Food System Jobs


Looking for a job in the farm and food systems movement? Looking to hire someone? Check out these job-seeking resources below. We'll be updating this page as we hear of more resources, so visit this page again.

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Good Food Jobs a job search engine designed to link people in search of meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect. Job-seekers can search using specific criteria and have job opportunities emailed to them.

COMFOODJOBS an announcement service for employment, internships, and similar opportunities across the (sustainable) food system spectrum.

Farm and Food Jobs a source for job seekers and prospective employers in agriculture and food related industries. Job seekers can receive new postings by email.

Orion Grassroots Jobsource a nation-wide network for connecting with green jobs. Including, but not limited to, farming and food-related jobs.

Green Collar Jobs Board jobs board for the Green Collar Jobs Blog, listing several green collar job-seeking resources.

USDA Jobs positions available at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

ATTRA: Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships directory of on-the-job learning opportunities in sustainable and organic agriculture for farms in the U.S. and its territories.

NYFC Jobs and Apprenticeships Message Board  an online forum for jobs and apprenticeships. The message board also allows response posts, letting you put up reviews, comments and more.

Fair Trade Jobs Board job listings posted by the Fair Trade Federation

Stockbridge School of Agriculture Career-Net an agriculture job-posting list from the UMass at Amherst, with nation-wide postings.

Sustainable Agriculture Jobs, Internships and Apprenticeships a Facebook group to post professional farm, food and food system career development opportunities

Rodale Institute's Farmer Connect a moderated classified page hosted by Facebook with agricultural job listings.

Land Jobs Stuff a Google Group bulletin board for land, jobs, and agricultural stuff.

Eager Farmer a nation-wide listing of job opportunities.  Cheap to post positions, free to apply.

North American Food Systems Network Job Listing Page NAFSN aggregates (daily) food systems related job opportunities from a dozen green job sites as well as COMFOODJOBS email list. Farm apprenticeships are not included. This will eventually become a NAFSN member-only resource, but for now it is open to anyone.

Food + Tech Jobs is a database of jobs available nationwide for tech, business, design, sales, marketing, operations and PR jobs at food companies.

Northeast Region

NEFOOD NESAWG's discussion listserv. Participants occasionally post job opportunities for food systems work in the Northeast.


State Specific

NY: Cornell Small Farms Program Bi-Monthly Newsletter an e-newsletter containing food and farm career opportunities

MA: Beginning Farmer Network of Mass a collaborative network of farmers and farm service providers that includes a free jobs and internships directory.

MA: Communities Involved in Sustainable Agriculture classified page for jobs

VT: Vermont Farm to Plate food and farm job listings from Vermont Farm to Plate, Vermont’s statewide initiative to increase economic development and jobs in the farm and food sector and improve access to healthy local food for all Vermonters.