Unbound Glory Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
294 Hampton Rd.
Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 06259

Primary Contact: Courtney Squire
Secondary Contact: Adam Squire

Primary Phone:
    Number: 860-420-9167
    Email: cmsquire294@gmail.com

Website: http://www.unboundgloryfarm.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/UnboundGlory/

Internship information
General Farm Description: Unbound Glory Farm is a small vegetable and flower farm located in CT’s Quiet Corner (close to RI and MA). We follow Regenerative Agricultural practices, including no-till, cover-cropping, use of carbonaceous and living mulches, pollinator plantings, and more. In addition to the farm, we have a food truck and wood-burning pizza wagon that we use on weekends to serve seasonally-inspired food at local hot spots in our area.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: May or June (negotiable)
Internship Ends: September or October (negotiable)
Number of Internship Available: 2-3
Application Deadline: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis
Minimum Length of Stay: 2-4 months, longer stays preferred

Internship Details:

Interns will:
• Learn all aspects of operations: seeding, planting, weeding, cultivation, pruning, mulching, harvesting, processing, flower arranging, high tunnel growing, and marketing and distribution for our produce and cut flowers.
• Learn about the benefits and processes for cover crop management, use of carbonaceous and living mulches, foliar-feeding, maintenance of beneficial insect habitat, hugulkultur permaculture techniques, building healthy soils, and other Regenerative practices.
• Participate in our farm-to-table food business with our food truck and wood-burning pizza wagon.
• Expect long days and for schedules to vary depending on weather conditions. Weekends are a must (especially Saturdays).

Educational Opportunities: Learn about: • Regenerative agriculture practices, food-safety and regulatory compliance, processing and handling of produce and cut flowers, high-tunnel growing, year-round vegetable production, water conservation and management, and more. • Operating a farm-to-table food business. • Growing your own food within the context of rapidly progressing climate change.

Skills Desired: A sincere interest in farming, good communication skills, ability to do hard physical labor outdoors in different working/weather conditions.

Meals: Occasional shared meals, plus access to our produce for all meals. Fully outfitted kitchen for your cooking pleasure. Stipend to cover costs of food.

Stipend: Yes

Housing: Spacious and private room available in our circa 1730 farmhouse. Having a car is recommended. Bikes available for use. Located 1-2 miles from 2 different state parks. Beautiful view, scenery, and location!

Preferred method of Contact: email or phone