Contact informationFarm Address:
6906 Goodwin Road
Everson, Washington, 98247
Primary Contact: Annah Young
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Cloud Mountain Farm Center (CMFC) envisions a thriving, collaborative community in which regional agricultural businesses are prosperous and contribute to a healthy environment and the well-being of all citizens.CMFC operates both annual and perennial cropping systems as well as a retail nursery. Our annual organic vegetable production is on 5 acres of tractor cultivated scale and includes row crops, high tunnels, and leafy greens production. Our perennials include 5 acres of conventional and organic fruit trees and vineyards that include pome/stone fruit and table/wine grapes. Our retail nursery offers both fruit and ornamental plants. Interns engage with all areas of production on the farm.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: March 2020
Internship Ends: October 2020
Number of Internship Available: 6-8
Application Deadline: **EXTENDED - Rolling until all positions are filled.
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 months ideally
The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Internship is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in agriculture. Interns gain working experience in both fruit and vegetable production and learn first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.
Educational Opportunities: Cloud Mountain Farm Center is an educational farm. Interns will learn by doing, being involved in all aspects of production. You can expect hands-on experience in orchards and vineyards, row crop vegetables, high tunnel production, and perennial nursery production.
Skills Desired: Priority will be given to applicants with the following skills and qualifications: • Desire to operate a farm business or be a key employee at a farm business • Some background knowledge of plant cultivation and at least one-year experience working at a production farm or nursery • Demonstrated ability to take initiative with a strong work ethic and ability to work well within a team setting • Physical ability to do demanding work in all weather and lift 40 lbs. repeatedly
Stipend: Interns are paid hourly at $13.50/hour. Typical work weeks are 32 hours a week.
Housing: No, please inquire if housing is needed.
Preferred method of Contact: email