Last Updated On: julio 17th, 2023 at 08:45AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
356 Spring Lake Road
Waco, Texas, 76705
Primary Contact: Sky Toney
Number: (254) 799-5611
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: World Hunger Relief Institute is committed to alleviate hunger through education, research, and sustainable agriculture. We are located on 40 acres near Waco, Texas. We envision a robust, resilient, and regenerative food system that prioritizes local agricultural production, equitable access to healthy food, and ecological sustainability.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 09/04/2023
Internship Ends: 12/31/2025
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: August 15
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 Year
We’re looking for an experienced individual with passion and drive to catalyze a robust, resilient, and regenerative food system that prioritizes local agricultural production, equitable access to healthy food, and ecological sustainability. As the title of the role implies, the ideal candidate has the ability to lead in all aspects of our regenerative fruit and vegetable production enterprise while training and educating others about our food system, hunger, sustainable agriculture and environmental care. Equal focus on and attention to both the soil and people is imperative.
Our team needs someone who enjoys having their hands in the dirt doing the day-to-day work of managing a profitable fruit and produce production enterprise to supply our community with nutritious sustainably grown local food (via Farmer’s Market, CSA, Produce Prescription Program, etc.). This position also spearheads the education of our community, volunteers, WHRI interns, and field trips on the importance and techniques of sustainable agricultural production. As an educational farm, our goal is to model sustainable methods and practices that can be replicated in any community around the world. We’re looking for a team player competent in horticulture, retail, management, and education so they can be successful in this role as they live out our values of advocacy, care, and education. This position requires: a willingness to adapt to change, flexibility with work hours due to unpredictable seasonal needs, an ability to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment dependent on fluctuating seasonal factors, and the temperament to work in both a team environment and independently.
Educational Opportunities: Yes, both hands-on learning and training and other opportunities are integrated into this position.
Skills Desired: Yes, see detailed information on website.
Meals: Yes, limited to weekly community meals, this position has access to all "farm-use" meat and produce and receive a discount on other farm products.
Housing: There are potential housing options.
Preferred method of Contact: Please apply on the website