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Farm Address:
432 Grimm Road

Congerville, Illinois , 61729

Position Description:
Apprenticeships and farm hand positions available for the 2020 season! Apprentices and farm hands will take part in every aspect of small-scale, sustainable vegetable production, including raising transplants, planting, weeding, mulching, trellising, harvesting and marketing. Interns should leave the farm with a good grasp of the skills and knowledge needed to start their own farms. Farmhand positions may be available for those with prior farming experience.

Internship Starts: March 1 (negotiable)
Internship Ends: December 10 (negotiable)

Farm Address:
3828 Lauder Avenue

Bartonville, Illinois, 61607

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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Internship Starts: April
Internship Ends: September

Farm Address:
9635E 1800N Rd.

Graymont , Illinois , 61743

Position Description:
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.

Internship Starts: 3-25-2019
Internship Ends: 11-15-2019

Farm Address:
35 Nubbin Ridge Lane
Anna , Illinois , 22902

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."

Internship Starts: "May, 2019"
Internship Ends: "July, 2019"

Farm Address:
johnson and thayer
hebron , Illinois , 28902

Position Description:
"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"

Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/4/2019

Farm Address:
15137 Tomlin Road
Pleasant Plains , Illinois , 43232

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Internship Starts: 4/15/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2019

Farm Address:
10702 N. 1900 East Rd.
Bloomington , Illinois , 27559

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)."

Internship Starts: 4/15/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019

Farm Address:
2047 2100th St
Atlanta , Illinois , 59937

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.

Internship Starts: 4/15/2019
Internship Ends: 11/23/2019

Farm Address:

Tiskilwa , Illinois , 12516

Position Description:
Please check out the "Interns" page on our website. Contact us with additional questions you may have.

Internship Starts: Flexible
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
40W248 Hughes Rd.
Elburn , Illinois , 47581

Position Description:
"<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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Internship Starts: 4/2/2018
Internship Ends: 11/15/2018

Farm Address:
20601 Maggie Lane
Olive Branch , Illinois ,

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.

Internship Starts: 3/1/2018
Internship Ends: 12/1/2018

Farm Address:
31330 N IL RT 21
Libertyville , Illinois , 24590

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. "

Internship Starts: 3/1/2018
Internship Ends: 12/1/2018

Farm Address:
302 W. Sunny Ln.
Eureka , Illinois , 12754

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."

Internship Starts: 3/15/2016
Internship Ends: 10/1/2016

Farm Address:
20602 Streit Road
Harvard , Illinois , 80301

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Internship Starts: 4/1/2017
Internship Ends: 10/15/2017

Farm Address:
7360 Hwy 150
Lynn Center , Illinois , 95616

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.

Internship Starts: 6/15/2016
Internship Ends: 11/15/2016

Farm Address:
3404 Springfield Road
East Peoria , Illinois , 97448

Position Description:
"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. "

Internship Starts: 5/1/2016
Internship Ends: 11/20/2016

Farm Address:

Tiskilwa , Illinois , 94060

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. "

Internship Starts: 1-May-16
Internship Ends: Late August through the end of September

Farm Address:
7925 100 ave
Coal Valley , Illinois , 99725

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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Internship Starts: March or April
Internship Ends: "November, with longer stays possible"

Farm Address:
32400 N. Harris Road
Grayslake , Illinois , 54501

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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