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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:
375 Main St

Amagansett, New York , 11930

Position Description:
Season Overview: Amber Waves Farm apprentices will spend a season (March/April - October/November) at the farm learning how to grow food organically and sustainably by working hands-on in all areas of the farm's activities. Apprentices will coordinate with head farmers about day-to-day farm operations, from field work to farmers market preparations. In the field, apprentices will work towards mastering technical skills associated with plant propagation in the greenhouse, crop successions and rotations and soil health, harvesting and post-harvest handling, and tractor work. In addition to field work, apprentices are actively involved in community outreach and education by preparing for weekly...
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Internship Starts: March/April 2020
Internship Ends: October/November 2020

Farm Address:
127 Sisters Hill Rd.

Stanfordville, New York , 12581

Position Description:
You will perform all aspects of what it takes to run a successful CSA. The vast majority of the work is harvesting. You will be kneeling quite a bit, often for multiple hours a day, so a strong back and core is essential, as are good knees. The job is physically demanding, but it's also very rewarding. We get to feed grateful happy members and share in their joy as they pick up their shares each week. The apprenticeship will culminate with several opportunities to manage the farm for a week at a time. Working in consultation with the head...
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Internship Starts: April 1, 2020
Internship Ends: November 3, 2020

Farm Address:
12242 Meridian Rd
chico, California , 95973

Position Description:
We offer full time employment, while being immersed in the daily and seasonal flow of a successful farm operation. The positions are for full-time employment and is paid at $12/hr. On farm housing is free including power. We also offer bonuses and pay for unused sick leave. Our wage,performance bonuses,and free housing brings your compensation to a value of over $15.00/hr which is well above the living wage in our county. We operate year round with an average over the year of a 40/hr week. Winter weekly hours average 30/week which gives the crew a buffer for those stormy days,...
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Internship Starts: feb 15 2020
Internship Ends: feb 15 2021

Farm Address:
316 PTSC

fayetteville, Arkansas , 72701

Position Description:
The Center for Food and Farm Systems Entrepreneurship at the University of Arkansas System, is partnering with successful farms in Northwest Arkansas to offer a NEW apprenticeship program. The program begins January 2020 with 12 educational classes, and on-farm placement begins in March. The classes focus on foundational topics important to regenerative farming practices and sustainable farm business management while the on-farm experience allows apprentices to learn while working alongside experienced farmers. The program targets those that wish to farm as a profession. It exposes apprentices to farm service providers and resources, mentorship with experienced diversified farmers and provides networking...
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Internship Starts: January 11, 2020
Internship Ends: TBD

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:
145 Dream Field Ln

Terra Alta, West Virginia , 26764

Position Description:
Round Right Farm is currently seeking a winter farming apprentice starting January 1st and continuing through April 30th. Possibility for further work & increased responsibility after apprenticeship has ended. Pay is $8.75/hr and includes room and board on the farm, with the possibility for raise with increased responsibility. Number of hours/week will vary based on the time of year, but will range from 20-35 hrs/week. The apprenticeship will include full immersion in winter farming in tunnels, delivery to year round farm share members, planning for spring planting and day to day operations on our farm. For an idea of our...
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Internship Starts: 01/01/2020
Internship Ends: 04/30/2020

Farm Address:
41601 Mountain View Road

Point Arena, California , 95468

Position Description:
An educational, hands-on experience in small-scale organic agriculture. Minimum 30 hours per week of field work and occasional educational discussions and field trips. Extensive practice in agricultural skills, from planning and field preparation through planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing, with opportunities to delve more deeply into areas of interest. Expect a serious, production-focused work environment and lots of repetitive manual labor. Communal living includes shared kitchen, family-style dinners, weekly community meetings, and rotating weekend farm duties. For more details and application, go to https://www.ozfarm.com/apply-2020

Internship Starts: April 1st, 2020
Internship Ends: November 16th, 2020

Farm Address:
163 Phillies Bridge Rd

New Paltz, New York , 12561

Position Description:
The main responsibility will be running all aspects of the dairy operation. This includes caring for cows (fencing, feeding, etc.), milking, and bottling milk. Other jobs will include collecting eggs, animal fencing/rotation, all aspects of growing vegetables, and tractor work, among other farm tasks. We offer a friendly and organized work environment, as well the opportunity to interact with the people who are buying the food you are producing. Schedule/hours: The morning milking is 6am - noon and the evening milking is 4pm - 8pm. This position is for 7 milkings per week. Additional shifts of other farm work can...
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Internship Starts: flexible
Internship Ends: flexible

Farm Address:
3211 N Sugan Rd

New Hope , Pennsylvania , 18938

Position Description:
We are offering a unique position on our farm for next season. Our small farm is changing directions and we are looking for 2 self-directed, experienced farmers to join our team for 30-40 hours per week. This position is available for the person looking to take their farming game to the next level by taking lead role in a small dedicated team helping grow and distribute certified organic produce for a small CSA and wholesale customers on 2-3 acres. Our farm is scaling down from a 15 acre operation to a smaller diversified veg operation with a larger (in-development) value...
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Internship Starts: March or April depending on weather.
Internship Ends: December

Farm Address:
PO Box 1392

Willow Creek, California , 95573

Position Description:
Summer season is coming to a close. We are looking ahead to the fall and winter seasons and would like to add 2 more crew members to our strong team. 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...
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Internship Starts: 10/14/19
Internship Ends: 11/30/19

Farm Address:
1112 Dukes Pkwy W

Hillsborough, New Jersey , 08844

Position Description:
Our vegetable grower apprenticeship is ideal for an individual with growing experience looking to take on responsibility making the day-to-day decisions for our cafe garden and high tunnel. Duties will include starting transplants in the greenhouse, planting, weeding, irrigation, pest and disease management, and harvesting. The apprentice will need to work independently and be self-motivated, but will have support from the other sustainable agriculture staff members as well as volunteers. Responsibilities will also include caring for pastured layer hens and may include assisting with other aspects of the farm such as rotational grazing (beef cattle), hay production, composting and a...
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Internship Starts: 1/1/2020
Internship Ends: 12/31/2021

Farm Address:
15120 Planck Lane

Purcellville, Virginia , 20132

Position Description:
Workers engage farm activities, including harvesting, washing, field preparation, marketing, and weeding.

Internship Starts: The 2020 season begins the first week of April.
Internship Ends: The 2020 season will end anywhere from the middle of October to the beginning of November.

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:
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: February 1st, 2020 or earlier
Internship Ends: November 30th, 2020

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