Front Axle Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
3149 Clover Valley Road
Johnstown, Ohio , 43031

Primary Contact: Evan Axelbaum
Primary Phone:
    Type:
Cell
    Number: 314-605-4236
    Email: evan@frontaxlefarm.com

Secondary Phone
    Type:
Home
    Number: 740-967-0870
    Email:

Website: http://www.frontaxlefarm.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Front Axle Farm is a diverse, organic vegetable operation selling to downtown Columbus restaurants and through a CSA. With seven years of growing experience (two years at this location) we bring a professional approach to our production systems. We use appropriate technology, small machinery and tools suited to our size and systems. We grow approximately 35 different crops, ranging from: salad greens, cooking greens, and small root vegetables (radish, beet, carrots) in the spring; tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, sweet corn and watermelons in the summer; and winter squash, storage onions and more greens and root veggies in the fall.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 9/15/2019
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
Minimum Length of Stay:

Internship Details:

The Production Assistant will be an integral part of all farm tasks, including: seeding, greenhouse care, transplanting, cultivation, harvesting, and post-harvest washing and packing. The Production Assistant will generally work closely with the farm manager, but will also work independently and must possess a strong drive and an attention to detail. Ideal applicants are motivated, responsible and hardworking, with a commitment to working smart and hard, rather than just hard.


Educational Opportunities:

Skills Desired: - Must have reliable access to transportation to and from farm. - Strong communication skills.n- Ability to follow complex instructions and hear constructive criticism until task is performed in the proper manner. - Must be adaptable. While we always strive to have clear systems and standard operating procedures in place, the ever changing conditions on a farm (weather, pests, changing whims of buyers) means that we Must be able to change our approach as needed to optimize productivity and output.

Meals: Bring your own.

Stipend: Salary will be commensurate with experience, $9-12 /hr.

Housing: None.

Preferred method of Contact: Email