wild hare farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
9836 Allison Road
Cedar Grove, North Carolina , 27231

Primary Contact: leah cook
Primary Phone:
    Number: 9194528987
    Email: lscook@earthlink.net

Website: www.wildharefarm.us

Internship information
General Farm Description: We are a small flower farm located in Northern Orange County. We have been providing beautiful flowers to Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Durham for 20 years. Our primary sales outlet is the Carrboro Farmers' Market. In addition, we sell to several Weaver Street Markets, Chapel Hill Whole Foods, florists and several fine restaurants. Our season starts in January with tulips and other bulb crops coming out of the greenhouse. Using unheated hoophouses we produce anemones, ranunculus, snapdragons and several other specialty cuts. Field production includes peonies as well as spring and summer annuals like bachelor buttons, dianthus, marigolds, sunflowers and zinnias.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: Mid January
Internship Ends: End of August
Number of Internship Available: 1-2
Application Deadline: open
Minimum Length of Stay: Through the summer

Internship Details:

We are looking for 1-2 energetic part-time folks who will work with an eye to detail and a sense of urgency. As with most farms, we work in a wide range of weather conditions- a positive attitude and sense of humor is really helpful. We work hard, but we have fun. Experience is not necessary. Duties include, but are not limited to, seeding, greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, bouquet making, market prep, irrigation set up and fence building. We pay a competitive hourly wage. If you are interested in local, small scale flower production this is an excellent opportunity. Email to set up an interview to further discuss pay and schedule

Educational Opportunities: If individuals are interested - there is the opportunity to learn basic construction, welding and electrical

Skills Desired: no

Meals: we provide a basic vegetarian lunch

Stipend: bonuses throughout the season

Housing: no

Preferred method of Contact: email