Cherry Grove Organic Farm


Contact information
Farm Address:
11 Carter Road
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540

Primary Contact: Matt Conver
Primary Phone:
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    Number: 609-306-5139
    Email: cherrygroveorganic@gmail.com

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    Number: 609-306-5139
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Website: http://www.cherrygroveorganic.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Cherry Grove Organic Farm is a 25-acre organic farm located in Lawrenceville, NJ. The farm is one hour south of New York City, one hour north of Philadelphia, and three miles outside of Princeton, NJ. We grow a wide variety of heirloom vegetables, perennial and annual flowers, and culinary herbs to sell at three farm markets and to distribute to a 300-member CSA.

CRAFT Member Farm? Yes

Internship Starts: March 2023-flexible
Internship Ends: 11/23/2023
Number of Internship Available: 3
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Minimum Length of Stay: Full Season Preferred

Internship Details:

We are looking for an assistant manager and two hard working interns for the 2023 season. The assistant manager position is ideal for someone who has farm experience, but isn’t quite ready to go out on their own. We prefer someone who has had two full farm season’s experience, but will also consider one year. Work will include overseeing our crew, tractor work, marketing, greenhouse, field work, and everything involved with running a farm. All positions are March through November. Hours start slow in March, are @ 50 + hours week June through September, and taper off through November. At Cherry Grove Organic Farm we offer a great learning experience through a hands-on approach to all aspects of farming. Work will include seeding, planting, harvesting, tractor work, cultivating, attending markets, and many other jobs associated with running the farm. Several former interns have successfully gone on to farm on their own. The pay for the assistant manager position is $17/hour and the pay for the intern is $15.54/hour (based on experience) and includes workers comp and fresh vegetables. Potential for increased pay based on performance.
Having gained all my experience in farming through internships, I feel that at Cherry Grove Organic Farm we are especially capable of offering a great learning experience to serious individuals who wish to pursue a career in farming. We have had several former interns placed in farm management positions.

Interested applicants should call Matt Conver, farm owner, at 609-306-5139.


Educational Opportunities: Interns have the opportunity to attend local CRAFT tours during the season to learn from other local farmers.

Skills Desired: We are looking for someone who has a strong work ethic and desire to learn more about farming.

Meals: no

Stipend: For assistant manager, we offer $17/hour. For interns, we offer $15.54/hour (based on experience), vegetables, workers comp

Housing: possible rustic housing available

Preferred method of Contact: phone