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Big River Farms, a program of The Food Group, is currently accepting applications for a new position – BRF Program Specialist! Applications due Monday July 15th. Please help us share this opportunity with your networks, and reach out to me with any questions!  

Position Summary: The BRF Program Specialist is a full time, salaried position based at our farm in Marine on St. Croix who is responsible for the oversight and management of Big River Farms’ Farmer Education Program and events, including the annual Emerging Farmers Conference. Our Farmer Education Program provides education, land access, and market opportunities for approximately 20 farm teams each year, primarily farmers of color, immigrant farmers, and others who face discrimination in farming. The 2-day Emerging Farmers Conference serves that same group of farmers, and is run by a committee of community members, organizations, and farmers. We also host two community-wide on-farm events each season. In order to succeed in this position, the BRF Program Specialist needs to be collaborative, a good communicator, well organized, strategic, detail-oriented, and have a dedication to working with communities who face discrimination in farming. This position reports to the BRF Program Manager. 

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