Farm Crew 2024 – Kibo Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
5569 Sonoma Mountain Rd
Santa Rosa, California, 95404

Primary Contact: Jenny
Primary Phone:
    Number: 415-999-4101


Internship information
General Farm Description: Kibo Farm ( is a 5-acre family farm located on Sonoma Mountain in Sonoma County, CA. We are a 15-minute drive from Santa Rosa, a 15-minute drive from Penngrove, and a 15-minute drive from Glen Ellen. The farm is on the property of Belden Barns Winery ( Our focus is producing unique, high quality fruit and vegetables following organic principles and practices. We specialize in interesting varieties, particularly Asian vegetables as well as storage crops like heirloom dry corn and beans. In addition to vegetables we have 1.5-acres of diverse tree fruit, primarily heirloom apples for cider. We sell our produce wholesale through F.E.E.D. Cooperative and our dry goods and cider to Belden Barns’ customers on-site. We are passionate about producing delicious food and sharing our knowledge about farming.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April or May 2024
Internship Ends: end of November 2024
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: Must be able to commit to working the full season through the end of November

Internship Details:

We are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic person to join our small farm crew for the 2024 season, from April/May through the end of November, four days per week.

The farm crew works closely with the farm owners to transplant, harvest, wash and pack produce.  Other tasks include soil preparation, weeding and irrigating, as well as some greenhouse and orchard work.  The work can be strenuous, especially during the hottest days of the season, but also a lot of fun. We are looking for someone who enjoys physically demanding work outside and working collaboratively and has a genuine interest in food production.

Experience & Qualifications

  • At least one season of production farming experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills and an upbeat, positive attitude
  • Able to work well with others and also independently, while maintaining energy and focus
  • Able to work efficiently and meet quality standards
  • Capable of repetitive physical work over varied terrain – can bend and kneel, work outside for long hours in a variety of weather conditions, and lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Willingness to apply oneself where needed and take direction and feedback well
  • Committed to working the full season, through the end of November 2024
  • Punctual with reliable transportation (there is no public transit to our location)

Schedule: April/May through the end of November, four days per week (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri). 

Hours: 8 hours per day (32 hours per week)

Compensation: $18.00+/hour DOE. We do not have on-farm housing to offer but we can provide plenty of fresh produce.

To apply:  Please send your resume to AND complete this brief job application:

Educational Opportunities: We are former apprentices and educators and sharing what we know and how we have arrived at our systems will be part of the experience. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to learn about sustainable food production and/or who wants to start their own farm someday.

Skills Desired: See description above for work experience and skills desired.

Meals: No, but we can provide plenty of fresh produce.

Stipend: $18.00+/hour DOE

Housing: We do not have on-farm housing to offer.

Preferred method of Contact: email