/hr.
(631)374-9421 | joe@holcombfarm.org
Learn more: www.holcombfarm.org/about/jobopportunities
1/2/18 Farm Manager (Cheshire, CT)
Friends of Boulder Knoll is seeking a Farm Manager for our small scale community farm and CSA in Cheshire. 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. Contact Dan for the full description at: dgroberg@friendsofboulderknoll.com | www.friendsofboulderknoll.com
12/28/17 Per Diem Teachers | Massaro Community Farm
Massaro Community Farm is in search of per diem teachers for the 2018 program year. Teachers will lead/assist farm-based field trips and outreach programs for the k-12 age group. For the full description, email education@massarofarm.org. To apply, email cover letter and resume to the same email | http://massarofarm.org
12/18/17 Greenhouse Coordinator (Manchester, CT)
Creative Living Community of Connecticut, Inc. is seeking a Greenhouse Coordinator to manage a greenhouse program that teaches vocational skills to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 25 hours a week. Pay based on experience. Hours are weekday mornings. Contact: alex@creativelc.org. http://www.creativelc.org

Garden Maintenance Crew Members (Fairfield County, CT & parts of New York)
Homefront Farmers is looking for crew members for both our maintenance teams. We are a growing gardening company operating in Fairfield County and parts of New York. We specialize in maintaining high quality, raised bed organic vegetable gardens. Gardening skills a plus. Please submit resume to mary@homefrontfarmers.com. www.homefrontfarmers.com

12/1/17 Garden Construction Crew Members (Fairfield County, CT & parts of New York)
Homefront Farmers is looking for crew members for our construction team. We are a growing gardening company operating in Fairfield County and parts of New York. We specialize in building high quality, raised bed organic vegetable gardens. Carpentry skills a plus. Please submit resume to dana@homefrontfarmers.com. www.homefrontfarmers.com
11/27/17 For Sale: Orchard or Tree Sprayer
Used only for organic materials. Has a manual paddle system. And a Kawasaki 16 hp engine with key start. Rears 200 gallon tank. 200 ft hose with Harney reel. Purchased new in 2010. $4750. Contact: birdofthehandfarm@gmail.com

Deep Hollow Farm Manager (Chester, CT)
Seeking a Farm Manager for 2018 and beyond. This is a full-year position at Deep Hollow Farm, a 1.4 acre, no-till, NOFA-pledge farm in Chester, CT with a CSA, farmers market, and restaurant sales. See attachment for details. We encourage women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. https://deephollowfarmct.wordpress.com/ Job description here


Landscape Horticulture Supervisor - Mill River Park Collaborative (Stamford, CT)
The Landscape Horticulture Supervisor will be a full-time, year-round employee. Reports to the Land Care Manager. Responsible for co-creating the aesthetic vision of the park and landscape features. Responsibilities include all aspects of monitoring, caring for and reporting of all Natural and Ornamental Landscape features in the park. Details Here. Contact: Vincent Piselli, vincent@millriverpark.org, (203) 989-0321.


Senior Groundskeeper - Mill River Park Collaborative (Stamford, CT)
Senior Groundskeeper is a full-time, year-round employee. The position reports to the Land Care Manager. This employee is responsible for leading the year-round care and maintenance of the parks landscape and hardscape features and well as maintaining all equipment needed to care for the park. Details Here Contact: Vincent Piselli, vincent@millriverpark.org, (203) 989-0321

11/6/17 Assistant Flower Farm Manager - Anderson Acres Farm (Kent, CT.)
This position is a full-time commitment from March to November 2018, with the possibility of longer term employment. We are looking for an assistant manager who can coordinate with the farm manager to organize daily tasks and direct other crew members as needed.  Because our staff and operations are relatively small, this role will involve helping with all aspects of the farm. Daily duties can include but are not limited to: seeding, planting, pruning, weeding, bed prep, animal chores, egg collection and wash, flower and vegetable harvest, bouquet design, packaging, and deliveries. We are looking to hire someone passionate about flower farming. If you enjoy plants and have a flair for design, we want you on our team! MORE DETAILS HERE. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the farm manager, Kat Taylor, at kat@andersonacresfarm.com. (exp: 2/6/18)
11/6/17 P/T Farm manager/Consultant
The Ridgefield Conservation Commission seeks a part-time farm manager/consultant to provide advice and expertise in the operations of a 43 acre farm in Ridgefield, CT. The farm is currently used for livestock and hay fields. Please send letter of interest, resume and salary request to: conservation@ridgefieldct.org (exp: 1/6/18)