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Farm Address:
3565 Ballards Mill Rd

Free Union, Virginia , 22940

Position Description:
We are interviewing candidates for the 2020 season beginning April and ending December 1. This position includes on-farm housing, monthly stipend, plus meat, eggs, and veggies from the farm. All farmhands assist with morning/afternoon livestock chores, poultry processing, farmer's markets, product delivery, egg boxing, vegetable gardening (for personal use), farm upkeep, occasional dog care, and other relevant projects as they arise. But this coming season, we are specifically interested in hiring a detail-oriented, strategic thinker to help us keep inventory organized and keep farm tools and equipment in order. A keen eye for aesthetics, an interest in marketing, and design...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2020
Internship Ends: 12/1/2020

Farm Address:
9501 Deer Range Rd

Moseley, Virginia , 23120

Position Description:
Each year we seek three or four enthusiastic and hard working individuals to join us full time in this Apprenticeship program, March 16-December 11, 40-45 hours/week, Monday through Friday, plus every other Saturday morning farmers’ market. Our crew is rounded out by two experienced Crew Leaders and an additional part time employee or two. We also have a few work-share Members join us one or two days per week. This means an average day on the farm has 8-10 of us working on the farm. We offer the opportunity to learn while working, we extensively teach and mentor while training...
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Internship Starts: 03-16-2020
Internship Ends: 12-11-2020

Farm Address:
161 west egg and I road

Chimacum, Washington , 98325

Position Description:
Free room and some board. Work should be mostly tending animals (we still only have a nonneutered dog and we are set up already for chickens and goats) But farming will be great out here this year. You can keep the profits you earn working the once weekly farmers market in the summers.

Internship Starts: 10/20/2019
Internship Ends: 11/20/2019

Farm Address:
55 Long Lane

East Hampton, New York , 11937

Position Description:
The Farm Manager will be responsible for all aspects of farm production, staff and intern supervision, donations, management of our seasonal farm stand, and regular interaction with STH Board of Directors. Salary is commensurate with experience. Housing assistance may be available. Minimum of 3 years of farming experience required. For further details of job responsibilities and a history of STH, visit www.sharetheharvestfarm.org or contact us at info@sharetheharvestfarm.org. STH is an equal opportunity employer.

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: n/a

Farm Address:
3608 River Road

Cedar Creek, Texas , 78612

Position Description:
Farmer Starter is a 20 week intensive Farmer Training program on a working 10 acre Certified Organic vegetable farm.

Internship Starts: 2/4/2020
Internship Ends: 6/18/2020

Farm Address:
HC1 Box 201

Hana, Hawaii , 96713

Position Description:
Permaculture is a design method for healthy systems based on principles of nature. The Permaculture Diploma process was created originally by permaculture’s founder, Bill Mollison, as a formalized means to document advanced learning competency. Our school utilizes farms in Kipahulu Valley to serve as “classroom laboratories”. Two to six students are housed at each Satellite Farm, rotating to a different farm every three months. Group learning activities occur at the Central Farm. Entering students may stay for the entire two-year program, or for shorter periods of time. We do ask that people commit to at least 3 months. During the...
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Internship Starts: 10/15/2019
Internship Ends: 10-31-2021

Farm Address:
27144 Rock Island Road

Hempstead, Texas , 77445

Position Description:
Blackwood Educational Land Institute is seeking a part-time farm assistant to help with most aspects of crop production including starting seed trays for the greenhouse, direct seeding, weeding, transplanting, cultivating, and participating in all post harvest cleaning and packaging processes. There are opportunities to be considered for full-time employment once the first six months of the internship has concluded. Applicants must have their own reliable transportation to and from work, pass a criminal background check, and participate in drug testing. During the internship, the part-time farm assistant will receive on-the-job training, under the direction of the Farm Director, on regenerative...
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Internship Starts: Ideal Start Date: October 2019
Internship Ends: End of Six Month Internship: April 2020 (If Start Date is October 2019)

Farm Address:
6503 Beaver Valley Road

Chimacum, Washington , 98325

Position Description:
"Around here, the view is always changing. We will be getting our hands dirty growing vegetables, tending the berry patch, and maintaining the apple orchard. We have 200 chickens that need to be fed and have eggs to collect. There is small flock of sheep that is tended to on a daily basis, primarily the feeding of hay and turning out into the pastures. During the spring and summer months we raise approximately 20 pigs that get fed and watered 3 times a day. There are always fences that need mending, poop that needs to be shoveled, weeds that need...
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Internship Starts: November 2019 or February 1st, 2020 depending
Internship Ends: November 30th, 2020

Farm Address:
2404 E. Gingerbread Lane

Benson, Arizona , 85602

Position Description:
Expectations for interns include helping with most components of our production farm operation. Tasks assigned will include harvesting, washing & preparing produce for our markets, setting up and selling at the farmers market, preparing growing beds, starting seeds, transplanting, cultivating, weeding, irrigation, high-tunnel maintenance, compost preparation and application, along with other farm duties as necessary for growing and selling our crops. We expect a minimum of 50 hours of work per week with one-and-a-half days off, not necessarily in sequence. Our two primary harvest days are nearly always 10 hours in length. At present we are not able to accommodate...
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Internship Starts: October 2019, ongoing, flexible
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
18 Fort Hill Rd.

New Milford, Connecticut , 06776

Position Description:
Practical training in organic crop and overall farm management is offered, as well as training in tractor operation. Our goal is to give apprentices the opportunity to learn the skills they will need to manage their own farm.

Internship Starts: Last Monday in March
Internship Ends: Friday before Thanksgiving

Farm Address:
22263 Anderson Hollow Rd

Hustontown, Pennsylvania , 17229

Position Description:
The farm is tucked in a hollow in the mountains of South Central Pennsylvania. We enjoy a beautiful remote, rural setting for growing produce, while staying connected to the city through our markets. This location limits apprentices ability to participate in off farm social activities and life during the height of the growing season(June-September). We prioritize creating a community and providing society for each other with weekly potlucks, a trip to the lake, and other group activities based on interests. We love good food, and center many of our gatherings around potluck style feasts. We all live and work together,...
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Internship Starts: April or early May 2020
Internship Ends: Thanksgiving 2020

Farm Address:
10940 Independence Rd SW

Rochester, Washington , 98579

Position Description:
We are hiring a pack shed manager as well as part time delivery driver.

Internship Starts: 10-10-19
Internship Ends: ongoing

Farm Address:
33 River Rd

Roxbury, Connecticut , 06783

Position Description:
We are currently looking to hire five farm apprentices for the 2020 season. Interns are given the opportunity to learn about all aspects of managing a successful market farm. These activities include plant propagation, cultivation (manual and mechanized), record keeping, harvesting, and marketing for our busy farmer's markets. There are opportunities to learn the basics of soil fertility, greenhouse management, farming with tractors and farm mechanizations, irrigation, effective vegetable marketing. There is the opportunity for all apprentices to work in our kitchen with our chef and learn basic food preparation. We have been hosting apprentices at our farm for over...
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Internship Starts: April/May 2020 (flexible)
Internship Ends: October/November (flexible)

Farm Address:
1198 Pennell Road

Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania , 18353

Position Description:
We have both farm themed and bakery themed seasonal positions available for the 2020 season. Seasonal employees work 5 days a week, 10 hours/day along side our year round crew. Farm team members start every day taking care of animals, moving pens, etc. The bulk of the day is spent planting, weeding, and/or harvesting vegetables, and the day ends with animal care and egg washing. On the bakery side of the equation every day is different. We make bread 4 days/week and take the other 3 days for other baked goods and value added farm products. We process a lot...
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Internship Starts: Late Winter / Early Spring
Internship Ends: Mid - November

Farm Address:
6127 Mechanicsville Road

Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania , 18934

Position Description:
Our apprenticeship program is designed as an introduction to organic farming. Learning the basic skills of farming will be covered from start to finish. The apprentice will learn mostly on the job. Reading material will be supplied to continue the learning after the work day. Lively discussions on and off the field are encouraged to keep the conversation going. Apprentices will work a minimum of 40 hours/week with our full-time farmers on every aspect of production

Internship Starts: March 16, 2020
Internship Ends: November 25, 2020

Farm Address:
6127 Mechanicsville Road

Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania , 18934

Position Description:
Our apprenticeship program is designed as an introduction to organic farming. Learning the basic skills of farming will be covered from start to finish. The apprentice will learn mostly on the job. Reading material will be supplied to continue the learning after the work day. Lively discussions on and off the field are encouraged to keep the conversation going. Apprentices will work a minimum of 40 hours/week with our full-time farmers on every aspect of production.

Internship Starts: March 16, 2020
Internship Ends: November 25, 2020

Farm Address:
6127 Mechanicsville Road

Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania , 18934

Position Description:
We currently farm over 300 acres of crops and hay with a focus on no-till and conservation tillage. We currently make dry hay and wrapped large square bales. This position will work directly with our Mechanic/Operator to operate and maintain equipment in all aspects of our cropping operations including: field preparation, spreading, disking, subsoiling, leveling, seeding and foliar feeding. Hay production entails mowing, tedding, raking, wrapping, and hauling. Apprentices will learn the specifics of cover crop establishment, seed mixes, seeding timing, rates and depths, equipment setup, litter management, forage production, pasture establishment, nutrient management, mixing custom biological foliar feeds that...
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Internship Starts: March 16, 2020
Internship Ends: November 25, 2020

Farm Address:
54655 NW Old Wilson River Road

Gales Creek, Oregon , 97117

Position Description:
Most of farming is just that- farm work. We are happy to teach all we know and invite you to learn along side with us as we develop new products and techniques to make our farm more sustainable. This fall we are focusing on construction of a new farm building and bio char production. We teach and attend workshops and take field trips with our interns and Wwoofers to other local small scale and organic farms. A prerequisite for any successful intern is the ability to work with great focus and attention to detail As a Grade A dairy we...
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Internship Starts: flexible- our peak season begins in February and we would like to have an Intern oriented by that time.
Internship Ends: Our season slows down at the end of November.

Farm Address:
50 Dale Dr

Green Bay, Virginia , 23942

Position Description:
Our small intensive farm offers a wonderful opportunity for those interested in learning about how a market farm runs. A full season internship runs from March/April to November, although there is flexibility with dates. Our normal workweek consists of 50-55 hours of work, plus assistance in daily chores and meal prep with 2 days off. The exact schedule and days per week are flexible dependent on each individual situation as we are more concerned about finding the right person. You will work in most aspects of the farm operation alongside the two owner/farmers as well as have responsibilities working on...
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Internship Starts: 4-1-20
Internship Ends: 11-26-20

Farm Address:
2017 Walnut Boulevard

Brentwood, California , 94513

Position Description:
Interns needed at The Urban Edge Farm. Six acre diversified vegetable farm. Internships: 6 months Housing Available $350/Week plus room & board April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 October 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021

Internship Starts: April 1, 2020
Internship Ends: September 30, 2020

Farm Address:
15290 Coleman Valley Rd

Occidental, California , 4917

Position Description:
"Each year, OAEC hires 6 enthusiastic interns to live and learn at OAEC for 11 months. Interns work 25 hours per week in one department - Program Administration, Facilities or Garden. In return, the interns are given a private, cozy place to live, community meals with kitchen and pantry use, use of all the facilities on-site, and participation in OAEC courses. The interns take part in the community cooking and chore rotations. There are some opportunities for additional paid work. All land residents, including interns, pool together a small monthly fee (approximately $250/person) to cover food and utilities."

Internship Starts: mid-January
Internship Ends: Mid-November

Farm Address:
7914 State Hwy 36

Carlotta, California , 95528

Position Description:
Our program is a hands-on, intensive training for future farmers, regenerative land stewards, and aspiring land-based entrepreneurs. Let us be clear: YOU WILL WORK. HARDER THAN YOU HAVE EVER WORKED BEFORE. Expect to work an average of 50 hours a week – less than 40 a week in the spring months, more than 50 a week in the high summer - and learn about every aspect of our diversified farm throughout the season. You will become skillful in a wide range of livestock care, learn basic teamster skills, gain meaningful skills and training in many garden tasks, and be exposed...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/20
Internship Ends: 9/13/20

Farm Address:
1413 Second Street Suite 1

Santa Fe, New Mexico , 87505

Position Description:
Applications will be accepted October 15, 2019 - December 1, 2019. These apprenticeships are full-time, intensive education & professional training opportunities, 50-60 hours a week, varying with the demands of season, weather, plant and animal needs. The New Agrarian Program seeks applicants committed to lives in regenerative agriculture, enough experience to know what it takes to work on the land, and an excellent work ethic. Applicants must be motivated self-starters, have the ability to work independently, be prepared to work long days outside in variable conditions; be solid problem solvers; and embrace diversity and teamwork. The selected applicants will be...
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Internship Starts: Apprenticeships run April 2020
Internship Ends: November 2020

Farm Address:
40465 South Parks Highway

Talkeetna, Alaska , 99676

Position Description:
Our interns are the HEART of our camp operations and will be broken into two groups (camp-focused & project-focused). Interns will play a major role in construction activities for maintenance and improvements, leading our supported employment workers, land and trail development, coordinating volunteers, and, of course, managing our sustainable farm! Interns will stay in our dry cabins during the summer, with access to the kitchen, a bathroom, and showers in the main lodge. Although the internship will be based at the camp, interns will take at least a few trips into Anchorage, get to explore the vibrant community of Talkeetna,...
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Internship Starts: May 15, 2020
Internship Ends: August 20, 2020

Farm Address:
2563 Rumsey Canyon Rd.

Rumsey, California , 95679

Position Description:
Interns participate in all aspects of farm life, from milking the cow and goats to making cheese, raising chicks, cleaning the chicken coop and barn, slaughtering animals for food, mowing, weeding, planting and harvesting, pruning the orchard, harvesting and packing produce for sale, and attending weekly farmer's markets. Interns also rotate with us through cook and clean shifts. We have a weekly meeting to coordinate schedules, discuss upcoming projects, and troubleshoot any difficulties that have arisen. All together we expect around 40 hours of work per week, which can be condensed into 4 days/wk for interns who want more time...
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Internship Starts: November and April are best start times, but we may have openings at any time.
Internship Ends: rolling