AFT’s California Farms for a New Generation (FNG) Outreach Specialist leads the implementation of the California Farms for a New Generation Program and other intersectional programs which provide training, resources, and support services to improve farm viability among historically underserved and marginalized farming communities in California.
As an integral part of the AFT Programs team, the California Farms for a New Generation Outreach Specialist works with farmers, ranchers, and community partners to conduct outreach, deliver educational programming, provide one-on-one support services, and develop new resources, trainings, and online tools to support historically underserved and marginalized farmers and address social, economic, and environmental challenges. The position will work with other AFT regional and national staff to address collective issues related to AFT’s mission in saving the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting environmentally sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land. In California, the Farms for a New Generation program has most prominently though not exclusively focused efforts on addressing farm viability, regenerative agriculture, and land access issues with Latinx and Southeast Asian farmers in the San Joaquin Valley, Central Coast, and Southern California.
Fully remote. Must speak English and Spanish, as well as be passionate about regenerative agriculture and keeping farmers on the land that sustains us. Learn more and apply today.