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Terry's Berries
4520 River Rd
Tacoma, WA 98443

Contact: Amy Moreno-Sills

Phone: 360-829-7000

Email: amysills@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.terrysberries.com/

Last Updated: 03-30-2012

General Description: Terry's Berries is a 20 acre diversified organic CSA farm. We have 12 acres of veggies, 3 acres of berries, an apple orchard, 400 chickens for egg production, and some ducks and turkeys. We are a 400 member year around CSA. Members pick up on the farm. We have a farm store and sell at farmers markets.

Internship Starts: April 1
Internship Ends: October 31
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline: ongoing
Minimum Length of Stay: full season

Meals: See above.

Skills Desired: See above.

Educational Opportunities: See above.

Stipend: See above.

Housing: See above.

Preferred method Of Contact: Email

Internship Details: Terry's Berries is seeking an intern/apprentice for this growing season. Terry's Berries is a 20-acre diversified organic CSA farm in Tacoma, WA. We grow vegetable row crops, apples, berries, and raise a flock of 400+ chickens for egg production. We provide organic produce and eggs for our 400-member year around CSA, a farm store and local farmers markets.

We are seeking applicants interested in becoming farmers and who are experienced in or willing to become experienced in rewarding physical labor.

Expectations and details:
-Live on the farm in housing which is a 3bdrm 2bath doublewide manufactured home. Rent is $300 per month per person. Utilities paid.
-Work 6 days a week.
-Be willing to do all types of farm tasks, weeding, washing eggs, feeding animals, transplanting, etc. etc.
-Willing to learn on the job.
-Be available from now until November.
-Compensation is $9.04 per hour.
-Lunches are communal in the farmer’s home, breakfasts and dinners are independent.

Couples also considered.

All interested contact Amy Moreno-Sills amysills@yahoo.com


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