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During the Fall and Winter season we do a large amount of harvesting with smaller amounts of planting and field maintenance (field clean up, weeding, tractor cultivation, caterpillar tunnel set up and break down, etc.), and farmer's market sales. General hours are 7am-5/5:30pm Monday through Friday with a 1 hr 15 minute lunch break. Saturday farmer's market hours are 5:30am-2pm. Sundays are off. We will rotate who works the farmer's markets, so Saturday may be an off day for 1- 2 people each week. Every Monday morning we meet to go over the plan for the week and to discuss...

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There are many tasks throughout the growing season, including field prep, composting, irrigation, planting, weeding, harvesting, packing produce, as well as tree planting, orchard work, with the possibility of moving cows and pastures, helping in hay-making, and all manner of jobs associated with small scale farming. We are looking for two apprentices to work with our family and crew. The apprentices are expected to work 5 days a week, Monday – Friday, an average of 8-10 hours a day, and be responsible for irrigation and farm chores one weekend a month.

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Interns will help with all aspects of fruit production. Major tasks include, but are not limited to: pruning trees, thinning peach and apricot buds, and harvesting fruit. Fruit harvest also includes sorting and field packing of the fruit. Working farmer's markets is optional. Numerous and various other small tasks get interspersed as needed throughout the season.

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The internship is from April thru September but we will consider shorter stays. Work will include duties in the greenhouse and field, including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, and processing/washing produce for sale. We will be working in all weather, which will vary greatly over the course of the season. We are also hiring for one assistant manager position for which the applicant must have prior experience working on vegetable farms. The right applicant has experience in wholesale and retail produce standards, is self motivated, pays attention to detail, has good time management, is a proficient record keeper, and has a...

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We are looking for two energetic, motivated interns to join our farm team for the season. Working alongside us, you'll experience most aspects of running a small farm including seeding and propagation, transplanting, cultivation, weeding, harvest, post-harvest handling, and produce deliveries. Interns seriously considering entering a farming career and may have the opportunity to learn some of the other aspects of farm-business management by helping with administrative tasks such as managing orders/ communicating with chefs, staffing our market booth, and record-keeping. Interns will work 5 days per week, with two full days off in a row each week (schedule may...

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"Rebuild shop. Plowing, seeding, truck driving, combine, baling swathing, fencing, branding, moving cattle to summer pasture and back, calving starts about the 1st of March. Stacking hay with tractor. Canoeing, hiking, riding for the neighbors and our outfit. The Rodeo is the third Saturday of July. WE can teach you to weld. we have gates that need built. "

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" Two intern positions are for the full season, mid April thru mid October. One position is from June thru September, but is flexible to accommodate school scheduling. Work will include duties in the greenhouse and field, including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, and processing/washing produce for sale. We will be working in all weather, which will vary greatly over the course of the season. We are also hiring for one assistant manager position for which the applicant must have 2-3 years prior experience working on vegetable farms. The right applicant has experience in wholesale and retail produce standards, is self...

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" This is a hands on, learn it all as if you want to pursue a career in farming position. Must have ability to handle the physical aspects of the task and the desire to learn all aspects of organic vegetable, seed and herb farming. Ending date is mid November. Interns are expected to participate in all aspects of the farm. We strive to talk about everything we are doing. Hopefully, no "Why" goes unanswered. Equipment use and maintenance, season extensions, tools, materials, cover-cropping, pollination, inter-planting, rotation, insect control, planting, weeding, marketing, variety descriptions are only some of the subjects...

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We're hiring 2 full time farm hands starting mid-April to May 1st thru November 3rd. http://www.harlequinorganicproduce.com/job-opportunities.html

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"We offer internships in both our dairy and creamery, this listing is pertaining to the dairy internship but feel free to contact us if you are interested in the creamery internship. The dairy internship focuses on learning the skills required to work at a sheep dairy, this includes milking, lambing, chores and other farm tasks."

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"Interns work five days a week, Monday - Friday. They are involved in all facets of our farm, from working in our greenhouse to transplanting to harvesting. Interns can also deliver produce to local stores and restaurants and, if interested, can be the contact person for a restaurant account. If you are thinking about farming as a life, you will get a taste of that life with us. Our farm and home become intertwined during the season. The work days are shorter in the spring, get longer in mid summer and then shrink again. Interns live in cabins on our...

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"<br>Successful applicants will gain experience in practical methods and economic realities of organic vegetable production that support a small family farm. Early season work includes greenhouse maintenance, transplant production, weeding, seeding, and limited harvesting. Some fencing and ongoing farm maintenance will be done. Summer brings three days of harvest and three days of field work, plus farmers market sales and CSA/Restaurant delivery. The harvest continues through the fall, and then we clean up. Irrigation is often, drip and overhead. Five days per week, around 40 hours in the spring and late fall. Twelve weeks of 45-50 hours/weekly during the heat...

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"Two Bear Farm is a popular and well respected farm in Whitefish, Montana that focuses on producing high quality, nutrient dense vegetables accompanied by good customer service. We pride ourselves in investing in systems and machinery that improve the soil, while making the growing of food efficient and productive. We are looking for highly motivated people with a passion for local and organic production to work as part of our team. We have tried to mechanize much of the back breaking labor on the farm, so primarily what we look for are fast-paced workers with attention to detail and a...

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"This is a paid apprentice position to help complete the operational work of the farm. Daily tasks can include cattle management utilizing a Management Intensive Grazing (MIG) approach, weeding, planting, harvest, and processing of crops, irrigation, and repairs and maintenance. Depending on apprentice skills and interest, other work could include building projects, website and social media engagement, other marketing and customer relations, etc. Recognizing the value of integrated systems and cooperative organizational models, interested and appropriate candidates could also have the opportunity for partnership/ownership through, for example, a "stacked enterprise", crop or profit sharing etc."

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"We are seeking a full time (we farm winters, too) farmer to join our worker cooperative. This member would be brought on as an acting member of the worker coop, with the 2019 season (April-January) being a trial period. At the end of the season we will meet as a group to decide if this is a good fit for long term membership on the farm. This member would be involved in all areas of farm production, including tractor work, planting, harvesting, wash/pack, weeding and hand tool cultivation, construction projects, farmers markets, CSA distribution, and irrigation. One of the things...

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"The apprentice position itself will provide many learning opportunities about the day-to-day ranch requirements to build and maintain a ranch. <br><br> Management personnel recently attended Ranching for Profit, a weeklong business training course centered on ranch management and are working to build successful steps of this curriculum into the ranch. The apprentice will be expected to participate in this learning experience as we build a more resilient business. <br><br> Seasonal Work <br> January - March: Livestock feeding, equipment maintenance, livestock monitoring, WOTB meetings, Ranching for Profit program implementation, prep for shearing, lambing, calving. <br> April - May: Shearing, calving, lambing,...

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"There are two categories of apprentice opportunities for the 2019 season. <br><br> Category I - New Agrarian Opportunity, 2 positions, one season. This apprenticeship is a professional development immersion opportunity for someone ready to learn more about organic dryland agriculture. Apprentices must finish out the end of the season, with longer-term commitments into next year preferred. This opportunity is coordinated with the Quivira Coalition's New Agrarian Program positions. All application information is posted at: http://quiviracoalition.org/vilicus-farms <br> An in-depth description of this apprenticeship is posted at: http://quiviracoalition.org/vilicus-farms/ <br> Please apply online for the 8-month apprenticeship at: https://quiviracoalition.org/newagrarian/apply/ <br><br> Category II -...

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"This is an 8-month apprenticeship from March through October. There is a little flexibility here and the exact start/finish dates can be discussed. We generally start our days at 8:00 AM and finish around 6:00 PM, with time for a lunch break in the middle of the day. We figure that we expect employees to work an average of 9 hours per day and about 5 - days per week. However this certainly varies from day to day and activity to activity. For example cattle drives may start very early, and calving season and haying season require longer days and...

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"We offer a great educational opportunity for someone who wants an intense hands-on learning experience. We have interns help with all aspects of farming; greenhouse planting, outside transplanting, weeding, tractor work, harvesting, animal husbandry, marketing, and more. We ask that interns work 4-5 days a week, and one weekend a month. We offer room and board with a stipend of $200-400/week DOE. We also provide one big meal a day during work days, and produce from the garden. Our farm welcomes all people of all backgrounds. This is a safe space. "

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"We hire two-to-three interns each season who start mid-April to the beginning of May and stay through the end of October. Our interns are asked to work 40 hours a week. We are apt to change our work schedule throughout the season to meet the farm's changing needs, but it will always follow one of three basic outlines: 10 hours a day for 4 days a week, Monday-Thursday; 9 hours a day for 4 days a week, Monday through Thursday, and a 4 hour workday on Friday mornings; or 9 hours per day Sunday-Thursday, with a 4 hour work day...

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"Employees will work side-by-side with us starting plants, transplanting, weeding, setting up and record keeping of field trials, harvesting vegetables, processing a value added product, selling at farmers markets, managing irrigation and harvesting, threshing and winnowing seeds and preparing biennial seed crops for long term storage. Employees will be expected to work efficiently and independently once they understand what is expected. Farming is physical work and you can expect repetitive movements and being outside in a variety of weather conditions. Please note that farming is not a clock in and out business; there will be times when we need to...

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"20+ New positions posted this month! <br><br> Spend your summer outdoors, get your hands dirty, and experience the tough and rewarding work of farming or ranching in Montana. Amid the breathtaking views and endless wilderness recreation, Montana boasts an incredible range of agriculture. On Farm Link Montana, you can find jobs producing wheat and pulses, organic vegetables, cattle, dairy, hops and more. <br><br> The site features a map displaying farms and ranches with open positions, which are searchable by type of production. Read information about each operation and fill out one common application form to apply for all the jobs...

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"A few notes: 1) We do have an indoor shower but we try hard to use it sparingly, only for short showers and only two or three times a week per Volunteer, 2) our accommodations are small campers which are almost always shared (2 to 4 volunteers per camper), or hammock spots, 3) we work hard and try to work efficiently ??"" even if it’s only for 30 hours a week (it can be exhausting for those days we work! ((I am, ahem, a micromanager and task-master when it comes to farm and construction work. I also get a bit...

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"The apprentice position itself will provide many learning opportunities about the day-to-day ranch requirements to build and maintain a ranch. <br> Management personnel recently attended Ranching for Profit, a weeklong business training course centered on ranch management and are working to build successful steps of this curriculum into the ranch. The apprentice will be expected to participate in this learning experience as we build a more resilient business. <br><br> Seasonal Work <br> January ? March: Livestock feeding, equipment maintenance, livestock monitoring, WOTB meetings, Ranching for Profit program implementation, prep for shearing, lambing, calving. <br> April -May: Shearing, calving, lambing, fence...

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"The family management team/staff consists of Leo, 63; wife Darla; Chris, 62; and Eric 36. Despite the miles of fence, it is not a full-time job. Typically, the process is, someone will check one or more pastures ahead of livestock moves to repair holes that will provide immediate escape, open gates, snow load damage, wildlife issues, or just lack of maintenance. During these fence checks long-term fence plans should be developed and issues noted that will be addressed later in the year by a two-person crew and extensive amounts of equipment. Additional responsibilities when doing fence checks is the visual...

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"Harvest Manager: Responsibilities include crop monitoring, estimating yields, order management, quality control. Will be working closely with the Western Montana Growers Coop system.Participates all other areas of the operation including planting, seeding, cultivating, trellising, weeding, growing, eating, and working at farmers market. Part Time Harvesters: Responsibilities include harvesting, cooling, cleaning, and packing produce. When there is time, harvesters participate in other aspects of the farm operation such as planting, trellising, and weeding. If you have questions about these positions, please get in touch. We seek to provide a work experience that is demanding without being grueling. For full time employees,...

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"This internship is designed for individuals wanting to start a dairy career. This can either be working for another dairy or starting your own dairy. By the end of the 1 year apprenticeship you would have the skills to do necessary tasks as a milker, farmhand, or the base knowledge for having your own dairy. The information outlined on this site are the essentials, if you are interested, please contact us to receive our application along with detailed information about this internship."

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"Learn and assist with livestock management. Learn and assist with irrigation. Learn and assist with haying operations. Participate in general farm duties such as fencing, and operating farm equipment during hay production and storage. "

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"Take It or Leave It is seeking a Food Truck manager for the 2018 season. Individual will manage the weekly prep and service operations of the food truck. Food truck is in operation 3 days per week in Northwest Montana, primarily in Missoula, with approximately 2 days of preparation weekly. Some gigs are weekly service at bars/distilleries that do not otherwise serve food, some are contracted events with businesses or individuals. Manager responsibilities WILL include: Travel for business needs including picking up supplies. Haul trailer using a provided vehicle and park in sometimes unwieldy locations. Operate truck during business hours....

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" LXF is seeking 4 individuals- one livestock manager, one garden manager, one butcher's apprentice, and one general intern. More details for each of these positions are available upon request. General expectations beyond those implicit in each of these positions are as follows. Generally speaking, we work as a team at LXF, with each person on the crew responsible for managing a different corner of the farm's operations. Tasks include animal feeding and care, garden maintenance and veggie processing, packing and marketing of our products, hay production, irrigation, and harvest. Additionally, group meals (1-2/day will be prepared by all of...

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Position Description:
"Opportunity to run your own Market Garden and CSA business on an established farm with an excellent reputation and great access to local markets. Learn or Add to you knowledge and grow alongside an experienced farmer, instruction, introductions, advice and most infrastructure included, such as wells, irrigation, fencing, tractor, tools, processing building, market supplies and other resources. "

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"This internship will last approximately 3 months. The successful applicant may be given the opportunity to return to the internship next summer. The position will work with local Montana farmers markets and small producers to promote SNAP incentives, collect survey data, and conduct outreach activities at local key markets. "

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"40 hours a week, Monday through Friday starting at 6:30 a.m. Breaks for food and rest will occur as needed. Responsibilities will be wide ranging and often include the need for self-motivation and time management. We will of course lay things out step by step in the beginning, but as time goes by we hope that you will begin to figure things out and need less direction from us. Starting in July you will be given the opportunity to go to the Tuesday afternoon farmers market. This market runs into late September and is a great way to learn the...

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"Twodot Land & Livestock (TDLL) is seeking a seasonal Ranch Hand from April to December, with possible opportunities for year round employment. TDLL is a 12,000 acre, holistically managed working cattle ranch located 10 miles south of Harlowton, MT. The Ranch Hand would work directly with a team of two managers, and receive hands-on experience with a holistically managed cow-calf and grass finishing operation, including Holistic Planned Grazing, low-stress livestock handling, herding, and biological monitoring. Responsibilities would include: fencing (temp electric, building permanent electric, fixing existing fences), moving cattle every 1-3 days through intensive rotational grazing system, monitoring cattle health...

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"The intern will be sowing, tending and harvesting organically grown vegetables, berries and cut flowers; tilling soil, spreading compost, weeding, and irrigating; as well as participating in pest control and prevention using organic practices. Also, the intern will assist in preparation of produce for sale and the conditioning of cut flowers. "

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"Interns will be expected to help in the day-to-day tasks of growing vegetables and raising livestock. It will include planting, transplanting, watering, weeding, and harvesting vegetables. The animals will need daily care such as food and water, and moving onto fresh pasture. There may also be general maintenance and/or repair tasks associated with working on a farm. There will also be opportunities to help out with the grain and seed trials and the field crops."

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"Keewaydin Ranch is seeking an intern for the summer of 2016 to assist in the management of an intensive grazing program and range/soils conservation projects. The ranch, located six miles north of Big Timber, has been practicing holistic management for over fifteen years and has been using management intensive grazing practices for the last ten years. Responsibilities of the intern would include frequent cattle movement, fence construction and repair (permanent and temporary electric), flood irrigation, range monitoring, and occasional work with the family owned retail tree nursery and landscaping business. The ranch is implementing a new range monitoring system and...

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"Intern will learn about running a u-pick operation and fruit/vegetable CSA. Intern will become knowledgable about varieties of strawberries and raspberries as well as other fruit. Intern will have opportunities to work with local restaurants and various farmer's markets. Intern will help with organic weed and pest control, water management and orchard practices. Intern will also have the opportunity to help instruct classes held on the farm. Finally, there are abundant opportunities surrounding tree grafting, seed saving, hugelkulture and climate battery green houses. "

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"We are looking for dedicated individuals who would like to help us kid goats, feed mamas, feed babies, possibly milk goats. Later in the year, help with planting and crop work. Full time employment in the vegetable season is also available. We are looking for an intern, and/or full time employee who lives in the area. If interested in internship we have a bedroom in our home with living area separate and all meals are included. "

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"We?re looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic intern who is eager to learn about small scale organic farming. Interns will be expected to assist with routine daily tasks, along with occasional special or emergency duties. On a daily basis, this will entail tending to crops (watering and irrigation management, weeding, planting, etc) and caring for sheep and chickens. There are also occasional larger tasks, such as harvesting and curing garlic and onions, stacking hay, wrangling sheep for hoof trimming or other vet care, or emergency repairs. One or two days per week will be harvest days in preparation for market...

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"We are offering one or two internships at our farm. We would ask an intern to work Mondays through Friday, with Saturday and Sunday off each week, except for one weekend a month (for extra wages) in which we would ask the intern to house sit and do chores for us while we take a short trip with our family. The intern will receive room and board, along with a living stipend of $150-$200 per week/ D.O.E.. We will also have ample amounts of vegetables, eggs, goat milk, and some fruit. Responsibilites on the farm include helping with greenhouse work,...

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