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Farm Address:
15120 Planck Lane

Purcellville, Virginia , 20132

Position Description:
Now seeking one or two Farm Workers to help sow seeds, transplant, weed, prep beds and fields, harvest, wash, pack, and market a wide range of vegetables and multiple varieties of figs at Washington D.C. farmers markets, a new May-September CSA program, and restaurants. You will also gradually take on more responsibilities as you grow into the position. Applicants must stay at least five months of the 2020 growing season, which runs from the first week of April through early November (35-40 hours/week). A commitment for the entire growing season is preferred. Compensation includes $8/hour AND comfortable accommodations in a...
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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:
90 Bald Creek Rd.

Leicester, North Carolina , 28748

Position Description:
The apprenticeship at Full Sun Farm is an immersive farming experience. You will live and work on the farm, seeing it in all weathers, all lights and moods. Skills you will learn and jobs you'll do include field observation, greenhouse work, planting, cultivating and harvesting of vegetables and cut flowers, insect and disease management, machine maintenance and repair, irrigation, season extension, efficient systems set-up and work methods, work with CSA members and other volunteers, selling at farmer's markets and marketing. You will also live and work with up to three other apprentices, sharing mid-day meals, farm jobs, and a bathroom!...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/2020
Internship Ends: 10/31/2020

Farm Address:
530 Lynndale Rd.

Oakland, Maryland , 21550

Position Description:
"Join our family style team. Our crew consists of Max and Katharine,farmers of 20+ years, and adult daughter, Grace, a veteran farmer from birth, now Backbone Farm livestock manager and all around awesome farmer and manager, assorted field crew team and various WWOOFers throughout the season, and our three other kids who range between 20 and 10 years from time to time!<br /><br /> Learn the basics of market gardening, livestock management and gourmet mushroom production. We will empower you to gain experience as you work through the seasons. We expect interns to work a five day (full days!) week...
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Internship Starts: "Approx. April 1st, 2020"
Internship Ends: 30-Oct-2020

Farm Address:
187 Covington Way

Chimacum, Washington , 98325

Position Description:
THIS IS PAID EMPLOYMENT Two positions start in March and one starts in May. We are hiring hiring a fruit specialist to assist the Farmer and other crew members in raising and harvesting all of the berries on the farm. This includes pruning, weeding, trellising, and harvesting berries. We grow a wide variety of berries: blueberries, strawberries, marion berries, gooseberries, currants, raspberries, and many more. As well, the fruit specialist will communicate with, train, pick with, and supervise a part time harvest crew who pick by the pound. As part of managing the harvest, the fruit person will monitor fruit...
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Internship Starts: March 3, 2020
Internship Ends: November 28, 2021

Farm Address:
10241 Williams Hwy

Grants Pass, Oregon , 97527

Position Description:
We ask interns to work 4 or 5 days a week, 8 hour days. Days consist of harvesting, planting, weeding, and a varied combination of tasks that go into farming.

Internship Starts: 03/21/2020
Internship Ends: 10/30/2020

Farm Address:
28115 Meadowbrook Rd

Novi, Michigan , 12075

Position Description:
The operation is designed from the soil up as both a production and dedicated training facility. As an apprentice, you will not only learn in a production environment with experienced farmers, but develop your knowledge and skills with seasoned educators. The apprenticeship is an intensive introduction into the field of small scale vegetable agriculture, equipping participants with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to begin their own operation. Apprentices will be responsible for the day to day operation of the farm, including planting, weeding, harvesting and processing the produce. CSA distribution and market stands will also be operated by the...
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Internship Starts: 5/11/2020
Internship Ends: 10/23/2020

Farm Address:
5907 W. County Road 375 South

French Lick, Indiana , 47432

Position Description:
General Curriculum Topics of Farm Apprenticeship Program Organic Produce Farming - Crop Selection, Seed Starting, Soil Preparation, Planting, Tending, Harvesting, Season Extension, Tools, Machinery, General Permaculture Organic Animal Farming - Humane Caretaking for Cattle, Pigs, and Chickens, including Rotational Grazing, Grass-Fed Diets, Basic Butchering Skills Running a Farm Business - Sales/Marketing, Farmers Markets, CSAs, Online Farmers Markets, Wholesale Business Wellness & Lifestyle for Organic Farmers - Yoga (optional), Massage (optional), Self-care, Farm-Based Culinary Arts, Sustainable Living (many possibilities, but including fermentation, cheese/yogurt/bread making, off-the-grid living/homesteading skills, herbal medicine making, natural building, food preservation, etc. - depending on apprentice interest and...
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Internship Starts: year round
Internship Ends: year round

Farm Address:
1393 N Cove Street
Union, Oregon , 97883

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...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2020
Internship Ends: 9/30/2020

Farm Address:
Foss Rd

Talent, Oregon , 97540

Position Description:
Our internship model is a hybrid apprentice/employee model where there is an incremental progression from apprentice to full employee over the course of the season. Participants start the season as an apprentice receiving a stipend, transition to part-time employees in mid-June and by the end of August are full-time employees until the season ends in mid-November. We believe this model encourages a strong initial learning experience that naturally transitions into a full immersion into the work and management of the farm. Our hope and goal for apprentices and employees is to continually help them develop their understanding of, and practical...
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Internship Starts: 3/30/2020
Internship Ends: 11/20/2020

Farm Address:
4050 Soundview Avenue

Mattituck, New York , 8540

Position Description:
The apprenticeship begins between March 1 and April 1, 2020 and ends October 31, 2020 (possibly extending to Thanksgiving). Each apprentice will: Be actively involved in all aspects of the poultry operation working side by side with Chris and Holly.  Responsibilities include maintaining and managing our rotational grazing system, actively managing all brooding activities, and daily feeding/watering. Be actively involved in our broiler processing which we handle on farm in our Mobile Processing Unit.  Each apprentice will learn all aspects of poultry processing. Learn about and manage our composting system we use to handle our processing waste. Manage our flock...
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Internship Starts: As early as 3/1/20, as late as 4/1/20
Internship Ends: 10/31/2020 (possibly longer)

Farm Address:
4848 Indian Trail Road

Cheboygan, Michigan , 49721

Position Description:
Farm Manager Trainee- We are seeking a highly motivated individual interested in running a produce farm. Our goal is for this to be a multi-year growth position with the end result of this person managing most of the daily operations of the farm and be involved in the long-term planning of the farm. This will be a year-round position in which you can expect to work 40-50 hours per week during the peak summer season and 10-20 hours per week in the off-season (some weeks off mid-winter). The first season will involve working on the field production end of the...
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Internship Starts: 4/15/2020 to 5/15/2020
Internship Ends: At least 5/15/2021

Farm Address:
1715 Hillburn Ave NW

Grand Rapids, Michigan , 49504

Position Description:
This position is responsible for assisting with the Sugarbush season: collecting sap, finishing and bottling maple syrup, and supply cleaning and inventory. During the main growing season, this position will assist the Farm Manager with all aspects of vegetable production and harvesting at the Blandford Nature Center Farm. Additionally, this position will represent the Blandford Nature Center Farm at the Fulton Street Farmer’s Market once a week from June through October. This position is primarily Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends. Duties & Responsibilities: • Sap collection on a daily/as needed basis during the month of March • Assist with...
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Internship Starts: March 1, 2020
Internship Ends: October 31, 2020

Farm Address:
308 W Stewart Ave

Puyallup, Washington , 98371

Position Description:
This position will support our Farm Foundations training, which educates new and beginning farmers on organic production techniques, with an opportunity to practice and develop skills on our community farm. The Farm Foundations service member would support the efforts to recruit and train the next generation of farmers, as well as gain skills with outreach, engagement and education on topics of sustainable agriculture. The AmeriCorps position will run from Feb. 16 – August 31st. There will be the option to continue part-time as an hourly, contract employee through the end of October. At Harvest Pierce County, we strongly value diversity...
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Internship Starts: 02/16/20
Internship Ends: 10/31/20

Farm Address:
43090 City Park Road

Rushford, Minnesota , 55971

Position Description:
Featherstone Farm is looking to hire a horticulture technician. We would like to find an experienced employee to join our horticulture team to help grow over 130 acres fresh veggies for wholesale and CSA. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: irrigation installation and application, scouting for pests and disease, field prep and cultivation, fertility monitoring and application, and data collection. Horticulture team members are also occasionally assigned other responsibilities or projects like wash and pack, harvest, carpentry projects, ect. They are important members of Featherstone’s Horticulture team and involved in all aspects of Field Production from hand labor...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2020 with possibility for winter work

Farm Address:
111 Sunfield Lane
Port Hadlock, Washington , 98339

Position Description:
Interns will be involved in all aspects of the farm. This includes propagation of vegetable starts, transplanting, weeding, and harvesting vegetable crops. Planting and tending orchards, hedgerows, berries are a large part of the learning experience. Animal husbandry is a major aspect of the internship, which includes managing cattle, goats, sheep, and chickens. Alongside these farm responsibilities, we also host educational programs and community festivals on our land.

Internship Starts: Open
Internship Ends: Open

Farm Address:
34133 Ctr. 72

Zumbro Falls, Minnesota , 55991

Position Description:
Interns on the farm crew are involved in all aspects of the farm. Planting, cultivating and harvesting are the main responsibilities. They will also work the farmers market stand and make wholesale deliveries.

Internship Starts: Late May/Early June
Internship Ends: September

Farm Address:
300 Bare Road

Ellensburg, Washington , 98926

Position Description:
**This is a FULL TIME, year round position** Our ideal candidate is someone that is dedicated to the importance of environmental stewardship and is energized by building relationships with people of all abilities. Terravine’s produce is available at local farmers markets, area restaurants and through seasonal CSAs. Terravine Growers is committed to natural process farming and organic production practices such as use of compost and other organic material, beneficial insects, cover crops and crop rotation. SKILLS DESIRED - This position combines practical skills in all areas of small-scale food production, marketing and distribution. Experience working in vegetable/herb crop production; previous...
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Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: n/a

Farm Address:
53 Waterpenny Lane

Sperryville, Virginia , 59804

Position Description:
"We hire 6 interns each year. Interns participate in all aspects of sustainable vegetable production-greenhouse work, seeding, transplanting, mulching, irrigating, weeding, harvesting, sorting, packing, and selling. Interns work 5 1/2 days/week, totaling 45-60 hours/week depending on the season. We are a non-smoking farm."

Internship Starts: as early as March 2nd 2020
Internship Ends: as late as November 23rd 2020

Farm Address:
20322 Pugh Rd NE

Poulsbo, Washington , 98370

Position Description:
We are flexible depending on the experience and desire of the applicant. For our standard internship, we do 40 hours per week including classes. We are open to a 3-4 day week for the right person. We are also open to paying hourly for more experienced hands, if the classes and learning time are not desired. You will get to learn about everything from field prep to seeding to planting to trellising, weeding, harvesting, prep and sales. We welcome applicants of color, from the LGBTQ community, and immigrants. Se habla espanol. ASL welcome.

Internship Starts: April
Internship Ends: October

Farm Address:
54655 NW Old Wilson River Road

Gales Creek, Oregon , 97117

Position Description:
We offer one full time (40 hours/week) paid position ($12/hour) for the 2020 season (February to November) The Intern works and learns alongside of us on both "sides" of our farm. There is the "barn side" consisting of goat herdsman ship and milking as well as the "dairy side" a Grade A licensed on farm creamery that produces a wide range of organic dairy products. We encourage additional training through Oregon State University Dairy program and other educational opportunities available locally and on-line. A portion of those trainings will be paid hours but we expect interns curiosity to carry over...
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Internship Starts: February
Internship Ends: Our season slows down at the end of November.

Farm Address:
4720 Bahama Road

Rougemont, North Carolina , 27572

Position Description:
THREE INTERNSHIPS! (Yes, we would welcome a couple.) All positions are full time, with a set start time and a work day which ends when the tasks are done, but typically run about 10 hours/day in our 3 peak months, and an average of 8 hours/day in other months. All get 2 consecutive days off each week. All pay overtime. All receive a lot of structured training. All positions also have a record-keeping component. For example, what kids were born to what does/bucks on what dates and are disbudded/castrated/vaccinated and when. How many does were on the milk line that...
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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 shared room and board on the farm, with the possibility for raise with increased responsibility. Veggies and beef from the farm also included in benefits. 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...
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Internship Starts: 01/01/2020
Internship Ends: 04/30/2020

Farm Address:
8717 Springs Road

Warrenton, Virginia , 20186

Position Description:
The summer internship is a 4 month program (April through July or August through November), 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 4 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...
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Internship Starts: April 1, 2020 or August 1, 2020
Internship Ends: July 1, 2020 or November 1, 2020

Farm Address:
193 Young Road

Orwell, Vermont , 05760

Position Description:
Intern will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of mushroom cultivation. This includes lots of cleaning, harvesting, inoculation, packaging, spawn production, tincture production, shiitake log laying yard management, etc. Intern will attend at least one farmer's market each week. Tasks may also include helping out around our homestead on projects such as gardening, wood splitting, tree planting, duck care, and building infrastructure. Intern can expect to work up to 50 hours per week. All applicants must have a valid driver's license and their own transportation.

Internship Starts: 5/15/2020
Internship Ends: 10/15/2020

Farm Address:
998 E Black Butte Avenue

Sisters, Oregon , 97759

Position Description:
Seed To Table is one of several host farms in the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. The RFC Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2020 - 4/15/2020
Internship Ends: 10/31/2020