Position Description: "Contribute to and learn all aspects of producing and marketing vegetables and fruit for farm stand and farmers market, plus care of livestock. We are currently seeking two interns. Individuals or couples are welcome to apply."
Position Description: Farmhouse Organics has two more additional intern positions available for our 2019 season. We strive for enthusiasm and positive energy on our farm. Farming is very rewarding but it is a physical job. You must be in good physical condition, with the ability to lift 50+ pounds regularly and work 10+ hour days spring, summer and fall with all the changes in the weather during those seasons: rain, wind, intense heat and freezing temperatures. In addition to our website, we have a facebook page and Instagram for the farm that has some pictures and updates from previous farm interns that... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: April 2019 Internship Ends: Mid October-mid November
Position Description: Interns work 6 hours/day, 5 days/week, and participate in tasks such as organic farming, landscaping, natural building, food preservation, seed saving, harvesting and prepping veggie boxes for sale, and firewood preparation. Projects for the 2019 season include: installing rainwater catchment and solar-powered pump for our drip irrigation system, erecting a high tunnel (depending on grant funding), building 2 timber framed wood sheds, and expanding our edible food forest with additional fruit and nut trees, berries, and beneficial companion plants.
Position Description: Interns will be responsible for assisting and mostly running our small family farm. Although we are quite diversified in our endeavors, we focus in two main areas – raw dairy with our Jersey cows and our organic outdoor hemp operation. Interns will have an opportunity to do everything they feel comfortable participating in – including seasonal butchering of our chickens. Because of the dairy, butter-making is also a weekly duty on the farm that interns will learn. Interns should be quick learners with great attention to detail and consider themselves to be trustworthy managers as well so as to operate... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: 4/1/2019, but open Internship Ends: 7/31/2019
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... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: rolling - April is our preferred start time Internship Ends: rolling
Position Description: Our seasonal farm market position runs from May until the week before Thanksgiving. This is a Sunday only position that requires driving to a weekly Sunday farmer’s market in Brooklyn. The day starts at 5:30 am loading the trucks and vans with produce on the farm in Chester. The produce is then driven to market and the market stand is setup with tables, tents and vegetable displays. You will need to interact with customers at the market and have a working knowledge of a wide variety of vegetables. You will also need to ring up customer orders using a scale... Press the button below to find out more!
Farm Address: 1393 N Cove Street Union, Oregon
Position Description: At Dora's Garden we want to encourage young people from all over the world to consider futures in organic and sustainable agriculture. We comply with the letter and spirit of federal laws covering visitors to our country traveling on tourist visas, and of Oregon wage and hour laws. Interns with us stay for a 28-day term as part of our farm household, sharing work and meals together. We instruct interns to perform expected work and to care for tools. Sometimes we work along-side interns, and sometimes interns are expected to work on their own. Many farming tasks are repetitive physical... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: High Desert is looking for hardworking and passionate team members. Work will include planting, weeding, harvesting, record keeping and marketing farm produce to restaurants, farmers markets, retail outlets, and schools. Intern will work in greenhouses and field production. Our goal is to create a fun, educational work experience that supports a viable business. We engage with the larger farming community through harvest dinners, volunteer work days, and "hoe downs!"
Internship Starts: May Internship Ends: 10/31/2019
Position Description: There are many tasks throughout the growing season, including field prep, composting, irrigation, planting, weeding, harvesting, packing produce, as well as tree planting, orchard work, with the possibility of moving cows and pastures, helping in hay-making, and all manner of jobs associated with small scale farming. We are looking for two apprentices to work with our family and crew. The apprentices are expected to work 5 days a week, Monday – Friday, an average of 8-10 hours a day, and be responsible for irrigation and farm chores one weekend a month.
Internship Starts: 1-May or 15 June Internship Ends: 15 Sept or 1 Nov
Position Description: Apprenticeships and farm hand positions still available for the 2019 season! Apprentices and farm hands will take part in every aspect of small-scale, sustainable vegetable production, including raising transplants, planting, weeding, mulching, trellising, harvesting and marketing. Interns should leave the farm with a good grasp of the skills and knowledge needed to start their own farms. Farmhand positions may be available for those with prior farming experience.
Internship Starts: Sooner the better. (As of April 15, 2019) Internship Ends: 12/6/2019 (negotiable)
Position Description: Interns will be working along side the farmer, with volunteers and on their own. Chores and responsibilities will include milking, planting, weeding, harvesting, mowing, tractor fieldwork, feeding, fencing, and general day to day farming. Weekend chores will be shared on rotation. Because of the proximity of the school, there is a strong emphasis of cleanliness and organization. Each apprentice will have two days off a week. One apprentice will have two weekdays off, and work Saturday and Sunday.
Internship Starts: ASAP Internship Ends: 12 months from Start Date
Position Description: Learn how to sustainability grow and manage an organic farm and business. Interns will be required to work at least 5 days per week with weekly operational classes and weekend markets. Our farm is located in the northern part of Pulaski County off hwy 107. In addition to fruits and vegetables we have added industrial hemp to our rotation. We are researching different shade, fertility and pruning methods used to grow high quality cannabis.sativa L (No THC) flowers for CBD extraction and distribution.
Internship Starts: Year Round Internship Ends: Year Round
Position Description: You will be hands-on with all aspects of farming; from the seeding, transplanting, cultivation, harvesting, packing, and selling. To the feeding, moving, fencing, and processing of birds, and some experience with the piglets we get in the fall. Your day will typically start with chicken chores, then move onto field work of weeding, transplanting, irrigation, row-cover, etc. Afternoons are typically farm-improvement projects, and evenings are typically weeding parties. We process chickens once a week starting in Aug. Your welcome to participate if interested, but typically you will be harvesting veg while I process chickens. It's also ok if you have... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: latest is June 1 Internship Ends: flexible,usually Sep/ Oct
Position Description: Apprentices can expect to participate in: greenhouse management (seeding, watering, microgreens production, etc.), transplanting, soil amending, weeding/cultivating, harvesting, pruning, CSA management, packing orders, organic pest and disease management, equipment trouble-shooting, and all other farm tasks. We are also in the early stages of building up a permaculture homestead around our home. Apprentices will have the opportunity to be involved in planting perennial crops including herbs, berries, fruit and nut trees, around our home. We also have a small flock of chickens for eggs, and apprentices can help if interested. Apprentices will be expected to help at the farmers markets. Apprentices... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: Internship/Agroforestry student will learn by doing at our farm. A short term lease arrangement will be worked out. The student will designate an area of interest, and focus in on a complementary farm enterprise that they will startup and run themselves. We will provide some level of mentorship, but not as much as would be provided to a brand new farmer or new employee. Really we will be farming together and focusing in on our own enterprises while sharing land, experience and resources. We expect that you have worked on several farms before or are a very rambunctious self taught... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: Rolling Internship Ends: Rolling
Position Description: Seeking eager & responsible individual or couple to work on small scale non-certified organic vegetable farm in exchange for housing, share of harvest. Regular tasks include all aspects of market farm operations: animal care (chickens & Donkey), planting, weeding, irrigation (traditional acequia flood irrigation), harvest, market, greeting guests etc. Approx 20 hours/week, more for couples. Must be available on Fridays & Saturdays. Experience preferred however training will be provided. Relevant references required. Ideal candidate is willing to manage farm autonomously for up to a week at a time (after proper training). Please have your own transportation- 4wd is ideal as... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: May 2019 Internship Ends: Oct 2019
Position Description: Interns will help with all aspects of fruit production. Major tasks include, but are not limited to: pruning trees, thinning peach and apricot buds, and harvesting fruit. Fruit harvest also includes sorting and field packing of the fruit. Working farmer's markets is optional. Numerous and various other small tasks get interspersed as needed throughout the season.
Internship Starts: April 15, 2019, or when filled, for the full time position. July 12 for harvest positions. Internship Ends: September 20, 2019
Position Description: Our farm is separated into two locations. One is in our sizeable yard in Bartonville and the other is on some acreage owned by family near Northwoods mall in Peoria. We grow the more frequently picked crops at our home, while the others we grow on the additional acreage. We are looking for some extra hands this season and we are willing to teach! Ideally, our intern or interns would be self-starters with a love to learn, a teachable spirit, and a hard work ethic. We don't do things the easy way all the time, but we try to be... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: April Internship Ends: September
Position Description: We are currently seeking seasonal farm interns to join our team in 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning about vegetable farming. You do not need experience to volunteer. Interns will work within a team alongside our experienced farm team. The on farm housing is also communal so we ask that interns be willing to live cohesively and be respectful of others. Farming is labor intensive so we ask interns to be prepared to work in occasional uncomfortable weather doing tasks that may be challenging for beginning farmers.
Position Description: The Production Manager has primary responsibility for coordinating and implementing farm work and activities at Slow Farm, which currently has approximately 20 cultivated acres, including 8 acres of perennial or semi-perennial crops. The Production Manager works as part of the Farm Leadership Team to plan for and implement all aspects of farm viability and infrastructure development. Responsibilities include producing organic vegetables, flowers and livestock; managing pests and weeds; complying with food safety and organic requirements; maintaining a safe and compelling farm environment; operating and maintaining equipment; wholesale and retail sales; managing farm employees and volunteers; working on farm infrastructure; some... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: May 1, 2019 Internship Ends: October 31, 2019
Position Description: Slow Farm's Leadership Team is looking for several Farmhand farm assistants. Farmhands support and manage daily routines and tasks of operating the farm; for example planting, weeding, managing pests, harvesting, staffing the farmstand, serving customers, operating tools, wholesale distribution, building infrastructure, etc.
Internship Starts: May 1, 2019 Internship Ends: October 31, 2019
Position Description: The internship is from April thru September but we will consider shorter stays. Work will include duties in the greenhouse and field, including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, and processing/washing produce for sale. We will be working in all weather, which will vary greatly over the course of the season. We are also hiring for one assistant manager position for which the applicant must have prior experience working on vegetable farms. The right applicant has experience in wholesale and retail produce standards, is self motivated, pays attention to detail, has good time management, is a proficient record keeper, and has a... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: April Internship Ends: September
Position Description: This is one of three full-time positions at SMIP beginning in April through the end of November. Additionally, part-time and possibly full-time work will be needed in January and February, dependent on the winter season. The position is a great opportunity to grow produce on a working production farm, and to work with our customers directly - the chefs and CSA members who purchase our product. Duties include but are not limited to assisting with the CSA program, harvesting, irrigation set-up and maintenance, direct seeding, watering, weeding, pest control, soil amendment and fertility, hoop house propagation, transplanting, washing and packing... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: ASAP Internship Ends: November, with possibility of extension
Position Description: The season is off to a good start. The greenhouse is full and the crops are growing! We are looking for crew members to start the season. Are you interested in learning about organic agriculture while on the job? We are looking for motivated people who can handle the physical requirements of farm work as well as bring a positive presence to our farm. Duties may include hand weeding,hoeing, transplanting, harvesting, working with others, and farm maintenance. A willingness to work long days and good physical health is required. A 3 day trial period will allow you to try out... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: Farmers work closely with crew members to build a strong team and positive work environment. In general, apprenticeships involve learning by doing, and through the process of doing the work of the farm, crew members will have the opportunity to gain experience in greenhouse management, transplanting techniques, soil fertility, weed control, pest management, irrigation, composting, harvesting, marketing, equipment use/maintenance, record keeping, Biodynamic preparations and livestock management. We encourage crew members to ask questions, as well as offer their ideas and perspectives. We recognize all members of our team as valuable and essential to the development of the farm individuality.
Position Description: Interns participate in all aspects of farm life from planting to tending to the greenhouse, weeding, harvesting, packing produce for sale, composing a weekly email produce list for chef, and attending weekly farmer’s markets. We expect around 40 hours of work per week, 5-6 days. You will learn everything about running a small family farm and will work directly with David the owner/farmer. Learn all the basics of organic farm practices and dry farming techniques in the coastal climate. Start out with the exciting planting period that goes on throughout late spring and early summer and finish with our big... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: Rolling- April/May is the preferred time to start Internship Ends: December 2019
Position Description: Various operations, various locations. Don’t let another season go by without exploring your place in 21st century sustainable agriculture. Apply to the FARRMS’ Intern Program today. Through the FARRMS Intern Program, participants can access a unique, field based, educational experience that broadens their knowledge. Interns experience what sustainability looks like when applied on a real world farm. A variety of placements are available in urban and rural environments. Explore local food systems with hands on, field-based experience tailored to your interests and aspirations. FARRMS matches interns with mentor farms across North Dakota and the Red River Valley. There is a... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: May 15, 2019 Internship Ends: Nov. 1, 2019 or start of fall semester
Position Description: See WorkAtBluebirdFarm.blogspot.com or email us for full description and application for Vegetable Apprenticeship and Assistant Grower. VEGETABLE APPRENTICESHIP: 5 days/week, rotating weekend schedule. Your focus will be learning and working in our vegetable gardens on projects and harvesting beautiful vegetables with our team of 6 people. Learn by doing and growing. We explain and explore our agricultural practices, techniques, and business decisions as we work, with a focus on performing tasks efficiently in the field. Most of your time is with the farmers in a small crew growing vegetables; transplanting seedlings, cultivating (weeding) with hand tools, record keeping, insect and... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: April 2019 Internship Ends: November/December 2019
Position Description: The farm intern position requires a minimum 3 month commitment between the months of June-August. (Earlier arrival and later departure times is possible and will be considered based upon request). Applicants should be ready to immerse themselves in the diverse activities of working on a production-oriented and community-based farm. Interns will work directly with our Farm Managers and have a chance to learn a diverse set of field skills related to regenerative agriculture. For applicants with Jewish religious observance, we are seeking candidates who can also serve as the mashgichim for the farm’s kitchens, supervising kashrut for event cooking and... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: Vegetable Production, Market Sales, and/or Restaurant Deliveries Farm and Market Positions We are currently hiring two part-time (24 to 30 hours a week each) positions for the 2019 season. These are seasonal positions, but we can guarantee work for 10 months out of the year. The farmwork pay is $12 to $14 per hour depending on experience, restaurant deliveries pay is $16 per hour, and market sales pay is $16 to $20 per hour also depending on skillset and experience. Experienced farm workers and market salespeople are encouraged to apply Schedule: During peak growing season work days run Thursday through... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: March/April 2019 Internship Ends: December 2019
Position Description: Intern/apprentices work alongside Curtis and Sarah and the rest of our crew as we farm and market. We have an experienced farmer and crew, so you will be learning and working alongside folks who have been doing this for a while, and are excited to share our craft. Tasks include; feeding, watering, fencing, sowing, transplanting, weeding, irrigating, harvesting, cleaning, packaging, distributing CSA shares, selling at the farmers markets and farm stand, composting, equipment repair and maintenance, construction, bread baking, etc.
Internship Starts: Febuary 1 2016 or whenever we fill the positions Internship Ends: October 31st, 2016 or longer for apprentices
Position Description: WHAT KINDS OF WORK EXPERIENCES ARE INVOLVED: We strive to give interns a broad, comprehensive experience, from start to finish and everything in between. Tasks include: Seeding, watering, fertilizing and transplanting in the field of over 25,000 vegetable transplants; managing irrigation in the field and high tunnel; cultivating and hoeing weeds; trellising tomatoes in the field and greenhouse; harvesting, grading and packing produce; hauling produce to markets; stocking, rotating and pricing produce; selling produce; delivering produce to charitable organizations; operating and maintaining equipment; possible involvement in internet marketing.
Internship Starts: WHEN WE NEED HELP: June through October. While April and May are busy (it is helpful to catch part of May, as that is when we finish seeding), we usually cover this work with our regular help. July, August and September are crazy busy, with June and October being “just” busy. We often have opportunities for additional work with the remodeling of buildings and equipment repair and fabrication in November. We try to accommodate individual schedule needs, starting and ending dates can vary somewhat. Interns generally work 5 to 6 days per week, 6 to 8 hours per day. Internship Ends: see above
Position Description: We are looking for individuals who have a great work ethic, an eagerness to learn any new skill presented and master them. A great fit will be a person who is adventurous and not afraid to get hot, sweaty and dirty at times while working hard.
Internship Starts: May 1, 2019 Internship Ends: October 2019
Position Description: The Apprentice will be responsible for managing vegetable production and everything that comes with it. The main farmers will be a resource, especially in the beginning of the season, to teach the apprentice how the farm operates on the day to day. We expect the apprentice to be a quick learner and manager who can graduate to running the basic operations alone once empowered with the initial, in-depth training. Apprentices should expect to work 40hours a week. Responsibilities include: Watering Planting and reseeding Organic Weeding and Pest Control Harvesting and Packaging for market and CSA Running the farmers market -... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: The summer internship is a 7 month program (April/May to November/December, though we are happy to consider other month periods) designed to give you the skills necessary to start your own poultry, pork, and/or beef business. While preference is given to those who can stay the full 7 months, we are willing to consider candidates who can only stay for a shorter period of time - just reach out to us! We work hard. 50 hours/week is normal. 6:00am-5:30pm Monday through Saturday with 45 minute breaks for breakfast and lunch, and one and a half weekdays off. Just minimal chores... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: May 1, 2019 (flexible) Internship Ends: December 1, 2019 (flexible)
Position Description: We have several full-time Field Crew positions for the 2019 season with June starts and Sept-Dec end times. Ideal field crew applicants are smart, tough, detail-oriented, possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and are ready for a new challenge. Ideal applicants also seek employment for several years, with an interest in growing in experience and responsibilities with the farm. Full job description is available on our website (www.reddogfarm.net/staff). Responsibilities include: The primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce Utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed Perform field work including but... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: The Swallowtail Apprentice Program is designed to empower the next generation of farmers. Apprentices should be passionate about farming as a career and will learn to carry out all aspects of farm operations – soil amendment and revitalization, propagation, planting, weed management, pest management, floriculture, irrigation, the use of tractors, implements and other machinery and tools, customer relations, packing, delivery, billing, groundskeeping, maintenance, communications, & pastured livestock management. Please visit our website for a full list of responsibilities.
Internship Starts: ASAP Internship Ends: June 30, 2019 with the possible option to stay on another full season.
Position Description: Job Description: April-September, or minimum of three months. Great opportunity to manage a garden, with room for your own creativity and initiatives. Head Farmer Whitney Miller is a naturopathic doctor resuming her practice and needs an independent, reliable person to take over the garden. You will be running the garden independently, but will always have guidance from Whitney when you need it. Responsibilities Include:Seed and transplant. Keep garden free from weeds. Plan tasks for daily and weekly volunteers. Monitor for pests and diseases. Harvest and store produce. Take daily photos of the farm and grounds for social media uploading. Some... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: The apprentice must show a strong interest and enthusiasm for local sustainable agriculture and have a positive attitude along with willingness to learn new skills and responsibilities. Prior gardening/farming experience is preferred but not essential.