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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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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The 2019 nine-month Apprenticeship will run from the week of March 18th through the week of December 14th. We seek people who are able to dedicate the entire 9 months to this effort and in return will have the opportunity to experience the full cycle of the farm. The core production at Home Pie is held entirely by the four member Apprentice cohort led by two Second Year Apprentices and two Farm Managers. Summer Interns and HomeSlice Youth Interns will work alongside the farm team during the peak of our harvest season. Apprentices lead and facilitate farm visitors and learners...

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Our program is a hands-on, intensive training for future farmers, regenerative land stewards, and aspiring land-based entrepreneurs. We work closely with our oxen teams in every season and offer serious experience in draft power on a diversified farmstead. A full season commitment of 35 weeks provides the most well rounded experience, but shorter commitments are also possible. Applicants considering a shorter apprenticeship must be willing to camp for some of the mid-summer weeks. All apprentices can expect to work an average of 50 hours a week - less in April & November, more in the high summer months - and...

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Our schedule is based on farm priorities. Members farm time will be divided on the farm learning: seeding, weeding, picking/harvesting, transplanting, commercial store produce packaging/delivering, our farmers market booths and more. Also, Farmelot is surrounded by many outdoor recreational opportunities; swimming (river and creek right down the road), hiking, bike riding, downtown Chico bars/restaurants, farming and much more. We are located a short 15 minute drive or 1 1/2 hour bike ride to Chico, home of Chico State University & the beautiful Bidwell Park.

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This is a full-time immersive experience in every step of maintaining an annual vegetable farm, from tilling the field in the spring through sowing cover crop in the fall, growing the starts in the greenhouse to selling the resulting vegetables at market. This internship opportunity is aimed at people who are looking to build the foundational skills necessary to operate a diverse small-scale organic farm. Interns will get direct hands on experience with field prep, seed sowing, observation, weeding and cultivating, harvesting, processing, cleaning and selling of vegetables, fruit, herbs and seeds. Interns must be able to wake early, lift...

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Apprenticeship positions enable individuals to live and work on a diverse, manually cultivated organic farm. The work includes: farm maintenance, goat husbandry, harvesting of vegetables, fruits and flowers, processing and preserving the harvest, assisting with kids' tours and adult workshops, beekeeping, produce and flower marketing, co-responsibility for a section of the garden (digging and preparing beds, planting, watering, weeding, building compost piles, etc.). Apprentices can participate in many, if not all, of these activities. The apprenticeship is an informal, hands-on learning experience. Apprentices learn by working alongside more experienced gardeners and then by taking responsibility in particular areas on their...

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This is a perfect opportunity for the first time internship. Interns will be involved in the every day aspect of running a small farm and goat dairy. They will have hands on experience with animal husbandry, Bee Keeping, growing and administrating herbal remedies, milking and making fresh cheese. They will learn how to plant and grow a vast array of fresh produce, from planting the seeds to making the seed with everything in the middle. The opportunities are endless for a well-motivated individual. A normal day can include milking the goats and cows, feeding the animals, collecting eggs, then making...

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We are hiring 3 full-time employees for our upcoming farm year. 2 positions start May 1 and 1 position starts July 1st. Ideal candidates will have at least 1 year of experience in farming, a strong work ethic and a desire to learn. At Paradise Valley you will be involved with all aspects of the farm, from seeding, weeding, transplanting, building, harvesting, farmers markets, deliveries, etc. Farm days can be long and hard but often rewarding. We need those who join our team to have an open mind and a passion for their work. Every farm is different and Paradise...

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Interns will participate seasonally in soil development, fruit thinning, irrigation, disease and natural pest control, pruning, grafting, farmscaping (multi-functional), weeding, planting, harvesting, fruit drying and preservation, cider making, other fruit and vegetable processing, as well as marketing at local farmers' markets and CSAs. We offer a quiet rural experience in a small mountain community. Green Cedar Farm is 45 minutes from the nearest town. We offer a place to get to know the natural world at a deeper level, and to understand food systems from a number of perspectives.

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Description of Internship: This is a 30 hr/wk, 6 month internship (April 1 to September 30, 2019) focused on goat dairying, growing high caloric crops (corn, beans, squash, potatoes and quinoa), vegetables for the Market Garden, and developing value-added products with the seconds from our gardens and orchards. The scope of the internship is broad and will provide a useful skill-set for an individual interested in self-sufficiency, community living, small-scale farming and homesteading. We provide housing, partial board (food from the gardens, dairy and orchards), a $300/mo stipend and free tuition to classes at the School of Adaptive Agriculture. Applicants...

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Primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce. Utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed. Perform field work including but not limited to seeding, transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, moving irrigation, and watering. Daily use and safe-handling of farm equipment including tilers, wheelbarrows, tools and hand-tools such as shears and knives. Assist as needed at the onsite farm stand: setting up, breaking down, restocking etc. Perform some or most of the following non-field work: cleaning packing area and equipment, delivering produce locally, build-out and maintenance of farm grounds, construction of hoop-houses and additional farm infrastructure, vehicle and tractor use;...

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Provide oversight and management of the farm crew, working closely with the Farm Owner. Work closely with Farm Owner to develop and model proper and efficient techniques and systems. Oversee and inspire farm staff training and development, scheduling and day-to-day management to meet the farm?s goals. Works in a time efficient manner, can take / give feedback in time management or operations. Develop and implement planting schedule, crop and variety selection, working closely with the Farm Owner. Manage cover cropping, composting, planting, cultivating, weeding/weed suppression, pest management, all aspects of soil management, disease scouting and prevention using organic production methods....

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Apply for an unpaid Farm Crew Internship through Sierra College. The Summer 2019 internship runs June 1 - August 3rd (9 weeks) and can be taken at any of these levels: - 1 unit (equivalent to 60 hours / 6.5 hours per week for 9 weeks) - 2 units (120 hours / 13 hours per week for 9 weeks) - 3 units (180 hours / 20 hours per week for 9 weeks) - 4 units (240 hours / 26.5 hours per week for 9 weeks) Internships are also available for the fall semester, August to December. It is also a...

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Animal Husbandry Internship Hidden Villa is a nonprofit educational organization with a mission is "to inspire a just and sustainable future through our programs, land, and legacy." Hidden Villa stretches over 1,600 acres of open space in the foothills of the Eastern Santa Cruz Mountains, about 40 miles south of San Francisco. The Residential Internship Program is contributing to the next generation of green educators, innovative farmers, and thoughtful nonprofit leaders. We are seeking an energetic, responsible team player to fill our Animal Husbandry Internship position. The internship runs from early April 2019 until the end of March 2020. Responsibilities...

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We are seeking flexible and hard working individuals that work well independently as well as part of the team. The work can be very physical, requiring heavy lifting, cultivating, harvesting weeding, and maintaining a positive attitude in a fast paced work environment. Other tasks will be less physical requiring more focus and attention to detail. You must have the ability to work in the sun for long periods. Experience in vegetable production is desired but not necessary. Good communication skills, the ability to follow directions and meet high quality standards and stay on task are important.

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The School of Adaptive Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Term which runs for 13 weeks from Monday, April 1st to Friday, June 28th and Summer Term (July 22 - Oct. 15).

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We currently have between 5-10 "WWOOF" interns that work 17 hours a week and that usually stay for around 2 months each. If you apply for this internship, we would expect you to work the same part time hours that our "Wwoof" interns work, but we are looking for someone with the interest, passion, work ethic or skills for having a longer term, more serious position. That might include helping manage the crew when multiple tasks need to happen, and/or extra solo work. It would be a flexible schedule but could total around 25-35 hours per week. This could include...

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True Farm to Table. Learn it all. Daily work in the field, kitchen, at the farmers markets and catering gigs. In addition, learn and work with us as we continue our organic certification process, help with research and paperwork, meet with inspectors and help us ensure we are 100% in compliance. In addition, there is always something that needs building or repair here. Must have exemplary personal hygiene for kitchen & catering work.

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Interns are a core element of our 12-14 person farm crew and they participate in all farm activities from greenhouse work to harvest, delivery, and farmer's markets. Interns work closely with the farm managers to maintain our complex and dynamic vegetable farm. This includes driving tractors, seeding, transplanting, lots of weeding and other crop care, irrigation, harvest, washing and packing produce, driving deliveries, working farmers markets, and other farm chores. Interns work Monday through Friday, 8+ hours per day, and are also responsible for helping with one CSA delivery per week, two Saturday farmers markets per month, and occasional minor...

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"The apprenticeship at Richards Land and Cattle will run mid-March to the beginning of November. Starting in March they start moving their finishing herd every day, making sure they don't over eat the grass, and eat it as evenly as possible. The pace in March - May is quick and exciting. They also round up the entire herd in early March, delivering vaccinations fly tags and sorting for when the grass season hits full force in April. In the spring months they are shipping 25-30 head of finished cattle out every other week. It then slows down to 2 day...

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"We offer full time employment, while being immersed in the daily and seasonal flow of a successful farm operation. The position is for full-time employment and is paid at $11/hr. On farm housing is free including power and wifi. 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 $14.00/hr which is well above the living wage in our county. We operate year round with an avrg over the year of a 40/hr week. Winter weekly hours avrg 30/week which gives the crew a buffer for those...

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"This is a paid position on a 1.5-acre intensive market farm, working with the farm manager and a returning farmhand. We work 30-45 hours per week, with fewer hours and the beginning and end and more hours during the height of the season May-October. Weekend work (farmers market, chicken chores, some harvest, greenhouse watering) is performed on a rotation to give some weekends completely free. Farm hands receive detailed training and perform a full spectrum of farm tasks: greenhouse work, transplanting, bed prep, weeding, direct seeding, running irrigation, harvest, preparing orders/CSA boxes, deliveries, working farmer?s market, cleaning packing/storage areas, pest...

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"Apprentice will work 40-50 hours a week under the direct supervision of the Farm Manager, Herd Manager, and Land Owner. They will have 2 consecutive days off each week. Responsibilities include, animal husbandry, milking, feeding goats, sheep, chickens; cleaning out pens/barns; assist in maintaining raised beds; pasture rotation of goats, sheep; feed and pasture rotation of chickens. Apprentice will possibly work one farmers market (selling cheese). They will also participate in educational tours and events that the farm host. This is an amazing area of Northern California. We are 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and an hour outside of...

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"esponsibilities GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES The general responsibility of the farm intern is to work directly under the supervision of the Farm Manager and Assistant Farm Manager as a member of the five-person farm crew. This is physically demanding farm work that involves all aspects of our farm's production. This internship provides the opportunity to live, work and learn on an organic farm and to participate in classes and other opportunities. This internship is a farmer-in-training program. Working Hours: Monday to Friday (8-5 minimum) with seasonal extended hours, and alternating weekend responsibilities (1-2 hours). SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Field work: seeding, transplantation, weeding, harvesting,...

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"The Urban Adamah Fellowship, based in Berkeley, CA, is a three-month residential training program for young adults (ages 21-31) that combines urban organic farming and progressive Jewish learning and living within the setting of an intentional community. Through the operation of Urban Adamah's two-acre organic farm, classes with local educators, and internships with neighboring community organizations, fellows gain significant skills, training, and experience in sustainable urban agriculture, Jewish spirituality, intentional community, and leadership development. The Fellowship's experiential curriculum is designed to equip fellows with the tools to become agents of positive change in their own lives and in their communities....

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Position Description:
Spring is almost here. The greenhouse is full and new crops are growing! We are looking for crew members to start the spring season. Are you interested in learning about organic farming 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 transplanting, weeding, harvesting, working with others, and farm maintenance. A willingness to work long days as well as good physical health is required. A 3 day trial period will allow you try out our farm, and...

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"30 hour work week includes a seed to seed full circle educational hands on experience! Through practice and application of skills you will be able to learn all realms of communal living, farming, and land stewardship. (A general education in all aspects of running a small scale organic farm with diversified fruit and vegetable production, manufacturing, and marketing.)"

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"The California Farm Academy (CFA) Apprenticeship is a program of the Center for Land-Based Learning. The CFA Apprenticeship offers a paid, two-year apprenticeship in commercial sustainable agriculture, focusing on specialty crops (row crops, seed and oil crops, vineyards, orchards and vegetables) in the Northern Central Valley of California. The program is for individuals who are passionate about farming and are looking to further their career in agriculture. Apprentices will gain hands-on training, work experience, and exposure to some of the business side of farming with the goals of obtaining a management position on established farms, or eventually starting and sustaining...

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"Urban Edge Sustainable Farming (UESF) offers training, mentorship, and technical assistance to aspiring specialty crop growers. UESF has 550 acres of protected farmland available for farm business incubation and long-term leasing. Land access is open to beginning farmers who train with UESF and those who have gained basic production skills elsewhere."

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"We are seeking a fantastic farm worker to join our farm team this fall or early next year. Position is part time, year-round. We are eager to find compatible farm worker, passionate about farming and ready to come grow over $100,000 of produce per acre on our micro farm. "

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You will be expected to help out 3 day per Week during our busier season March through June dropping to 2 days a week as things slow in the summer plus some help with animal chores on your workdays and occasional caretaking. You will be involved with all aspects of the nursery business as well as helping to plan and grow a home food garden and planting a few medicinals for harvesting and seed saving.. There will also be opportunities get familiar with Herb Crafting through my extensive herbal library and quite a lot of herbs available for medicine making...

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"An ideal intern candidate is someone who enjoys working outside and has a love for both animals and nature. We are seeking task oriented, motivated, mature, responsible, hard working, problem solvers. While playing with the animals is a nice perk, it is not the crux of the position. Running a farm/ranch requires use of tools, strength and grit. Work starts early particularly in the heat of the summer. Days can be long and exhausting. We work full weeks and have feeding chores on the weekends. We are looking for a minimum commitment of 6 months. Because we are a relatively...

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"We are looking for full-time, year-round farmers to participate the wide array of activities that we have going on at Pasture 42. Work hours may fluctuate and are dependent on the time of year and farm needs. Our work is rooted in organic, regenerative agricultural practices, so applicants should have a philosophical and operational agreement with such methods. We prefer people who would like to pursue a career in agriculture and offer the possibility of long-term employment and advancement. Responsibilities can include: Rotating chickens, sheep, cattle, and pigs in the pasture, Feeding animals, Irrigating, Collecting and cleaning eggs, Milking cows,...

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"HELLO, Welcome to our busy biodynamic & organic farming project! With over 210 acres of orchards, pastures, a massive garden and over 1,000 animals, there is plenty happening here year round. See more pics here: www.facebook.com/apricotlanefarms PLEASE NOTE: This is a very active and dynamic farm. You will be sore and fatigued for the first 3 weeks. Once you get acclimated, you will be more physically fit than you could ever imagine. And the path to get there will have been a meaningful one. Only the passionate need apply. This is an intense 3 month, 6 day per week visitor...

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"Interns will be working 35 hours per week, doing just about everything that Farmer Jon does, including planting, weeding, harvesting, preparing beds, trellising, mulching, and farmers markets. "