Sunset Ridge Fine Fruits

Contact information
Farm Address:
7825 Fox Hill Lane
Newcastle, California, 95658

Primary Contact: Greg Lewis
Secondary Contact: Melissa MaClay

Primary Phone:
    Number: (916) 316-4335

Secondary Phone
    Number: (916) 793-5441



Internship information
General Farm Description: Organic fruit farm in the foothills of Northern California. We don't call ourselves Sunset Ridge for nothing!

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: May 15 - June 1st, 2021
Internship Ends: October 15, 2021 - extension possible based on positive work review
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: May 15
Minimum Length of Stay: 5 months

Internship Details:

We are looking for 2 hardworking farm interns, preferably a couple, to join our team for the summer of 2021! We grow 15 acres of organic citrus, plums, apples, and pears as well as cucumbers and squash. This internship requires a 40 hour work week at $325/week/person with housing provided. Interns are responsible for a variety of farm tasks including, but not limited to, irrigation maintenance, pruning, weed whacking, fertilizer and organic pesticide applications, and occasional assistance with fruit packing for our CSA members. Applicants must be willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs and work in high temperatures. Must work quick, follow direction, be self-directed, and early to rise. This position is for someone who is eager to learn about farming and willing to work hard. However, when work is done it is time to relax! Living quarters have a beautiful view of the Sutter Buttes and are only 15 minutes from the American River, hiking and biking trails. Serious applicants only. Please reach out to us via email, phone interview to follow. We are excited to work with you!

Educational Opportunities: No

Skills Desired: Any farming experience, experience working as a team, following directions, and hard work!

Meals: No

Stipend: Yes, $320/week

Housing: Yes, quaint apartment above the barn. Access to fully plumbed bathroom and kitchen with stove and fridge.

Preferred method of Contact: Email