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-vegetable farm, orchard, and microgreens greenhouse. We 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: ASAP
Internship Ends: n/a
Number of Internship Available: 1-2
Application Deadline: n/a
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months

Internship Details:

The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for bright, enthusiastic, hard-working people to help with field, greenhouse, deliveries, and packing shed work. We are looking for candidates who are motivated, dependable, and able to work quickly and efficiently with the physical stamina to work long days outside in challenging weather.

This is a paid hourly position with farm food available in abundance. We’re looking for someone who is interested in full-time employment to start immediately. You must have a valid drivers’ license (no special license necessary) and clean DMV record. Work days start at about 7:00am in the winter and 6:00am at the height of the summer. We are in Newcastle, so please consider your commute distance.

Interested applicants, please submit a resume and letter of interest to and For more information about the farm, visit or follow us on instagram @NTCfarm.

Educational Opportunities: Learn how a larger small-scale organic farm operates -- from vegetables and fruit to greenhouse microgreens production. We have been successfully farming for over 25 years.

Skills Desired: Relevant experience includes agriculture, construction, kitchen, or other high-paced work experience. The ideal candidate is someone with a high work drive who is looking for organic farming experience at a successful 25+ year farm business. You should be comfortable working in extreme weather including cold and wet conditions in the winter and high heat in the summer, and be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly. Candidates should be detail-oriented, enjoy working outside, enjoy physical work, and able to keep up the pace. In addition to on-farm work, position includes a twice weekly delivery route. We depend on everyone to show up regularly and reliably to keep up with the demands of diversified vegetable farming. Spanish language skills and a passion for organic food, farming, or cooking is a big plus.

Meals: No, but farm food is available in abundance

Stipend: These are paid hourly positions with farm food available in abundance.

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: Email or phone