The Natural Trading Co

Contact information
Farm Address:
5841 Fruitvale Rd
Newcastle, California , 95658

Primary Contact: Andrea
Primary Phone:
    Number: 916-409-9440


Internship information
General Farm Description: Located in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada, 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, Natural Trading Co is a 40-acre organic, mixed-crop, orchard, and greenhouse. We operate a CSA and sell our produce at farmers’ markets in the Sacramento foothills and Tahoe/Truckee areas, in addition to deliveries to local supermarkets, co-ops, and distributors.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: March (seasonal) and immediately (long-term)
Internship Ends: November (seasonal)
Number of Internship Available: 2-3
Application Deadline: February
Minimum Length of Stay: March-November

Internship Details:

The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for bright, enthusiastic, hard-working, and passionate people to help with field, greenhouse, and packing shed work in addition to farmers’ markets and produce deliveries. We are looking for candidates who are efficient, responsible, reliable, and detail-oriented who possess good customer service skills and can represent our farm well.

We’re looking for 1-2 people who are interested in seasonal full-time employment and 1 person seeking long-term, full-time employment. The long-term candidate should be comfortable driving a small box truck (no special license needed, just a clean driving record) and be open to driving our biweekly delivery route.

Educational Opportunities: n/a

Skills Desired: Applicants preferably have experience with agriculture, know how to put a long and early day in, working in all weather conditions, and be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly. Interest in organic food, farming, or cooking is a big plus.

Meals: no

Stipend: These are paid hourly positions with farm food available in abundance. Pay ranges from $13-$16/hour

Housing: No, but we are reaching out to the community for temporary housing opportunities, and there may be space for a camper

Preferred method of Contact: email or phone