Carversville Farm Foundation
Last Updated On: mayo 11th, 2023 at 10:17AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
6127 MECHANICSVILLE RD
Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania, 18934
Primary Contact: Steven Tomlinson
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit that runs a philanthropic, diversified, regenerative, certified organic farm. We grow produce, eggs and meat to the highest standards and donate 100% of our harvests to Philadelphia-area soup kitchens, year-round. Want to join a talented, committed crew in beautiful Bucks County, PA and improve your farming skills while raising chef-quality harvests to give away to communities in need ? Join us!
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: June 1, 2023
Internship Ends: November 22, 2023
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Rolling
Minimum Length of Stay: 6months
Seasonal Vegetable Production Farmer
The seasonal vegetable production farmer will join a dedicated team of farmers to participate in raising vegetables from seed to harvest. We have over 12 acres in production, two high tunnels for year round production and a new wash and packing facility. We use cultivating tractors, water wheel transplanters, root harvesters and other equipment that helps us remain efficient. Cover cropping, soil tests and a fertility program helps keep our soils healthy and balanced. We are striving to create the most healthful food we can donate to those in need.
Educational Opportunities: Farmers will work 45 to 50 hours/week with our full-time farmers on every aspect of production, and will also have the opportunity to attend workshops off the farm to support their professional development in organic agriculture.
Skills Desired: Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants should possess the ability and desire to work hard in both an independent and diverse team setting, often in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. Must have a valid driver’s license. Ability to complete all field work tasks, and a willingness to be flexible team players and contribute wherever needed throughout the season; willingness and desire to work until the job is done, working overtime if necessary throughout the peak of the season. Previous farm experience is a plus. Applicants should also have the self-motivation to strive towards completing tasks quickly and efficiently. Good people skills and the willingness to work with volunteers are important. We’re seeking people who are reliable, organized, enthusiastic, have good communication skills and an attention to detail, and have an eagerness to learn the principles of organic farming.
Meals: Meals are not provided
Housing: Housing is provided
Preferred method of Contact: Email