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    Looking to connect with an organic soap producer to use the hydrosol I generate when making essential oil from the French varieties of lavender on my farm. Call or e-mail for pricing.

    Name: 
    Daniel D'Agostini
    Phone: 
    209-245-3846
    City: 
    Plymouth
    State/Province: 
    California

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    Job Description: Distribution Support & Community Farmer
    Position: Distribution Support & Community Farmer 
    Status: Regular, Full‐Time, Non-exempt 
    Hours: 40 hours per week, Sunday-Thursday weekends, and holidays on occasion. 
    Reports to: Impact and Evaluation Manager
     

    Position Overview

    Coastal Roots Farm is seeking a full‐time, year‐round Distribution Support and Community Farmer to support our efforts to grow and share fresh fruits and vegetables with the community. The Distribution Support and Community Farmer will be responsible for supporting all distribution tasks, while also playing a key role in our Farm vegetable production operations. This position will report to the Impact and Evaluation Manager, but work closely with the Farm Manager, Post-Harvest and Distribution Coordinator, and the Vegetable Production Coordinator to support both production and distribution efforts. As a key “face” of Coastal Roots Farm, this role requires a radically welcoming and outgoing individual, with a passion for food and sustainable farming, in addition to technical farming and administrative skills.
     
    About Coastal Roots Farm
    Coastal Roots Farm (CRF) is a nonprofit community farm and education center. We cultivate healthy, connected communities by integrating sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom.
     
    Since our inception in 2014, Coastal Roots Farm has provided dignified access to fresh food for those who need it most. Inspired by Jewish agricultural practices, we raise organic crops and share the harvest with our community through pay-what-you-can farm stands, donation-based Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, and direct donations to food insecure communities in North County San Diego as well as local hunger relief organizations. Through volunteering, school visits, agricultural festivals, and other community programs, we offer hands-on education and invite our neighbors to connect to the land and each other.
     
    Coastal Roots Farm is located in Encinitas, CA on approximately 20 acres of land. Our Farm consists of vegetable gardens, greenhouses, a food forest, animal pastures, compost systems, and a vineyard. Coastal Roots Farm was incubated by the Leichtag Foundation and received 501(c)(3) public charity status in 2015.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following: 
     
    Distribution (65% of role)
    • Implementing distribution efforts, including market setup/breakdown, produce deliveries, sales and operations, customer service and relations
    • Assisting the Impact and Evaluation Manager with Distribution related data entry, including in Square and Salesforce
    • Assisting with the implementation of quality control SOP’s for produce and food distribution areas/vehicles, including the cleaning and organizing all distribution vehicles and spaces
    • Assisting the Post-Harvest and Distribution Coordinator at the post-harvest wash station, in preparation for the distributions
    • Other Farm programs, events and communication support as needed at the discretion of supervisors
     
    Production (35% of role)
    • Assisting the production team with production tasks, including harvests in all production areas.
    • Support pest management, greenhouse propagation, transplanting, weeding watering and harvesting
    • Support chicken run upkeep, care and, when time permits, processing of eggs on market days
    • Irrigation infrastructure repair and operations
    • Collect data and support organized record keeping
    • Support resource development for different departments as needed
    • Incorporate Jewish agricultural practices into the development and management of the departments
    • Participate in regular staff meetings
    • Host guests and lead occasional tours, highlighting our practices
     
    Required Qualifications and Experiences
    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Superb internal and external customer service abilities
    • Impeccable interpersonal skills and ability to create authentic relationships with people
    • Knowledge and passion for Jewish community farming, food justice, or food systems development, etc.
    • High level of responsibility, reliability, motivation and a willingness to learn
    • Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks along with an ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, team environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong eye for visual design and presentation
    • Strong computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Ability to lift heavy boxes
    • A valid and clean driver’s license, experience driving a delivery truck preferred
    • Must be available to work as scheduled, with some seasonal fluctuation, as needed
    • At least 2-3 years of relevant agricultural work experience and or relevant college degree in organic vegetable production, agroforestry, or viticulture
    • Passion for interacting with, educating and leading a diversity of community participants, volunteers and staff of varied ages and backgrounds.
    • Strong knowledge related to safe use of agricultural tools and equipment
    • Flexibility and willingness to take on a verity of tasks along with an ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative team environment
    • Strong work ethic and ability to perform strenuous repetitive physical labor tasks in inclement weather
     
    Preferred Qualifications and Experience 
    • Two or more years of experience working at an organic vegetable farm, CSA and farm market
    • Two or more years of retail or customer service experience, food retail or farmers markets
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
    • Food safety training
    • Understanding of recordkeeping related to Organic certification and ecological agriculture
    • Technical knowledge and familiarity of irrigation construction, troubleshooting and repair
    • Knowledge of species and climate specific to Southern California
    • Project management experience
    • Understanding of working within nonprofit organizations
    • Familiarity with Jewish agricultural or arboreal concepts, texts, and traditions
    • Training in active listening and constructive communication techniques such as Non-Violent Communication, meeting facilitation, etc.
     
    Reporting Relationship
    Reports directly to the Impact and Evaluation Manager
     
    Compensation 
    Wage is commensurate with experience. Coastal Roots Farm offers a competitive benefits package
     
    Typical Working Conditions 
    The Distribution Support and Community Farmer will work indoors and outdoors. The position must be capable of moving objects and vehicles as needed. There will be exposure to Southern California outside temperatures, chemicals used in the agricultural industry, and loud noises.
     
    Essential Physical Tasks 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting and pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs., cutting and carrying
     
    Equipment Used 
    Delivery van, Kubota RTV, farm truck, hand tools (for harvest work), Post-harvest packing line, Pressure washer, Pallet jacks and carts, computer/laptop, and tablet/iPad
     
    Application Process 
    Please go to https://coastalrootsfarm.org/the-farm/#job-opportunities and click on the View and Apply for Open Positions link to apply online
     
    Coastal Roots Farm is an equal opportunity employer.
     
    City: 
    Encinitas
    State/Province: 
    California

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  • 12/21/18--15:32: Community Farmer
  • Job Description: Community Farmer
    Position:Community Farmer 
    Status:Regular, Full‐Time, Non‐Exempt 
    Hours:40 hours per week, Sunday-Thursday. Evenings, weekends, and holidays on occasion. 
    Reports to:Assistant Vegetable Production Manager
     

    Position Overview 

    The Community Farmer will support the operational teams with the cultivation, development, maintenance and follow through of projects within the following five organically maintained production areas: vegetables, food forest, vineyard, chicken runs, and composting program.
     
    About Coastal Roots Farm
    Coastal Roots Farm (CRF) is a nonprofit community farm and education center. We cultivate healthy, connected communities by integrating sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom.
     
    Since our inception in 2014, Coastal Roots Farm has provided dignified access to fresh food for those who need it most. Inspired by Jewish agricultural practices, we raise organic crops and share the harvest with our community through pay-what-you-can farm stands, donation-based Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, and direct donations to food insecure communities in North County San Diego as well as local hunger relief organizations. Through volunteering, school visits, agricultural festivals, and other community programs, we offer hands-on education and invite our neighbors to connect to the land and each other.
     
    Coastal Roots Farm is located in Encinitas, CA on approximately 20 acres of land. Our Farm consists of vegetable gardens, greenhouses, a food forest, animal pastures, compost systems, and a vineyard. Coastal Roots Farm was incubated by the Leichtag Foundation and received 501(c)(3) public charity status in 2015.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
    The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
     
    Production Areas:
    Support crop production on the farm in all land-based areas of production, including pest management, greenhouse propagation, transplanting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. 
    Support infrastructure development, irrigation, farm maintenance, cleanliness and organization, distribution efforts, occasional deliveries, and farm stand shifts. 
    Lead volunteers as needed. 
    Collect data and support organized record keeping. 
    Support resource development for department as needed. 
    Support chicken operation and chicken run upkeep and care. 
    Incorporate Jewish agricultural practices into the development and management of the departments.
     
    Education and Events:
    Assist in implementation of farm education and events.
    Host guests and lead occasional tours, highlighting our practices. 
    Provide support for Coastal Roots Farm programs and events.
     
    General Administration:
    Participate in regular staff meetings.
     
    Required Qualifications and Experiences 
    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    2 to 3 years of relevant work experience or a relevant college degree, especially within the fields of organic/ecological Agriculture focused on vegetable production, agroforestry, viticulture, and poultry operations. 
    Passion for interacting with, educating, and leading a diversity of community participants, volunteers and staff of varied ages and backgrounds. 
    Knowledge and passion for community farming, food justice, food systems development, etc. 
    Strong knowledge of agricultural equipment use and safety. 
    Cooperative, service‐oriented attitude and ability to work independently and take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion. 
    Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship development skills. 
    Ability to be open and flexible to new ways of working with diverse communities. 
    Creative skills and ability to experiment to attain new, better strategies, approaches, and solutions to challenges. 
    Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks along with an ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, team environment. 
    Strong work ethic and ability to perform strenuous physical labor in inclement weather. 
    Intermediate computer skills and some proficiency in Microsoft Office. 
    Detail oriented. 
    A valid driver’s license.
     
    Preferred Qualifications and Experience 
    Familiarity of organic certification and/or experience with ecological agriculture. 
    Food safety training. 
    Technical knowledge and familiarity with irrigation construction, troubleshooting, and repair. 
    Knowledge of species and climate specific to Southern California. 
    Knowledge of Greenhouse production systems. 
    Experience as an agricultural or environmental educator. 
    Familiarity with Jewish agricultural or arboreal concepts, texts, and traditions. 
    Project management experience. 
    Training in active listening and constructive communication techniques such as Non‐Violent Communication, meeting facilitation, etc. 
    Understanding of working within a non-profit organization. 
    Experience working within production enterprises while simultaneously hosting the public and supporters in a community farm, experiential setting.
     
    Reporting Relationship
    Reports directly to the Vegetable Production Coordinator.
     
    Compensation 
    Salary commensurate with experience. Coastal Roots Farm offers a competitive benefits package.
     
    Typical Working Conditions 
    This is an agricultural laborer position. Community Farmers will work outdoors conducting a variety of tasks, often times repetitive and under the supervision of a multitude of coordinators. There will be exposure to Southern California outside temperatures, chemicals used in the agricultural industry, and loud noises.
     
    Essential Physical Tasks 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    Continuous walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting and pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs., cutting and carrying.
     
    Equipment Used 
    Tractor, bobcat, Kubota RTV, delivery van, farm truck, hand and power tools, post-harvest packing line equipment, pressure washer, pallet jacks and carts, computer/laptop, and tablet/iPad.
     
    Application Process 
    Please visit our website, https://coastalrootsfarm.org/the-farm/#job-opportunities and click on the View and Apply for Open Positions link to apply online.
     
    Coastal Roots Farm is an equal opportunity employer.
     
    Name: 
    Encinitas

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    City: 
    Santa Cruz
    State/Province: 
    California

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  • 01/03/19--09:50: Creamery Manager
  • Seeking person to be responsible for day to day operations in our creamery. 
     
    Certified organic, 100% grass-fed a2a2 Jersey herd, selling raw and pasteurized milk, yogurt, skyr, butter, gelato and ghee. Housing provided. Experience preferred but not required. A passion for dairy processing is required, with organization skills, attention to detail and cleanliness. 
    Name: 
    Rich Larson
    Phone: 
    802-645-0865
    City: 
    Wells
    State/Province: 
    Vermont

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    Local (Santa Cruz area) organic seedling business is looking for employees who can work full time starting in late January/February. Job includes all aspects of greenhouse production, farmers markets, and deliveries. Pay starts at $15/hour. Please respond by email: gporganics@yahoo.com.

    Name: 
    Scott Bender
    Phone: 
    831-332-7337
    City: 
    Soquel
    State/Province: 
    California

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    Recruitment for an Organic Production Cooperative Extension Assistant Specialist to be headquartered at UC Santa Cruz.
     
    The CE specialist in Organic Production will focus on carrying out a collaborative, multifaceted research and outreach program with the goal of addressing challenges facing organic agricultural production systems of California, including pest and pathogen control, fertility management, weed control and efficient water use.
     
    SUBMISSION DATE: To assure full consideration, submit application materials by February 1, 2019. Those received after February 1, 2019 may be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
     
    For information regarding this position, please contact:
    University of California
    ANR Academic Human Resources
    Kim Ingram
     
    PLEASE REFER TO POSITION NUMBER AP #18-15 IN ALL CORRESPONDENCE

     

    Name: 
    Kim Ingram
    City: 
    Santa Cruz
    State/Province: 
    California

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