We invite you to post and search for business opportunities, employment opportunities, items for sale, items for trade/barter, wanted, apprenticeship opportunities and other. Please note: Land and farms for sale and lease, as well as farm employment opportunities are now being listed through the Vermont Agriculture Land Access Database.
Please scroll down to see all listings. To submit a classified, please use our online classified form. If your item does not fall into one of these categories, please list it under "other."
This classified section is intended to encourage farmer-to-farmer connections and promote the wise use of resources. No endorsement of any item(s) listed is intended, nor can we guarantee the validity of any ad appearing here. All exchanges are solely the responsibility of the parties involved. Please be aware that the Internal Revenue Service has determined that the fair market value of goods and services received in exchange for goods or services you provide must be included in income in the year received. All ads are reviewed prior to posting.
Employmenthttps://farm.recruiterbox.com Posted Feb. 2, 2013.
Assistant Grower. Stearns Farm CSA, located on 5 acres of sandy bottom-land in Framingham, MA, is a 160 member CSA now in its 22nd season. We are seeking two assistant growers to help with all aspects of farm operations. Location: Framingham, MA Type: Temporary, Seasonal, Full-Time position, averaging 40 hours per week for thirty-one weeks. Compensation: Starting at $440 per week and based on experience; workers’ compensation; 5 paid days off per season; produce from the farm; participation in Eastern Massachusetts Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) workshops. The candidate must: have a strong work ethic, be able to communicate clearly, have a sense of humor, and enjoy working with a diverse group of people. A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift 50 pounds is required. This is a temporary, seasonal, full-time position, averaging 40 hours per week for thirty-one weeks, starting in April and ending in early November. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter. Contact: Susan Peters, Farm Manager Email: email@example.com. Posted Jan. 28, 2013.
Webmaster's note: Farm internship opportunities will be listed through NOFA-VT's Apprentice and Willing Worker Website (below), rather than as individual farm listings here.
NOFA Vermont’s Apprentice and Willing Worker Website Do you want to work on a farm? The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont offers a recently-updated online matchmaking service for farms and apprentices. Create an account at http://nofavt.org/programs/apprentice-willing-worker/ to begin. Both farmers looking for help and apprentices or workers looking for farms can create their own profiles, search listings, and get the contact information they need to find the right match. We recommend that farmers and workers meet in person to discuss their goals and expectations for the season before making final decisions.
The UVM Farmer Training Program is a 6-month intensive program (May -October, 2013) for aspiring farmers and food systems advocates that provides a hands-on, skill-based education in sustainable agriculture. This full-time program offers participants the unique opportunity to manage their own growing site, take classes from professors and expert farmers, and rotate as workers and learners on successful, diverse farms in the Burlington area. This program will provide an intense, supportive experience where participants leave with a Certificate in Sustainable Farming, a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and the entrepreneurial skills to start their own operation. The program is designed for aspiring farmers and those interested in sustainable, local food systems. Applications are due on or before 11/18/1. For more information and to apply, visit http://learn.uvm.edu/sustainability/farmer-training/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vermont Agricultural Mediation Program (VTAMP) provides free mediation services to the agricultural community in Vermont. Due to the recent flooding, farms may have insurance claim issues, USDA program compliance issues, or other financial issues. VTAMP can help farms resolve these and other agricultural issues without a fee. For more information look at our website atwww.vtamp.org. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (802) 583-1100 email@example.com. VTAMP is a non-profit organization certified by the Vermont Department of Agriculture and the USDA.
Northern Vermont Farm-Sitting Network: Come join our free network to exchange farm-sitting with other small farms in northern VT. Each member earns farm-sitting points by sitting for a neighboring farm. These can be used to "pay" other members for farm-sitting. Help your neighbors and they will help you in return. For more information and to join, please visit: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/farm-sit.
Trade and Barter
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