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Headline: Farming position at the Cloverleaf Farm

We’re hiring farmers and farm assistants at the Cloverleaf Farm for the 2019 season. Full and part-time positions available to work at an organic fruit farm. Qualified and hardworking employees will be given an opportunity to apply to advance into a management role in the following year.

Start date: March - May (flexible)

Compensation: $12-14/hr

Hourly expectations: Full and part-time positions available (20-55 hours/week)

Scheduling may vary with the season and is flexible depending on your availability.

Job responsibilities:

  • Harvesting, sorting and packing fruit

  • Annual fruit and vegetable production

  • Caring for fruit trees

  • Maintaining native-plant hedgerows

  • Delivering wholesale and CSA orders (optional)

  • Working farmers markets (optional)

  • Producing jams, fruit leathers, syrups, and salsas (optional)

Required qualifications:

  • Availability to work part to full-time March 1 - Sept 30

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01/13/19

Headline: Kitchen Assistant Position at the Cloverleaf Farm

We’re hiring a kitchen assistant! We are looking for an experienced kitchen assistant to help us streamline our on-farm kitchen operations. Working under the guidance of the kitchen manager, you will prepare a variety of value-added products made with our farm’s organic fruit culls, including jams, native plant-based syrups, sun-dried fruit leathers and savory salsas. Qualified and hardworking employees will be given an opportunity to apply to advance into a management role in September.

Start date: Between March and June

Compensation: $12-14/hr

Hourly expectations: 20-40 hours/week

The kitchen assistant position can be either a part-time (20 hours/week) or full-time position (up to 40 hours/week), and can be combined with fieldwork or marketing if desired.

Kitchen assistant responsibilities:

  • Ensuring food preparation areas are clean, hygienic and in compliance with food safety plans

  • Preparing,

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01/13/19
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Growing Opportunity: Farm Finance Expo

02/28/19, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm | Clovis, CA

One-Stop Shopping for Ag Loans and Resources for Financing Your Farm or Ranch!
The event builds on the success of our popular Farm Finance Expos held around the state. It provides an opportunity for farmers and ranchers to:
  • Meet Local Ag Lenders and Explore Financing Options
  • Take steps to Build your Farm or Ranch Business Success
  • Manage Your Farm’s Finances (Instead of Your Finances Managing You)

Event will be available in English, Hmong and Spanish and will feature two workshop tracks to cater to beginning and experienced farm businesses. Panels and workshops will include lenders, farmers and trainers who will discuss agricultural loans; Farm financial planning; demystifying debt; scaling up with confidence; purchasing and selling, and offer interactive activities.

Don’t under-invest in the future of your farm or ranch! Learn about and

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01/02/19

CA Farm Academy Training Program: Information Session

11/10/18, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Winters, CA

The CFA Beginning Farmer Training Program provides aspiring farmers a strong foundation from which to launch their agricultural careers. During the seven-month program, lessons focus on crop production, business planning, marketing, & culminate in a personal business plan or farm career plan. In addition to the classes, hands-on field experience & farm visits expose students to topics critical for a future in farming. Classes are designed to accommodate work schedules, meeting on Tuesday & Thursday in the early evenings & two Saturdays per month.

Please join us for our Information Session on November 10th to meet alumni, program staff, and learn more. Park along the solar panels and walk along the gravel road to the amphitheater.

Please visit our website for more information or to apply: https://landbasedlearning.org/farm-academy-beginning-farmer

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10/17/18

Subject: CA Farm Academy: Accepting Applications!

The California Farm Academy is accepting applications for the Apprenticeship & Training Program!

CFA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

The CFA Apprenticeship Program is a paid, full-time, two-year apprenticeship in sustainable commercial agriculture focusing on specialty crops (row crops, vineyards, orchards) in the Northern Central Valley of California. The program is a formal, state-registered apprenticeship with paid on-the-job training and supplemental coursework. It is for individuals who are passionate about farming and are looking to further their career in agriculture. Apprentices will gain hands-on training, work experience, and exposure to all aspects farming to prepare them to obtain a management position on established farms, or eventually start their own farm business.

To learn more about the Apprenticeship Program, or to apply, please visit: ... Read More

In Topics Business & Financial Planning, Beginning Farmers & Ranchers, Women in Agriculture, News & Events

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10/16/18

Headline: The California Farm Academy Apprenticeship Program is currently accepting applications

The California Farm Academy Apprenticeship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2019 season!
The Apprenticeship Program is a paid, full-time, two-year apprenticeship in sustainable commercial agriculture focusing on specialty crops (row crops, vineyards, orchards) in the Northern Central Valley of California. The program is a formal, state-registered apprenticeship with paid on-the-job training and supplemental coursework. It is for individuals who are passionate about farming and are looking to further their career in agriculture. Apprentices will gain hands-on training, work experience, and exposure to all aspects farming to prepare them to obtain a management position on established farms, or eventually start their own farm business.
To learn more about the program, or to apply, please visit our website:
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10/09/18

Headline: Wanted Spent Hens !

I buy all kinds of poultry, old layers and spent hens and other kinds of poultry past their prime. I can buy large amounts if the price is right!! Thank you.

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10/03/18

Subject: There's still time to register for the FarmLink Business Skills Camp!

Hey Folks,
Fall is in the air, so it's the perfect time to brush up on your farm business management!
California FarmLink is hosting a 4 part business skills workshop series taught by Poppy Davis and Alan Haight in October in Sacramento. We'll also be covering the latest on the implications of the new tax law on farm businesses! Don't miss this opportunity to build your business and start the next season on the right foot!

In Topics Marketing & Sales, Business & Financial Planning, Funding Opportunities, Staff, HR & Worker Safety, Insurance, Farmland Conservation, Sales & Estate Planning, Beginning Farmers & Ranchers, Women in Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, News & Events, Anything Goes

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09/25/18

FarmLink Business Skills Camp

10/24/18, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Sacramento, CA

October 3, 10, 17, & 24

3pm - 7pm

Sacramento (exact location upon registration)

$80 for all four sessions (includes dinner and resources)

Learn more and register here

This four-part series will provide you with the tools you need to evaluate the overall business health of your farm or ranch. It will equip you to take specific actions to improve your knowledge or skills in order to build a strong and resilient sustainable farm or ranch business. Those who complete all four sessions will receive a zip drive with all materials, a certificate of completion, a one-on one-session with a farm credit specialist, and an hour of one-on-one technical assistance with the instructor.

Topics include:

  • How to structure your farm and ranch business with one or more owners
  • How the 2017 Tax Act changed the tax picture for small farmers and ranchers
  • How to set
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09/07/18

FarmLink Business Skills Camp

10/17/18, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Sacramento, CA

October 3, 10, 17, & 24

3pm - 7pm

Sacramento (exact location upon registration)

$80 for all four sessions (includes dinner and resources)

Learn more and register here

This four-part series will provide you with the tools you need to evaluate the overall business health of your farm or ranch. It will equip you to take specific actions to improve your knowledge or skills in order to build a strong and resilient sustainable farm or ranch business. Those who complete all four sessions will receive a zip drive with all materials, a certificate of completion, a one-on one-session with a farm credit specialist, and an hour of one-on-one technical assistance with the instructor.

Topics include:

  • How to structure your farm and ranch business with one or more owners
  • How the 2017 Tax Act changed the tax picture for small farmers and ranchers
  • How to set
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09/07/18
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