SOLD! THIS FARM FOUND A NEW FARMER.
Farm for sale near Bloomington/Bedford.
Details below about the farmhouse, the growing acres (already deer fenced in!), and neighbors who want to see a beginning farmer thrive on this land:
5+ acres bordered on 2 sides by small streams
1000 gallons of rainwater storage
Large well amended garden plot
Additional previously tilled areas
8 ft deer fence around 2.5 acres
The Hoosier Harvest Market, Inc is hiring a part-time Sales & Marketing Coordinator [a.k.a. “value chain professional”] to work with Hoosier Harvest Market online farmer cooperative to bring locally grown and raised foods to the Indianapolis and Southeast Indiana marketplace.
Applicant should have experience in local food marketplace and good relationship building skills. For the next two years, this position will be 12-18 hours per week at $18 per hour with the potential to expand hours and pay based on sales from the market.
The HHM is an online farmers marketplace that sells direct to consumer and to wholesale customers. Please share this brief job description with people you know seeking work in the local food supply chain, and who are self-starters and enjoy selling local food and the importance of buying local to customers. Full job description available upon request: 812-614-0752.
Nightfall Farm is hiring a part-time apprentice for the Fall, via the Savanna Institute's Agroforestry Apprentice Program. Apprentices help care for our sheep flock, meat chickens, laying hens, pigs, and turkeys on pasture. More details about the work and learning involved below:
Compensation: $10/hr plus room and board on work days.
Commitment: Part time (20 hours/week) x 10 weeks. Timing is flexible (could be two
Indiana Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general agriculture organization, is looking for a self-motivated candidate with a passion for agriculture who can provide guidance, training and direction to our county Farm Bureaus and their volunteers and assist them in better serving our rural communities. The organization is seeking a regional manager to support northwest Indiana and one who will support southwest Indiana. The selected candidate would join a team of experienced regional managers who help cultivate relationships in their local communities and statewide with elected officials, farmers and ag industry partners and they help educate consumers about general agriculture practices. Duties would include organizing and attending agriculture-related events at the local and state levels, and travel to the Indiana Statehouse and to national agricultural activities to help our members share their stories and concerns with elected officials as they push for legislation that supports and protects agriculture and rural communities in Indiana. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (Ag-specific degree preferred but not required), a minimum of three years of work experience, strong communication and organizational skills and be a self-starter. In return, Indiana Farm Bureau offers flexible hours and the opportunity to work from home, excellent medical benefits, tuition reimbursement and a generous paid vacation/sick time package. Apply today at https://infb.org/careers
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