Job Opportunities

Matunuck Oyster Bar in South Kingstown, RI is hiring immediately for farmers market staff to sell veggies and seafood at the Hope Street Market in Providence. Looking for people with excellent customer service who are enthusiastic and friendly. Must be able to lift heavy coolers. Must be available Saturdays through October. Year round preferred. We look forward to hearing form you about this great position! Email Allegra at matunuck.farm@gmail.com

 

Pat's Pastured is hiring Farmers Market Staff: Our farm is looking for motivated and out-going folks with a passion for agriculture and food to represent Pat’s Pastured both at our home farm store, at numerous Rhode Island farmers markets, and with our wholesale customers. Starting mid-May and running through the end-October, these are seasonal retail positions. Beyond helping to share with the community our farm's pride and passion in what we grow, the work involves a unique combination of produce handling and sales, farm marketing, wholesale deliveries, and face-to-face customer service. Check out our website for more details. https://www.patspastured.com/jobs/

 

Volunteer opportunity: An educational non-profit organization from Puerto Rico called Plenitud (http://plenitudpreng.weebly.com/) has set up a new chapter in New England, hosted at Rosasharn Farm in Rehoboth MA. We teach and demonstrate and share all things organic agriculture and holistic living, community living, permaculture design, rainwater harvesting, and more. JD is looking for volunteers to grow the community and share the harvest. They need help planting veggies and tending the gardens, taking care of perennial edibles, and removing invasive species, among other things. Reach out to JD at jd@plenitudpr.org

 

Little State Flower Company in Portsmouth RI is looking for an intern this season, May thru December.. hoping to find the right person who can be trained to become a valued (& paid) long term addition to the team! Email littlestateflowerco@gmail.com for full details.

 

Evergreen Berry Farm is a small PYO berry farm in Watertown CT growing predominantly blueberries as well as other cane fruit. We are a CT NOFA Pledge Farm and have also started to incorporate some biodynamic principles into our farming practices. We are currently hiring our summer 2017 crew, including register staff, field hands, and harvesters. Picking season varies but typically begins late June/early July and runs through August, tapering into September. Contact thefarmer@evergreenberryfarm.com.

 

Educational Offerings

Check in with the events schedule at NOFA/RI on their website!

The Eastern Mass CRAFT tour schedule is on located here: https://easternmasscraft.wordpress.com/craft-visits/

 

 

Are you looking for farmland?

YFN is collaborating with partners throughout RI to help connect farm-seekers with landowners leasing or selling their land. Our project partners include Southside Community Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy of Rhode Island, RI Department of Environmental Management, RI Land Trust Council, Northern RI Conservation District, and Land For Good.

Please help us help you by filling out this form to be added to our database of farm seekers. We will be in touch with you to move forward!

Local Opportunities

2 acres to plant 934-1832. This announcement was found posted in the North Scituate area.

 

Rehoboth Land: about two acres of beautiful, fertile, silty bottom land available for cultivation by lease (flexible for barter). This land has been lovingly cultivated, tended and amended for over 8 years (prior to that it was hay); organic soil amendments, compost, cover crops and rotational plantings, some no-till and some shallow-till.  Organically managed but not certified. Some areas have permaculture buffers. Supported a 60+ member CSA. Must remain chemical free.  Please contact Anne Petersen, rosasharnfarm@gmail.com

 

 

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