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 - May or June are good start times Internship Ends: rolling
Position Description: We are seeking one person to join our crew as soon as possible to commit to the remainder of our 2019 farm season, with opportunities to extend/grow within our company if the season goes well. Our new farmhand will 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. We have a fun crew of 3 full-time farmers who all live on the farm and one part-time farm owner who lives nearby. A strong sense of community is something all... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: Interns help with all aspects of our small diversified family farm. Spring involves sheep shearing, lambing and kidding, planting and milking. Summer involves garden care and maintenance as well as harvests; and regular animal care, movement, and health checks. Summer is also the time for cutting hay. Fall includes more planting and animal care as well as marketing of meat products. We are currently also expanding our grazing and garden areas so there is plenty of fencing happening. Interns are expected to help with farm related work and the care of crops and more animals and are welcome to help... Press the button below to find out more!
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: General Description: Shomria Farm Summer Internship Program in partnership with “Root N Roost” Farm. Camp Shomria, in Liberty, NY, is looking for self-motivated agriculture enthusiasts to help care for and maintain our educational farm. The successful applicants will start off the season in June training and living at Root ‘N Roost Farm just 2 miles away from camp, during which time you will also assist in the planting and early maintenance of the vegetable garden at Camp Shomria. Upon commencement of camp at the end of June, interns will move to Camp Shomria to become a part of a very... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: June Internship Ends: After August 11th
Position Description: Educational opportunities: Interns' primary focus will be the farm, but there are many opportunities to learn and participate in initiatives to reduce food waste and increase access to food for all people. Interns will gain beginning-level knowledge and skills for small scale sustainable agriculture. Interns will gain experience and perspectives on other scales and approaches to agriculture through visits to area farms for gleaning and other activities. Interns will explore ideas and practices related to food access, food sovereignty and diverting food waste. They will have hands on involvement in community level strategies for diverting food waste for hunger relief,... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: March 30, 2019 Internship Ends: November 30, 2019
Position Description: During the season, there are farm things to be done Monday through Saturday afternoon. Generally, Interns work Monday-Friday. Justin and Candace go to two separate farmers markets on Saturday Morning, an we ask for interns to cover the animal chores that morning. There may be an occasion where we ask you to do a market shift, in which case you could have time off at another point in the week. We also may ask you to farm sit for a night or two over a weekend. Other than that, Interns have Saturday and Sunday off. As stated above, the bulk... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: as soon as you are available Internship Ends: 10/31/2019
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.
Farm Address: 195 Isaac Frye HWY Wilton, New Hampshire
Position Description: We are currently seeking full time assistants to support our community: vegetable farming from April to the end of October 2019 Dairy and Cheese making through March of 2020. Working in more than one area of the farm is possible, as well as an staying on into the next season. Although previous experience is important, enthusiasm for farming, ability to work with others, strength in body and mind are a must. We gladly share all that we know about growing vegetables, working with cows and layers, and making cheese. We are especially interested in developing the sensitivities needed to farm... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: May 2019 Internship Ends: March 2020
Position Description: We are looking for an experienced farm worker/equipment operator to join our team. We're looking for someone with experience driving tractors, cultivating, spraying, and general equipment operation. This candidate should have experience with general preventative maintenance. This position is not rigid, and applicants should be ready to help on all aspects of our farm operations including: greenhouse work, transplanting, cultivation, and harvesting
Internship Starts: ASAP Internship Ends: This is a full time position.
Position Description: JBG Organic is seeking a Greenhouse Production Assistant for our Garfield Farm. This position is responsible for the seeding, germination and careful care of plants which will later be transplanted into the fields, accounting for over 60% of the farm’s total production. The Greenhouse Production Assistant plays an integral role in the farm’s year-round operation, working closely with the Head Grower, Harvest Coordinator, and farm administration. Given the importance of the position, qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate a high capacity to prioritize tasks, work on several different projects at once, pay attention to details, and, most importantly, an... Press the button below to find out more!
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... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: When filled Internship Ends: 11-26-19
Position Description: The SRR Ranch Internship, located in beautiful Jackson Hole Wyoming, provides an opportunity to work with a natural regenerative livestock operation. This position requires a willingness to work with other ranch interns and managers in a historical ranch setting. Long-term interest in ranching is preferred. This is an excellent paid internship opportunity for students to receive hands-on training in day to day ranching activities. Housing, utilities, and beef are also provided. Positions are available for our 2019 summer season. Interns may be involved with electronic identification, record management, range management, and animal health. In addition, the internship may include seasonal... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: Employees are involved in all aspects of transforming seeds and plants into marketable vegetables. This includes soil preparation, seeding in greenhouse or field, transplanting, thinning, weeding, watering, protecting, mulching, harvesting, packing and selling the over 100 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruits we grow. Our produce is sold at the Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Usually, employees spend one day each week at this thriving market in the heart of New York City The work week: Before we begin our farmers markets, each person puts in 45 hours per week (five 9-hour days). After the markets... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: April or May 2019 Internship Ends: late November or Dec. 2019
Position Description: Misty Morning Farms is looking for 1-2 hard working individuals for our 2019 season. Internships can inclued a variety of tasks; Livestock care Gardening/Produce General Farm Labor
Internship Starts: 5/1/2019 Internship Ends: End of Season
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 to 60 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... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: April 15, 2019, ongoing, flexible Internship Ends: Flexible
Farm Address: 52 Winter Hill Rd Ghent, New York, 12075
Position Description: *Biodynamic Livestock/Mushroom Internship* Woven Stars Farm is looking to add 1-2 interns to their 2019 growing season. Intern duties include, but are not limited to morning and night livestock checks, feeding and egg collection. Assistance in moving livestock (Sheep, goats, cattle, pigs, chickens, ducks) to new pasture through rotational grazing techniques. Washing and packaging eggs. Help inoculating mushrooms. Mushroom harvest, packaging and organizing. Assistance in caring for perennial plant nursery which includes watering, weeding and mulching. Help in tending the garden. Internship days are during the week and are flexible depending on your time commitment and availability
Internship Starts: June 1 2019 Internship Ends: October 20 2019
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 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: 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