New York – The Center for Discovery hiring Multiple Positions

Multiple Locations, New York

The Center for Discovery is a residential facility for people with developmental disabilities, nestled in the foothills of the Catskills. Life at TCFD is centered around our Thanksgiving Farm and our Food is Medicine philosophy. For more information about what we do, please visit: www.thecenterfordiscovery.org

Vegetable Farmer

A Full-time, year-round vegetable farmer position growing certified organic/biodynamic vegetables in the southern Catskills of New York. Thanksgiving Farm is owned and operated by the Center for Discovery, a large non-profit organization, which is also the farm’s principal customer. We also run a 300 member CSA. Field production on 18 acres, 8 high tunnels for season extension and three heated greenhouses for winter greens production. Competitive salary and benefits. Eligibility for on-farm housing. 3-5 years’ experience in managing diversified, mechanized field vegetable production preferred. Conversational Spanish a plus. This is a long-term career opportunity for the right person.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Harris, NY 12742

Required experience:

  • farming: 3 years

Required language:

  • Spanish

To apply please email your resume with “Vegetable Farmer” in the subject line to swallcarty@tcfd.org

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Cheesemaker Wanted for New Goat Dairy

Ready to make amazing cheese? Fantastic full time, year round opportunity for an experienced cheesemaker to join our team at Thanksgiving Farm at The Center for Discovery in Sullivan County, New York. We are a certified organic and Demeter certified biodynamic farm in the foothills of the Catskills.

The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of cheese making and be responsible for our entire goat dairy program. Looking for someone with great energy and enthusiasm for making high quality products. We provide all of the infrastructure – you just make fabulous cheese!

Housing will be provided. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 401K, onsite gym, and many more.

Qualifications

  • Cheese making experience
  • Knowledge of equipment, safety and handling procedures, as well as finishing including ageing.
  • Experience with animal husbandry especially with goats
  • Works well autonomously as well as within a team environment.
  • Experience with product development a plus
  • Flexibility
  • Great attitude

Responsibilities

  • Goat management in conjunction with our livestock team
  • Handling and milking of livestock
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all equipment.
  • Proper holding and storage of milk for cheese.
  • Help create and follow all cheese recipes.
  • Product safety and following HACCP style food safety program.
  • Production quality from beginning through packaging and delivery.
  • Follow state and federal cheese making regulations.
  • Light office work.
  • Some teaching and interaction with individuals with special needs (experience not required).

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Harris, NY

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Cheese Making: 1 year

To apply please email your resume with “Cheesemaker” in the subject line to swallcarty@tcfd.org

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Registered Dietician

A fantastic opportunity for a Registered Dietitian who is interested in working within our “Food is Medicine” model. Located on a certified organic and biodynamic farm, The Center for Discovery is home to a food program that focuses on providing optimal nutrition to individuals with developmental disabilities. Work with chefs, farmers, and other clinicians to maximize the therapeutic use of whole foods.

Requirements:

  • Must be a registered dietitian with at least 2 years clinical experience.
  • Knowledge/expertise in autism a plus
  • Research background/interest also helpful

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Monticello, NY 12701

Required experience:

  • Registered Dietitian: 2 years

To apply please email your resume with “Dietitian” in the subject line to swallcarty@tcfd.org

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Wolf Meadow Farm hiring Apprentices

Amesbury, Massachusetts

Wolf Meadow Farm is a small artisan cheesemaking creamery in Amesbury, MA. All of our milk comes from local, grass-based ladies who give us some of the best milk for cheesemaking. Our concept is “Import the Cheesemaker, not the Cheese.”

We are looking for two passionate, hard working apprentices to join our team ASAP.
Experience in cheese making preferred, but not required. Those without any related experience will only be considered if they can demonstrate a real passion and willingness to work.

Cheese Apprenticeship Details/Requirements:

Candidates that are interested in this position must be passionate about cheesemaking and eager to learn all aspects of the trade. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cheese making, equipment maintenance, cleaning and sanitizing and more. Must have the ability to stand long hours. We are looking for people who have previous experience in the food industry, specifically with sanitation and cleanliness. Great people skills is also a must! We are a small crew here at Wolf Meadow Farm and are looking to add someone who fits perfectly within our passionate cheesemaking culture!

Compensation: We will provide a stipend starting at $1000/month.

Length of commitment: We look for a minimum of a 6 month commitment.

Apply via this Craigslist post: https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/fbh/5112868285.html

Wolf Meadow Farm hiring Market Staffers

Amesbury, Massachusetts

Wolf Meadow Farm is a small artisan cheesemaking creamery in Amesbury, MA. All of our milk comes from local, grass-based ladies who give us some of the best milk for cheesemaking. Our concept is “Import the Cheesemaker, not the Cheese.”

Wolf Meadow Farm is looking to add passionate cheese lovers to our growing team! We produce high quality mozzarella and other Italian cheeses in Amesbury, MA. All of our cheeses are made by hand in small batches using time-honored methods passed down from generations of Italian Cheesemakers. We are opening a space in the Boston Public Market at the end of July and are looking to staff that space with people who love food (and cheese!) and are passionate about working hard with great people.
We are seeking several motivated, hard working people who share this vision to join our team!

Requirements:
Applicant must be passionate about local foods and sustainable agriculture; enjoy eating and preparing cheese; be friendly, well-spoken and enjoy talking to customers; be well organized, willing to WORK ON WEEKENDS and long hours. Previous experience in sales, farmers markets, fast paced environments, and/or food businesses a plus, but not a requirement. Daily tasks will include, but are not limited to – Educating customers on all things related to Wolf Meadow Farm cheeses, selling, wrapping and taking payment for cheese products, preparing panini’s, cleaning and prep work, opening and closing register, standing long hours, and more.

For more information on the farm, check out our website http://www.wolfmeadowfarm.com and our Facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/wolfmeadowfarm

Two Shifts available:
Wednesday – Sunday (Closed Mon/Tue)
7am-2pm
or
1pm-9pm

 

Apply via this Craigslist posting: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/fbh/5112813465.html