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Farm Address:
2515 Parrish Road

Berthoud, Colorado, 80513

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...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019, but open
Internship Ends: 7/31/2019

Farm Address:
22764 hwy 550 S

Montrose, Colorado, 81403

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

Farm Address:
41095 Road G

Mancos , Colorado , 98273

Position Description:
Job Description: The Farm Crew Members will participate in many aspects of the daily farm operations including, but not limited to the following: seed starting, transplanting, irrigation, weeding, greenhouse management (pruning/trellising, bed prep), harvesting, post harvest handling, record keeping, CSA distribution and market setup and sales. We are looking for two full-time (40 hours/week) Farm Crew Members during the 2019 growing season (May-October). This is an entry level position.

Internship Starts: 1-May-19
Internship Ends: 31-Oct-18

Farm Address:
8020 Hygiene Rd.
"Boulder, Longmont" , Colorado , 24091

Position Description:
"Internship positions at Aspen Moon Farm are meant for those wishing to pursue a career in farming. Previous farm experience is preferred. Those interested in hobby gardening will not fit this position. This is serious work and demands a person who is strong in physical body, mind, and spirit. Physical demands are high and involve long hours of work in all kinds of weather including rain, snow, wind, and dry heat; sometimes with prevalent mosquitoes too. Good communication skills, ability to work well with lots of different types of people, and the ability to take good care of yourself are...
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Internship Starts: "April/May, and we often hire again in late June. Winter internship available Dec/Jan- March for 2018/19 season"
Internship Ends: "October,November"

Farm Address:
12123 Slate Point Rd

Paonia , Colorado , 24091

Position Description:
This is a great opportunity for interns interested in learning how to successfully cultivate industrial hemp, tend to a vineyard and grow legumes, vegetables and flowers. We are looking for 3-4 interns passionate and eager to learn, grow and contribute. We are open to season-long (March to end of October) agreements for the right individuals. When reaching out to us, please include a detailed description of your farming and cultivation experience.

Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/30/2019

Farm Address:
3375 75TH Street
BOULDER , Colorado , 18972

Position Description:
Interns work five days a week from sunrise until around 3:30 or when the work is done. All interns live on the farm in our hand crafted straw bale homes and eat food from the farm. We have a highly diversified operation and all interns are exposed to all aspects of the farm. Interns have the opportunity to do everything from harvesting bananas to feeding and caring for pigs and from butchering birds and curing meats to rendering lard and making fermented salsas.

Internship Starts: 2/15/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019

Farm Address:
4121 Ute Highway
Lyons , Colorado , 50849

Position Description:
"Our internship is an incredibly rewarding, remarkable experience. The job is a physically and mentally demanding, outdoor job. Physical labor comprises most of the daily farm work, which includes seeding, watering, planting and weeding, prepping beds, digging trenches, and moving soil, just to name a few tasks. Interns work 5 days a week, from sunrise to mid-afternoon, or about 8 hours per workday. In the high heat of the summer, "siesta hours" are in effect, and interns may work from sunrise until noon, and then again from 4-7pm. Work hours vary depending on weather, heat, and circumstance. Interns must be...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
1493 County Road 106
Carbondale , Colorado , 98325

Position Description:
"The Garden Interns participate in all activities of the garden as needed.This includes soil preparation, planting, watering, weeding fertilizing,planning, harvesting, cleaning produce, preparing produce for storage,maintaining tools, minor repairs on buildings and equipment and cleaning of the buildings and work areas. There also exist opportunities operate a skid steer, participate in construction projects, and dabble in flower arranging. At times, the Intern may be called upon to work in/on the campus landscape. In addition, interns may be given responsibility over a specific project or ongoing task. Duration and dates are flexible. 10-20 week durations at 40+ hours a week from...
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Internship Starts: 5/22/2019
Internship Ends: 8/11/2019

Farm Address:
31505 Hwy 92
Hotchkiss , Colorado , 28714

Position Description:
"We are a small family farm seeking the help of a few hard working interns that have a serious interest in learning how to grow quality organic food. We need a solid commitment from May 1st until November 1st. We have tried shorter stays, but they do not work for our family or farm. In exchange for your commitment and hard work you will receive the hands on experience needed in growing food organically as well running a small organic farm. We grow a large assortment of vegetable row crops including numerous varieties of heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, beets, sweet onions,...
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Internship Starts: April 1st till May 1st at the latest
Internship Ends: November 1st at the earliest

Farm Address:

, Colorado , 99344

Position Description:
"Will assist with website development and maintenance, marketing, and contact with clients"

Internship Starts: 2/1/2019
Internship Ends: 5/20/2019

Farm Address:

Durango , Colorado ,

Position Description:
"The apprentice will work and learn during the intense time of the year (March-November), and so will need to come prepared to work hard and see the immediate and rewarding results of their efforts. Although the apprentice will get to know Becca and spend time learning from her, the bulk of apprentice learning will occur while working with Dan and Tarryn. This eight-month apprenticeship has been offered through an ongoing partnership between James Ranch Artisan Cheese and the Quivira Coalition New Agrarian Program since 2010. </br></br> The apprentice will receive hands-on experience in dairy management and cheesemaking, as well as...
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Internship Starts: 3/7/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019

Farm Address:
15501 County Rd 11
Rush , Colorado , 77705

Position Description:
"Start your career in Regenerative Ranching on the vast shortgrass prairie of eastern Colorado. Round River Resource Management has an opening for an 8-month apprenticeship at the 50,000 acre Brett Gray Ranch in Rush, CO.<br><br> Apprentices are responsible for:<br><br> 1. Working effectively within a team of mentors and fellow apprentices in accomplishing each day's goals. Regular tasks include checking herd health, fence and water, moving cattle on ATV according to the grazing plan, tagging calves, maintaining infrastructure and processing cattle in the chute. Almost all work is done outdoors in all kinds of weather. We do not use horses. <br><br>...
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Internship Starts: Open year-round
Internship Ends: Open year-round

Farm Address:

All Positions filled for the 2019 season. Thank you!



Nathrop , Colorado ,

Position Description:
"Arrowpoint has hosted interns, several of whom remain in the central Colorado ranching community, and are excited to offer this opportunity to a New Agrarian Apprentice. This opportunity is best suited to someone who has a basic knowledge of ranching and wishes to learn, improve, and specialize their skill set. Please read the full description of the apprenticeship at quiviracoalition.org/arrowpoint-cattle and apply online at quiviracoalition.org/newagrarian/apply We are looking for an intern with a positive attitude and a great work ethic who wants to learn while doing about grass-fed beef by: irrigating, building electrical fences, selecting breeding stock, moving and selecting...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/4/2019

Farm Address:
PO Box 963
Norwood , Colorado ,

Position Description:
"Indian Ridge Farm raises 3,000 pastured chickens, 150 turkeys and has a flock of more than 300 layer hens. The farm also has its own poultry processing plant.<br><br> Daily responsibilities include brooder care; pasture management, including rotational grazing of livestock; feeding and watering livestock; collecting, cleaning, sorting and boxing eggs; composting; weekly butchering of poultry; maintaining material and equipment; recordkeeping; computer skills.<br><br> Compensation includes room and board and a stipend.<br><br> Indian Ridge Farm is a proud participant in the Quivira Coalition's New Agrarian Program. Please go to Quivira Coalition's website (http://www.quiviracoalition.org/apprenticeships) for more information and apply online at quiviracoalition.org/newagrarian/apply. We...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 19-Nov

Farm Address:

All Positions filled for the 2019 season. Thank you!



Canon City , Colorado , 20650

Position Description:
This a well-rounded learning opportunity; working cattle, planned grazing in different environments, stockmanship, horsemanship and educating guests that visit Badger Creek Ranch in the summer, to name a few. The apprentice will be focused on caring for livestock, including the cattle that are grazed there in the summer, along with chickens, pigs, and horses. Badger Creek welcomes up to six guests at a time, and focuses on incorporating grassfed beef and other ranch products into family-style meals, opening conversations with guests about regenerative agriculture, and hosting soil health workshops to help teach other landowners and ranchers about erosion control techniques....
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/4/2019

Farm Address:

Montrose , Colorado , 19465

Position Description:
"Our internship is a hands on learning experience, working along with us everyday as we care for the farm, teaching you as we go through the season. With over 30 years of farming experience, our extensive library, and fellow farmers in the area, there is a wealth of information available. "

Internship Starts: 2/15/2018
Internship Ends: 12/15/2018

Farm Address:
5100 east county road 48
Fort Collins , Colorado , 81621

Position Description:
"Jodar Farms is currently looking to add 1-2 people to work through the Summer, Fall and have Winter work as well. The farm is looking to bring on folks who are excited to learn about livestock raising and move into management positions. Part/Time- Full/Time shifts available. Farmers market shifts will also be available for proper candidate. On farm housing is possible for the right candidate after trial work period complete. We are looking for a hard working individual who is not afraid to get dirty working with chickens and pigs. Ideal candidate will need to have an open schedule (weekend...
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Internship Starts: 8/1/2018
Internship Ends: 7/29/2019

Farm Address:
7602 Arapahoe Road
Boulder , Colorado , 7838

Position Description:
"Participate in every aspect of a very diversified farm operation, milking cows, raising animals, plants and mushrooms, irrigating and harvesting hay. "

Internship Starts: Anytime in 2018
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
9310 Woodland Rd
Longmont , Colorado , 22967

Position Description:
"Organic Farm Boulder County Colorado. Start-up laying hen operation using mobile coops in rotation on pasture. Seeking energetic person for summer, possibly extending, to work on a wide variety of tasks, 1. care feeding of chicks, closing coops at night and opening in morning 2. set-up of monitoring equipment - temperature, solar lighting, camera, 3. coordinate and assist building contractors, 4. operation, maintenance of irrigation pivot, 5. food safety procedures, state egg regulations, 6. field work, 7. set-up of feed and watering methods. Opportunity to work and learn with experienced owner on business model, start-up, Walt Pounds Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltpounds Walt...
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Internship Starts: 6/15/2018
Internship Ends: 8/31/2018

Farm Address:
3938 G.2 Road
Palisade , Colorado , 45345

Position Description:
"Full time work and learning experience offers exposure to field and orchard work, sorting, packing and marketing at farmers' markets, buying clubs, CSAs and wholesale. Full year position (orchard renewal, pruning and all facets of orchard management) available after successful completion of harvest."

Internship Starts: 6/10/2018
Internship Ends:

Farm Address:
3938 G 2.10 Road
Palisade , Colorado , 54721

Position Description:
"Sorting and packing fruit for our different marketing channels is straight forward work with manageable complexity. Packing shed functions are as critical for the success of the farm as those of the orchard and for marketing. Experience field, shed and marketing, gain competence and understanding of each phase, integrate the work of the whole farm as you acquire management experience. The harvest, packing and marketing season is an intense period of 2-3 months. Balance of the year is primarily field and orchard work. "

Internship Starts: 7/1/2018
Internship Ends: 9/15/2019

Farm Address:
2224 CR 541
Gardner , Colorado , 94965

Position Description:
"We are looking for 1 person to join us as an intern/apprentice starting August 1st and stay on for at least 4 months or longer. You will receive clear, written and oral on your responsibilities as a member of the farm team, and a member of the community during training. You will have regular performance reviews, and we reserve the right to shorten the duration of your visit if your work or participation in the community does not meet our standards. During the growing season, we expect 7 hours of work 6 days a week, as well as a few...
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Internship Starts: 8/1/2018
Internship Ends: 12/01/2018 or longer

Farm Address:
PO Box 963
Norwood , Colorado , 28714

Position Description:
"Interns at Indian Ridge will acquire the skills and knowledge needed for, but not limited to, livestock management, composting, poultry processing, food preparation and preservation, farmers markets and marketing. The interns will be involved primarily with Pastured Poultry and work closely with the farmers, Tony and Barclay. Farm work can be both incredibly demanding and gratifying at the same time. Anyone who has a serious interest in agriculture and the physical ability work long hours will be considered. Please consider this commitment before applying. The intern will work 40 hours/week and have two days off per week."

Internship Starts: 1-May-18
Internship Ends: "Oct. 8, 2018"

Farm Address:
71466 Buckhorn Rd.
Montrose , Colorado , 5650

Position Description:
"Apply now, three positions available with start dates from March-May. The farm would like some candidates to oversee certain aspects of the farm: CSA apprentice, farmer's market/retail apprentice, and a culinary/restaurant/wholesale apprentice. Experience in these areas would be highly beneficial. The 2018 spring to fall season will utilize 3 high tunnels, a dome, and a wallipini along with outdoor crops. We will be harvesting for mainly wholesale style distribution to restaurants mostly in Telluride, along with farmers' markets (2, friday and saturday) and a typical summer CSA. Interns will find themselves involved in all aspects of the farm and are...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2018
Internship Ends: 10/31/2018

Farm Address:
38962 Pitkin Road
Paonia , Colorado , 98370

Position Description:
"Frugalbundance Farm - homesteading, goats, poultry, garden, natural building, off grid solar, tiny houses, permaculture - is seeking the right person or couple to come live - preferably long term - in a beautiful, professionally built, well insulated, off-grid tiny house on wheels with large storage shed/studio and garden space (if wanted), on a 48 acre parcel 2 miles from Paonia center. Use of the fully furnished home and shed are offered in barter for help with milking and walking dairy goats and taking care of poultry the equivalent of two days/week worth of chores. That comes out to something...
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Internship Starts: 3/1/2018
Internship Ends: 3/1/2019