Terra Preta Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
2806 E Rogers RD
Edinburg, Texas, 78542

Primary Contact: Shakera Raygoza
Secondary Contact: Juan Raygoza

Primary Phone:
    Number: 956-472-7436
    Email: info@terrapretafarm.com

    Email: juanraygoza@gmail.com

Website: www.terrapretafarm.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Certified Organic Farm located in South Texas with mild winters that produces vegetables for wholesale and local markets.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: October 1, 2019
Internship Ends: May 1, 2019
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: 7 months

Internship Details:

Hands on experience from seed starting to direct marketing. Responsibilties will vary throughout the season to include crop planning, seeding trays, transplanting, planting, bed preparation, weeding, Intergrated pest management, harvesting, packaging, deliveries, farmers markets and farm record keeping.

Educational Opportunities: Opportunity to learn Spanish, participate in local workshops, access to our library of farming resources and farmers.

Skills Desired: Looking for someone passionate about organic farming and desire to contribute to growing the farm. Not afraid to work hard outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Preferably experienced using basic farm tools. Able to lift 50lbs. Ability to follow instructions and work independently.

Meals: No, but vegetables from the farm will be provided.

Stipend: Starting at $150/week

Housing: Housing opportunity available, please email for more info.

Preferred method of Contact: email