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Apprentices should expect to work hard in rustic conditions... you will learn to butcher, make cheese, raise livestock, build things by hand, live simply in a semi remote setting, plus much much more. Only a few miles from the beach and excellent fishing opportunities

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We are looking for individuals who have a great work ethic, an eagerness to learn any new skill presented and master them. A great fit will be a person who is adventurous and not afraid to get hot, sweaty and dirty at times while working hard.

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Working on our small-scale vegetable farm will teach you much of what you need to know about starting your own small-scale commercial farming enterprise. We will cover crop planning, soil health, garden management, cover crops and other soil enhancement techniques, crop rotation, succession planting, crop selection, marketing, harvest, weed control and how to keep moose out of your gardens. Our operation would be especially pertinent to those wishing to farm in cooler zones using high tunnels and hoop houses.

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Our interns play a key role in day to day farm maintenance of plants, animals and equipment. You will participate directly in weekly meetings in which we set goals and plan. In addition to learning about how our business is structured from the inside, you will have the chance to build skills marketing, working with a team, and growing healthy plants, animals, and soils. Activities for interns include: Starting plants from seed for the high tunnel, outdoor fields, and indoor aquaponics greenhouse; maintaining and innovating the aquaponics system; regular weeding and harvesting; farm-related construction activities and land clearing; animal feeding,...

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INTERNSHIP OBJECTIVE: This internship provides an opportunity to gain exposure to the skills, and expertise needed to operate an organic farm. E-Verify: NOLS Participates in E-Verify Thank you for your interest in NOLS. Please consider providing some optional, anonymous information by visiting this link.

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You will be expected to work alongside Beth and Kurt with varying hours. You can expect days off but not alway in a row. We are flexible with crew when time requests have been made in advance.

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We are seeking one or two energetic, organized, team-oriented Farm workers to help run our vegetable production operations. Wage is based on previous experience and on-farm housing is available. Farm worker participates in all aspects of growing and marketing vegetables at Birch Creek Ranch. He/she may work directly with the Owner /Farm manager, often independently and sometimes lead a small crew of short term workers or volunteers. This is a paid position and a great experience for those wanting to pursue a future in CSA/market vegetable operations. One full season position available April 1 to September 31. One partial season...

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At Synergy Gardens we farm from 8-6 PM with 1/2 hour lunches and two breaks per day. An Internship is 40 hours per week, great learning opportunities, a book study of The Market Gardener by Jean Martin Fortier, a great extensive reference library available, a Farm Share, a monthly stipend and use of a bicycle as needed. One three day weekend off can be arranged. Opportunities to assist at the Homer Farmers Market are built in, as well as touring and helping at other area organic farms for learning experiences. To apply, send resume to loriarteacher@gmail.com and 3 current references.

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Calypso's Farmer Training Program is an intensive experiential education program focused on providing the skills, inspiration and experience necessary for participants to embark on starting their own small farm with confidence. A small group (3-8 people) of aspiring farmers participate in the program each year - allowing for a high level of personalized attention. We are accepting applications for the 2019 season now! LEARN MORE: For a full program description & application instructions, visit our website: http://www.calypsofarm.org/farmertrainingprogram/

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Off Grid -Human Powered- Nutrient Dense- Small Scale- Beyond Organic Farm and Homestead. Seeking motivated individuals passionate about growing and putting up food, learning new skills, working hard. After reading all of this, if you are seriously interested, email us for more information.

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ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER - Produce Production: - Assist the Production Manager to oversee a mixed crew of interns, volunteers, and practicum students to carry out all aspects of farm production, from seed to sale. - Assist the Production Manager to manage the fields with ecologically high standards and ensure the quality of the products. - Communicate with the Production Manager regarding availability and progression of crops each week. - Help to maintain records of farm production including but not limited to planting and harvest dates, amounts harvested, and products sold. - Help to maintain and/ or communicate with the farm...

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Twitter Creek Gardens has one Field Assistant position available for the 2018 season. Field Assistants play a key role in production and overall functions of the farm. We emphasize efficiency, time management, enthusiasm, dedication and clear communication to ensure a positive working environment in conjunction with high productivity. Applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in the farming industry are encouraged to apply. Strong work ethic, good problem solving skills, willingness to take initiative, an open mind and patience are requirements. Field Assistants will be exposed to many learning opportunities, as well as held responsible to the high standards...

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Three days a week will be spent on Goosefoot Farm and 2 days a week on Cripple Creek Organics. This is a great opportunity to gain experience on two different farms. Though we are similar in our growing philosophies, we are also very different farms. You will have the opportunity to learn 2 different ways of operating a small farm and small farm business which will serve to deepen your knowledge of farming and diversify your perspectives. We will try to adhere to a 5 day a week, 8 hour work day, though weather and conditions may dictate longer days...

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Learn the basics of farming as a sustainable fruit and vegetable cultivation, growing and marketing.

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Farragut Farm is one of the most remote and isolated commercial farms in the country. We are located off of any road systems, and we are completely off the grid. Working on our farm is a unique opportunity to experience the the beauty of life in wild Alaska. Our preference is to employ a couple, but we will consider independent and self-reliant individuals. Our farm is in a VERY remote location, so you must be comfortable with being far away from other people for long stretches of time to seriously consider this opportunity. Generally, we travel to Petersburg to sell...

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Due to a death in the family, I have changed my strategy for hiring this season. I was previously planning to draw on local part-time help. (In 2016, I did hire full time via an ATTRA listing.) Now I am faced with a trip for a memorial service in late July or early August. I am looking for someone who is interested in diversified and organic farming. The person would have an opportunity to learn a great deal, including milking and the day-to-day care of a few cows to all aspects of vegetable production, particularly harvest and sales. The most...

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The intern will work directly with me on all aspects of running the farm. This will include a diverse array of projects and tasks. The internship will be 4 days a week, 7.5 hr days, with some flexibility on days and times. A couple may be a possibility. Please e-mail jonkee718@hotmail.com with an introduction, resume (doesn't need to be formal), and two references.

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Help manage an off grid farm and dairy which operates year round.

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Summer/seasonal crew needed on an oyster farm. Hardworking and reliable. Activities include, washing, sorting, tumbling, counting oysters, working the lines, harvesting/clearing kelp, assembling gear, repairing equipment, running hydraulics and skiffs (DOE). Dates Now through September. Work Conditions The schedule for this position is dependent on weather and conditions (non-scheduled, but generally M-F); 30-40 hours per week; weekend and evening work may be required with possible 10 hour days each week between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Position includes outside work, inclement weather, rough water, noise, odors, repetitive movements of hands, finger manipulations, long periods of sitting, squatting, walking, climbing in...

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Calypso's Field Trip Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing Field Trips at Calypso Farm. The Field Trip season runs from mid-April, through September. Public school classes, private schools, preschools, day care centers, summer programs, local organizations, home school groups and independent family groups come out to Calypso for field trips each season. Each Field Trip lasts about 2 hours, however there are some shorter and longer based on the specific interests of the group. Field Trip groups are broken into smaller groups (~6-8 children per group). Each group moves around the farm and surrounding forest exploring and doing activities...

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