Contact informationFarm Address:
172 Carrington Road
Bethany, Connecticut , 06524
Primary Contact: Whitney Miller
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: About Bodhichitta Farms: Diverse vegetable and herb market garden with 4 high tunnels, 2 large hoop houses and gardens of 2 plus acres.We follow organic practices.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/1/2019
Number of Internship Available: 3
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
Job Description: April-September, or minimum of three months. Great opportunity to manage a garden, with room for your own creativity and initiatives. Head Farmer Whitney Miller is a naturopathic doctor resuming her practice and needs an independent, reliable person to take over the garden. You will be running the garden independently, but will always have guidance from Whitney when you need it.
Responsibilities Include:Seed and transplant. Keep garden free from weeds. Plan tasks for daily and weekly volunteers. Monitor for pests and diseases. Harvest and store produce. Take daily photos of the farm and grounds for social media uploading. Some social media experience preferred, even at a casual level. Own work gear, rain gear, bug control not in conflict with organic growing
Stipend: Compensation: $200/week paid at the end of season (12 weeks = $2400). Additional $50/week for incidentals, paid weekly. Room and board (good food!) Own garden plot for your own project if desired. Please send a cover letter and resume to Whitney Miller-Caporaso, ND at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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