Contact informationFarm Address:
Montrose , Colorado , 3450
Primary Contact: Betsy
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: "Circle A Garden is a small 3 acre family farm in southwestern Colorado. We grow a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, and herbs that we market through our 50 member CSA. We start with our soils; good healthy soils grow healthy plants without the use of nasty chemicals. A few of the things you will be able to learn about here include: greenhouse/high tunnels, drip irrigation, growing food in a high desert region, forest gardening, food preservation, and marketing."
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 1-Mar
Internship Ends: December
Number of Internship Available: 4
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Minimum Length of Stay: 6 weeks We encourage full season internships. The longer you are here the more you can learn
“Our interns learn hands on, working with us learning as we go about growing and caring for a wide variety of crops. We share with you our 30+ years of experience, our library of information, plus we also are able to network with other farms for farm tours and additional learning opportunities.
Skills Desired: "No experience necessary. Must be willing to work well with others, to learn and ask questions, and to work hard as well as play. Must be able to get up early and work in whatever the weather may be."
Meals: Interns are responsible for preparing their own meals and cleaning up afterwards. We provide fresh in season produce from the farm each week.
Stipend: small stipend to help cover additional food costs.
Housing: "Various options here on the farm from tenting to camper. Interns share our bathroom, kitchen, and laundry facilities."
Preferred method of Contact: contact us through our website www.circleagarden.com