Contact informationFarm Address:
294 Hampton Rd.
294 Hampton Rd.
Pomfret Center, Connecticut , 06259
Primary Contact: Courtney Squire
Secondary Contact: Adam Squire
Internship informationGeneral 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, and more. We grow and sell year-round, utilizing our 4 high tunnels for winter greens production. We also 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
Internship Ends: August or September
Number of Internship Available: 1-2
Application Deadline: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis
Minimum Length of Stay: Preferred 3-4 months, but is negotiable (longer stays are preferred, but we will consider candidates with more limited availability such as college students)
Interns are given the opportunity to learn all aspects of operations, from seeding, planting, weeding & cultivation, pruning, mulching, harvesting, and processing to marketing and distribution for our produce and cut flowers. Interns will be fully immersed in our regenerative agriculture practices, learning the benefits and processes for cover crop management, use of carbonaceous and living mulches, foliar-feeding, maintenance of beneficial insect habitat, hugulkultur, and more. Interns will also be given the opportunity to learn about and 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. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn more about running a food business through exposure to our food truck and pizza wagon.
Skills Desired: A sincere interest in farming and ecological systems, 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: Weekly stipend available, plus housing, occasional shared meals, and free vegetables.
Housing: Spacious and private room available in our 1700’s farm house.
Preferred method of Contact: email or phone