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Interns work 6 hours/day, 5 days/week, and participate in tasks such as organic farming, landscaping, natural building, food preservation, seed saving, harvesting and prepping veggie boxes for sale, and firewood preparation. Projects for the 2019 season include: installing rainwater catchment and solar-powered pump for our drip irrigation system, erecting a high tunnel (depending on grant funding), building 2 timber framed wood sheds, and expanding our edible food forest with additional fruit and nut trees, berries, and beneficial companion plants.

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We are looking for self motivated and responsible people to join our growing team at Neversink Farm. Wash House Attendant and Field Hand This is a full time permanent position. Before applying, you must live in NY near the farm which is in Claryville NY Position is Available Immediately. Working Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 or 9am to 5 or 6pm. Depending on the season. Responsibilities include all wash station tasks; washing, packing, bagging, cultivating, weeding, planting and general farm tasks To apply for a position: Do Not Come to the Farm Send us an email with Subject...

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INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION SUMMER 2019 Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch is seeking summer interns in one (or a combination) of the following land areas: organic vegetable garden/food forest, flower garden/landscaping and trail maintenance on our 77-acre Catskill location. The ashram has a large vegetable garden, food forest, herb and berry patches all of which are organic. There is an extensive floral garden with an emphasis on attracting pollinators. The 77-acre ashram has hiking trails and ponds. The land internship offers practical skills, work experience, room and board, an on-site library, a curriculum based in Sivananda philosophies with an emphasis on sustainability and...

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Many opportunities from cheese room production, to animal care and milking, farmers markets, deliveries, crop work, cleaning / labor.

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General Description: Shomria Farm Summer Internship Program in partnership with “Root N Roost” Farm. Camp Shomria, in Liberty, NY, is looking for self-motivated agriculture enthusiasts to help care for and maintain our educational farm. The successful applicants will start off the season in June training and living at Root ‘N Roost Farm just 2 miles away from camp, during which time you will also assist in the planting and early maintenance of the vegetable garden at Camp Shomria. Upon commencement of camp at the end of June, interns will move to Camp Shomria to become a part of a very...

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*Biodynamic Livestock/Mushroom Internship* Woven Stars Farm is looking to add 1-2 interns to their 2019 growing season. Intern duties include, but are not limited to morning and night livestock checks, feeding and egg collection. Assistance in moving livestock (Sheep, goats, cattle, pigs, chickens, ducks) to new pasture through rotational grazing techniques. Washing and packaging eggs. Help inoculating mushrooms. Mushroom harvest, packaging and organizing. Assistance in caring for perennial plant nursery which includes watering, weeding and mulching. Help in tending the garden. Internship days are during the week and are flexible depending on your time commitment and availability

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Our seasonal farm market position runs from May until the week before Thanksgiving. This is a Sunday only position that requires driving to a weekly Sunday farmer’s market in Brooklyn. The day starts at 5:30 am loading the trucks and vans with produce on the farm in Chester. The produce is then driven to market and the market stand is setup with tables, tents and vegetable displays. You will need to interact with customers at the market and have a working knowledge of a wide variety of vegetables. You will also need to ring up customer orders using a scale...

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"Organic vegetable Farm and added value food producer looking for 2019 seasonal help. We are looking for bright enthusiastic people to join our team for the 2019 summer season. We are a specialty produce farm, kimchee makers and cafe operators in the western catskills. The job will be a cross section of veggie production (farm work), kitchen prep (kimchee making) and food service (cafe and catering). A typical work week might be a little of all the above. Some weeks might be more of one or the other but we hope to balance out the workload. We expect a 5...

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"Do you want to learn how to farm while still having a balanced life? Are you interested primarily in CSA? Do you hope to one day own or manage an efficient, productive, profitable, and beautiful farm? If you answered yes to those questions, then this is the farm for you! Smart apprentices are looking for a mentor. Someone with intelligence and experience, and the ability to share that knowledge effectively. Do you want to operate your farm in the same manner that they do? The secret to success is not in following steps 1,2 and 3, but rather; how does...

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"We are looking for apprentices and summer interns who have a passion for farming, as well as more experienced farm crew members to join our team. We will help you gain knowledge and skills to manage a vegetable farm. We train participants in all aspects of mixed vegetable farm management from seed to distribution to business management. We are at a scale where apprentices who are focused on learning can be involved in many aspects of the farm including tractor work, farm marketing, CSA management, irrigation, season extension, greenhouse management, harvest management, pest management, wash and pack, working with volunteers,...

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"We are seeking up to six full time apprentices for the 2019 growing season. The apprenticeship at HVH is a hands-on learning experience across all areas of our operations including farm production, kitchen processing, on-site events and market sales. If you like to ask questions, love to learn on the job and are excited to work with a dynamic team in a startup environment, then join us! If you are looking for a formal educational program from an established farm or school, then this might not be the best fit. Previous farming experience is helpful, although we are willing to...

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Internship Dates: May 28, 2019 thru October 11, 2019 Application Deadline: March 29, 2019 Minimum Length of Stay: Entire season dates as stated above To apply for this position: Please send 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, and 3) three references, with contact info, that can comment on your professional experience by March 29th, 2019. In your letter please include:\n\n- Any relevant experience\n- Why you are interested in Sky High, our mission and this farming opportunity\n- Your availability to begin work Application materials should be sent via email to sam@skyhighfarm.org Internship Details: We work 40 hours per week, Monday through...

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"FARM SITE MANAGER: We are currently seeking (4) Project EATS farm site managers to join our team in 2019! Site managers will have the unique opportunity to apply their skills in small-scale production farming in the heart of New York City. We are seeking experienced farming professionals to lead operations in 3 regions: Brooklyn, Manhattan-Randall's Island and Staten Island. We are also seeking an experienced rooftop farmer to oversee two new rooftop farm sites on Manhattan's Lower East Side and the Bronx---------Site managers will report directly to the Farm Operations Director, managing the daily operations on a regional network of...

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"We seek one intern or a couple to help us in the 2019 season from May to September, and the dates can be flexible. Tasks will include all aspects of organic vegetable farming including: seeding, transplanting, bed preparation, weeding, harvesting, and washing. The intern will likely go to 1-2 markets a week with one of us, so ideally they would be good at quick math and enjoy talking with customers and sharing their love of great food. The intern will have 2 days off. Experience is helpful but we are willing to teach anyone eager to learn the skills required....

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I am seeking workers willing to commit to at least a full season (I am happy to consider applicants interested in staying on and being given greater responsibility to manage the farm) who are excited to learn about farming, unafraid of hard work, attentive, willing to ask questions and express opinions, independent and have a sense of humor The job involves every aspect of small scale vegetable production, from starting seedlings in the greenhouse to selling at farmers' market. Most of the time is spent cranking through the seemingly endless list of physically demanding, repetitive tasks required to produce a...

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"Intern is needed to fit in as part of our small family-run farm to work side by side with us. Intern will be expected to participate in all aspects of animal care, farm maintenance and cheese-making. At this time of year, the internship is TOTAL immersion in all things goat! We work hard, and hours can be long, but we make time for relaxation as well. Work is 6 days a week snd can be 60 hours per week. We are 1 1/2 hours from NYC, 20 minutes from New Paltz, Minnewaska and Mohonk. We are in a very rural...

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"Assist in developing schedules for successive plantings of field crops, and ensure that they are followed Help Field Manager coordinate weekly weeding, irrigation and pest/disease control plans Monitor quality control of post-harvest handling and packing of produce for markets Oversee management of soil fertility though seeding of green manures and other inputs Maintain careful records of all planting, harvesting and crop/soil inputs Coordinate maintenance and repair of farm tools, equipment, and facilities: "

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We are seeking a Field Manager, a Harvest Manager, and multiple Crew Members. Please see descriptions below. FIELD MANAGER The duties of this position include all greenhouse and field work, construction projects, and simple tractor maintenance. The field manager's time is dedicated to all non harvest related tasks and she manages the crew in these tasks when they are not needed for harvesting. Having someone solely dedicated to field and project work helps keep the farm moving forward from week to week. The Field Manager starts in April and goes until November, though winter work is available.This position includes a...

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"Candidates will be highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starters who have a passion for organic and sustainable small livestock farming. They will possess a strong work ethic, a high level of energy, enthusiasm and integrity. In exchange, these candidates will earn a significant level of farm responsibility and will enjoy valuable experience learning the operations of a small, organic livestock farm. We prefer candidates with farming experience, but will train novice farmers. Candidates who possess creative construction experience is a plus. <br><br> In addition to the above, candidates are required to adhere to the following:<br> &bull; Must possess a valid and current...

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"Over the course of the season, apprentices will learn the following activities and skills: Seed starting and greenhouse management Bed preparation Transplanting and direct seeding Crop maintenance Organic pest and weed management Irrigation systems High Tunnel construction and management Harvesting, washing and packing produce Tracking production/record keeping CSA distribution Supervising farm volunteers Tractor and equipment operation, safety and maintenance In addition, apprentices participate in Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) farm visits Additional learning possibilities for full season apprentices: Crop planning Marketing Wholesale client relations The inner workings of a non-profit "

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"We have two positions available. One is full-time and the other is part-time or full-time. You will be involved in all aspects of the farm's production from seeding and planting, to soil preparation, cultivation and weeding, harvesting and post-harvest. You know the drill! You'll be participating in all the auxiliary tasks as well, like moving irrigation, packing orders, washing totes, mowing, and turning compost. We are a small farm and we do most of our bed prep by hand and with a BCS, all of our cultivation by hand, and all of our harvesting by hand. We have a full-size...

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"We are now taking applications for our farm crew for the 2019 season. We hire a small 4 person crew to work April through the middle of November 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday. We farm 20 acres of fruits and vegetables and market to a 300 member Summer CSA and a 100 member Winter CSA. We offer competitive wages starting at $12/hour (or more depending on experience) and employment includes a CSA share and a one week vacation in September. Our CSA market allows us to spend most of our time focused on production. You will be involved in all aspects...

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"Maitri is looking for candidates with production farm experience who are interested in working with an experienced farm manager during a period of raising sales and streamlining on-farm processes. The ideal candidates possess common sense, a sense of humor, are punctual, appreciate practical efficiency, and know how to have fun while focusing on completing the task at hand. We are looking for mature individuals who are eager and enthusiastic about improving their skills, and are open to constructive feedback. We are willing to train the right candidate. Attention to detail and tidiness is important in maintaining a pleasant, smoothly operating...

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"Ironwood Farm is looking for two full-time crew members for the 2018 season.<br /> <br /> Our employees gain knowledge of agriculture through work experience at Ironwood. This is an opportunity for farmers to hone their skills as part of a small business team. We hustle hard and have fun during the season.<br /> <br /> JOB DETAILS: <br /> <br /> We are looking for two full-time crew members to join our team for 2018. Tasks throughout the season include harvest & processing, packing, seeding, trellising, cultivation, transplanting, irrigation maintenance & vegetable sales. We all work together, moving as...

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Apprentices will learn from the diversity of our farm by participating in all aspects of growing, harvesting, and marketing vegetables and flowers, and learning animal husbandry, including poultry processing. Experiencing the interrelationships between the crops and animals is an important component of the internship. Interns will work very closely with a farmer, experiencing hands-on experience and the opportunity for discussion and questions. If interns have, or develop, an interest in a particular area we will try to nurture that interest. We also participate in the CRAFT program (Cooperative Regional Alliance of Farmer Training). This program provides apprentices with biweekly visits...

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"Our Full Season Farm Intern will assist in work across the farm from spring work in the sugarbush, to transplanting, weeding and cultivating in the vegetable fields, animal chores, rotational fencing, haymaking and butchering. For farm hands coming in with draft experience there are plenty of opportunities to hone those skills in the vegetable and grain fields as well as through haymaking. Being on a diverse farm means a lot of diversity in your work-we aim to give interns a good overview of the farm organism as a whole, but there are also plenty of days where more concentrated, tedious...

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"This is a position for a full or Part Time time paid permanent field hand. We operate year round. <br /><br /> <br /><br /> The basic categories of work are planting, seeding, and transplanting, cultivating, weeding, spreading compost, harvesting, vegetable washing and selling. Almost all of the work is done by hand or with hand tools. Winter work is mostly greens harvesting/processing, farmers market, transplants, and new projects. <br /><br /> Weekly Schedule: Winter in only 3 days a week. (Summer schedules change every season) <br /><br />Saturday - Market <br />Sunday - Off<br />Monday - Planting, Cultivate, Bed...

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"we are currently looking for two full time resident farmers for the 2019 season. it is assumed that this position will develop into a more of a co-manager role as the season progresses. as well as being employment, this is an educational position and the apprentice will be expected to be involved with all aspects of small-scale organic vegetable production and animal management: greenhouse work, bed preparation, field planting, cultivation, trellising, harvesting, hoop house construction, irrigation system set-up, poultry and hog management, csa share distribution, market and retail sales, crew management and business planning. "

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"We are looking for someone with at least a couple of farm seasons under your belt and no stranger to working longish seasonal days in all weather, lifting unwieldy things, walking fields or driving trucks and organizing your time efficiently. Ideally you even have experience driving tractors, managing large animals and running a fence line or a hundred ;) You love cows and/or holistic planned grazing or both! You are curious about all that is possible when you manage a farm like a grassland ecosystem and you are down to be part of the sometimes gritty process of figuring this...

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"Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, 100+ laying hen operation. Other livestock opportunities may be arranged based on interest and experience level. Apprenticeships run from April 1st through November 1st. A full-season commitment is required. Preference is given to folks with 1-2 seasons of hands-on farm experience. Farm tasks include, but are not limited to: Greenhouse seeding Field seeding/transplanting Helping with the CSA distribution and farmstand sales Setting up and running irrigation Weeding and cultivation Harvesting produce Washing and packing produce Farmstand sales and operations Leading WWOOFers and other farm volunteers in field tasks Animal chores...

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"Crew Members and apprentices are involved in multiple aspects of the farm including transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, harvesting, washing and packing produce. All positions will be involved in greenhouse maintenance, tractor cultivation, produce storage, and running a share. Involvement in each aspect is dependent on each employee's interests. The farm work environment is uptempo and requires the physical capability to contribute daily in a rigorous, fast paced setting. We are looking for both full time and part time workers. Work weeks vary during the season and because of weather, usually 40-45 hours per week. To apply please send your resume...

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"Share the Harvest Farm has been operating it's Internship Program for four years now. Interns typically work Monday through Friday for 8 or more hours a day during the high production season (June - August). Depending on weather, harvest pressure, and marketing needs, some weekend days will be required. Interns at Share the Harvest Farm are expected to learn all aspects of running an organic produce and flower farm. We offer 5 focus areas for a unique internship experience individualized to our participants interests. We are seeking interns to fill the positions of Crop Management Internship, Greenhouse Management Internship, Irrigation...

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The apprenticeship is geared toward those who wish to pursue a career as vegetable farmers. At least one year prior experience on a production vegetable farm is preferred. The position starts the first week of April and runs until mid November. Apprentices will learn in depth the methods of how to produce quality organic produce on 10 acres of cultivated land as well as high tunnel tomato production.

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"We are looking for someone with a little bit of farming experience under their belt- although, desire to learn is most important, and beginners will also be considered. Learn the ins and outs of organic vegetable growing & CSA management on the 5 acre scale. Position is 40-45 hours a week. We are a fun crew, woman-managed, and serious about creating a sustainable financial model of growing food for a living. Possible 2nd-year position will involve more management responsibilities. FULL DESCRIPTION AT: http://www.wildhillfarm.com/hiring.html"

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"Green Chimneys -a non-profit located in Brewster, New York- has an opening in our Boni-Bel Farm Internship. Interns guide therapeutic/recreational activities such as maintaining a flock of organic chickens and preparing fresh eggs for sale, making gift baskets, bee-keeping, harvesting vegetables, maple sugaring, and assisting in special events such as Saturday Farm Markets. Interns vocationally train students with special needs how to run an organic farm. Experiential 1:1 vocational sessions guided by interns are designed to help individual students following New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies standards. A key goal in special education is to prepare students for...

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"White Pine Community Farm (WPCF) is a worker-owned farming cooperative specializing in herbs for health. Located near beautiful Webatuck hamlet in New York's Harlem Valley, we aim to build power and aid those lacking access to herbal medicine while earning our living. We make all our own value-added products from herbs we grow and forage, including herbal teas (tisanes), tinctures and salves. Founded in 2008 as Wassaic Community Farm, WPCF began with a mission to serve communities locally in eastern Dutchess County and in the South Bronx, NY, especially those of low-income or urban backgrounds, families of prisoners, neighbors, and...

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"Routine care of livestock. Making hay, garden planting, picking, processing/sale. Learn to conduct farm tours/classes. Help with building projects. Computer work - farm PR, record keeping. "

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"Description: We are looking for two full and/or part-time Farm crew members. Crew members will assist with most aspects of production and distribution. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following: greenhouse production, transplanting, direct seeding, irrigation, fertility management, cultivation, harvesting, washing/packing, attending farmers markets, and maintaining chickens for eggs. We operate as a small team so everyone participates in a variety of tasks and pitches in wherever needed. Opportunity for advancement as experience is gained and proficiency is demonstrated. "

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"Internship Details: We are asking for a minimum of a 3-month commitment from our interns. In this time you will not only have the opportunity to be mentored by the Root & Roost team and see your work flourish on Shomrias farm, but also become a part of a very special, intentional, summer community made up of young educators, activists, and learners. YOUR COMMITMENT: 3 month minimum May 15th to August 15th Work/Learn 5 days a week (+weekend animal care) Self-motivated, good work ethic and enthusiastic. At least 18 year old Please provide a resume and three references with your...

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"We believe in learning by doing, so apprentices will have the chance to participate in nearly all aspects of the farm: planting and harvesting vegetables and fruits; daily livestock chores (feeding, watering, maintaining fence, milking a cow or two, moving poultry, sheep and pigs onto fresh pasture); assistance with butchering chickens using on-farm processing facility. Occasional assistance with light carpentry will be greatly appreciated! The work week: 6 days, approximately 50 hours total, rain or shine. *Potential to earn income on days off helping with farm-related work and extra projects."

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"An intern on our farm will be involved in all day to day operations of the farm business, which includes milking mornings or evenings, feeding animals, bringing goats to pasture, care of animals, cheese making, packaging cheese, washing prep and cleaning up in cheese room, and selling at farmers' markets either locally or in New York City. Intern will be expected to work 40 hours per week with 1-2 days off per week. Interested candidates should send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in an internship on our farm, when you would like to start, how long you...

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"$600/month stipend veggie farming crash course on our 4-acre, Certified Naturally Grown Farm"

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"Experience is seasonal from seed starting to planting, cultivating, harvesting and marketing. Opportunity to experience tractor mechanics and farm ingenuity according to interest. "

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"We are seeking 2 apprentices for the 2018 season from April until November. Apprenticeship focus will be on vegetable production including greenhouse seeding and care, direct seeding, field preparation, soil health and fertility, making and applying compost, cultivation and weeding, plant development and care, transplanting, irrigation, pest and disease management, season extension, harvesting, washing, community outreach, education, and interaction with CSA members. The work in the vegetables is mostly hand work in a minimal to no-till bio-intensive planting system on permanent beds with living pathways. Pasturing of cows using management intensive grazing and daily moves using electric fencing is also...

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"We are currently seeking 1 part-time (full season) and 2 full-time (one full season, one summer-only) crew members to join the farm for the 2018 growing season. Some flexibility exists on exact start and end dates. Day to day tasks will shift over the course of the season: you'll be involved in greenhouse operations, planting and weeding, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and more. Most days involve a variety of tasks, and you should expect to have a broad experience while also delving deeply into specific projects. "

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" If you have not worked full time as a butcher before, this is an opportunity to jump in. This is not a school or a course - you will be working throughout the day, week and season, and your learning will accelerate as your grasp on what you are looking at takes shape. We will train you as you become ready for new things, and we have many resources on meat cutting around at your disposal. There is a lot to get done every week, so this is not a low-pressure environment for learning like a course where you...

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"Over the season interns can expect to be involved in: soil fertility, direct seeding, transplanting, cultivation, irrigation management, seedling in greenhouse, no-till bed building and bed preparation, compost making, watering, planting, cultivating, thinning vegetable seedlings, weeding, compost tea making, harvesting, vegetable cleaning and storing. May include preparing for CSA pick ups, farm stand and or contributing information about your experience via social media. "

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"I am looking for both part-time and full-time field crew. Staggering start of employment, beginning in March. Employment to run through fall 2018. Field crew responsibilities oversee every step from seeding to packing. This includes greenhouse work, cultivation, transplanting, harvesting and washing/packing. Option to attend market in the city if interested."

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"Amber Waves Farm apprentices will spend a season (March/April - October/November) at the farm learning how to grow food organically and sustainably by working hands-on in all areas of the farm's activities. Apprentices will coordinate with head farmers about day-to-day farm operations, from field work to farmers market preparations. In the field, apprentices will work towards mastering technical skills associated with plant propagation in the greenhouse, crop successions and rotations and soil health, harvesting and post-harvest handling, and tractor work. In addition to field work, apprentices are actively involved in community outreach and education by preparing for weekly on-farm CSA...

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Every aspect of the farm. From greenhouse to kitchen.

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"We will expect an apprentice to work 30-40 hours per week with every Sunday and one Saturday a month off. The amount of hours worked each day changes with the season and harvest days tend to be longer than the rest. Time off can be taken as the season allows and with prior notice and approval. We all need to get away at some point to relax and rejuvenate! Apprentices will be involved in all aspects of the farm operation. The Spring involves seed starting, bed prep, lots of direct seeding, transplanting and some harvesting. Our farmstand and CSA both...

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"<br> Position: Head Flower Farmer<br> We are looking to hire a full-time skilled farmer to run our flower operation. The cut flower operation is currently 1.75 acres, mostly annuals with some perennials, biennials, and two 50ft tunnels for season extension. Our flower operation is a high volume production enterprise, and is integrated into our 10+ acre vegetable farm. The head flower farmer will manage all operations of the flower farm, from the seeding schedule to harvest and post-harvest handling, and overseeing sales. This person will be taking over an existing operation, so there is a structure in place to help...

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"Intern duties include, but are not limited to morning grazing chores 6 days/week (approximately 2 hours/day), assisting with haymaking as needed (approximately 60 hours for the entire season, movement and harnessing of horses and mules as needed (approximately 2 hours/session) and acquiring teamster skills. "

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"Poughkeepsie Farm Project's Internship Program provides interns with the foundational knowledge to pursue a career in small-scale vegetable production. Over the last 15 years, more than 50 alumni have graduated from our programs. Our interns work on a 14-acre farm with PFP staff (crew of 6 farmers and farmers-in-training) to grow over 200 varieties of vegetables and fruit. To apply for the internship at PFP, please send a document containing: cover letter; resume; and contact information for 3 references, to Leon, Farm Director (leon@farmproject.org). Thank you for your interest!"

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"We are looking for an experienced farmer interested in leasing land to build a livestock operation. Meadowland Farm offers roughly 100 acres of well fenced productive pasture, a large barn complex for housing animals and storing hay, ample access to water, equipment, and a supportive owner The ideal candidate would be one who intends to make a career of farming and who is looking for a longer term arrangement. Applicants should send resume, cover letter, and references to Info@meadowlandfarmny.com"

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"All aspects of organic vegetable and herb production: planting, weeding, pruning, harvesting, packing. No farmers market duties required."

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"Interns work in partnerships with our youth leaders to lead a crews of 6-8 high school students in our summer program (June 26-August 25). Interns assist staff in teaching and supervising youth in farm tasks including soil preparation, planting, weeding, and harvesting vegetables. Interns act as a youth mentors as well as supervisors of their crews."

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Internship is very hands on and immersive giving the right candidate an opportunity to learn the skills needed to work on or own a small goat dairy along with cheesemaking in our on farm creamery. This opportunity is not for the casual internship seeker or undecided individual and is more suited to those with some full season farming experience on their resume. Food handling experience is helpful for those interested in cheesemaking.

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"Meadow Wilds is a small flower farm on a beautiful large piece of land in Kingston, NY. We grow over 75 varieties of annual cut flowers and several perennials for farm markets, CSA bouquet share, shops, weddings and special events. Meadow Wilds is seeking a couple of enthusiastic interns to become a part of the growing flower farm this 2017 season from May - October. Flexible hours offered. Farming flowers can be fast-paced, exhilarating, and requires endurance and patience. Applicants are encouraged to be flexible, hardworking, motivated, thoughtful, and self-reliant. <br><br> Floral Design Internship:<br> Tasks include harvesting flowers, wild foraging,...

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"Farm Manager Trainee for Long Islands only full service dairy farm. Run the daily operations of milking 15 cows and over 100 goats. Record Keeping, Breeding, farm maintenance and construction Very busy environment. We are also willing to send the right individual to educational courses at Cornell."

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"Interns participate in the day to day work of the farm focused primarily on the vegetable and culinary herb operation. Over the season this includes soil fertility, direct seeding, transplanting, cultivation, irrigation management, disease & pest control, seeding in greenhouse, no-till bed building and bed preparation, compost making, potting mix making, watering, planting, cultivating, thinning veg seedlings, weeding, compost tea making and foliar spraying, harvesting, vegetable cleaning and storing, working with drip irrigation, prepping for csa pick ups and attending markets. Must be flexible for other daily needs on the farm. You most likely will be in charge of our...

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"Our intern works side by side with us on a daily basis learning all aspects of a small operation. <br> We endeavor to expose our intern to as many skills as they are interested in learning. These skills include: greenhouse production, vegetable production (onions, garlic, potatoes, tomatoes, and a few others), flower and herb gardening, hog breeding and raising, beef cow breeding and raising, poultry breeding and raising, pasture management, poultry slaughter, product marketing, and draft horse management. "

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"Our internship positions entail a minimum commitment of three months during any time of the year, though our preference is anywhere between April through December. Positions may be longer than 3 months after you've spent time with us and we all feel comfortable with a longer stay. You'll live with us on our land and be a part of our educational program and farming operation, learning constantly while planting/weeding/irrigating/harvesting, working with our animals, building structures and fencing with hand and power tools, saving seeds, preserving food, beekeeping, cooking, having fun on and off our farm, and much more. <br /><br...

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Position Description:
"Interns will be expected to work 10 hours on the farm and 5 hours at the market weekly. In addition to regular planting, weeding, harvesting, etc., this season's project included building a processing shed, revamping the greenhouse, and upgrading the drip irrigation system."

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"Blue Star Farm is seeking an Assistant Grower for the 2017 and 2018 seasons, to start March 1st. It is a year-round, salaried position and includes housing. Applicants must have at least two years of growing experience, management background and be organized and detail oriented. "

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"Field Crew Member, this is an hourly paid position, seasonally full time position with the opportunity for a multi-year position for the right person. "

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assistant to farmer

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"Farmers build a productive garden or farm at a summer camp with campers and a team of Amir farmers, and run environmental and social justice programming using Amir's curriculum. "

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"Vegetable Crew Member: Essex Farm is looking for individuals to join our team who are excited about participating in all aspects of vegetable production. Crew members will be responsible for planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, washing and packing upwards of 12 acres of vegetables. Most of the work is done by hand. Crew members must prioritize efficiency and have impeccable attention to detail; be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions; and be able to lift 50+ lbs repeatedly. Email essexfarm@gmail.com with any questions and apply at http://www.essexfarmcsa.com/employment. "

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" CSA Farm interns will receive practical, hands-on experience in all areas of running a successful CSA. General duties will include seeding, planting, hand weeding, bed maintenance, watering, harvesting, distribution, and working with poultry. Interns must be able to interact and engage with CSA members and a large number of park visitors. Interns are required to participate in Farm community events including workshops, pot lucks, and dinners and must be available to work a schedule that will include some Saturdays. "

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Interns will be be involved in all aspects of production and marketing. . Please contact us for more details. Work week is 40 to 50 hours per week. During the course of the season there will be many opportunities for shared learning and for in depth conversations. We are willing to share information about any aspects of our farm or farm philosophy.

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" We have a five-day work week and daily chores which vary depending on the weather. Growing space includes 1 large greenhouses, a 1 acre garden, berry patch and orchard. We have abundant wild blueberries and serviceberries as well as currents and other domestic berries. 90 acres of our farm is wooded providing wild edibles and connection to the Catskill Mountains. This season we will continue carpentry on our 1910 post and beam barn. Jobs consists of organic gardening from planting to harvest; canning, freezing, drying, and root cellaring. Moving fences for rotational grazing of our grass fed animals is...

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"This is a paid position. You will be part of the general task farm crew. Green house planting, watering & organizing. Planting young plants in the field. Setting up irrigation both drip and overhead. Retrieving harvested crops from field to packing facility. Packing already harvested vegetable and fruit crops. Instillation and transfer floating row covers. Washing harvest containers and tools. Help out at retail farmers markets. Some operation of equipment if you skill level allows this. "

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We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to help us prepare for our first farm-to-table showcase.

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"To apply for the available position, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 farming related references to farm@starlingyards.com. : Crew members will participate in every aspect of vegetable production including greenhouse work, planting, hand and mechanical cultivation, irrigation, disease and pest management, harvesting, washing, packing, CSA distribution and livestock chores, including egg washing. Starling Yards is a small farm with a small crew (3-5 people). You can expect to work closely with the farms owners making this a great opportunity for individuals who want more in depth access to the details of operating a flourishing diversified farm. "

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" To apply for any of the available jobs, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 farming related references to sparrowbushfarm@gmail.com. We are hiring for the following positions: Greenhouse manager & field crew member: The greenhouse manager will be responsible for production of healthy seedlings for transplanting including seeding, watering, greenhouse venting, and seedling hardening off. They will be responsible for overseeing planting and maintenance of ginger and tomatoes in our high tunnels including pruning, side-dressing, pest monitoring, and irrigation. They will be responsible for managing transplants and transplanting operations including some tractor work. The greenhouse manager will also...

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"Bristol Mushrooms is hiring! We are a rapidly expanding indoor, year-round, USDA Certified Organic Specialty Mushroom Farm near Springwater, New York. Bristol Mushrooms is seeking part time help, 15-25 hours per week. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Position involves all aspects of production from receipt of raw materials to harvest. Great opportunity to learn innovative organic farming techniques."

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"Lineage Farm is looking to fill three positions for the 2017 growing season. Applicants can expect a dynamic schedule as part of a small (3-4 member) and hardworking crew. The majority of all crew member time is spent on vegetable field work and harvest, though there is opportunity for a focus on greenhouse management, and to explore an education with grazing a small sheep flock and cow herd and installation of perennial crops. Work will include most aspects of production, marketing, and land management, including tractor work. A significant amount of time will be spent working on group tasks such...

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"<br> McEnroe Organic Farm seeks three apprentices for the 2017 season. These include: 1 Education Program Apprentice, 1 Livestock Apprentice and 1 Vegetable Production Apprentice.<br/> <br> Livestock Apprenticeship- the livestock apprentice will be responsible for animal care: feeding, watering, moving animals and mobile coops, fencing, bedding changes, cleaning stalls, etc. Livestock apprentice will be involved in weekly poultry processing. Also, periodic assistance with other aspects of the farm (veggie production, compost and soil) is required. <br/> <br> Education Apprentice- the education apprentice will help build our education program and care for the one-acre Discovery Garden. The Apprentice will have a...

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"Learn how to farm using organic and biodynamic principles and techniques! Interns will work approximately 40 hours per week, with longer hours in the height of the season, planting, harvesting, packing, and marketing high quality produce. Management opportunities may be available for the right person, including greenhouse management, market management, and crew leading. More experienced applicants will be compensated accordingly."

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"Working at J&A Farm provides the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of our small farm operation. You will get hands-on experience in all aspects of vegetable production, farm operations, marketing and etc. All crew members work alongside, and under the guidance and mentorship of the farmers and together with our other farm workers. We cultivate a happy, friendly and respectful work atmosphere. Work is often done as a team, but many jobs may be done independently. While farm work involves working outdoors in all types of weather, we do attempt to plan our activities around the weather when...

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"You would live in the farmhouse with housing and utilities provided. Stipend of $100-$200/week is available depending on ability, attitude, and responsibility. You would be expected to help with daily chores as well as larger projects totaling 40+/- hours/week. You would also be expected to keep eyes and ears alert for problems during the evening and night time hours, and to take appropriate action. You would learn how to work with beef cattle, calculate and plan a grazing rotation, plan and keep track of cow/bull combinations and timing, as well as countless other farm activities and projects. There will be...

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"This is a paid apprenticeship for young adults seeking hands-on experience. In the Spring build your knowledge based on agriculture, farm-based education and Jewish community. In the Summer, work at their 8-week intensive summer camp as Jewish Farm Educators. In the fall, take ownership and integrate your new skills by diving deeper into independent/group projects. Live on-site at their beautiful camp, one hour north of New York City. <br><br> Responsibilities:<br> By joining the farm staff at Eden Village, apprentices will hold two main responsibilities - tending our growing spaces and educating in our all of our programming through the spring,...

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"We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated and organized individual to join our team. The position is a generalist role in which the applicant will be involved in development and maintenance of our fruit orchard including planting, irrigation and harvest as well as care for our livestock including feeding, rotating pastures and collecting eggs. We hope to find someone that will become an integral part of our team and will grow with us as we improve and expand our farm. The position will begin in March and last through October / November. The weekly work schedule will typically include M-F,...

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"Currently, we offer six livestock and vegetable apprentices each year to live and work on our farms located in Cold Spring, NY, in the lower Hudson Valley. <br><br> Through a combination of classroom and in-field instruction, apprentices gain experience with the broad array of skills needed for success in managing a small-scale sustainable farm. <br><br> Vegetable Production Apprenticeships: <br> Glynwood seeks three apprentices to assist in all aspects of production for our six acres of vegetables that are distributed mostly through CSA. The apprentice positions are eight months, beginning Monday, March 13th and concluding Tuesday, November 21st. Additional opportunities to...

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"To apply, visit our website for more information. Initial applications are due December 1, 2016, with the program beginning in early May 2017. <br><br> Application Deadlines:<br> - Application and letter of intent due December 1, 2016 <br> - Upon first round acceptance, financial template and business questionnaire due December 19, 2016<br> - Finalists notified January 20, 2017<br> - In-person interviews at Glynwood February 1-28, 2017<br> - Participants notified February 28, 2017<br> - Participants move to area April 2017<br> - Program begins May 2017 "

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"Intern work involves 9 to 10 hours per day for 5 1/2 days per week. Work and training includes all aspects of organic vegetable, small fruit, and tree fruit production-including seeding, cultivating, tractor basics, controlling insects/ diseases, weeding, harvesting, irrigating, market preparation, selling at farmers' markets, mulching, staking, greenhouse work, field house construction, cover cropping, maintaining soil quality, root cellaring, food preservation, cheese/yogurt making, and care of animals."

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"Meadow Wilds is seeking skilled interns to become a part of the growing flower farm this 2016 season from May - October. Farming flowers can be fast-paced, exhilarating and very rewarding. This opportunity offers flexible hours and the opportunity to learn with a trained and budding flower professional from the flower fields of Stone Barns Center on the Rockefeller Preserve and Aster B. Flowers of the North Shore in Massachusetts. Applicants are encouraged to be flexible, hardworking, motivated, thoughtful, and self-reliant. Flower Farm Internship Meadow Wilds grows over 60 varieties of annual cut flowers and several perennials for farm markets,...

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"Sales Leader Huguenot Street Farm is an innovative small-scale farm right in the heart of New Paltz. We grow 10+ acres of diverse, mixed vegetables for a 200 member multi-location CSA and restaurants. This position will be in charge of our restaurant and wholesale accounts throughout the growing season. They will be in regular communication with our restaurants and wholesale markets contacts via email and phone. They will be responsible for record keeping, harvesting, packing and delivering vegetables to these accounts. When not working in sales, this position will act as a member of the crew to perform field tasks....

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"The job is ten hour days, five days a week and includes: seeding, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, washing, packing, marketing, snacking and swimming in the pond. At ten acres, we're the perfect size to get the feel for a full-tilt production farm while maintaining the intimacy of a family operation. "

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Running organic veggie garden and daily animal chores.

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Living and working on a new farm is an exciting and inspiring way to spend a season. The fast pace and on the fly creativity makes for nary a dull moment. The best candidates are those that are looking to make or at least explore a career in agriculture. People who are engaged on this level internalize the many learning experiences throughout the season and become co-creators by seasons end.

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"This is a posting for a short summer season apprenticeship, oriented towards farm workers with previous commercial vegetable experience. Learn from us how we run our 425 member CSA. And give us your best in the fields of planting, weeding, thinning, harvesting and packing."

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We work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday beginning at 7:30AM. Weekends are free, but due to livestock and greenhouse responsibilities, each intern will work one weekend per month on a rotating schedule and take the following Monday and Tuesday off. The workload will be varied, consisting of both livestock and vegetable production tasks. Animal management activities include: ? Feeding and watering animals ? Collecting and packing eggs ? Cleaning animal stalls ? Moving electric fencing. Vegetable production activities include: ? Planting and watering in the greenhouse ? Weeding ? Transplanting starts ? Spreading compost ? Harvesting ? Cleaning...

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"The intern will help with milking and herding cattle, setting fences and general farm maintenance including harvesting. The intern will need to operate tractor equipment safely so physical labor in conjunction with critical thought and attentiveness are important. "

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"We are looking for full or part-time employees for the 2016 season, starting in late April and ending in October. The work will primarily be vegetable farming tasks such as transplanting, installing row cover, running drip tape, weeding, side dressing, wheel hoeing, harvesting, and washing produce. Some of the work will be in the orchard, such as planting trees, mulching, mowing, spraying, thinning fruit, and harvesting. The job may also include working at our market booth. "

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"Wellspring Forest Farm is seeking part-time apprentices for our agroforestry farm in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Positions ideally run from June 1 to Oct 1 (end dates are flexible) and require a commitment of 2 full days of work on farm each week, a share in daily farm chores, and attendance at orientation June 6 -8. Apprentices can camp onsite or commute to the farm. This 4-month apprenticeship offers individuals an opportunity for hands-on learning and skill building at an innovate and unique forest farm. We offer individualized mentoring to each apprentice and pay for their attendance...

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" We are accepting applicants for two types of positions in 2016 SEASON- LONG APPRENTICESHIP Season-long apprentices commit to holding the farm and its tasks as their central priority for the duration of the growing season. We work long days in the summer, and there is a lot of bending, stretching, carrying, harvesting, and processing to move the produce from farm to table. We work in all conditions and elements and expect our crew to be prepared and ready to meet the weather of the season. Apprentices learn to work at a production scale pace, and are constantly expected to...

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"Farm Camp Shomria is looking for self-motivated agriculture enthusiasts to help care for and maintain our educational farm. Interns will be getting trained and work 4 days a week at Shomria, and an additional day at Root & Roost farm, a local permaculture-based, sustainable farm that consults for Camp Shomria. The Root & Roost farm will be facilitating your internship at Shomria, in addition to acting as mentors throughout the summer. It is encouraged,but not necessary that interns have an interest in adolescent education, since camp will be in session for 6 weeks of the internship. We are asking for...

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"Internships are tailored to the specific interest and focus of the intern. However, interns are expected to experience and help with all aspects of the farm operation and daily chores. Tasks can include but are not limited to: - daily livestock care chores like feeding & watering pigs and poultry, monitoring grazing stock and pasture health - setup and takedown of temporary electric fencing and watering systems - preparing eggs for sale & farm store inventory stocking - farm store customer service - small vegetable garden upkeep for the farm crew and Farm Stay guests - assistance on larger infrastructure...

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"General description: We are growing on 5 acres or so, though the farm is over 350 acres. We grow herbs (both culinary and medical), and small fruits (primarily berries). We wildcraft for plants and fruits and do several herbal medicine walking tours of the farm each season. We raise pork and chickens seasonally on pasture. We also have a value added business where we make teas, extracts, jams, and assorted other wellness products. We won't ask you to do anything we won't do ourselves- but that means weeding, planting, shoveling, watering, cleaning, harvesting, bundling, farmers market, making jam, and making...

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"Westwind Orchard is seeking a seasonal, full-time farm supervisor for 2016. Westwind Orchard is one of the region?s only certified organic orchards with a strong focus on holistic farming practices. They grow apples, pears, tomatoes, squash, raspberries, as well as produce honey, maple syrup, eggs, pizza, and hard cider. The nature of farming is seasonal and so the duties and responsibilities will ebb and flow through the year. Earlier in the year, duties will focus on actual farming activities, while later in the season the focus will shift to managing the business, though there will be plenty of overlap. Overall,...

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"Apple Leaf is seeking to fill a number of seasonal full and part-time positions within the company, including summer orchard scouts, fruit technicians, and field assistants, for the 2016 growing season (starts mid-April). Principal responsibilities include: scout apple orchards for common pests, report observations, assist in making recommendations, as well as other horticultural duties from time to time. Apple Leaf operates principally in New York?s Hudson valley, but they are also expanding to the western New York apple growing regions as well. They also develop and implement advanced orchard management programs for select growers. There are opportunities in addition to...

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"The Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm is offering a 6-month internship for our Farm to Table Garden Program for the 2016 growing season. Working in collaboration with the Education Director and Culinary Instructor, the Farm to Table Garden Program Intern will learn to develop, prepare for, and eventually act as the lead instructor for the garden component of our farm to table educational programs. This individual will come to hold a leadership role in the management of the half-acre Learning Garden, manage the care of animals on the farm, assist in leading volunteers in the field, help with the culinary...

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"Primary responsibility will be to assist in the full range of vegetables/fruit production: propagation, soil prep, irrigation mgmt, planting, pest/disease management, harvesting, marketing. There will be ample opportunity to learn how to use farm equipment/implements including tractor work with a bed shaper, cultivation tools, plastic/drip tape layers, spraying equipment. Secondarily, there could also be opportunities to help with general farm work and with our livestock farmer on specific tasks. Must be willing to work a minimum of 40-50 hours per week. An attractive housing option is also available."