Contact informationFarm Address:
1080 Morehead st
Claremont, North Carolina, 28610
Primary Contact: Gerrit Boonstra
Secondary Contact: Monika Majewska
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: We grow a variety of vegetables, small fruits & mushrooms on a 10 acre property of which about 1.5 acre is in production. We sell our produce year round at two Farmers Markets in Charlotte on Saturdays.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: As soon as possible
Internship Ends: Open ended
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: None
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 weeks
We are looking for an extra pair of hands to help on the farm. The duties will include everything we typically do on the farm, such as seed starting, planting, weeding, pruning, harvesting & helping at the markets on Saturdays. Previous experience will be a bonus but not required; it should be noted that this is physical work, out in the heat so it will not suit people who have not worked hours in the outdoors.
Educational Opportunities: Opportunity to learn all facets of operating a market garden.
Skills Desired: No
Meals: No. The RV has a fully equipped kitchen and everybody on the farm gets a share of the weekly produce.
Stipend: US$ 1200/month
Housing: Yes, a large modern RV.
Preferred method of Contact: Email