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Opportunity Gardens – April Showers Bring…

A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves. – Marcel Proust Well, there was most certainly a change in the weather {last} Thursday. The forecast called for severe thunderstorms, and severe thunderstorms came.  Parts of … Continue reading

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Opportunity Gardens: The Best Laid Plans

The best laid plans of mice and men… So, what I’ve learned so far in my experience with planning and planting my first garden bed is that there is a lot of planning. But, as I have also come to … Continue reading

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Opportunity Gardens: And What An Opportunity!

Tell us your experience with gardening. This was the hardest question to answer when I interviewed with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture not much more than a year ago. It hadn’t dawned on me that it would be important … Continue reading

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Employment Opportunities with Green Bean Delivery Service

It has been brought to our attention that a fun fresh produce delivery service is hiring in both Indianapolis and St. Louis.  Check it out! Indianapolis St. Louis

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The Dirt – February

We just sent off the February edition of The Dirt, our quarterly newsletter we provide to our Opportunity Gardeners, but those of you in the know can access it two weeks early! Check it out, read it online, download it, … Continue reading

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Summer Employment with Happy Hollow Farm

Our friends at Happy Hollow Farm are looking to hire one or two full-time summer seasonal (probably 2-3 months, summer break) employees for the upcoming 2014 season. Specific details about working at HHF and an application can be found on … Continue reading

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Free-Range Chicken Internship Opportunity

Country Neighbors Farm 202 S. Cleveland Fayette, MO 65248 Contact: Laura B. Korte Phone: [Home] 660-248-2730 Email: countrynieghbors@hotmail.com General Description: We are fourth generation family farmers specializing in free range poultry and grass fed meats. We use holistic management and … Continue reading

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Full-time Edible Landscaping Position

Edible Landscaping Manager The position is full time. The Edible Landscaping Manager works with CCUA’s clients to design and implement projects at their home or business. Projects include: raised-bed gardens, tilling, fruit trees/bushes, rain barrels, rain gardens, native plants, and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Agriculture Projects seek AmeriCorps VISTAs for 2014

WANTED AMERICORPS VISTA MEMBERS FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PROJECTS The Missouri River Communities Network is recruiting three AmeriCorps VISTA members to assist with building the capacity of the local foods production, education and distribution networks in Central Missouri.This is the third … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Row at the Urban Farm as a Holiday Gift

Howdy Friends!  November is almost halfway over, which means whether you want to or not, you’ll have to start thinking about gift ideas for the holiday season. Our Planting for the Pantry philanthropic initiative is a great option for those … Continue reading

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