Sassafras Creek Organic Farm
Last Updated On: enero 9th, 2019 at 12:00AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
23217 Bayside Rd.
Leonardtown , Maryland , 30268
Primary Contact: David Paulk
Secondary Contact: Jennifer Paulk
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: "We are a nationally recognized USDA certified organic market farm growing vegetables, small fruit and grains using modern mechanized scale appropriate equipment, high tunnels and farm production systems. We sell our products at a local farmers' market, local area grocery stores, caterers, bakers, DC & Baltimore restaurants and other farm's CSAs. Please visit our website and Instagram feed for more details and photos about our farm, our crops, as well as duties & responsibilities of the Crew Member position."
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 3/1/2018
Internship Ends: 11/30/2018
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
Minimum Length of Stay: Full Season
See Work Experience/Skills Desired.
Educational Opportunities: "Benefits - You will learn skills to manage a small-scale organic vegetable operation on a modern, mechanized, diverse and profitable market farm - Free produce, fruit and grains for your own use - 40 hrs of paid time-off per year and a year-end bonus - Opportunities for increased responsibility, long-term employment and partnership. Compensation - $12 - $15.00/hour depending on experience (DOE) - Housing is available "
Skills Desired: "Crew Members will work alongside the Farmer/Owner, The Farm Manager and other employees on a wide range of tasks including: Harvesting, washing, packaging; Transplanting; High tunnel production; Greenhouse seeding; Record-keeping; Farm Maintenance; Cultivating; Disease and pest scouting; irrigation management and Farmers' Market assistance (1-3 times per month)."
Meals: Meals are on own with access to farm produce.
Stipend: Compensation - $12.00 - $15.00/hour depending on experience (DOE)
Preferred method of Contact: e-mail or phone