Posted by Willy Franzen on April 20, 2014. Jobs updated daily.
I kind of think of Easter as a spring version of Thanksgiving. Though one holiday is religious and the other isn’t, they both have similar themes and, in my family at least, similar celebrations. Thanksgiving is about celebrating the season past, while Easter is about being hopeful for the coming season. Both have significant agricultural undertones, and that’s why I think we should take a look at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture today. They are a Pocantico Hills, NY based non-profit that is not only hopeful for the coming growing season but also for the future of agriculture. That’s why they “are working to improve the way America eats and farms.”
A few years ago my parents took me to dinner at Blue Hill at Stone Barns. It’s a restaurant located at the Stone Barns Center that “highlights the abundant resources of the Hudson Valley.” They served us an amazing meal, and we really got to appreciate what the Stone Barns Center was all about. Since reservations can be hard to get, take a look at this video to get an idea for yourself:
If you’d like to work “to create a healthy and sustainable food system that benefits us all,” check out the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Careers page. Right now they’re looking for a Part-time Public Programs Assistant, a Farm Camp Instructor, and a Farm Store and Visitor Center Associate. There are also Farm Apprenticeships available.
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