Contact informationFarm Address:
27842 141st Ave.
Spring Valley, Minnesota, 55975
Primary Contact: Norm Gross
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Medium sized CSA farm in the beautiful rolling hills of SE MN. We have 42 acres with 12-15 farmed for our CSA - 225 member shares for summer, 100 for our spring and fall season, and 50 winter shares. Lots of chickens with egg shares available. Some horses and cattle roam our 2 pastures.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 4/15/21
Internship Ends: 11/1/21
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 4/15/21
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
Check out our website for more details. Onsite living with evening meals shared. Lots of field planting and transplanting, keeping the crops weeded and fertilized, harvesting with cleaning and packing the CSA boxes, and storage of fall crops Lots of hands on learning in a beautiful environment with 5 other young adult workers. Irrigation, row cover, pest management, cover crops, and beekeeping is all in the mix.
Educational Opportunities: Learn the day to day workings of a CSA farm and the management of a small business. On-farm library, morning and evening meal discussions.
Skills Desired: Someone who loves the outdoors and hard physical labor. Someone who can communicate and work as a team.
Meals: Evening meals are provided and we take turns cooking in-season, for the group.
Stipend: $800 per month in addition to the room and some board
Housing: Yes, shared large room in a bunkhouse, 2 'tiny homes' for private sleeping, a shared kitchen, laundry, bath/shower and living room area and patio and deck, large lawn space with fire pit etc. We have a large lawn with a fire pit, pizza oven, picnic area etc.
Preferred method of Contact: email, phone