5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049 Google Map 610-391-9583 ext. 16


Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm! We are currently hiring for a part-time Development Director

The Development Director is instrumental in securing the resources to support The Seed Farm's annual budget, from a variety of existing and potential funding sources. This individual will be responsible for communicating our mission and work online, in person, and in print materials. 

The successful candidate will have a background working in nonprofit fundraising and development and will have excellent communication skills. This is an exciting position for the right person, as it presents the opportunity to build upon our existing resources and enable The Seed Farm to enter into a new phase of growth. S/he must be relationship-oriented, motivated, and passionate about ensuring the future of sustainable agriculture. 

The Development Director works under the supervision of the Executive Director. The position is part-time currently, with the potential to grow to a full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and implementing a long-term fundraising strategy;
  • Cultivating relationships with new and existing donors;
  • Researching potential income sources, including foundation, corporate, and major donor prospects;
  • Grant research and writing;
  • Planning and managing fundraising events;
  • Tracking progress of grant projects and other development activities;
  • Coordinating online giving activities and strategy;
  • Organizing volunteers to carry out fundraising campaigns and events;
  • Communicating with various stakeholders, including donors and sponsors, program participants and alumni, volunteers, and the surrounding community.

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We are currently accepting applications for Graphic Design, Development, and Sustainable Agriculture Interns.

Development Intern

Our Development Intern will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director to plan/coordinate events, research potential funders, and communicate with the community at large. This internship will give the intern valuable, real-world experience in the nuts and bolts of nonprofit work.

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Graphic Design Intern

Our Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director with promotional materials to increase community awareness of the organization and other projects related to marketing at The Seed Farm. Tasks could include designing materials for upcoming events and farm programs, designing a new website for the organization, or other tasks as needed and/or projects that align with intern skills.

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Sustainable Agriculture Intern

Our Sustainable Ag Intern will be supervised by the Program Director at our farm site in Emmaus, and s/he will work alongside our farm staff and apprentices. This internship will provide experience in farm work (including general field work, farm upkeep, and record keeping for field crops and produce sales) and class/event preparation, as well as coordinating and facilitating group visits to the farm.

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Other Opportunities

If you would like to be involved with our organization in a volunteer capacity, please visit our Volunteer page for more information.

Farm-to-Table DinnerOctober 6th, 2016

Our 6th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016.   Dinner will be prepared by Chef Jon Middleton and Chef Lee Chizmar of Bolete Restaurant, assisted by a team of

Auction PreviewSeptember 22nd, 2016

Get ready to win some great, unique items while supporting The Seed Farm and new farmers! Here are some of the items that will be up for bid at our Farm to Table Dinner on October 9th: Live Auction I

PartnersSeptember 8th, 2016

Lehigh County's dedication to farmland preservation allowed the land that The Seed Farm and its Steward Farms occupy to remain farmland. Lehigh County also supports The Seed Farm through donated

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Farm Address:
5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

Mailing Address:
Lehigh County Ag Center 4184 Dorney Park Road Suite107 Allentown, PA, 18104

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