Contact informationFarm Address:
2144 Cothran Road
Rougemont, North Carolina, 27572
Primary Contact: Angie Raines
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Our farm is entering our eighth year of production. We farm 10 acres of specialty vegetables, fruits, rice, buckwheat and beans. In 2020 we planted an orchard with blueberries, kiwi, pear and persimmons. We work in a team environment where employees have an opportunity to learn all aspects of the farm operation and grow into leadership positions.
CRAFT Member Farm? Yes
Internship Starts: 6/1/21
Internship Ends: 11/22/21
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 7/1/21
Minimum Length of Stay: 5 months
We are seeking one applicant to join our already outstanding crew in all the daily activities of the farm. Daily tasks include: greenhouse seeding, crop transplanting, orchard maintenance, cultivation, harvest wash and prep for market and restaurant sales, irrigation, and more.
Educational Opportunities: Crew members have an opportunity to learn all aspects of daily work on the farm. This is a paid position with regular work alongside farm owners and managers.
Skills Desired: We are seeking applicants who are focused, enthusiastic, and interested in contributing to their community and environment through active involvement in the food system. Additional skills and qualifications for this role include: Being physically capable to lift heavy objects and work in all weather Ability to work well with others and independently A positive attitude Attention to detail and speed Commitment to work the entire season (March through November) Reliability and ability to arrive on time every day Commitment to work some extended hours on Friday afternoons as market prep requires
Meals: We do not provide meals but we do provide weekly vegetables to take home.
Stipend: This is a paid position starting at $12.50/hour
Preferred method of Contact: email