Carversville Farm – Veg Farmer

Contact information
Farm Address:
6127 Mechanicsville Road
Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania, 18934

Primary Contact: Steve Tomlinson
Primary Phone:
    Number: 267-410-0685


Internship information
General Farm Description: Carversville Farm Foundation Position: Seasonal Vegetable Production Farmer Reports to: Farm Director Compensation: $17 per hour Benefits: Housing available, PTO Schedule: March 18 - November 27, 5 days per week, 40 - 50 hours per week 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: 03/18/2024
Internship Ends: 11/27/2024
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Rolling
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 months

Internship Details:

About the position:

Our vegetable team raises top-quality organic produce from seed to harvest + seedlings for urban farms. We have +12 acres in production, + two high tunnels for year-round production + a new wash-and-pack facility + a log-grown shiitake operation. We use cultivating tractors, water wheel transplanters, root harvesters and other equipment that help maximize efficiency. Cover cropping, soil tests and a fertility program helps keep our soils healthy and balanced.



  • 1 year vegetable production experience preferred
  • Demonstrate record keeping ability
  • Proficient at harvesting, weeding and planting
  • Ability to handle product from harvest to packaging while maintaining food safety (FSMA) standards



Working with our team to execute daily tasks including:

  • Greenhouse watering and seeding, transplanting, crop maintenance
  • Pest and disease management
  • Implement and maintain irrigation
  • Harvest vegetables according to farm’s standards
  • Contribute to a safe and orderly working environment
  • Support record keeping

This job description covers key responsibilities but does not capture all job duties. We work as a team and there are times we need all hands on deck to accomplish a task. Flexibility is key to joining our dynamic team.


Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. 

Educational Opportunities: On farm education

Skills Desired: Skills We are looking for people committed to our mission and procedures with these abilities: Work independently and on a team Dependable and organized Positive attitude and strong work ethic Readiness to work outside in all weather conditions Detail oriented and able to multitask Ability to lift 50 lbs Desire to learn Flexible in schedule and tasks

Meals: No

Stipend: $17 PER HOUR

Housing: Yes

Preferred method of Contact: email