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Position Description:
The goal of the apprenticeship is to immerse the applicants with an educational experience of starting up a small-scale farm through participation in all aspects of farming. This includes but is not limited to feeding and care of livestock, processing broilers, greenhouse management, seed propagation, transplanting, weeding, hand cultivation, harvest, and marketing our product. Tasks will vary greatly and the apprentices will have a unique opportunity to experience all aspects of a production farm. Please email Liz Krug with resume, letter of intent, and three references.

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"We are looking for a seasonal full-time worker for vegetable production. To apply please state which job you are applying for, a cover letter, and resume. Check out our website for more details. "

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"The Hunter Hill CSA employee will work closely with the farm manager in all tasks concerning the production, preparation, and sale of the season's produce shares (i.e. weeding, harvesting, washing, packing, maintaining irrigation and fencing, seeding, planting, watering, etc). As anyone who has worked in vegetable production before will know, farming is physically demanding and uncomfortable work. Our farm is no exception-sometimes the job demands working for extended periods in bad weather doing tedious things. That said, working on our small farm is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to have a hand in all aspects of a farm...

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Our team of 11 apprentices have key roles in managing the production and marketing of New Morning Farm. Apprentices will spend time harvesting, planting, weeding, irrigating, packing, and marketing crops. Working with senior crew members, they will have responsibility for specific areas of production and marketing. Through this process apprentices have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to manage all aspects of an organic vegetable farm. We require a full season commitment, April -Thanksgiving, and strongly encourage returning for a second year to deepen and solidify your experience with us.\n\nPlease visit our website to learn more about the farm,...

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"We're looking for someone who is passionate about growing food and learning all aspects of farming. The farmhand will work alongside the Farm Manager and other employees in tasks from seeding in the greenhouse, to planting transplants in the field, to weeding, staking, harvesting and washing produce. Tractor work can be taught if desired. "

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"Duties include all aspects of farm work: seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, CSA distribution, Farmers' Market sales, retail sales, and working with poultry. We work 5 days per week at the farm, 1 Saturday/month at the Farmers' Market, and 1 weekend/month on chore rotation. Our days can be long, especially in the late spring and summer, and we work hard (as all farmers do!) during that time, however we strive to always have a balanced approach to work and have fun. "

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"Our internship position offers a total farm experience. The internship runs from April through November, roughly 50 to 60 hours a week. Interns will learn through experience every aspect of vegetable production from seeding, planting, harvesting and record keeping. Interns will also have the chance to be involved in marketing and product distribution through our on and off-farm farmer's markets and our CSA. Our farm is in it's third year of an expansion to a 2nd property, this growth includes a partnership with an on-farm cooking school, a Pick-Your-Own garden, and an on-farm farmer's market. This has allowed our small...

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For the 2018 season we will be offering paid positions to people looking to start a career in either sustainable agriculture or sourdough bread baking. Ideally we always try to find staff members who would be interested in moving up to full time positions within our organization but that is not a requirement for seasonal employment.

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"The Apprenticeship Program at Willow Creek Farm Preserve (WCFP) is an educational program focusing on practical training in organic small-scale farming and gardening, with an emphasis on the dynamic connections between food and the environment. The nine-month Apprenticeship Program offers instruction and daily hands-on experience concentrating on the ecological interactions amongst plants, soils, animals, climate, insects, and pathogens. Apprentices work alongside staff members of WCFP on our 135-acre farm in the orchards, fields and raised bed garden. Apprenticeship Program highlights the following six aspects of WCFP: Tree Fruit, Small Fruit, Blueberries and Brambles, Sheep, Raised Bed Vegetable Production and Cover...

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"Under guidance from our mentor farmer, Tommy Trzcinski, apprentices learn to perform many key tasks on our dairy, beginning with milking and animal care, maintenance of fences, pastures, buildings and equipment, bottling and sales of milk and eggs and other products. Gradually, they learn to do tractor work to manage field crops and learn to manage other aspects of a dairy, such as acquiring supplies, dealing with special animal health needs, finances, etc. The Dairy manages a pastured milking herd and young stock, in total around 90 cows. We also have a flock of laying hens. We grow forage and...

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"Apprentices at Sankanac CSA receive strong hands-on training growing vegetables using organic and biodynamic methods by working alongside experienced mentor farmers in a program modeled after NABDAP. Our positions run from April to March which includes the 24-week summer CSA; activities include planning, planting, harvesting and maintenance throughout the year."

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"****Savage Mountain Farm now seeking full time interns for the 2019 growing season**** Savage Mountain Farm is seeking an intern for the 2019 growing season. We are a highly diversified farm in the mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania. We operate a full-diet, free-choice farm cooperative, sell to several restaurants, and go to 3-4 farmers' markets per week. We grow most every kind of vegetable suited to our climate, as well as several varieties of mushrooms, including shiitakes, oysters and namekos. We keep bees, and raise several animals, including chickens for eggs and meat, turkeys, cows, pigs, lambs and rabbits. We have...

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"Vegetable Production Team Leader 2019 will be our 11th growing season and we are seeking an experienced and energetic farmer to help us refine and further diversify our production as we move into our second decade. We will consider applications from individuals with a minimum of two, preferably three, seasons of experience in diversified vegetable production or similar horticultural experience. The Production Team Leader will organize and supervise our crew of 3-5 seasonal employees and ensure that all field and greenhouse tasks, including seeding, transplanting, irrigation, pest control, harvesting, and weeding, are completed smoothly and efficiently. The Production Team Leader...

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"Positions available for 2019 include: <br> SEVERAL full-season FT/PT openings for farming positions: help in the garden and/or orchard (depending on skills and interests) with tasks such as planting, culture, harvest, packaging, and marketing/delivery. No experience required, but you must be able to show/explain a strong desire to farm and/or related educational background. <br> Full details about the positions available, along with an online application form, can be viewed on our website here: http://northstarorchard.com/Employment"

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Looking to fill one full time and one part time position. See the farm's website for complete details. Please contact the farmer by emailing a resume and cover letter to tinicumcsa@gmail.com

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"We are looking to fill full-time or part-time field crew positions starting in March/April through December with the possibility of work longer into the winter. Work involves all aspects of vegetable production and includes seeding, planting, cultivating, harvesting, washing and general field work."

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"Looking for full-time herd manager/farm hand to help with all facets of farm life. Tasks would include: twice daily milkings, feeding and handling animals, keeping barns clean, helping harvest and store forage, harvesting produce, and general maintenance around the farm."

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"Experience all the aspects of a start up operation. Help contribute to the business plan. Be willing to get down and dirty. Operate machinery, Too many job possiblities to mention from planting, weeding, feeding, cleaning, digging, landscaping, pond design and creating, "

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"Seeking two apprentices to be part of daily operations. Learning and tasks will include moving pigs and poultry, setting up and moving fencing, farm projects, on farm poultry butchering, traditionally curing meats at the on farm butcher shop, and other farming/food processing chores. <br><br> Please contact Anna at anna@northmountainpastures.com with a letter of interest. "

Position Description:
"We're looking for an intern with experience growing veggies and flowers for profit. The same skills apply to growing medicinal herbs. The position is 8 months, from March 1-November 1, 2018. The hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 6am-noon, and 4pm-6pm. Chores include: 1. Preparing beds and planting seed and transplants. 2. Maintaining beds and plants - pruning, trellising, tying, weeding, hoeing, etc. 3. Maintaining barn stalls and 15 bird poultry coop. (the horses are out all summer, so very low maintenance). 4. Harvesting vegetables, flowers and herbs. Preparing all for sale including prepping CSA boxes, assembling flower bouquets, tying/screen herbs...

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"2 yr apprentice- We are looking for a dedicated student of farming who wants to take part in all aspects of our operation through the summer 2018, winter 2018-2019, and summer 2019 seasons. This position will consist of full time work from April through October of 2018, part time work over the winter of 2018/2019, and a return to full time work from April through October 2019. On-farm lodging is available. We seek applicants with one full season of farming experience or its equivalent who intend to stay for two years. The internship provides a chance to gain experience with...

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Position Description:
"This is a great opportunity to participate in a 70-member organic CSA and farmers market operation. <br /><br/> We require 40-50 hours a week in labor, a positive attitude, and a willingness to communicate and work as part of a team. The Farm of Peace is a also home to Sufi spiritual community open to all faiths, with a straw bale retreat center that host many workshops and community gatherings. "

Position Description:
" Fulton Farm Intern Program: Our summer internship program is designed for college students/graduates who are interested in sustainable agriculture, community engagement, public horticulture and/or environmental education. Taken for credit or for experience, your program will offer practical skills and teach sustainability through agriculture. Fulton Farm Apprentice Program: The Apprentice Program at Fulton Farm is designed to develop future farmers. Our apprentices participate in all aspects of farm production and maintenance including but not limited to: weed pest and disease management, harvesting, post-harvest handling, irrigation, greenhouse propagation, seeding, transplanting, composting, assisting with CSA operation, markets, basic building projects and maintenance,...

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Position Description:
"Duties include all aspects of small-scale vegetable farming: seeding, greenhouse work, field prep, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, packing, organic pest-control, carpentry/building projects, mowing, farmers' markets, CSA pick-up and delivery, etc."

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"Application: https://goo.gl/forms/wp8JqaBxlYPnM2Bd2 We are looking to fill 3-4 positions this year: field/packing crew members, field crew leader and packing crew leader. While we primarily expect employees to work five days per week (hours vary throughout season) and every other Saturday, everyone has evening and weekend responsibilities to share. We are primarily a vegetable farm but also have opportunities for animal husbandry. We work hard to build community on the farm.<br> In addition to assisting with field work, the packing crew leader focuses on managing our packing area from coordinating the packing of CSA boxes and wholesale orders to organizing to...

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Position Description:
"We are accepting both full-season and summer applicants. Work schedule is generally 5 days per week, 8 hours a day, including an hour lunch, plus some Saturday mornings in the busy season and for farmer's market. Work involves weeding, planting, harvesting, washing, and crop production tasks. In addition, apprentices rotate through a set of specific management duties weekly, including greenhouse watering and management, CSA set-up and distribution, field seeding, and crop pest and weed management. Taking on these specific tasks helps to increase knowledge and confidence in all aspects of operating a vegetable farm, as well as streamlines the farm...

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Position Description:
Our 45-year-old certified-organic family vegetable farm in PA needs an experienced Field Manager, responsible for equipment, soils, crop establishment, etc. Work with a great team, the best equipment, excellent soils, and incredible markets. Watch your own decisions and efforts result in high-quality, profitable, organic crops. Long term situation with bright future, including possibility of work-to-own; we farm with less stress and more satisfaction.

Position Description:
" Full Time: We are seeking a year-round farmer for the 2018 season starting in February 2018. Please apply if you have a great work ethic and know how to be self-motivated. Previous farming experience a plus, but we would consider a candidate without vegetable production experience who is comfortable working physically, working hard outside in all kinds of weather, and adapting to new situations and challenges with enthusiasm. This job intensifies with the lengthening summer sunlight. We are a small family farm with a loyal set of local CSA customers and restaurant clients. We are entering our 5th season...

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Position Description:
"This is a formal apprenticeship listing. The Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship blends full-time, paid work, with on-line, academic coursework, and off-farm educational opportunities, in the interest of training the next generation of grass-based dairy farmers. "

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"Wholesome Dairy Farms is an approved Master Grazier farm in the nationally-recognized Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship program, and is currently looking for an individual motivated to apprentice and learn the art and science of grass-based dairy on their operation in Berks County, PA. <br><br> The Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship is a formalized apprenticeship in grass-based dairy. This program blends full-time, paid farm work with on-line courses, pasture walks, conferences, and other educational and networking opportunities, to train the next generation of grass-based dairy farmers. Apprentices that achieve Journeyperson Dairy Grazier status are qualified for farm management positions, and have the skills to...

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Position Description:
"The Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship is a formalized apprenticeship in grass-based dairy. This program blends full-time, paid farm work with on-line courses, pasture walks, conferences, and other educational and networking opportunities, to train the next generation of grass-based dairy farmers. Apprentices that achieve Journeyperson Dairy Grazier status are qualified for farm management positions, and have the skills to start their own dairy operation, including receiving credit with the Farm Service Agency."

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Position Description:
"We are hiring an organic farmer to join our farm working 45+ hours per week, paid hourly. This person will report to the owner, and will have primary duties of field work. Field work includes harvesting crops according to our standard practices (there will be training), weeding, sorting harvested crops, markets and assisting with any other manual labor on the farm. The ideal candidate should have the ability to work at an effective pace in harvesting, accept and integrate instructions and feedback, and take a proactive role in asking for guidance when it comes to farm practices."

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"Old School Farm is looking for three English speaking volunteers who can start work sometime between the middle of May or early June (or possibly sooner) and stay through the summer (at least to August 10th), preferably through the September harvest season. Interns will stay in a newly erected cabin, will have their own outdoor showers, and their own kitchen and lounge area in the barn with wifi. Work day lengths and tasks will vary and include but are not limited to: planting, harvesting, and cleaning vegetables; preparing orders for delivery; weeding; helping to cut and haul firewood; property maintenance...

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Seeking interns for the coming season. Intern will be involved in all areas of vegetable production. There will be opportunities to work with the animals. We work 6 days/per week from April - November. We have a Saturday market on the farm.

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"This position involves working 40 hours per week as a member of our field crew. Crew members work 4 to 6 days per week depending on the time of the season. Some of the primary duties and responsibilities include seeding and caring for vegetable transplants in the greenhouse; seeding and transplanting vegetable crops in the field by hand and with small equipment; caring for crops through hoeing weeds, pruning and trellising, fertilizing, and irrigating; assisting with the hand harvesting of vegetables and sweet corn, washing and packing produce, operating a pick-up truck, and assisting in the set-up and take-down of...

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We're looking for a motivated apprentice with an earnest desire to be an organic produce farmer. You'll learn the ropes by farming alongside Steve and Lynn at Prescott's Patch in Bainbridge (Lancaster County) this season.

Position Description:
"We prefer applicants that have prior farming experience and have a positive reference to accommodate that experience. Applicants will work and learn as part of a farm crew and will work closely with the Farm Managers. He/she will be involved in all aspects of the farming operation including field work, greenhouse work, harvesting, post-harvest handling, construction, livestock management and property maintenance. <br/><br/> Duties and Requirements will include but are not limited to:<br/> <b>Field Work:</b> field prep, planting, weeding, harvesting, irrigation, trellising, laying mulch<br/> <b>Post-harvest Handling:</b> washing and packaging of produce<br/> <b>Field Scouting:</b> monitoring plant health and pest pressure<br/> <b>Property Maintenance:</b>...

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"You'll be harvesting, washing, preparing vegetables to be sold; packing wholesale orders; breathing fresh air and getting tan. On a serious note, this farm is very fast and it is working quickly that is a crucial part of vegetable farm success. "

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"We have two different paid positions available, details are listed on our website: www.kretschmannfarm.com"

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"You will learn and be involved in the details of: planning, seeding, fieldwork, greenhouse and high tunnel work, harvesting and packing, farmers market sales, CSA set up and farm maintenance. You will operate most farm equipment including tractors. This is a commercial farm. We cultivate 10 acres. You will be hands on. You will work directly with Dan and Deb, the farm's owner-operators. We have an assistant manager position open as well. Visit jacksfarm.net for details."

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"Interns job description will be from planting, to field maintanance,to harvesting and finally marketing of most common veggies. Tomatoes,Peppers,potatoes and Sweet corn are principle crops. "

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"Be a part of a thriving organic produce farm! Our farm crew helps in all aspects of our diversified farming system, including: soil preparation, seeding & transplanting, cultivation, managing irrigation systems, harvesting and cleaning produce, packing shares and orders, working the farmer's market stand, chicken chores and egg packaging, telling stories, telling jokes and living fully. "

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"Wild Fox Farm is hiring a Vegetable Production Manager. Wild Fox Farm is located in Berks County PA and produces 10 acres of vegetables using sustainable/non-certified organic practices as well as pasture raised chicken, lamb, eggs, and pork. We are looking for an individual who would like to take the reigns and lead our vegetable production from the details of spreadsheet planning to harvest and CSA/Farmers Market channels. This is a full-time, year-round, salaried position with annual raises. Contact us for full job description. Call Ben: 267-424-1439 or E-mail: thewildfoxfarm@gmail.com"

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"We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and able-bodied persons to join our crew and assist us in bringing in the fall harvest. Experience is helpful and preferred, but not mandatory. This is an opportunity to learn proven techniques in sustainable farming and high-production agriculture. We are certified organic and biodynamic. We offer affordable housing to our full time crew members, a mere 100 yards from the farm. "

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"Although we keep a variety of livestock at Ledamete Grass Farm, pastured poultry remains a significant focus for us. We raise approx. 3200 meat birds a year and do all of our slaughtering and butchering on-site, every 4 weeks from May through November. We offer whole chicken and a selection of cuts via direct sales of Meat Shares and a la carte items. Working with our poultry - from day old chicks to the roasted chicken at the dinner table - is an important part of what apprentices do on the farm. We raise approx. 100 Thanksgiving turkeys as well....

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"This internship is designed for someone who wants to learn to work with herbs but isn't ready or able to commit to a full-time internship or education program. The intern will commit to one day per week (8 hrs) for at least one month. We can discuss which day would best suit the intern's learning interests. For instance, on some days we do exclusively field work, while on others we are processing herbs and making products. The intern can tailor the internship to best reflect their interests."

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"Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Internship Apply today for Rodale Institute?s ASC Internship Program. The ASC Program is a pay-as-you-go farm share program that grows organic produce on 5 acres with the goal of making fresh, local, organic vegetables affordable and accessible to 180 families regionally. Individuals who are serious about taking steps towards starting their own sustainable, organic growers business should apply. It is an educational internship with real life responsibilities. Applicants should have some farming experience, have a self-motivated positive attitude, be able to lift up to 40 lbs, and expect to be working a full week in seasonal...

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"We are a young ambitious farm looking for enthusiastic hard workers with a sincere interest in sustainable and organic agriculture. You will be an integral part of our team, and gain hands on experience in all aspects of the farm from seed to harvest. You will walk away from Blooming Glen Farm with the knowledge of whether farming is the life for you, and well on your way to acquiring the skills needed to start your own farm. Please see our website at www.bloomingglenfarm.com for a detailed job descriptions as well as an application. It is very important to us...

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"Anthill Farm Intern - Everyone who works at Anthill Farm is a manager of something. You will have regular farm chores in addition to planting, harvesting, washing, and packing produce. There will be a wide range of work to be done involving all aspects of the farm."

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"The field crew here at Spoutwood is very small, giving each worker full participation into all facets of the operation, excepting administration. Each crew member is relied heavily upon to bring their best and approach each day with a high level of energy and willingness to participate fully in whatever is going on. Depending on the length of stay, you will experience a full season's workload, from starting seedlings in the greenhouse to bringing in the final harvests and laying down cover crop seed in the fall. For those who wish to learn, tractor work will be included. Primarily, though,...

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"The vegetable growing component of Spoutwood Farm Center operates on 3 acres, historically serving around 100+ families on average each season. The CSA began in 1996, now going into its 21st year. This year we will also continue to work on expanding our sales to local buyers. Each season we accept up to 2 full season apprentices, and 1-2 shorter term apprentices to participate in all aspects of the CSA, as well as other programs that take place on the farm."

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" This is a hourly wage farming apprenticeship located in Emmaus, PA. Apprentices will work on a small organic vegetable farm in Emmaus Pa. Duties include: planting, harvesting, weeding, general physical labor and working at a farmers market Two positions are available, one starting in late March and another in May. Hours are usually 7am ? 3:30pm, 5 days per week. During the peak of the season, a 6 day workweek will be required; OT rate will be paid. If you are new to farming, this probably will be a harder job and require more commitment than you are used...

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