Unbound Glory Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
294 Hampton Rd.
Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 06259

Primary Contact: Courtney Squire
Secondary Contact: Adam Squire

Primary Phone:
    Number: 860-420-9167
    Email: cmsquire294@gmail.com

Website: http://www.unboundgloryfarm.com

Website: https://www.instagram.com/farmunboundglory/

Internship information
General Farm Description: Unbound Glory Farm is a Regenerative vegetable and flower farm located in northeast CT. In addition to selling produce and flowers, Unbound Glory also does wood-fired pizza on the weekends that utilizes many of the great ingredients grown on the farm. The farm practices no-till, no-spray, cover-cropping, and the use of pollinator plantings that work with Nature to produce healthy food in a thriving ecosystem. Surrounded by several state parks and only a short drive to the beach, the farm is conveniently located close to Boston and Providence, offering a variety of things to do on your days off.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April (1 intern); May/June (2 interns), mid to late August (1 intern) *** we are flexible
Internship Ends: August (spring/summer interns); October (fall intern)
Number of Internship Available: 1-4
Application Deadline: applications are reviewed on a rolling basis
Minimum Length of Stay: 6 weeks

Internship Details:

Assist with all aspects of growing, harvesting, and selling fresh vegetables and cut flowers as well as learn about our farm-to-table wood-fired pizza business.
• Learn all aspects of operations: seeding, planting, weeding & cultivation, pruning, mulching, harvesting, processing, flower arranging, high tunnel growing, and marketing and distribution for our produce and cut flowers through our CSA and farmer’s markets.
• Learn about the benefits and processes for no-till, cover crop management, use of carbonaceous and living mulches, foliar-feeding, maintenance of beneficial insect habitat, hügelkultur permaculture technique, building healthy soils, and other Regenerative practices.
• Participate in our farm-to-table food business with our wood-burning pizza wagon. Eat a lot of pizza!
• We are looking for 2-4 interns for the 2024 season, with one starting in early spring, at least 2 for the main growing season (summer), and 1 for the late summer/early fall.

Educational Opportunities: Learn about: • Growing your own food within the context of extreme weather and rapidly progressing climate change. • Regenerative agriculture practices, food-safety and regulatory compliance, processing and handling of produce and cut flowers, high-tunnel growing, flower-arranging, year-round vegetable production, water conservation and management, and more. • Operating a farm-to-table pizza business.

Skills Desired: A sincere interest in farming and ecological systems, good communication skills, ability to do hard physical labor outdoors in different weather conditions. We value those who enjoy working together as a team, as well as those able to work and complete tasks on their own. We also value having a positive attitude and having fun on the job!

Meals: Occasional shared meals, plus all the vegetables you can eat! Fully outfitted kitchen for your cooking pleasure. Stipend to cover costs of food. Also, be prepared to enjoy a lot of wood-fired pizza!

Stipend: Yes, plus housing, occasional shared meals, and free vegetables.

Housing: Fully furnished and beautiful private rooms available in our 1700’s farmhouse. The house is spacious and well-kept, with a large kitchen and shared spaces including a great front porch with gorgeous views of the surrounding rural landscape. Having a car is recommended but not required. Located 1-2 miles from 2 different state parks. Beautiful view, scenery, and location!

Preferred method of Contact: email