Contact informationFarm Address:
13731 Sun Forest Drive
Penn Valley, California, 95946
Primary Contact: Antonio Garza
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: After 3 years running Riverhill Farm in Nevada City, Antonio Garza and Daylin Wade are launching Feeding Crane Farm in Penn Valley. We are a 9 acre diversified vegetable farm growing for the direct market. Our certified organic vegetables are sold to local restaurants, grocers, and farmers markets in Nevada County. Our goal is to produce beautiful, nutrient dense, and affordable produce for our community. Our farm is located in the rolling oak woodlands at the base of Pilot Peak. The farm is surrounded by open range lands, and wild woodlands that support abundant bird life. We are about 15 to 20 minutes from Grass Valley and Nevada City.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 5/1/21
Internship Ends: 10/31/21
Number of Internship Available: 3
Application Deadline: Until all positions are filled
Minimum Length of Stay: We may be open to shorter stays, but not less than three months.
This is a seasonal farm work position. You will be involved in every area of the farm from the greenhouse to the farmers markets. We explain our goals and why we are engaging in the tasks at hand. With the help of our returning crew and crew leader (Lily Kingsbury) we foster a hardworking but fun environment. We are happy to explain and show the financial side of farming, as well as the agricultural nuts and bolts of our approach to all crew members. Depending on the role you choose work weeks are Mon-Friday, or Tuesday-Saturday. We aim for 8 hour days. Pay is $13/hr. There is no housing available.
Educational Opportunities: We are willing to explain everything we do. We also have an extensive farming library that is available to you for your use.
Skills Desired: Previous farm experience is ideal. Evidence of a strong work ethic and capacity to do outdoor labor is required. A clean driving record would be required to conduct deliveries or operate farmers markets.
Meals: No, but free access to our produce is a benefit of the job.
Stipend: All hours worked are paid at $13/hr.
Preferred method of Contact: email