Contact informationFarm Address:
12575 Polaris Dr
Grass Valley , California ,
Primary Contact: Aleta Barrett
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: "Starbright Acres Family Farm is a 2 acre certified organic vegetable farm in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Starbright Acres produces and supports production of nutritious, delicious, planet friendly food for our local community and family. Our business markets directly to consumers, maximizing its profits to provide the farmers a viable income. Support of our local food network includes hosting field trips, involvement with local schools & agricultural programs, selling vegetable starts and sharing farming knowledge with community members. We value the health of our family, community, and planet. Nutritious, delicious, planet friendly food - Eat right at Starbright! "
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 2/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/22/2019
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: 11/30/2018
Minimum Length of Stay: "One season, 10 months"
“We are seeking a fantastic farm worker to join our farm team this fall or early next year. Position is part time, year-round. We are eager to find compatible farm worker, passionate about farming and ready to come grow over $100,000 of produce per acre on our micro farm. “
Educational Opportunities: "You will be involved in every aspect of farming on our farm. You will learn how to grow over 30 market crops, work with tools of the trade and learn about the business of farming on a micro scale. "
Skills Desired: "Must have at least one year experience working on small produce farms. Must be reliable, timely, and willing to commit for at least one full season. We are looking for a positive attitude, hard work ethic and team mentality. Ideal candidate will be good with numbers and enjoy providing excellent customer service as you will be selling at farmers markets."
Meals: Farm lunch every Friday
Stipend: $12 per hour + $1 per hour farm credit. Potential for raise if experienced or proves to be an excellent worker.
Preferred method of Contact: email only please