Mighty Tendril Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
8709 Allison Road
Cedar Grove, North Carolina , 27231

Primary Contact: Adam Sherwood
Secondary Contact: Emily Madara

Primary Phone:
    Number: 352-283-0224
    Email: mightytendril@gmail.com

Website: https://www.mightytendril.com

Website: https://www.instagram.com/mightytendril/

Internship information
General Farm Description: Mighty Tendril Farm specializes in cut-flowers, fresh vegetables, and fruits. We grow without synthetic chemicals or fertilizers and aim for regenerative practices of soil building to encourage healthy plant growth. Established in 2014 we currently sell at farmers markets in Carrboro and Greensboro, offer a veggie + flower CSA, and sell wholesale flowers for florists/designers/events.

CRAFT Member Farm? Yes

Internship Starts: March 2021
Internship Ends: December 2021
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: til end of main season

Internship Details:

We’re looking for someone to join our Farm Crew for the 2021 season! Full days Tuesday-Friday, ideally with availability for working Saturday morning markets in Carrboro. Starting in March through mid-December with opportunity to extend through the winter and beyond.

Work days are typically 7a-4p or 8a-5p with a one-hour lunch break. Strong preference given to folks with prior farm and especially flower farming experience. We expect folks to approach their tasks with an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn quickly and work efficiently. Responsibilities will include greenhouse work, planting, crop maintenance, flower and veggie harvest, bouquet making, market prep, and much more. Expect (and look forward to) encounters with many types of weather and insects!

If this fits your schedule and desire, email mightytendril@gmail.com with a little about yourself and why you’d like to work with our farm as well as your current resume. Pay is hourly, based on experience. Farm lunch, produce, and flower benefits included.

Educational Opportunities: If there is a desire to learn, the farm is full of educational opportunities. Be engaged, ask questions! We love sharing knowledge.

Skills Desired: Preference for folks with prior farm work and especially cut-flower experience, but we will train folks with an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn quickly and work efficiently.

Meals: Lunch provided along with take-home produce and flower benefits

Stipend: Pay is hourly, based on experience.

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: E-mail