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Urban Agriculture and Related Job Opportunities

Advocates for Urban Agriculture: Development Steward 

The Talking Farm: Seasonal Seasonal Production Intern, and Educator and Program Coordinator

Gary Comer Youth Center: Comer Crops urban agriculture internship program

National Young Farmers Coalition: Land Organizing Director, Pennsylvania Organizer, and New Mexico Organizer 

Southside Blooms: Youth Farm/Florist Operations Assistant, Community Organizer, and Delivery Drivers

Bike a Bee: Unpaid Apprenticeship 

Vivant Gardening:  Garden Assistant, and Seasonal Internships

Harris Family Foundation: Garden Production & Program Assistant 

Chicago Urban Lights Farm: Director 

Chicago Specialty Gardens – Seasonal Landscape Technician

North America Traditional Indigenous Food Systems- IFL Assistant Market Manager

Field Museum: Environmental Social Scientist

Urban Growers Collective: 2022 Youth Program Instructor, Grower in Training, Youth Program Coordinator, and  more

After School Matters- Gardeneers Program Manager

Growing Home: Employment Training Program

Community Food Navigator: Seed Starter

Star Farm: Chicago Market and Programming Associate

Chicago Botanical Garden: Associate Vice President of Community Engagement

Black Farmer Fund: Farm Visit Coordinator, Business Support Lead, and more

The Organic Gardener: Garden Educator 

Opportunities for Youth/Young Adults

College of DuPage: Laboratory Assistant I, Sustainable Urban Agriculture


The Bay Area Farmer to Farmer Training (BAFFT) 


The Black Abolitionist Solidarity Economy (BASE) Fellowship

Additional Chicago Area Job Opportunities

Windy City Harvest via Chicago Botanical Garden: Employment Opportunities

The Urban Canopy: Careers

Urban Grower’s Collective: Employment Opportunities 

Land Connection: Employment opportunities 

Friends of the forest preserve: Full time and seasonal opportunities 

Forest Preserves of Cook County: Employment opportunities 

Savana Institute: Employment Opportunities 


Additional Resources for Urban and/or Sustainable Agriculture Opportunities in the Midwest & Nationally