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simple revolution farm
1280 Sunset SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Contact: Patricia Allaire, Scott Newland
Last Updated: 01-25-2018
General Description: Simple Revolution? Farm! is an urban mini-farm located in the Rio Grande Valley just outside of Albuquerque, NM. We have an opening for one or two interns to come and learn sustainable farming and living methods. We grow a large variety of vegetables, culinary herbs, and medicinal herbs. We also keep pigs, chickens, geese, and bees. We are a permacluture farm.
Internship Starts: Negotiable, the growing season starts in February
Internship Ends: Negotiable, the season ends in November
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline: negotiable
Minimum Length of Stay: three months
Meals: When we work with each other we eat with each other. We take turns cooking and cleaning up. We provide the food.
Skills Desired: Some sort of growing experience desired but not required. A kind person who can work with others with ease and is able to maintain a positive attitude while working hard and pushing one's physical limits. Farming is political for us and someone willing to engage in fun and interesting discussions makes it more fun.
Educational Opportunities: Learn how to grow organic vegetables, as well as culinary and medicinal herbs. Daily care and management of our animals, processing the birds for eating. Breeding and raising up farm animals for sale. Sustainable greenhouse operations, and sustainable building.
Market sales and management, developing a CSA for the farm as well as an interest in advancing the farm.
Stipend: 30 hours a week in exchange for fully furnished off-farm private housing. A full share of farm food. We provide food for shared meals on the farm. The studio basement apartment photos can be is seen on Air BnB, https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/748434
Housing: Full, off the farm housing, is provided. A recently remodeled fully furnished basement studio apartment is the provided housing. You can see pictures on Air BNB, "Casa del Oso basement studio apartment". A bike is provided. It's in the university neighborhood so its fun and social. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/748434
Preferred method Of Contact: Email
Internship Details: We are looking for someone who wants to do and learn everything on the farm that we do. Daily chores that involve animal care and greenhouse operations, as well as market sales and farm promotion. Its a 30 hour a week position. You can check us out on Instagram @simplerevolutionfarm
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