Healthy Futures AmeriCorps

Contact information
Farm Address:
107 E Georgia Ave Ste 3B
Gunnison, Colorado, 81230

Primary Contact: Lindsay Durant
Primary Phone:
    Number: 7192315360


Internship information
General Farm Description: Multiple service terms available all across Western Colorado in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Learn to farm at high altitudes, engage with communities through farm to school education or address the inequities of food distribution in rural communities.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: January 2023
Internship Ends: December 2023
Number of Internship Available: 24
Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 450 hours

Internship Details:

The Mountain Roots Healthy Futures Program builds community among education initiatives, public health and human services, and agricultural/conservation programs in the central Rocky Mountains and southwestern Colorado. Community-driven initiatives in the Healthy Futures Program include Farm to School, Sustainable Agriculture & Community Gardens, and Community Food Security (Hunger Solutions), working together to build and sustain healthy communities, healthy people, and a healthy environment.

Educational Opportunities: All AmeriCorps Members can receive an Education Award upon successful completion of service. Professional development and training, attendance at statewide AmeriCorps Member conference, and qualify for Federal Assistance programs and student loan forbearance.

Skills Desired: Skills Desired □ General Skills □ Social Services □ Teamwork □ Cooking □ Outreach & Engagement □ Education □ Communications

Meals: No

Stipend: Yes

Housing: We offer guidance on affordable housing options in the areas in which our sites are located.

Preferred method of Contact: email