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MEDIA RELEASE August 18, 2020 Contact(s): Sue Beckwith, Texas Center for Local Food, sueb@TexasLocalFood.org 512-496-1244 Courtney Long, program manager, ISU Extension and Outreach Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program, court7@iastate.edu, 515-460-3227 ELGIN, TEXAS – A growing number of practitioners across the US are working to create and enhance thriving, equitable local and regional food systems. These food system […]

This article in the Austin Chronicle (March 8, 2019) highlights the latest players in the burgeoning Austin consumer packaged goods (CPG) world. We want the best of these companies to locate in Elgin where we have land, farms and a strong labor force. At the Texas Center for Local Food, we’re raising funds now to […]

This article on Medium includes some good tips on planning and holding a successful public community meeting on food security. 1 – Do we really need another meeting? 2 – Curate! 3 – Comfort zone 4 – Fun.. intentionally 5 – Inspire 6 – Make space for networking and informal learning

The Texas Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Services is looking for Soil Conservationists in 27 cities across Texas. Vacancy announcement NRCS-18-0570-DE-CF, Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-05/07/09, opened September 14, 2018.  The scheduled closing date of this announcement is September 21, 2018.  Full details of the positions can be found at:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510944300. Open Positions are available in the […]

Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (TOFGA) is a statewide non-profit organization supporting farmers, ranchers, and gardeners who produce organic and sustainable food and fiber in Texas. With a focus on education and community, TOFGA promotes the many benefits of organic agriculture and encourages its use throughout Texas. Position Summary: The role of the Operations & […]

Director of Operations Organization: F2M Texas Posted by TFM Operations – Aug 09, 2018 Posted in Nonprofit Job Address: PO BOX 14984, Austin, TX, 78761 Start Date: Sep 01, 2018 Application Due Date: Sep 01, 2018 Position Details:Position Title: Director of Operations Classification: Full-time, salaried Reports to: Executive Director Position Summary: The Director of Operations oversees and completes a wide variety of […]

Farmshare is hiring! To apply, submit your resume and cover letter along with two references to info@farmshareaustin.org. ​ Click position title for a detailed description. Please include which position you are applying for in the subject line. Mobile Market Manager Expected start date: Monday, September 10 Application closes Thursday August 9 *** Mobile Market Coordinators […]

ATX Jerky is looking to fill positions at their Elgin store location and for working at farmers’ markets.  Detailed descriptions of both jobs are below.  Contact Greg at (512) 796-1210 for more information. Market Workers: Most Markets are on Saturday Mornings requiring the vendors to be set-up by 8:30am.  The markets are generally open until 1pm.  […]

Seeking Full or Part Time Farm Assistants; Individuals or couple, join our growing Certified Organic vegetable and herb farm, a data driven operation, experience preferred but not required, diverse duties; Planting, Harvesting, Sorting & Packing, Weed control, Irrigation,  open field and greenhouses maintenance, may require deliveries to San Antonio and Austin, Dorm available, reference required. […]

As a FoodCorps service member, you can help kids learn what healthy food is, fall in love with it, and eat it every day.  FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of full time paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities. Learn more at the Food Corps site.  Deadline to apply […]