Abenaki Springs Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
188 Upper Walpole Road
Walpole, New Hampshire , 03608

Primary Contact: Kirsten Anderson
Primary Phone:
    Number: 6033268729
    Email: kirstenanderson89@gmail.com

Website: www.abenakispringsfarm.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Small scale family farm located in Walpole, New Hampshire. We grow a wide variety of certified organic vegetables, small fruit, and pastured poultry. We sell our product through a CSA, local farmers markets, and local restaurants and health food stores. For more information, please visit our website at www.abenakispringsfarm.com

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: Beginning of May - Flexible
Internship Ends: End of October
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 Months

Internship Details:

We are seeking an intern for the 2020 growing season. This is a wonderful opportunity for somebody interested in small scale, organic agriculture and would like to immerse themselves in a hands-on educational experience. Responsibilities will include all aspects of the farm including, but not limited to: greenhouse seeding and watering, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing and processing orders, deliveries, attending farmers markets, feeding and watering animals, etc. There is freedom to explore what aspects interest and appeal to you and responsibilities may be directed towards your personal interests.

Internship will provide an opportunity for individual to learn various aspects of organic farming including seed sourcing, fertilization methods, harvesting methods, livestock care, and marketing directly to consumers.

Experience is not necessary, but a willingness to learn and work hard is imperative. If you are interested, please send us your resume as well as a brief description of yourself and why you’re interested in our internship. Thank you!

Educational Opportunities: Educational opportunities are mainly through hands on experience. We have an extensive book collection that interns are welcome to borrow from. There may also be opportunities to visit other local farms for day trips, as well as any conferences or relevant local events.

Skills Desired: Applicants must be in good physical health and able to lift 50 pounds. Must have a willingness to learn and ability to receive constructive criticism. Good communication skills as well as honesty and respect are necessary. Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

Meals: Food is provided from the farm as well as some staple items such as bread, cooking oil, rice and beans. Shared family meals occasionally.

Stipend: $600/monthly stipend plus food from the farm and housing.

Housing: Trailer camper on farm is available for housing.

Preferred method of Contact: Cell or e-mail