The Midwest Food Connection is seeking a half-time teacher to present lessons on healthful foods, cooking, and gardening in Twin Cities elementary classrooms.

Start-date: September

Salary: 15,500-17,500 for 10 months, 20 hours a week

Benefits: health, dental, retirement, vacation, and flexible hours

Primary Duties

  • Learn to use an established curriculum
  • Teach an assigned number of classes each week as guest speaker
  • Ensure all necessary teaching materials are prepared for classes
  • Maintain existing teacher contacts in Twin City area schools
  • Collaborate with teaching team to improve and revise curriculum


  • Teaching experience with elementary or middle school-aged children
  • Professional appearance with ability to project friendly, outgoing image
  • Experience with growing and preparation of healthful foods
  • Ability to provide transportation to and from schools, stores, and meetings
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work out of home office
  • Knowledge of global culinary traditions (preferred)
  • Teaching license (preferred) 

For more information about the Midwest Food Connection

Please send resume and cover letter, by mail or e-mail, by August 20th:

[email protected]//
P.O. Box 18749/Mpls., MN 55418