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Student-Run Farmers Markets are up and running just in time for Spring!   From now until the week of May 18th, please stop by a Student-Run Farmers Market to purchase some fresh, local produce. Produce is grown at each school site and on our downtown farm. Students at each of our partner schools are responsible […]

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The Teaching Farm Fellow supports Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) staff between Summer 2017 and Summer 2018 in one of several roles at the organization. Each role supports our work and furthers our mission. You can learn more about our work at www.jvtf.org.   About Jones Valley Teaching Farm Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) is […]

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Jones Valley Teaching Farm Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant   Jones Valley Teaching Farm   Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in Birmingham, Alabama. We design innovative, hands-on food education programs that improve student learning and increase student access to healthy food. Through our urban teaching farms and partnerships with schools, more than […]

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This spring, support our students by visiting one of our five student-run farmers markets! Students will be selling fruits and vegetables grown on our teaching farms, as well as berries from a local farm.

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Jones Valley Teaching Farm Urban Farm Assistant Field Manager   Position Description   The Assistant Field Manager is responsible for supporting the Field Manager in performing and coordinating the day-to-day farm operations on our 3-acre urban teaching farm in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The Assistant Field Manager’s focus is on and in the field—performing many farm […]

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Jones Valley Teaching Farm Woodlawn High School Urban Farm Manager   Position Description   The Woodlawn High School (WHS) Urban Farm Manager leads all aspects of production on the WHS Urban Farm campus. The Urban Farm Manager will collaborate with the Farm Director and the WHS Program Director to launch an innovative program that supports […]

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October is National Farm to School Month and at Jones Valley Teaching Farm, students experience Farm to School every day in our Farm Labs located at our partner schools in Birmingham, Alabama.   In our Farm Labs, every season involves pulling out the old and planting the new – with students. Good School Food (GSF) Instructors work […]

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We are looking for our third class of teaching farm fellows! Click here to watch and listen to a current fellow’s story. Job Description We’re seeking highly motivated, talented individuals to collaborate with our staff to support the following: Good School Food.  GSF is a suite of programs with the centerpiece being a Farm Lab, which […]

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After a cold, frosty winter, it’s finally time to start planting for the spring! That means two big things for the farm: preparing beds in the field, and transplanting seedlings from the greenhouse to the field. Here’s a quick how-to guide for welcoming the springtime at the farm: 1. Start seedlings in the greenhouse. Start […]