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6287 Old Baton Rouge Hwy.
Alexandria, LA 71302
Contact: Inglewood Farm
Last Updated: 02-25-2017
General Description: Inglewood farm, also known as Inglewood Plantation is a 3500 acre estate, home to two historic plantation homes, a 1500 acre nature preservation site and the largest certified organic farm in the state of Louisiana. The farm is in its 6th year and still expanding its certified acreage as well as the crops grown. In the vegetable operation, we grow in all 4 seasons of the year and support a 300 member CSA, local farmers markets as well as wholesale and delivery. We grow herbs, flowers, vegetables, fruits, and raise chickens in this operation. The rest of the farm is dedicated to grain cropping and stocking cattle through the winter months. We grow corn and wheat, and plant winter pastures on 700-1000 acres. 70 acres is in two pecan groves that flank the property.
Internship Starts: sring/summer 2017
Internship Ends: rolling
Number of Interns: 3
Minimum Length of Stay: Six Months
Meals: None provided regularly
Skills Desired: Skills Desired: Applicants must be able to handle physically strenuous, repetitive tasks in all weather conditions, and must specifically have the ability to repetitively lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds. Applicants must have a good attitude, and be able to work, live and communicate well with other farm staff.
Educational Opportunities: We expose interns to all aspects of a medium scale organic vegetable business. Additionally, We encourage our interns to seek out educational opportunities pertaining to their own farming interests such as farming conferences held at the universities, or seeking out reading materials and we will accommodate the access to such educational opportunities.
Housing: Shared 3 bedroom house within biking distance of farm. Utilities, internet provided
Preferred method Of Contact: Email
Internship Details: Internship Details: We are looking for high caliber people with passion, drive, and a commitment to farming and organic, sustainable culture. Interns are involved in all aspects organic vegetable production and marketing. We offer two internship opportunities. A 6 month, 30 hour per week commitment with a stipend of 100/week and a one year, 50 hour per week with a stipend of 300/week. Shared on farm housing is provided in both internships, with access to organic on farm produce
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