Split Acre Farm
Last Updated On: January 18th, 2024 at 08:36AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
8115 New Sharon Church Rd
Rougemont, North Carolina, 27572
Primary Contact: Joseph Tedrow
Secondary Contact: Lisbeth Rasmussen
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: On our farm, we grow a diversified selection of seasonal vegetables, cut flowers, and perennial crops. We grow year round in our high tunnels, caterpillar tunnels, and greenhouse. Our cut flower season begins in January and runs through October. We grow a wide variety of specialty cut flowers for florists, grocery stores, and the farmers’ market. Our perennial crops include over half an acre of asparagus and blueberries. For produce, we grow a diverse selection of annual crops including strawberries, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, squash and a whole lot more. Although we are not certified we do use only OMRI approved materials and organic practices. Our farm is conveniently located 20 minutes outside downtown Durham.
CRAFT Member Farm? Yes
Internship Starts: Opportunities available now
Internship Ends: Opportunities year round for the right applicant.
Number of Internship Available: 2-4
Application Deadline: Open until positions are filled.
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
We are seeking motivated individuals to join our team for the upcoming season, contributing to our day-to-day farm operations. If you have a passion for farming and a strong work ethic, we invite you to apply.
- Harvesting a diverse range of produce and flowers
- Washing and processing vegetables
- Crafting bouquets
- Weeding and planting crops
- Contributing to various farm improvement projects
- Engaging in greenhouse work
Qualifications We Value:
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly
- Comfortable working in all types of weather conditions
- Strong work ethic and keen attention to detail
- Willingness to learn and adapt to various tasks
- Competitive hourly wage
- Opportunities for skill development and career growth
- Supportive and collaborative team environment
- Produce and flowers from the farm
Preferred availability is 4 days a week, Our days run from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM or 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM (depending on the season) with a half hour lunch break. This schedule is flexible for the right candidate.
Additionally we’re hiring 1-2 people for the 2024 main season (March-September) as farmer’s market crew. This can be in addition to a farm crew position, or a separate candidate. You’ll work alongside the farm owners handling booth setup, engaging customers, and managing sales. The schedule is Saturdays from 6:00/6:30 am to 12:30 pm at either the Chapel Hill or Carrboro Market.
To apply, please email a copy of your resume and work-related references to email@example.com and we’ll schedule a farm tour and interview.
Educational Opportunities: Gain first hand experience working on a diversified vegetable and flower farm. Participate in CRAFT events, COVID allowing.
Skills Desired: Experience on a farm is not necessary but is highly valued. The ideal candidate is someone who can maintain a positive attitude while still working efficiently in all of the elements.
Meals: Basics are provided for lunch (Bread, produce for salads, dressings) but everyone is welcome to bring what they need.
Stipend: We offer a competitive hourly wage that will depend on the experience of the applicant. In addition, employees will be able to take home extra produce and flowers at the end of the day.
Housing: Housing is not provided.
Preferred method of Contact: e-mail