Benjamin Hansen

Contact information
Farm Address:
2731 Jacquier Rd

Placerville , California , 30683

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    Number: 510-828-6538
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Internship information
General Farm Description: "24 Carrot Farm is a diversified certified organic farm situated in the Apple Hill area of Placerville, CA. We have 4 acres of annual and perennial vegetables, herbs and flowers, and several acres of established apple varieties. We follow agroecological farming practices and are committed to farming using sustainable and restorative techniques. Our operations include on site farm stand (including market-style CSA), u-pick, farmer’s markets and wholesale to local grocers and restaurants, educational and community field trips and events."

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 3/15/2018
Internship Ends: 11/31/2018
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 Months

Internship Details:

“Job Title: Seasonal Farm Worker
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Length: Present through November
Reports to: Farm Manager

Job Description
Primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce
Utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed
Perform field work including but not limited to seeding, transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, moving irrigation, and watering
Daily use and safe-handling of farm equipment including tilers, wheelbarrows, tools and hand-tools such as shears and knives
Assist as needed at the onsite farm stand: setting up, breaking down, restocking etc
Perform some or most of the following non-field work: cleaning packing area and equipment, delivering produce locally, build-out and maintenance of farm grounds, construction of hoop-houses and additional farm infrastructure, vehicle and tractor use; fencing and trellising work; other up-keep or strenuous and skilled farming tasks as required
Willingness to work and preparation for working outdoors in all weather conditions


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Skills Desired: Qualifications: Able to perform physically demanding and repetitive tasks; able to lift 50+ lbs repeatedly Valid driver's license and reliable transportation Must work well as a team Previous farm experience preferred but not necessary Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

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Stipend: Compensation: Hourly compensation depending on experience

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Preferred method of Contact: Email