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Farm Address:
34 Wild Aster Trail
Barnardsville, North Carolina, 28709

Position Description:
Ivy Creek Family Farm seeks assistant farmers, interns, and a wash shed manager to join our team in 2024. We have opportunities and compensation levels for dedicated folks at most any farming skill level, from advanced to beginner. Assistant farmers and interns will plant, harvest, and care for dozens of varieties of vegetables and flowers, all carefully selected to fit…

Internship Starts: February - May
Internship Ends: End of October or beyond

 


Farm Address:
841 Sand Ridge Road
Millers Creek, North Carolina, 28651

Position Description:
Learn to run a successful organic vegetable farm while earning a living wage. We prioritize work-life balance starting with a 40-hour work week, paid time off, and a fixed work schedule. Our training program helps employees to build farm skills and to learn principles of efficient farm operation. We maintain a fun, communal work atmosphere and prioritize respect for the…

Internship Starts: Early May or as soon as possible
Internship Ends: October, September, and August (full-time permanent positions will be filled later this season)

 


Farm Address:
841 Sand Ridge Rd
Millers Creek, North Carolina, 28651

Position Description:
Learn to run a successful organic vegetable farm while earning a living wage. We prioritize work-life balance starting with a 40-hour work week, no work on, paid time off, and a fixed work schedule. Our training program helps employees to build farm skills and to learn principles of efficient farm operation. We maintain a fun, communal work atmosphere and prioritize…

Internship Starts: March 17, April 2 (summer-only positions are also available)
Internship Ends: end of September (flexible)--longer term positions may be available

 


Farm Address:
856 Brooks Rd.
Sunshine, North Carolina, 28018

Position Description:
Interested in environmental stewardship? Nutrition? Local food access? Meaningful work? A Way of Life Farm brings all these passions together, growing nutrient dense produce and pork for farmers’ market, CSA, and local food pantries in the beautiful foothills of Western North Carolina. The farm integrates this production into a broader land revitalization project, rejuvenating a former clear-cut forest into productive…

Internship Starts: March-April 2024
Internship Ends: December 2024 and beyond

 


Farm Address:
77 Paw Paw Hill Rd
Burnsville, North Carolina, 28714

Position Description:
We are looking for an assistant farmer with experience on a no-till farm preferred. This position is for 24-28 hours a week, leaving time for off farm work. The assistant farmer will work closely with Cedar, our main farmer, but will be expected to work independently as well. The assistant farmer will be involved in bed prep, planting, harvest, wash/pack,…

Internship Starts: 3/1/2024
Internship Ends: TBD

 


Farm Address:
298 Sluder Branch Rd
Leicester, North Carolina, 28748

Position Description:
Peak season work is 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. with 2 one hour breaks MTWFri, 6am-12 on Thursday and Saturdays. The schedule tapers in spring and fall. Hourly position Tuesday and Fridays available as well working in the packing house. We work rain or shine in all temps. Work includes transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, market, cattle duties, chicken duties (watering, feeding,…

Internship Starts: Spring 24 / Summer 24
Internship Ends: Fall 24 / Winter 24

 


Farm Address:
619 Camp Joy Rd
Zionville, North Carolina, 28698

Position Description:
For the 2024 season, we are hiring three full time crew members who will work with farmers, Holly and Andy, as well as farm manager, Anthea, and crop manager, Monica. If you are looking to gain more experience growing organic vegetables, we welcome you to apply to work at ATG! All members of the farm crew work at large on…

Internship Starts: February through April
Internship Ends: October-November (with options in winter 2024/2025 growing season)

 


Farm Address:
5925 Oakley Rd.
Cedar Grove, North Carolina, 27231

Position Description:
A successful farm producing high quality produce for the past 23 years. We host a 300 member CSA program and sell weekly at the Carrboro Farmers' Market. We offer $17/hour starting and are looking for 2-3 folks (full or part time) to fill out our 2024 crew. Please email a resume and cover letter to Elise at elysianfieldsfarmnc@gmail.com. An on…

Internship Starts: 3/1/2024
Internship Ends: 11/15/2024

 


Farm Address:
4646 Patterson School Drive
Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645

Position Description:
Patterson School Incubator Farm (PSIF) interns will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from a variety of sustainable farm businesses. PSIF currently hosts a poultry producer, lavender grower, herbalist, hemp producer, and market gardener- and we are always looking to expand. Interns will provide assistance to PSIF staff in building and maintaining shared equipment and infrastructure, producing biochar,…

Internship Starts: 09/30/23
Internship Ends: 05/31/24

 


Farm Address:
840 OVAL DR
RALEIGH, North Carolina, 27606

Position Description:
Throughout the year, interns will be paid to assist and manage various projects, including research, meeting facilitation, logistical support, and communications, as well as other tasks that align with the host’s needs and the intern’s interests. In addition to valuable technical skills, interns can expect to learn about grassroots food initiatives, cultivate meaningful relationships with mentors and community members, and…

Internship Starts: September 2023
Internship Ends: May 2024

 


Farm Address:
57 Sugar Hollow Rd
Fairview, North Carolina, 28730

Position Description:
We are seeking an apprentice for a year-long position at our farm in Fairview NC. Here, we raise beef cattle, farrow-to-finish hogs, broiler chickens, and pastured turkey. You’ll get a full spectrum learning experience as you do chores, build and maintain infrastructure, drive equipment, press apple cider, process poultry, grind feed, and more. There is the potential for this apprenticeship…

Internship Starts: September 2023
Internship Ends: September 2024

 


Farm Address:
120 Prairie Sky Ln.
Burnsville, North Carolina, 28714

Position Description:
25 hours of work a week (5 hours a day), the rest of the time is available for exploring the beautiful South Toe Valley (the South Toe is the cleanest river in NC). A mix of tending annual vegetable, perennial medicinal and food gardens, fruit forest orchard, tea garden, flower garden. The internship can be more focused on any of…

Internship Starts: April 1, 2023
Internship Ends: October 31, 2023

 


Farm Address:
4178 Bluebird Dr
Morganton, North Carolina, 28655

Position Description:
Does working in a tight crew on a small, ecologically focused, direct market, commercial vegetable and pastured pig operation sound exciting?  We want to hear from you!  At Bluebird Farm we strive for a balanced and smooth workflow.  We use careful record keeping, keen observation, and constant communication to ensure that the right task is getting done at the right…

Internship Starts: July-August
Internship Ends: Nov 21/Dec19/Multi-year

 


Farm Address:
211 Fickle Creek Crossing
Efland, North Carolina, 27243

Position Description:
see additional positions below --- **Livestock Herdsperson / Backup Produce Worker** OPEN POSITION NOW! (July 2023) 1 to 2 year commitment. Position requires 2+ years livestock experience, with minimum one year full time experience with beef cattle. Work full time in year-round position as primary herdsperson for 85+ beef cattle of various ages. Minimum $14 per hour compensation with increases…

Internship Starts: 6/1/2023
Internship Ends: 11/30/2023

 


Farm Address:
1733 Mount Carmel Church Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27517

Position Description:
Efficient & Reliable Market Gardener Job Description We are looking for someone who is passionate about regenerative agriculture, has experience farming and building farm infrastructure projects, is highly systematic, and is not intimidated by learning new things. We need an independent worker who can work closely with the farm owner to consult about the strategic vision for the farm then…

Internship Starts: June 2023 (or until filled)
Internship Ends: year round

 


Farm Address:
538 Graham Rd
Marshall, North Carolina, 28753

Position Description:
We are looking to hire one more person for the 2023 season. This position would start immediately and run through October with the option to stay into the winter if it’s a really good fit. The hours vary across the seasons: April - October you can expect to work about 40 hours / week. November - February the hours will…

Internship Starts: Immediately
Internship Ends: November 1st with a chance to extend

 


Farm Address:
8115 New Sharon Church Rd
Rougemont, North Carolina, 27572

Position Description:
We are looking for 2 motivated individuals with an interest in agriculture to join us in our day-to-day operations. Tasks will include but not limited to harvesting produce and flowers, washing vegetables, arranging bouquets, weeding, planting, farm improvement projects, and greenhouse work. This is a physical job and requires someone who is able to lift up to 50 pounds and…

Internship Starts: Opportunities available now
Internship Ends: Opportunities year round

 


Farm Address:
90 Bald Creek Rd.
Leicester, North Carolina, 28748

Position Description:
The apprenticeship at Full Sun Farm is an immersive farming experience. You live and work on the farm, seeing it in all weathers, all lights and moods. Skills you will learn and jobs you'll do include field observation, greenhouse work, planting, cultivating and harvesting of vegetables and cut flowers, insect and disease management, machine maintenance and repair, irrigation, season extension,…

Internship Starts: March-May 2023
Internship Ends: 11/1/2023

 


Farm Address:
55 Lanzi Ledge Rd
Leicester, North Carolina, 28748

Position Description:
Farm worker: Physically able to quickly and efficiently perform farm tasks in all outdoor conditions over a 8+ work day open to learning and positivity a must Reliable transportation to the farm Willing and able to take instruction learning farm systems 2 days a week - these are flexible pay is $12/hr

Internship Starts: 4/1/23
Internship Ends: 10/3/2023

 


Farm Address:
55 Lanzi Ledge Rd
Leicester , North Carolina, 28748

Position Description:
Lead Farmer : Farm experience a must Supervise farm crew on tasks such as planting, harvesting, weeding, greenhouse work Trustworthy to work solo and manage your time wisely Coordinate with us to plan and schedule tasks Learn, practice, and teach the various systems in place to accomplish these tasks. Operate Tractor, Mower, other power equipment with training 4 days a…

Internship Starts: 3/15/2023
Internship Ends: 10/3/2023

 


Farm Address:
242 Persimmon Hill Lane
Cedar Grove, North Carolina, 27231

Position Description:
Our #1 goal as a farm is to provide our customers, employees, and family with delicious, certified organic vegetables from our land. We strive to produce the best quality vegetables we can, and we try our very best to create an environment on our farm that accomplishes that goal while at the same time creating a workplace that is fun…

Internship Starts: March-April 2023
Internship Ends: October-November 2023

 


Farm Address:
3719 Bend Of Ivy Rd
Marshall, North Carolina, 28753

Position Description:
Positions -Monday Harvest Helper 8-4 -Wednesday Garden Helper 8-4 -Wednesday Garden Helper 8-12 -Friday Harvest Helper 8-4 Monday & Fridays are our harvest days and Wednesday is our big garden work day, it benefits us to train farm hands on both of these unique days for a well-rounded learning experience. We are looking to hire one helper to work all…

Internship Starts: April 1, 2023
Internship Ends: December 1, 2023

 


Farm Address:
43 cowan cove rd
asheville, North Carolina, 28806

Position Description:
We are looking for part time help for the 2023 season. This could include and not be limited to - running farmers market booth, foraging, log inoculation, processing, packaging, social media presence and website work. Interns will be adequately trained, and will learn safe foraging practices, mushroom identification, uses, and everything that goes along with selling wild foods and mushrooms.…

Internship Starts: flexible
Internship Ends: flexible

 


Farm Address:
43 Cowan Cove Rd
Asheville, North Carolina , 28806

Position Description:
We are looking for part time help for the 2023 season. This could include and not be limited to - running farmers market booth, foraging, log inoculation, processing, packaging, social media presence and website work. Interns will be adequately trained, and will learn safe foraging practices, mushroom identification, uses, and everything that goes along with selling wild foods and mushrooms.…

Internship Starts: April 1st 2023
Internship Ends: flexible