Understory Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
3427 Route 30
Sudbury, -- , 05733

Primary Contact: Jessie C Witscher
Primary Phone:
    Number: 8029892141
    Email: understoryfarmvt@gmail.com

Website: www.understoryfarmvermont.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: We are a 4 acre cut flower farm in the Champlain valley of Vermont. We use sustainable practices, mixed horse and tractor power to produce over 75 varieties of cut flowers for wholesale, farmers market and weddings from April through October.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: Early April 2020
Internship Ends: End of October 2020
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020
Minimum Length of Stay: Full season

Internship Details:

We are currently looking for 1 to 2 passionate, hard working individuals excited about farming to join us for our 2020 growing season!
This is a fully immersive flower farming experience from April-October where the everyday work is diverse, ranging from greenhouse production, field crop planting, bucket/tray washing, weeding, lots and lots of harvesting, to flower arranging, attending markets, doing deliveries and setting up weddings. The work is often physically hard and the days are long and rewarding.
We pay a monthly stipend of $1800, provide a rustic cabin and food from the farm and offer everything we know about the business of farming flowers, selling wholesale, floral design, using draft horses and everything else in between. Thanks for your interest and we look forward to connecting!

Educational Opportunities: You can expect to learn all aspects of flower farming in Vermont, including seed starting, greenhouse production, farm economics, production systems, harvesting, irrigation, floral design and more.

Skills Desired: Farming experience or floral design experience is preferred

Meals: Once a week we have a crew lunch

Stipend: $1800/month

Housing: Yes

Preferred method of Contact: email