Last Updated On: November 17th, 2021 at 04:03PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
110 SAREPTA RD
Belvidere, New Jersey, 07823
Primary Contact: Kent D Kimball
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Kimball's Farm is a beautiful 55 acre farm in Belvidere, NJ, 1 mile from the Delaware River and near the Delaware Water Gap in Northwest NJ. Proudly certified organic, never using herbicides or pesticides, specializing in heirloom varieties, herbs, berries, hot peppers, and the unusual. We have 3 acres (including 2 hoop houses) in intensive fruit and vegetable production and other acres are in small heritage grain and hay production
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: Start is negotiable - early to mid May
Internship Ends: End Date in September
Number of Internship Available: 1 or 2
Application Deadline: March 1, 2022
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months, June through August
Team members are involved in all areas of the farm’s production such as seeding and planting, soil preparation, cultivation and weeding, harvesting and post-harvest safe handling, setting up and selling at farmers markets. You’ll be involved in discussions of season planning and crop rotations. Secondary tasks such as setting up and moving irrigation, packing orders, washing totes, and mowing. We do most of our bed prep by hand and with a small tractor, and most of our cultivation and weeding and harvesting by hand.
Ideal Candidates are self starting, motivated, flexible, team players. Takes pride in hard, but fulfilling work, has attention to detail, and cares about a job well done Keen Interest in Organic Agriculture is strongly preferred. Prepared to work in all weather conditions (cold, rain, heat, etc). Ability to perform repetitive tasks, lift heavy things, and pace yourself for full days of physical work required.
Educational Opportunities: Training on the use of small farm equipment and hand tools, seed starting and soil blocking, involvement in discussions of season planning, crop rotations. Participation in NOFA-NJ events facilitated.
Skills Desired: Experience is a plus but not necessary – we are willing to train candidates with strong interest in learning about organic agriculture.
Stipend: Compensation is an hourly rate above minimum wage and based on experience. Included is an individual share of fruit and vegetables from the farm. Work schedule and hours are flexible and negotiable.
Housing: No, but will help locating housing
Preferred method of Contact: email