Contact informationFarm Address:
W6028 County Road C
Plymouth , Wisconsin , 53073
Primary Contact: Stephanie Bartel
Secondary Contact: Angelica Immel
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: We are a 25-acre farm on the edge of the town of Plymouth, where we grow organic produce for a 250-member CSA. 2019 will be our 11th growing season.
CRAFT Member Farm? Yes
Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 9/30/2019
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: 4/30/2019
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
A Farm Intern will have the opportunity to work side-by-side
with fellow vegetable farmers, participating in tasks essential to vegetable
production at Old Plank Farm. This includes seeding, transplanting, weeding,
harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables. Apprentices will learn techniques for
efficient vegetable cultivation, post-harvest handling, and sales.
Other tasks an apprentice may be involved in could include: working at on-farm
Pizza Dinner events, greenhouse work, vegetable processing, and general farm
maintenance/building. Apprentices will have access to books and other resources
related to organic vegetable production. Optional independent projects may be
available, based on individuals interests. Start and end date of internship can be flexible.
Educational Opportunities: We are in our eleventh year as a vegetable farm, currently operating a 250-member CSA with approximately 15 acres in production. Our current scale provides an environment where interns can work closely with everyone at the farm to develop hands-on farming skills.
Skills Desired: Must be able to work well independently or with a team. Must be able to work under difficult environmental conditions (heat, cold, rain), and be able to lift at least 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Must have a positive attitude, interest in efficiency, passion for learning, and a sense of humor.
Meals: Weekday lunches provided. Cooking is shared among all farm crew members. Staples for other meals also provided, along with vegetables.
Stipend: $650 per month.
Housing: Camper or Tiny House. Private bedroom provided, with shared bath and kitchen.
Preferred method of Contact: initial inquiry via email