In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust, The 6th Branch (T6B) is hosting a Chesapeake Conservation and Climate Corps member for the 2023/24 service year to serve in the role of Farm Field Manager. The application deadline is Thursday, March 9, 2023.
We operate and manage Oliver Community Farm, Johnston Square Farm & Garden, and the Montford Tree & Berry Farm in partnership with the neighborhood organizations.
This is a unique opportunity to begin building a professional network and gain valuable experience and perspective within the following issue areas in Baltimore City:
Environmental Justice / Restoration
Urban Agriculture / Food Systems
Community Organizing / Food Sovereignty
The 6th Branch is a neighborhood development organization dedicated to community revitalization in Baltimore and committed to environmental justice and food sovereignty. We operate a farming program composed of three farm sites intended to raise baseline food security levels in the communities where they are found.
Position Description: On a daily basis, the Farm Field Manager will be directly involved in every aspect of our community farming work, including:
Planting, cultivation, and harvest operations
Organize weekly Community Market events
Volunteer outreach, coordination, and management
Represent T6B to the Baltimore farming community
This is a PAID FELLOWSHIP. The CCCC member will receive a $31,200 stipend from CBT during their service year, which T6B will augment with an additional $10,200.
For more information: The application deadline is March 2023. Those interested in serving with T6B as a Chesapeake Conservation and Climate Corps member are asked to contact Farmer Liz at email@example.com to learn more.
CCCC requires participants will be age 18 to 25 at the start of the program and are citizens of the United States, permanent resident aliens, or have documentation confirming permission to work in the U.S. during the year-long term of service.
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