North Tisbury Farm and Whippoorwill Farm
Last Updated On: abril 14th, 2021 at 09:03AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
10 Bourne Lane
West Tisbury, Massachusetts, 02568
Primary Contact: Rosemarie Willett
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: We have two locations on the island of Martha's Vineyard where we grow vegetables, herbs, berries and flowers. North Tisbury Farm and Market is a half acre parcel that houses the farm stand and harvest to order garden. Whippoorwill Farm is a 4.5 acre farm that we are converting to regenerative organic.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: May 2021
Internship Ends: October 2021
Number of Internship Available: 4
Application Deadline: April 30, 2021
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 weeks
“Welcoming interns for the 2021 growing season on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. Help us get our land and gardens up and running as we build a regenerative organic farm. Installing deer fence, building permanent beds, laying irrigation, planting, weeding, harvesting and bringing to market….and the goats – all part of the fun! We are working to align with the principles of permaculture design, and hoping to create top notch educational and visitor programming for learners of all backgrounds and all ages. Looking for hardworking, enthusiastic folks dedicated to bringing about positive change.
Educational Opportunities: We are working in conjunction with Biodiversity for a Livable Climate (bio4climate.org) to develop our educational programs that will span all age groups with an ultimate goal of having an credited internship program for college students. Whippoorwill farm currently offers an opportunity to be involved in the conversion of a conventional farm to a regenerative organic farm from inception. Soil biology, water capturing systems, sustainable energy systems, composting, animal husbandry are just some to components, in addition to food production, that will be part of an interns learning experience. North Tisbury Farm will provide hands on experience on a fully operational small scale regenerative farm with market garden and farm store, providing the experience of how to bring food to the marketplace.
Skills Desired: Must be in good physical condition and be able to lift 40lbs.
Meals: No but we do provide fresh produce and a food stipend at the farm store.
Stipend: Yes - an hourly rate based upon experience and duration of stay.
Preferred method of Contact: email