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Position Description:
The Swallowtail Apprentice Program is designed to empower the next generation of farmers. Apprentices should be passionate about farming as a career and will learn to carry out all aspects of farm operations – soil amendment and revitalization, propagation, planting, weed management, pest management, floriculture, irrigation, the use of tractors, implements and other machinery and tools, customer relations, packing, delivery, billing, groundskeeping, maintenance, communications, & pastured livestock management. Please visit our website for a full list of responsibilities.

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"We are a small mixed vegetable and cut flower farm, so the intern will be involved in all parts of the process from seeding, to making compost, to planting, to weeding (woohoo!), to harvesting, to working farmers markets to dozens of other tasks that keep our little farm vibrant and running. We are very open to new ideas and insights into making our farm better and more sustainable. We are often experimenting with new varieties and growing techniques. The fresh ideas of our interns have been invaluable! We have space for two live-in interns. You will have your own room...

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"Dairy Apprentice/Assistant Dairy Manager We are looking for the right person to join our livestock team. Our new team member will be responsible for the daily care of our grass-fed dairy herd and creamery operation. When creamery demands aren't as high, you will have the opportunity to assist with the other animals and our vegetable team. Previous dairy experience is preferred but not required. This position will start as an apprenticeship during training and will then transition to a more independent role. We are looking for someone with a strong desire to work in dairy and stay with our farm...

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"Learn all aspects of a new and growing organic farm. Will help create new farm systems, old Florida construction, small orchard propagation, homesteading and in general sustainable and self sufficient farming. We are moving into more permaculture and restoration agriculture methods and will be experimenting with many more perennial crops. "

Position Description:
"Intern will be in an active learning environment participating in classes of the Empower School, with hands on learning opportunities in sustainable food production, financial & inventory management & online marketing experience. Participants in the farm internship will work daily in all aspects of running a local organic farm during the season of their internship. Experiences may include: planting, harvesting, building soil (composting), pest & disease management strategies, marketing farm products, exposure to various growing strategies, and other farm projects such as beekeeping with Empower Apiary."

Position Description:
"Work requirements are up to 6 hours/day, 6 days week in all conditions. Typical day is to start projects when sun rises, break for lunch and during high heat hours, then additional activities to be completed before sundown. Friday market is from 6-9pm, but arriving at 4:30 for set up, and getting back to farm around 9:30."

Position Description:
"Apprentices work full-time 40-45 hours per week. Work- trade for room and board and weekly stipend.<br> (Interns work part-time, minimum 8 hours per week. Do not live on property, must drive in. No stipend.) <br /><br /> Apprentice Description: Our Apprentices work seasonally from September/October through the end of April/May growing certified organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and our on-site Sunday Market. Bending, lifting, and carrying bins of produce are part of the daily routine. Apprentices will work closely with our Farmers, part-time Interns, and Volunteers. <br /><br /> Education Farm Apprentice: One...

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Position Description:
"Goat yoga, local jellies and jams, European breads, fresh pastas and pastries, goat cheese pizzas, CSA or Organic veggie production, goat dairy exp milking/herd management, goat milk soap - beauty products, hard and soft chevre' cheese making, dehydrating food, canning the harvest, wild foraging."

Position Description:
"IDEAL APPRENCTICES will have experience in the following areas b/c responsibilities include but are not limited to: physically demanding and labor intensive 5-7 days a week general animal husbandry of all species rain/shine; field, irrigation, fence and ground maintenance; poultry slaughter and processing responsibilities; feeding of animals / milling of feeds for all livestock; poultry responsibilities include: moving mobile coops, cleaning brooders, removing waste, checking waterers/feeders, setting up/cleaning between batches of chicks, etc. and preparing orders for farm store / delivery, and anything and everything else that is needed to happen on a livestock farm. Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable. Background...

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Position Description:
"The apprenticeship begins in late August and ends mid-June. You must be able to commit to the farm from August 29th till June 9th. If you are arriving from another farm and have date conflicts, we might be able to work around them. Your first two weeks will be a trial period to ensure you are a good fit for the farm and the farm is a good fit for you. If it is not, you may be asked to leave. Our workweek is Tuesday through Saturday. Daily work starts at sunrise and typically ends at sunset through the bulk...

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