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Position Description:
Our farm is separated into two locations. One is in our sizeable yard in Bartonville and the other is on some acreage owned by family near Northwoods mall in Peoria. We grow the more frequently picked crops at our home, while the others we grow on the additional acreage. We are looking for some extra hands this season and we are willing to teach! Ideally, our intern or interns would be self-starters with a love to learn, a teachable spirit, and a hard work ethic. We don't do things the easy way all the time, but we try to be...

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The apprentice must show a strong interest and enthusiasm for local sustainable agriculture and have a positive attitude along with willingness to learn new skills and responsibilities. Prior gardening/farming experience is preferred but not essential.

Position Description:
"The Dayempur Farm 10 week internship provides the participant training and hands-on experience in the following areas: 1) sustainable organic agriculture, 2) renewable energy, 3) natural home building, 4) medicinal herbs, 5) natural and chemical-free beekeeping, 6) team building, 7) community development, and 8) expeditionary education."

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"Components of Job: Daily field work, including: greenhouse seeding, transplanting, row-covering, weeding, harvesting, maintaining hand-tools, and applying Organically approved inputs. Washing and packing produce Tasks pertaining to hog production including feeding and watering, maintaining fencing, and moving them to new pasture Cleaning fields at end of season Working outdoors in all weather conditions Lifting objects up to 50 lbs Taking and following verbal instructions from farm manager Supervising Worker Share members"

Position Description:
"Interns are involved in all aspects of the farm. We will seed and transplant together, manage pests, cultivate, irrigate, harvest, wash and pack together. 5 days/week with rotating Saturday market duties. Start date is flexible (somewhere between April and June)."

Position Description:
The focus for this position will be our 25 acre vegetable production. This position has the possibility to be expanded throughout the season and has promotion opportunities in future seasons. The position is seasonally full-time from April through November with the possibility of part-time work outside of the regular season. Hours outside of the regular season are given to employees meeting set performance standards and who have chosen to remain for following seasons if the opportunity has been given.

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"<br>Mighty Greens is hiring a full-time farm hand for the 2018 season. The position will begin in April and go through November. Greenhouse experience a big plus!! Able to work as part as a team as well as independently. Will help with sowing the micro and petite greens, watering, harvesting, washing and packing the greens, etc. Assist with field work - transplanting, weeding, harvesting and packaging. Must have a valid drivers license and be willing to do restaurant deliveries at least once a week. Paid hourly. Will rotate with other employees to receive a full CSA share and then of...

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Position Description:
Permaculture-inspired individual eager to learn through application of sustainable practices. Successful partnership can lead to longer-term management/partial ownership of the farm.

Position Description:
"Looking for General Field Hand for the 2018 season with the possibility of specializing in other areas such as tractor or crew leader positions. If interested in any position, please email us at radicalrootfarm@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume, as well as 3 professional references. "

Position Description:
"Interns will participate in all aspects of running our small organic farm including planting, pruning, mulching, weeding, harvesting, soil care, greenhouse work, tea making, animal chores, and marketing."

Position Description:
The intern will be learning a lot about hydroponic methods of growing goat fodder along with all aspects of running a dairy goat farm. This means lots of hands on time with farm animals and equipment. Have to be able to lift bales of hay and perform other physical tasks. Please email us a letter with of list of farm related experiences Please include any skills that you have that are relevant to a dairy goat farm. We would also like two references.

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"I am seeking interns to help out with weeding, planting, harvesting, bouquet-making, market sales and more! 20-40 hours a week. At least two days off per week. "

Position Description:
"Plow Creek Farm (www.plowcreekfarm.com) is seeking three interns to join us for the 2016 growing season. Plow Creek Farm is an organic farm that is connected with Plow Creek Fellowship, a Mennonite affiliated Christian Community located in NW Illinois, about 2 hours west of Chicago. Interns will work with all aspects of crop production, harvesting, and marketing. The program will last 3-4 months, from the beginning of May through August/September. Compensation includes $650/month, on site-housing, and food from the farm. Go to www.plowcreek.org/farm/intern.htm for a full job description and more information about the farm. "

Position Description:
"Every individual who comes here has a distinct impact on this place. We generally accept those with a vested interest in the goings-on here, and are happy to incorporate what they bring, as we are happy to welcome them to what is here. <br ></br> The most important thing to this life is that you're always here to be attending it. We expect our interns to be mindfully present, willing, and able while here. Also, as we welcome you into our home and livelihood, we ask a basic respect and understanding of each individual as a work and community partner....

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Position Description:
"POSITION SUMMARY: This internship is within the scope of our community food systems work and focuses on community outreach and distributing fresh vegetables via multiple programs to underserved communities. The position offers the successful candidate a diverse and meaningful experience in the area of food systems with a dynamic and leading organization in the field. The interns will: conduct outreach activities to communities and organizations pursuing local food initiatives; coordinate a fresh vegetable distribution program with a local community partner organization; coordinate and implement a gleaning program; and distribute vegetables to voucher recipients of the Women Infant Children (WIC) Farmers...

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