Contact informationFarm Address:
11707 262nd Ave NE
Duvall, Washington , 98019
Primary Contact: Jason
Secondary Contact: Siri Erickson-Brown
Number: 206 679-9512
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Local Roots Farm is a 15 acre diversified vegetable farm located in the Snoqualmie Valley, near the town of Duvall, about a 40 minute drive from Seattle. We direct market all our produce through a 250 member CSA, at our on-farm stand, and to local restaurants.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 9/1/2020
Internship Ends: 11-30-2020, possibly throughout winter
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: ASAP
Minimum Length of Stay: full season
We are hiring full or part time crew for the fall harvest season. Applicants must have prior vegetable farm experience and be comfortable working in rain and cold weather. This is a short term/seasonal job, but there is a possibility of joining the main season crew in 2021.
Educational Opportunities: We do not offer a formal internhip program, but you will learn a lot through your daily participation. We have over 20 former employees/interns who have gone on to successfully run their own farms. All aspects of crop planning, finances, and farm decision making are available to employees. You willl learn the most by being proactive and asking lots of questions.
Skills Desired: - Prior farm experience is preferred, but not required. - Experience working outdoors in all weather conditions. - Abilty to lift 40 pounds and work in a kneeling/crouching position. - Drivers license required, driving experience and willingness to drive a delivery route in Seattle strongly preferred.
Meals: Lunch food is provided. We are not currently doing a communal lunch due to COVID.
Stipend: Pay DOE, starting @ $13.50/hour.
Housing: Not at this time, possible in the future.
Preferred method of Contact: Email