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Interns will be responsible for assisting and mostly running our small family farm. Although we are quite diversified in our endeavors, we focus in two main areas – raw dairy with our Jersey cows and our organic outdoor hemp operation. Interns will have an opportunity to do everything they feel comfortable participating in – including seasonal butchering of our chickens. Because of the dairy, butter-making is also a weekly duty on the farm that interns will learn. Interns should be quick learners with great attention to detail and consider themselves to be trustworthy managers as well so as to operate...

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The Apprentice will be responsible for managing vegetable production and everything that comes with it. The main farmers will be a resource, especially in the beginning of the season, to teach the apprentice how the farm operates on the day to day. We expect the apprentice to be a quick learner and manager who can graduate to running the basic operations alone once empowered with the initial, in-depth training. Apprentices should expect to work 40hours a week. Responsibilities include: Watering Planting and reseeding Organic Weeding and Pest Control Harvesting and Packaging for market and CSA Running the farmers market -...

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Job Description: The Farm Crew Members will participate in many aspects of the daily farm operations including, but not limited to the following: seed starting, transplanting, irrigation, weeding, greenhouse management (pruning/trellising, bed prep), harvesting, post harvest handling, record keeping, CSA distribution and market setup and sales. We are looking for two full-time (40 hours/week) Farm Crew Members during the 2019 growing season (May-October). This is an entry level position.

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"Internship positions at Aspen Moon Farm are meant for those wishing to pursue a career in farming. Previous farm experience is preferred. Those interested in hobby gardening will not fit this position. This is serious work and demands a person who is strong in physical body, mind, and spirit. Physical demands are high and involve long hours of work in all kinds of weather including rain, snow, wind, and dry heat; sometimes with prevalent mosquitoes too. Good communication skills, ability to work well with lots of different types of people, and the ability to take good care of yourself are...

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This is a great opportunity for interns interested in learning how to successfully cultivate industrial hemp, tend to a vineyard and grow legumes, vegetables and flowers. We are looking for 3-4 interns passionate and eager to learn, grow and contribute. We are open to season-long (March to end of October) agreements for the right individuals. When reaching out to us, please include a detailed description of your farming and cultivation experience.

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Interns work five days a week from sunrise until around 3:30 or when the work is done. All interns live on the farm in our hand crafted straw bale homes and eat food from the farm. We have a highly diversified operation and all interns are exposed to all aspects of the farm. Interns have the opportunity to do everything from harvesting bananas to feeding and caring for pigs and from butchering birds and curing meats to rendering lard and making fermented salsas.

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"Our internship is an incredibly rewarding, remarkable experience. The job is a physically and mentally demanding, outdoor job. Physical labor comprises most of the daily farm work, which includes seeding, watering, planting and weeding, prepping beds, digging trenches, and moving soil, just to name a few tasks. Interns work 5 days a week, from sunrise to mid-afternoon, or about 8 hours per workday. In the high heat of the summer, "siesta hours" are in effect, and interns may work from sunrise until noon, and then again from 4-7pm. Work hours vary depending on weather, heat, and circumstance. Interns must be...

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"The Garden Interns participate in all activities of the garden as needed.This includes soil preparation, planting, watering, weeding fertilizing,planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage,maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. There also exist opportunities operate a skid steer, participate in construction projects, and dabble in flower arranging. At times, the Intern may be called upon to work in/on the campus landscape. In addition, interns may be given responsibility over a specific project or ongoing task. Duration and dates are flexible. 10-20 week durations at 40+ hours a week from...

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"We are a small family farm seeking the help of a few hard working interns that have a serious interest in learning how to grow quality organic food. We need a solid commitment from May 1st until November 1st. We have tried shorter stays, but they do not work for our family or farm. In exchange for your commitment and hard work you will receive the hands on experience needed in growing food organically as well running a small organic farm. We grow a large assortment of vegetable row crops including numerous varieties of heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, beets, sweet onions,...

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"Will assist with website development and maintenance, marketing, and contact with clients"

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"The apprentice will work and learn during the intense time of the year (March-November), and so will need to come prepared to work hard and see the immediate and rewarding results of their efforts. Although the apprentice will get to know Becca and spend time learning from her, the bulk of apprentice learning will occur while working with Dan and Tarryn. This eight-month apprenticeship has been offered through an ongoing partnership between James Ranch Artisan Cheese and the Quivira Coalition New Agrarian Program since 2010. </br></br> The apprentice will receive hands-on experience in dairy management and cheesemaking, as well as...

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"Start your career in Regenerative Ranching on the vast shortgrass prairie of eastern Colorado. Round River Resource Management has an opening for an 8-month apprenticeship at the 50,000 acre Brett Gray Ranch in Rush, CO.<br><br> Apprentices are responsible for:<br><br> 1. Working effectively within a team of mentors and fellow apprentices in accomplishing each day's goals. Regular tasks include checking herd health, fence and water, moving cattle on ATV according to the grazing plan, tagging calves, maintaining infrastructure and processing cattle in the chute. Almost all work is done outdoors in all kinds of weather. We do not use horses. <br><br>...

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"Arrowpoint has hosted interns, several of whom remain in the central Colorado ranching community, and are excited to offer this opportunity to a New Agrarian Apprentice. This opportunity is best suited to someone who has a basic knowledge of ranching and wishes to learn, improve, and specialize their skill set. Please read the full description of the apprenticeship at quiviracoalition.org/arrowpoint-cattle and apply online at quiviracoalition.org/newagrarian/apply We are looking for an intern with a positive attitude and a great work ethic who wants to learn while doing about grass-fed beef by: irrigating, building electrical fences, selecting breeding stock, moving and selecting...

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This a well-rounded learning opportunity; working cattle, planned grazing in different environments, stockmanship, horsemanship and educating guests that visit Badger Creek Ranch in the summer, to name a few. The apprentice will be focused on caring for livestock, including the cattle that are grazed there in the summer, along with chickens, pigs, and horses. Badger Creek welcomes up to six guests at a time, and focuses on incorporating grassfed beef and other ranch products into family-style meals, opening conversations with guests about regenerative agriculture, and hosting soil health workshops to help teach other landowners and ranchers about erosion control techniques....

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"Indian Ridge Farm raises 3,000 pastured chickens, 150 turkeys and has a flock of more than 300 layer hens. The farm also has its own poultry processing plant.<br><br> Daily responsibilities include brooder care; pasture management, including rotational grazing of livestock; feeding and watering livestock; collecting, cleaning, sorting and boxing eggs; composting; weekly butchering of poultry; maintaining material and equipment; recordkeeping; computer skills.<br><br> Compensation includes room and board and a stipend.<br><br> Indian Ridge Farm is a proud participant in the Quivira Coalition's New Agrarian Program. Please go to Quivira Coalition's website (http://www.quiviracoalition.org/apprenticeships) for more information and apply online at quiviracoalition.org/newagrarian/apply. We...

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"Our internship is a hands on learning experience, working along with us everyday as we care for the farm, teaching you as we go through the season. With over 30 years of farming experience, our extensive library, and fellow farmers in the area, there is a wealth of information available. "

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"Jodar Farms is currently looking to add 1-2 people to work through the Summer, Fall and have Winter work as well. The farm is looking to bring on folks who are excited to learn about livestock raising and move into management positions. Part/Time- Full/Time shifts available. Farmers market shifts will also be available for proper candidate. On farm housing is possible for the right candidate after trial work period complete. We are looking for a hard working individual who is not afraid to get dirty working with chickens and pigs. Ideal candidate will need to have an open schedule (weekend...

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"Participate in every aspect of a very diversified farm operation, milking cows, raising animals, plants and mushrooms, irrigating and harvesting hay. "

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"Organic Farm Boulder County Colorado. Start-up laying hen operation using mobile coops in rotation on pasture. Seeking energetic person for summer, possibly extending, to work on a wide variety of tasks, 1. care feeding of chicks, closing coops at night and opening in morning 2. set-up of monitoring equipment - temperature, solar lighting, camera, 3. coordinate and assist building contractors, 4. operation, maintenance of irrigation pivot, 5. food safety procedures, state egg regulations, 6. field work, 7. set-up of feed and watering methods. Opportunity to work and learn with experienced owner on business model, start-up, Walt Pounds Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltpounds Walt...

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"Full time work and learning experience offers exposure to field and orchard work, sorting, packing and marketing at farmers' markets, buying clubs, CSAs and wholesale. Full year position (orchard renewal, pruning and all facets of orchard management) available after successful completion of harvest."

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"Sorting and packing fruit for our different marketing channels is straight forward work with manageable complexity. Packing shed functions are as critical for the success of the farm as those of the orchard and for marketing. Experience field, shed and marketing, gain competence and understanding of each phase, integrate the work of the whole farm as you acquire management experience. The harvest, packing and marketing season is an intense period of 2-3 months. Balance of the year is primarily field and orchard work. "

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"We are looking for 1 person to join us as an intern/apprentice starting August 1st and stay on for at least 4 months or longer. You will receive clear, written and oral on your responsibilities as a member of the farm team, and a member of the community during training. You will have regular performance reviews, and we reserve the right to shorten the duration of your visit if your work or participation in the community does not meet our standards. During the growing season, we expect 7 hours of work 6 days a week, as well as a few...

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"Interns at Indian Ridge will acquire the skills and knowledge needed for, but not limited to, livestock management, composting, poultry processing, food preparation and preservation, farmers markets and marketing. The interns will be involved primarily with Pastured Poultry and work closely with the farmers, Tony and Barclay. Farm work can be both incredibly demanding and gratifying at the same time. Anyone who has a serious interest in agriculture and the physical ability work long hours will be considered. Please consider this commitment before applying. The intern will work 40 hours/week and have two days off per week."

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"Apply now, three positions available with start dates from March-May. The farm would like some candidates to oversee certain aspects of the farm: CSA apprentice, farmer's market/retail apprentice, and a culinary/restaurant/wholesale apprentice. Experience in these areas would be highly beneficial. The 2018 spring to fall season will utilize 3 high tunnels, a dome, and a wallipini along with outdoor crops. We will be harvesting for mainly wholesale style distribution to restaurants mostly in Telluride, along with farmers' markets (2, friday and saturday) and a typical summer CSA. Interns will find themselves involved in all aspects of the farm and are...

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"Frugalbundance Farm - homesteading, goats, poultry, garden, natural building, off grid solar, tiny houses, permaculture - is seeking the right person or couple to come live - preferably long term - in a beautiful, professionally built, well insulated, off-grid tiny house on wheels with large storage shed/studio and garden space (if wanted), on a 48 acre parcel 2 miles from Paonia center. Use of the fully furnished home and shed are offered in barter for help with milking and walking dairy goats and taking care of poultry the equivalent of two days/week worth of chores. That comes out to something...

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"Chimney Rock Farms Growers Program combines classroom, online, and hands-on instruction in a one-of-a-kind setting beneath the Chimney Rock National Monument located in southwest Colorado where pre-Puebloan Native Americans first transitioned from hunter gathering to farming. Chimney Rock Farms is a living laboratory dedicated to the research and development of sustainable farming methods with a emphasis on regenerative techniques such as no-till planting, soil remediation using compost teas, hemp, aquaponics and livestock integration. "

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"The Internships & Apprenticeships are in 6-week intervals. Interns work 10 hours per week, Apprentices 20 hours. Must be 16 years old and have transportation to farm. More descriptions here https://www.northfieldfarm.org/work-with-us "

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"Interns will be expected to work 25hours per week. Work activities will include all aspects of running a homestead. This will include orchard maintenance, caring for market gardens, picking and packing fruit and veggies, tending sheep and chickens. Other tasks of running a farmstead a such as farm maintenance, fencing and building may be included as the need arises. "

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"Are you fascinated by soil-building, plant propagation, and edible, perennial trees, shrubs, and vines? Do you have some prior knowledge/background in agriculture/horticulture, and you're looking for hands-on professional experience to take your career to the next level? Do you want to learn what it takes to run a nursery business and manage a forest garden? Do you love the outdoors and relish the idea of physical labor with a positive purpose? Can you imagine living eight months on a peaceful mountainside where your electricity is powered by the sun, your drinking water comes from a mountain spring, and wild turkeys...

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"We expect 20 hrs./week for housing, most of your food, and internet. Some weeks will be under 20 hrs, and some will be over. Any week under 20 hrs round up and cover that week's room and board, and any week over 20 hrs will pay $10/hr, with raises depending on skill and efficiency. We also know several farms around the valley that need work as well if more hours are desired. We are only looking for highly motivated and driven individuals who are willing to commit at least 6 months, with the total work season at 8 months. Year-round...

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"Work is Monday-Friday 6-6 on harvest days, and 7-5 on non-harvest days. We harvest for restaurants Tuesdays and Fridays for day of deliveries, and Friday for Saturday morning market as well. Interns will have a paid lunch break, and access to all produce grown on the farm. "

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"Our goal is to provide interns/apprentices with a fun, educational experience . We want everyone to leave with a love for farming and the tools necessary to pursue a career of nurturing the land. You will work as part of a team as we share ideas, perfect our existing techniques and develop new ones. You will participate in everything necessary to grow and market vegetables and specialty seeds. "

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"The San Juan Ranch is a certified organic, grass-based cattle ranch located in the San Luis Valley of Colorado offering a professional training opportunity for aspiring agrarians committed to a life and career at the intersection of conservation and sustainable agriculture. This eight-month apprenticeship has been offered through an ongoing partnership between the San Juan Ranch and the Quivira Coalition New Agrarian Program since 2009. As of the spring of 2017, we will have successfully trained and graduated ten apprentices and two foreman-in-training. </br></br> The apprentice will receive hands-on experience with a cow-calf and grass-finishing operation, including Holistic Management, low-stress...

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Position Description:
A lovely space in a small, beautiful community is opening for a self-starting, committed and passionate individual. The opportunity to live in an expensive, cool city for very low rent means you can have time and space to develop your own interests without the pressure of full-time work. Built-in community with fun, liberal-minded, active people. Must provide references, and there is a 60-day probationary period. One year commitment minimum, with the opportunity for a long-term arrangement.

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"Spend your summer working outside in the Rockies! We are looking for Land Crew Members to help us maintain our 600 acre retreat center located at 8,000 feet. This summer we will be: Working on our 7-mile perimeter trail; Landscaping with native and eco-appropriate plants; Working in our organic vegetable garden and geodesic dome greenhouse; Performing fire mitigation around our buildings and in our forest."

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We are looking for two interns with experience in growing food and a strong passion for contributing to natural healthy living.

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"Interns will be involved in every aspect of the ranch operation. Depending on the season activities include; irrigating, fixing fence, rotating pastures using electric fence, haying, moving cattle, moving and tending horses and mules, riding and packing horses, driving a truck and trailer, driving tractor, feeding cattle and horses, tending a flock of chickens, tending a garden, tending a small orchard, tending a compost pile, using a chainsaw to thin forest and harvest firewood, other land stewardship activities. This internship opportunity is for a single intern, or a couple. From mid-August thru mid-November an intern is needed who wants to...

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"Our interns learn hands on, working with us learning as we go about growing and caring for a wide variety of crops. We share with you our 30+ years of experience, our library of information, plus we also are able to network with other farms for farm tours and additional learning opportunities. "

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"POSITION: AmeriCorps School Garden Coordinator. LOCATION: Mancos, Dolores, and Cortez, CO. ORGANIZATION: Montezuma School to Farm Project (MSTFP). HOW TO APPLY: This position is filled through an AmeriCorps partnership between MSTFP and La Puente Home, Inc. Members will be hired through La Puente, and will serve with MSTFP. Please submit a resume and three references to Amy Scavezze at volunteers.lapuente@gmail.com. Please call or email with any questions, (719) 588-5753. "

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"Summary of Job Duties:&#8203; Responsible for management of Rio Grande Farm Park (RGFP) land, a 38-acre property owned by the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition and managed by the RGFP. Job activities include: cropland oversight, trails and wetland management and maintenance, engagement with park users from the community, management of the farmer incubator program, assisting incubator farmers when necessary and addressing the immediate and long-term needs concerning the land."

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"We currently have 2 positions available through the Valley Educational Gardens Initiative (VEGI), which operates through La Puente Home, a non-profit organization in the San Luis Valley of southcentral Colorado that offers homeless intervention and community education services in the local community. VEGI works to educate youth about food production and balanced nutrition, which yielding nutrient-dense produce to benefit the community. We are seeking: a VEGI Summer Intern and a Garden Coordinator/Educator to begin this fall. Please see details here and get back to us with questions or if you are interested in applying for either position! <br><br> Summer Intern:...

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"Job Description: We are constructing a 1,300 square foot greenhouse, 2 - 2,400 square foot high tunnels covering raised beds, and 2,000 square feet of outside raised beds on a 2.5 acre piece of land adjacent to schools, bike path, and a community field. Located at 10,000 ft above sea level in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, the Cloud City Farm will be the first of its kind. Summer temperatures in Leadville range from 30° - 80°, an occasional snow fall is possible. Crops will be sold directly to the public through a CSA program and local farmer's market....

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"We grow a wide variety of vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. We need help irrigating, planting, weeding and harvesting. We sell to restaurants and wholesalers. We also have a weekly local pick up and delivery. We own 10 acres and grow on approximately 3 acres. We need people who are enthusiastic about working hard and living a farming lifestyle. We work very hard to take care of our land, crops, animals and family. Western Colorado is arid and often hot during the growing season so being able to work in heat and have a good attitude about it is a...

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"Job Title: 2017 CRMS Garden Assistant<br> Job responsibilities: The Garden Assistant participates in all non-administrative activities of the garden as needed. This includes soil preparation, planting, mulching, protecting crops with covers, watering, weeding, fertilizing, planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage, maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. The Assistant plays a large role in the yearly plant sale (a Saturday and Sunday in May), that will impart a different skill set; knowledge of perennials and annuals, marketing, sales, and customer relations. There is also the opportunity for the Assistant...

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"At Red Wagon, we hire people and pay them on an hourly basis rather than offering internships. We have a number of entry-level and management positions; please visit our website for a full description of each available job and instructions on applying. <br><br> Lean on the job. We grow 100 different vegetable crops. We pay $10 per hour and expect our crew to put in 45 hours a week"

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"Specifically, Kate needs someone to milk the goats every evening. We will also need a house-sitter to take care of the house and all of the farm duties when we go out of town at the end of September, at the end of October, and potentially for a few short camping trips. While we are in town, work on the goat farm is part-time. There is the possibility for some paid labor if you're interested in helping Eric build the house."

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"Work You Will Become familiar with the following by assisting Ranch Manager on each task: <br /><br /> o Pasture & Irrigation management: Ensure pasture health and production, through cover cropping, irrigation, livestock grazing and rotation o Learn Managing and caring livestock: We have 45 cows, 3 horses, 40+ chickens & 60+ sheep o Help maintain ranch infrastructure o Assist with Guest Ranch part of business Help with Garden and Orchard Attend Farmer's Markets "

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"Interns will be doing a wide range of tasks and involved in all parts of growing food. From planting, weeding, harvesting to working on farm projects such as fencing and building. Cut flower production and arranging. Also raising and caring for chickens. Possible building projects and farm maintenance. Direct sales at farmers markets and through the CSA. "

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Interns will have the opportunity to learn and participate in all aspects of the ranch operations and enterprise development, and will hopefully develop an appreciation for conservation and sustainable ranch management practices. Learning opportunities include but are not limited to: First Year: - grazing planning and management; - Stockmanship, livestock handling and animal health and nutrition - rangeland monitoring - general maintenance of equipment and facilities - enterprise budgeting,planning and development Second Year: - Whole Ranch Planning - Advanced education through Ranching for Profit or Holistic Management International - Independently Developed Enterprise Modeling

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"The farmstead gardener at Smith Fork Ranch will report directly to the General Manager and work closely with both the Ranch Foreman and Executive Chef. This position consists of two different but related aspects of the Smith Fork Ranch experience. The cultivated grounds within the ranch compound and the farmstead garden are of equal importance to the guest experience. This position will be responsible for assigning tasks (such as mowing, weed removal, etc.) to the outdoor guides during the guest season. The management of our 1/3 acre farmstead garden and greenhouse before and during season to ensure our kitchen team...

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"Seed to Seed Internship: 6-month internship from May 16 to November 18 with 2 weeks off for personal time. The Seed to Seed Intern will focus on all aspects of seed growing operations and help with market farming operations at Laughing Wolf Farm starting with preparing and planting fields to developing a seed workshop, to seed harvesting and processing. Seed research includes ongoing adaptation for drought resiliency of traditional crops, market crops, and grains. This is an intensive and comprehensive immersion and education in farming, and dedication to the full season is required. Work schedule is based on a 30-40...

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"Our internship program, formerly run by our non-profit Wahatoya Community Initiatives, encompasses the whole food lifecycle from farm to table. Interns learn all aspects of farming from farm and garden design, soiling building, seeding, sheet mulching, green house management, low tunnel hoops, to harvest, vegetable prep for market and our cafe, seed saving and food preservation. Interns also make value added farm products such as jam, pickles, sauerkraut, bread, cookies, teas; etc. for sale at our cafe and the farmer?s market. Interns also set-up and sell at our local farmer?s market. We call our project""love in action? as we work...

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"Currently the primary operation on the farm is the micro-dairy and raw milk herd share program. We are looking for 1-2 apprentices for the coming season who would like to pursue the path of small dairy and biodynamic/organic farming. The apprenticeship offers a hands-on full immersion into the daily rhythm and practical art of dairy farming. This includes basic animal husbandry, daily milking chores, hygiene and quality control practices for raw milk production, grazing management, manure management and compost making, natural and holistic health care for livestock, breeding, and calf care. There will also be some opportunity to work with...

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"We are looking for 2 interns for our 2016 Season, interested in learning about running a 22 acre organic farm, while delivering produce to an over 1,000 member CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). We are a local food hub involved in community engagement, providing our members with educational activities, farm events and tours, and farm dinners. We are a growing CSA and we need people who are dedicated to local, fresh produce and sustainability to join our team!"