Fifth Bend Farm
Last Updated On: November 1st, 2023 at 01:21PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
1733 Mount Carmel Church Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27517
Primary Contact: Jacob Hill
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: We have a small farm in the south end of Chapel Hill where we grow organic vegetables and pastured eggs.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: June 2023 (or until filled)
Internship Ends: year round
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 year
Efficient & Reliable Market Gardener
We are looking for someone who is passionate about regenerative agriculture, has experience farming and building farm infrastructure projects, is highly systematic, and is not intimidated by learning new things. We need an independent worker who can work closely with the farm owner to consult about the strategic vision for the farm then implement that vision with a large degree of independence.
Weekly tasks will include planting, harvesting, collecting eggs, and working on a number of farm infrastructure projects such as installing new garden beds, installing new greenhouses, etc. $18 hour, plus profit share, 20-40 hours per week depending on skill set. We have a roadside farm stand on a highly-trafficked road and we have a small but growing CSA.
- Work closely with owners and farm team to produce the highest quality crops and plants
- Conduct and manage all field preparations
- Grow microgreens
- Crop harvesting, packing, and delivery
- Training other farm workers
Hours and Work Days
20 to 40 hours per week.
$18 hour minimum
To apply for the position, please send a resume to FifthBendFarm@gmail.com
Educational Opportunities: There will be many opportunities to learn about regenerative agriculture as you work but this job will not be a good fit for someone with no prior experience.
Skills Desired: Some vegetable farming experience, efficiency, independence, and reliability.
Meals: No, but some shared vegetables
Stipend: $18 per hour plus
Preferred method of Contact: email