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Urban Agriculture and Related Job Opportunities

Just Roots Chicago:Farm Manager, Applications due October 9th, Farm Associate, Rolling deadline

Good Food Catalyst: Good Food Catalyst Program Coordinator, Rolling deadline

Michael Fields: Agricultural Institute: Executive Director, Rolling deadline

PIRG: Food Waste Campaign Associate, Rolling deadline

Common Threads: Farm to School Chef Instructor, Rolling deadlines

Green City Market: Communications Coordinator, Rolling deadline

Common Pantry: Operations Assistant, Rolling deadline

Academy for Global Citizenship: Sustainability Coordinator, Rolling deadline

Southside Blooms: Flower Farm Manager, Environmental Educator, Rolling deadlines

Best Bees Company: Beekeeper, Rolling deadline

Evanston Grows: 2023 Garden Internship, Rolling deadline

Urban Growers Collective:  Farmers Market Sale Associate,  Fresh Moves Sales AssociateGrant Writer, Rolling deadlines

Wanda Farm: Customer Order Fulfillment, Assistant Livestock Production Manager, Farmers Market Representative, Marketing Project Manager, Rolling deadlines

Growing Home: Corporate& Relations Representative, Controller, Rolling deadlines

Angelic Organics Learning Center: Roots & Wings Lead Educator, On- Farm Educator, Rolling deadlines

Openlands:  Director of Finance and Accounting, President and CEO, Policy and Advocacy Associate, Rolling deadlines

North Lawndale Greening Committee: G2T Hub Coordinator, Rolling deadline

The Plant: Multiple positions at Bubbly Dynamics and Whiner Beer Co., Rolling deadlines

Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project: Bilingual Outreach and Intake Assistant, Community Navigator Independent Contractor (Job description in Spanish), Board of Directors, Staff Attorney, Bilingual Communications Assistant, Bilingual Intake and Administrative Assistant Rolling deadlines

40 Acres Fresh Market: Market Manager, Rolling deadline

Ongoing Job Opportunities: visit the website for ongoing opportunities

Farming Work: Farmhand 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 

Greater Chicago Food Depository: Careers

The Hatchery: Employment opportunities

Learning opportunities (internships, apprenticeships, and paid programming)

Angelic Organics Learning Center: Unpaid; Angelic Organics Learning Center Program, Rolling deadline

National opportunities

National Young Farmers Coalition: Iowa Organizer, Executive Team Manager (based out of DC), Rolling deadlines

Other opportunities (voluntary, some with gift card/stipend)

USDA: BIPOC Farmers Survey 


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