*Michigan Organic Listserve: News

*MOFFA Requesting Proposals for Mobile Food Processing Unit*


MOFFA is requesting proposals for individuals, organizations, or groups to
use the MOFFA Mobile Food Processing Unit for organic processing that
includes education, outreach, and community development efforts that promote
local and organic food.

The trailer was built in 2000 with funding from the USDA North Central SARE
Program. Its 22ft long and equipped with a convention oven, an 8 burner
propane range and commercial exhaust hood fan, a commercail freezer, and
on-demand water heater, a triple stainless steel sink for dishes, and a
single sink for washing vegetables. It also has stainless steel counter
tops, several electrical outlets, and hookups for water supply hose, propane
taken, and a 34 gal water holding tank. Towing requires a least a 1 ton
vehicle with a hitch.

Proposals must be submitted to the MOFFA Board no later than *March 1, 2010*.
Final decision on all proposals received by the deadline will be made at the
MOFFA Board meetings in March and April, 2010.

For more information on proposal requirements visit under the announcement tab.

*Seeking Experience Farmer for Thornapple CSA*


An experience farmer(s) is needed to work with a successful 2nd year CSA
with a planned projected membership of 50 shares for the 2010 season. The
CSA is lead by a core group of dedicated members. The organic farm is
located in Charlotte, MI and includes a 30x100ft Hoophouse and 1  acre of
land. Irrigation is available.

Ideas and plans to move the CSA forward are wanted. This job requires
someone with people skills and farm skills.

If interested please submit your resume and cover letter by December 1, 2010
to *[log in to unmask]*

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