First Rain Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
19832 Rector Rd.

Nevada City , California , 80301

Primary Contact: Tim Van Wagner
Secondary Contact:


Primary Phone:
    Type:
Home
    Number: 530-265-4515
    Email: firstrainfarm@gmail.com

Secondary Phone
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    Number: 530-265-4515
    Email: firstrainfarm@gmail.com

    Email: firstrainfarm@gmail.com

Website: http://www.firstrainfarm.com

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Internship information
General Farm Description: "First Rain Farm job offering: This is not an internship. First Rain Farm is a diverse, small-scale certified organic farm located in the Sierra Nevada foothills just outside of Nevada City, CA. On the farm we produce vegetables, vegetable seed, fruit, and culinary and medicinal herbs. In addition to the things we grow, we also raise Nubian dairy goats as part of our herd-share program. We grow crops on just over three acres, surrounded by 34 acres of pasture and mixed coniferous forest just two miles from town. We currently sell at two local farmer?s markets, restaurants and grocery stores. First Rain Farm is seeking to fill the following position: We?re hiring a third member of our crew. This position will be working in most aspects of the farm, including greenhouse propagation, transplanting, irrigation, harvesting, weeding, farmer?s market, etc. The ideal applicant would have experience working in a group setting, good communication skills, and be self-motivated and flexible. The ability to lift 50 pounds and maintain a good pace of work is a requirement. At least one year of previous farm experience is required. Wages start at $11.00/hour, depending on experience "

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 3/7/2016
Internship Ends: 11/18/2016
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 1/25/2016
Minimum Length of Stay: Entire season

Internship Details:

“First Rain Farm job offering:

First Rain Farm is a diverse, small-scale certified organic farm located in the Sierra Nevada foothills just outside of Nevada City, CA. On the farm we produce vegetables, vegetable seed, fruit, and culinary and medicinal herbs. In addition to the things we grow, we also raise Nubian dairy goats as part of our herd-share program. We grow crops on just over three acres, surrounded by 34 acres of pasture and mixed coniferous forest just two miles from town. We currently sell at two local farmer?s markets, restaurants and grocery stores.

First Rain Farm is seeking to fill the following position:

We?re hiring a third member of our crew. This position will be working in most aspects of the farm, including greenhouse propagation, transplanting, irrigation, harvesting, weeding, farmer?s market, etc. The ideal applicant would have experience working in a group setting, good communication skills, and be self-motivated and flexible. The ability to lift 50 pounds and maintain a good pace of work is a requirement. At least one year of previous farm experience is required.


Educational Opportunities: We are a diverse operation so there is a lot to learn if your eyes are open and you ask questions. We're in a community with a good number of small farms and it's a close knit community providing a thriving social life and opportunity to learn from others.

Skills Desired: "Full season of farm work is a plus. Interested in people with a passion for agriculture, wanting to learn a lot, work hard, and have a good time. "

Meals: Veggies from the farm provided

Stipend: "$11.00/hour wage, before taxes. "

Housing: Affordable seasonal housing

Preferred method of Contact: Email