Anderson Acres Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
1 Anderson Acres Road
1 Anderson Acres Road
Kent , Conneticut , 98579

Primary Contact: Kat Taylor- Farm Manager
Secondary Contact:


Primary Phone:
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Cell
    Number: 860-799-6453
    Email: kat@andersonacresfarm.com

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    Email: grow@andersonacresfarm.com

    Email: grow@andersonacresfarm.com

Website: http://www.andersonacresfarm.com

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Internship information
General Farm Description: "Anderson Acres is a small-scale flower farm and floral design studiolocated on a 200-acre, privately owned property. About five acres of the land is dedicated to agriculture. We produce many varieties of annual and perennial flowers In addition, we produce vegetables, herbs, fruits, mushrooms, and eggs to provide fresh food for the farm owners and farm crew. "

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline:
Minimum Length of Stay: 7 months

Internship Details:

“Work with Fresh Cut Flowers: 2019 Field Crew Opportunities at Anderson Acres Farm

Work at Anderson Acres Farm is for the tough, diligent, and creative. We are looking for like-minded people to jump in for the summer on a full or part time basis. If you enjoy working with your hands, getting out into the sun and soil, and learning about how to grow fresh, beautiful flowers, then this could be a great fit for you. Join our small team and work on a lovely 200-acre property just behind Lake Waramaug where we produce specialty cut flowers.

Daily duties can include but are not limited to: seeding, planting, pruning, weeding, bed prep, flower harvest, bouquet packaging, and deliveries. We are especially in need of folks who are interested in and/or have experience working with flowers or vegetables. We are seeking someone who is available to work weekdays and some weekends, and who is self-motivated and able to work independently. If you enjoy plants and have a flair for design, we want you on our team!

We are seeking individuals who are interested in the potential for long-term employment and growing into a managerial role. We are currently looking for someone to fill this seasonal position who could start part-time (20-25 hrs/wk) in April, ramp up to full-time (40-50 hrs/wk) by mid-May, and then end the season with us at the end of October.


Educational Opportunities:

Skills Desired: "Requirements: ? Previous work experience, farming and/or floral background strongly preferred--if your background is in design, please send reference pictures. ? Ability to learn on the job ? Collaborative attitude ? Weekend availability ? A good work ethic and positive attitude ? Comfortable working around dogs, cats, and chickens ? Means of transportation, valid driver's license, and clean history ? Ability to repeatedly lift 50lbs and general physical stamina "

Meals: "Any produce grown on the farm. This includes access to apples, berries, mushrooms, and many kinds of vegetables."

Stipend: $14-$16/hr

Housing: "Not included, but there are housing possibilities nearby."

Preferred method of Contact: Email