Paid Intern-River Rock Gardens

Contact information
Farm Address:
124 Richards Dr
Bayfield, Colorado, 81122-9353

Primary Contact: Tanner
Primary Phone:
    Number: 4804159654


Internship information
General Farm Description: Hi! My name is Tanner. I am a small market gardener who is looking for a part-time intern this year (2024, May-September). This is my third season farming in Zone 5B, near Bayfield, Colorado. My methods include the use of the most novel tools and equipment utilized by most modern market gardeners. Our methods include hugelkulture, no dig, and biointensive methods. My mentors include farmers such as: Jean-Martin Fortier, Eliot Coleman, Conor Crickmore, and Charles Dowding. I have also had farming experience under a few local farms. I currently have 1/2 acre cultivated but am looking to expand to 1 acre this season. Additionally, we will be adding more members to our CSA to include up to 50 shares. We attend the Bayfield Farmer’s Market every Saturday, and typically take Monday off from work. Typical hours will be 7:30 am – 4 pm Tuesday – Saturday. Hours will vary depending on Market and CSA drop-off. There is flexibility with the schedule to accommodate your current schedule. Since this is an internship, I will mentor you along the way and take the time to teach you what I know. I am sure you will teach me lots too as I am a lifelong student of my craft. The pay will be $15/hr + a weekly food share. You must be able to perform physically-demanding work as most of the work we will perform is manual farming. Thank you for your consideration of our internship. Please send resume’ to me at your convenience. #beyondorganic #marketfarming #farmingintern #beginningfarmers #zone5

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 5/1/2023
Internship Ends: 9/15/2023
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 4/22/2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 14 weeks

Internship Details:

Must be flexible with your schedule, have a driver’s license, have a social security card, and a vehicle. Room and board can be provided if necessary to individuals who aren’t local and need a place to stay during the season. The travel trailer has everything you need and is comfortable and in good condition. Please be clean, responsible, and respectful if you plan to live on the property. Thank you.

Educational Opportunities: Yes

Skills Desired: Hard work and strength

Meals: Whenever possible

Stipend: 600 wk

Housing: yes

Preferred method of Contact: Phone