intern/Farm Hand – Oak Spring Farm
Last Updated On: noviembre 1st, 2023 at 01:51PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
20633 Mount Zion Road
Freeland, Maryland, 21053
Primary Contact: Lisa
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Oak Spring is a small, intensive Certified Organic farm in Northern Baltimore County, MD with a diversified vegetable production and humanely raised pastured eggs. We grow over 40 different crops and market our goods through a 200+ member CSA , Baltimore restaurants and local markets.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: March 2023
Internship Ends: November 2023
Number of Internship Available: 1-2
Application Deadline: March 15, 2023
Minimum Length of Stay: full season-possible to come in May-August
Oak Spring Farm is seeking a full-time farm crew member for the 2023 growing season (April-November).
Skills Desired: Ability to work independently and make decisions with common sense, willingness to work in all kinds of weather, knowledge of market garden tools, physical stamina and strength to easily lift and carry 50 lbs. Responsibilities include harvesting, seeding, transplanting, greenhouse/high tunnel production, irrigation, cultivating, farm maintenance, harvest estimates, laying hen and broiler care, managing and assisting volunteers, restaurant delivery and farmers market preparation and sales. The ideal candidate has:
- A serious interest and experience in organic farming
- A desire for efficiency, detail, and a sense of urgency
- Strong communication skills
- Willingness to take initiative and take on responsibility
- Commitment and enthusiasm
Send resume, 3 references and the answer to the below questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Why do you want to work at Oak Spring Farm?
- Why are you the ideal candidate for this job?
Educational Opportunities: area farm tours specifically for employees of local, sustainable farms
Skills Desired: yes, some outdoor field experience is required
Preferred method of Contact: email