Springfield Community Gardens

Contact information
Farm Address:
1126 N Broadway Ave
Springfield, Missouri, 65802

Primary Contact: Anneliese Kerr
Secondary Contact: Anna Withers

Primary Phone:
    Number: 417414-7129
    Email: anneliese.kerr@springfieldcommunitygardens.org

Secondary Phone
    Number: (417) 414-7129
    Email: anna.withers@springfieldcommunitygardens.org

    Email: anna.withers@springfieldcommunitygardens.org

Website: https://springfieldcommunitygardens.org

Internship information
General Farm Description: Springfield Community Gardens operates 3 urban farms in the city of Springfield, MO. One of those farms include one of only 5 hospital farms in the nation, in partnership with CoxHealth. We use and teach the best practices in regenerative agriculture methods for sustainable farming.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 10/1/22
Internship Ends: 9/1/23
Number of Internship Available: 4 interns per month
Application Deadline: Ongoing through September 2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 4 weeks

Internship Details:

SCG is accepting applications for our October 2022 and March, April, May, June, July, & September 2023 intern cohorts! Anyone 18 years old or older, including veterans, minorities, and beginning farmers, are encouraged to apply. Includes on-farm training and in-person educational workshops led by industry experts, $136 stipend will be provided to help offset the cost of transportation or other related expenses, and a completion certificate. The duration of this internship is 4 hours per week for 4 weeks.

Educational Opportunities: Interns will receive on-farm training and in-person educational workshops on the topics of: soil quality and regenerative agriculture ; native plants and rain water collection; biodiversity, resilience, and ecological design strategies for restoration; & diversity and equity to BIPOC community.

Skills Desired: No experience required, only a willingness to learn!

Meals: No

Stipend: Yes. $136 to help offset the cost of transportation or other related expenses.

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: Email