Updated on Feb 18, 2019
Contact informationFarm Address:
P.O. Box 204
Carversville , Pennsylvania , 96055
Primary Contact: Steve Tomlinson
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: "Carversville Farm Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit farm that combines ecological regeneration and agricultural production to serve our environment as well as our community. We currently distribute our farm products to soup kitchens and food pantries in the greater Philadelphia area to help improve access to wholesome, locally grown foods. CFF also sells some of its produce to local restaurants and at our weekly farm stand. We are in the early stages of creating a diversified farm with intensive cover cropping, perennial pastures for grazing beef cattle, pasture raised poultry, mixed vegetables, and mushroom production."
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 3/18/2019
Internship Ends: 11/27/2019
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 3/18/2019
Minimum Length of Stay:
“We are looking for a seasonal full-time worker for vegetable production. To apply please state which job you are applying for, a cover letter, and resume. Check out our website for more details. “
Educational Opportunities: PA and NJ CRAFT Tours will be available for our apprentices. We teach by doing the work and also backing it up with presentations and discussions.
Skills Desired: "Ability to complete all field work tasks, and a willingness to be flexible team players and contribute wherever needed throughout the season; willingness and desire to work until the job is done, working overtime if necessary throughout the peak of the season. Previous farm experience is a plus. Applicants should possess the ability and desire to sustain effort in both an independent and diverse team setting, often in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. Applicants should also have the self-motivation to strive towards completing tasks quickly and efficiently. Driving our delivery van into the greater Philadelphia area will be required. Participating in processing poultry on the farm will also be a part of the job. Good people skills and the willingness to work with volunteers are important. We're seeking people who are reliable, organized, enthusiastic, have good communication skills and an attention to detail, and have an eagerness to learn the principles of organic and regenerative farming."
Stipend: $15 per hour for seasonal full-time.
Preferred method of Contact: email