Farm Internships – Pine Root Farm
Last Updated On: noviembre 1st, 2023 at 01:24PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
1000 Pequawket Trail
Steep Falls, Maine, 04085
Primary Contact: Ruby Nelson
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Pine Root is a woman owned and operated veggie and flower farm in Southern Maine. We sell through a bustling farm stand on site, 200 member farm share program, and Portland farmers markets twice a week. We enjoy teaching new farmers, and value communication and a great work environment. Our farm is open to our community and we work with food banks and other groups to address food insecurity.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 6/1/23
Internship Ends: 10/31/23
Number of Internship Available: 3
Application Deadline: 7/31/23
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 month
Our interns are an integral part of our business, and we include them in all aspects of running a small commercial farm. We are open to any level of experience or interest in agriculture, so long as you enjoy physical labor outdoors and your goals for the season can be fulfilled by working with us.
Educational Opportunities: We mostly learn by doing (and doing and doing), but we are also members of MOFGA and tap into their organized opportunities for interns.
Skills Desired: No
Meals: We provide a $50/head per week budget for basic groceries that our crew shops for together, limitless produce that we grow, and wholesale pricing on everything in the stand.
Housing: Yes, we have four cabins
Preferred method of Contact: Text or email