Farm Production Intern
Last Updated On: noviembre 1st, 2023 at 01:34PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
33 Gurney Street
Rockport, Maine, 04856
Primary Contact: Pearson Snyder
Secondary Contact: Peter Alsop
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Full Moon Farm is a diversified organic vegetable farm in Rockport, Maine, between the mountains and the sea at the original pre-air-conditioning vacation destination in MidCoast Maine, where the summer days are beautiful, never too hot, and pond or ocean is always close by. We grow intensively on one acre using skilled handwork and no-till methods. Our mission is to grow food of exceptional quality, and to creating a thriving farm ecosystem of plants, animals, and people. We believe everyone should have access to great food and we’re committed to growing ten percent of our produce to feed food-insecure members of our community.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 04.01.2023
Internship Ends: 08.31.2023
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: Rolling
Minimum Length of Stay: 2 weeks
Farm Production Interns are involved in all aspects of farm production, including bed prep, transplanting, seeding, weeding, harvesting, wash/pack, markets and delivery. Internships are eligible for as little as two weeks and as much as one month, with continued regular employment if a good fit for all.
- Strong interest in organic farming, food systems, ecology, and/or community building
- One year of vegetable production preferred but not required
- Responsible, punctual, detail-oriented, and efficient
- Great attitude while working outdoors in all weather.
- Ability to lift 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally; to stand, kneel or crouch for extended periods.
- Valid driver’s license
We do not discriminate based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion, and we welcome diverse applicants. For the right candidate, seasonal on-farm housing is an option.
Educational Opportunities: Full range of farm work is available, and expressed focus ~ be it greenhouse work, seeding, harvesting, packing, marketing, customer relations, social media skills ~ will be considered.
Skills Desired: A good work ethic, an enjoyment of and passion for farm work and growing healthy, vibrant organic vegetables, and enjoying being yourself and finding your way within a group or team.
Meals: On occasion, vegetables available for all Interns ~ farm kitchen available to all on-farm staff.
Stipend: Yes. Our regular $17 per hour crew member rate will be paid during full duration of work ($680 for 40 hour week)
Housing: Applicant and space dependent
Preferred method of Contact: Email