Contact informationFarm Address:
11 Carter Road
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540
Primary Contact: Matt Conver
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Cherry Grove Organic Farm is a 25-acre organic farm located in Lawrenceville, NJ. The farm is one hour south of New York City, one hour north of Philadelphia, and three miles outside of Princeton, NJ. We grow a wide variety of heirloom vegetables, perennial and annual flowers, and culinary herbs to sell at three farm markets and to distribute to a 300-member CSA.
CRAFT Member Farm? Yes
Internship Starts: 3/1/2021
Internship Ends: 11/23/2021
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Minimum Length of Stay: Full Season Preferred
We are seeking two hard-working interns for the 2021 season, March through November. Hours start slow in March, are @ 50 + hours week June through September, and taper off through November. At Cherry Grove Organic Farm we offer a great learning experience through a hands-on approach to all aspects of farming. Work will include seeding, planting, harvesting, tractor work, cultivating, attending markets, and many other jobs associated with running the farm. Several former interns have successfully gone on to farm on their own. The pay for this position is $12/hour and includes workers comp, fresh vegetables, and end of season bonus or housing stipend.
Having gained all my experience in farming through internships, I feel that at Cherry Grove Organic Farm we are especially capable of offering a great learning experience to serious individuals who wish to pursue a career in farming. We have had several former interns placed in farm management positions.
Interested applicants should call Matt Conver, farm owner, at 609-306-5139.
Educational Opportunities: Interns have the opportunity to attend local CRAFT tours during the season to learn from other local farmers.
Skills Desired: We are looking for someone who has a strong work ethic and desire to learn more about farming.
Stipend: We offer $12/hour, vegetables, workers comp, and year end bonus
Housing: potential housing stipend
Preferred method of Contact: phone