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This part-time, full benefits position supports the vision of Otsego County agriculture, which is to maintain, grow, and initiate new agricultural concepts, practices, and opportunities that are achievable; and to help strengthen existing and new farming operations in order to preserve and nurture the viable farming sector of the County, today and in the future. The position is also an opportunity to serve farmers at the ground level. The person who is hired will use their experience in farming, to build connections with farm and non-farm partners. These partnerships at all levels are key to helping Otsego County farmers adapt to changing circumstances and create a resilient and sustainable food industry. The position works from our Cooperstown office. Please visit https://tinyurl.com/CCE-AIS to read the full job description and to apply.
Applications are open for a part-time, full benefits position that serves as the Farm-to-School (FTS) Coordinator for the Local Foods – Healthy Schools pilot program to increase the volume and variety of NYS farm products procured by five participating schools/districts for inclusion in school meals programs. The FTS Coordinator will collaborate with the Capital Region BOCES and the following component school districts over a two-year period that include Duanesburg Central School, Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School, Middleburgh Central School, Schoharie Central School, and Sharon Springs Central School. The position utilizes an established Plan of Work that focuses within the framework of the ‘Three Cs’ of FTS programs: cafeteria, classroom, and community, that collectively seek to ensure program ownership and sustainability by key stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated candidate to implement (and potentially expand) an important initiative that benefits students and local agriculture. The position works from the Cobleskill office. Please visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/FTSposition for the full job description and to apply.
Last updated December 27, 2021