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Farm Address:
485 Chewonki Neck Rd

Wiscasset, Maine , 04578

Position Description:
The Farm Apprentice is a year-long position that aids in all aspects of Chewonki’s small, diversified farm, including livestock, pasture, and diversified vegetable production and integrates Chewonki students and participants into all production systems. To apply for the position, please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page at https://chewonki.org/about/employment-opportunities/. Position Title: Farm Apprentice Department/Program: Farm Employment Category: F-A Permanent/Temporary: Temporary Reports to: Farm Manager Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt Schedule (hours and weeks): Full-time January 13, 2020 – January 10, 2021 Benefits Eligible: LC3 health insurance ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities of the Farm Apprentice: The farm crew includes three tiers of positions: -Leadership positions (year-round):...
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Internship Starts: January 13, 2020
Internship Ends: January 10, 2021

Farm Address:
769 Bagqaduce Road

Brooksville, Maine , 04617-3809

Position Description:
We are looking for one full time person. One day off a week. Involves milking with a pipeline and then turning the milk into cheese. Plus upkeep of the buildings. And going to farmers markets. We have three interns usually. You will be taught all phases of the operation so everyone does different jobs all the time. Self starter important!

Internship Starts: 9/01/2019
Internship Ends: open

Farm Address:
PO Box 10531

Portland, Maine , 04103

Position Description:
Spannocchia has offered a unique farm and agritourism internship program for more than 25 years, with many international interns! Spring, Summer, and Fall Internship sessions are available. Eight interns per session work alongside our Italian farm staff to help run our diversified organic farm and agritourism in rural Tuscany. Interns acquire knowledge and practical skills through the involvement with daily operations of Spannocchia. Our farm internship program is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people by providing them with a unique, educational experience on a community-oriented organic farm in Tuscany, Italy. Participants learn about Italian language, local cultural history,...
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Internship Starts: September 6, 2019
Internship Ends: December 2, 2019

Farm Address:
25 Peacemeal LN

Dixmont , Maine , 58554

Position Description:
The season begins in the spring with greenhouse work. Apprentices will learn seed starting techniques and how to grow seedlings on to be transplanted in the field. This time of year we also work in the hoophouses preparing and planting beds for early crops. In summer, the vast majority of our time is spent in the field, beginning with transplanting seedlings, followed by lots of weeding and harvesting. Apprentices will learn how to use a variety of hand tools to effectively control weeds, along with pulling weeds by hand. Once harvest season is in full swing, we are picking almost...
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Internship Starts: April/May
Internship Ends: November

Farm Address:
PO Box 170

Unity , Maine ,

Position Description:
Farm Apprenticeships provide opportunities for training in areas such as organic vegetable, herb, and flower production at many different scales; marketing techniques, direct marketing strategies such as Community Supported Agriculture; raising livestock, including cattle, goats, sheep, horses, pigs, and poultry; using draft animals; homesteading skills, including house-building, food preservation, and alternative energy; dairy farming and cheese making with cows, goats, or sheep; maple sugaring, orchard pruning, cider pressing, and meat processing; value-added products; and grass-based and intensive rotational grazing farm systems. Diverse opportunities are available on more than 100 farms throughout Maine.

Internship Starts: OPEN
Internship Ends: OPEN

Farm Address:
20 Farm Lane

Cornish , Maine , 18431

Position Description:
Apprentices will live on the farm in Cornish, and work on both the land in Cornish and on the leased land 15 minutes away in Porter: Molly and John - the parents - run the home farm in Cornish. This land has been in the family for hundreds of years and is extremely fertile, beautiful soil! They are experimenting with simplifying their operation as Johnny ages (he's a buff 76 year old and going strong). Their main crops this year will be pumpkins and blueberries. Mol used to run a big sunflower business, but is now going to focus on...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2019

Farm Address:

, Maine , 55001

Position Description:
"Essentially, it will work like this: 10 or 12 of us will harvest, process and deliver the blueberry crop over 6 weeks. There'll be two teams and they'll alternate days working in the fields harvesting and workiing in the barn processing. We'll all share meals, their preparation, consumption, and clean-up, and some community chores (gardening and the like). We'll all work as long as it takes to get the work done, which will depend on the size of the crop. It's fast-paced work. Some of the harvesting is by hand and it isn't for the feint of heart (though we...
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Internship Starts: 7/15/2019
Internship Ends: 9/15/2019

Farm Address:
33 Benner Rd.
Bristol , Maine , 77510

Position Description:
"The Broad Arrow Farm internship program offers individuals a chance to become fully immersed in sustainable agriculture, with a practical, hands-on approach. Our goal is to educate future farmers on managing the various aspects of a small farm operation. We pride ourselves on working as part of a team to provide quality organic food to our community, while promoting the local Maine economy. Some key components include, but are not limited to: � Routine chores: Feeding and watering animals twice daily, collecting, washing and packaging eggs, moving poultry tractors � Creating new silvo-pasture: LOTS of fencing, planting, designing rotational systems...
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Internship Starts: 5/20/2019
Internship Ends: 9/1/2019

Farm Address:
36 Quaker Ridge Rd
Casco , Maine ,

Position Description:
"Apprentices will be a part of all aspects of farm production including: greenhouse work, planting, cultivation and harvesting of produce; soil preparation; CSA packaging, farm management and farmers market attendance; care for the livestock (and occasionally the dogs and cats); apprentices will be exposed to farm budgeting and seed scheduling; we are very committed to the apprenticeship program and work hard to prepare our apprentices to be able to move into a farm management position. We are also always building something or cutting something down. Apprentices will also be a part of raising our children. Everyone takes turns entertaining and...
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Internship Starts: Late April to Early May
Internship Ends: Mid October

Farm Address:
2348 Kennebec Road
Newburgh , Maine , 59824

Position Description:
"Apprentices will take full part in the day-to-day operation of a self-sustained, growing organic farm business. Tasks include crop planning, seeding, weeding, greenhouse work, irrigation, harvesting, washing, marketing and animal husbandry. Work crews consist of combinations of farmers, apprentices, trained volunteers and occasionally hourly workers. Work hours are generally 7am-5pm, Monday through Friday and 7am-lunch on Saturday. We can usually accommodate requests for time off with enough notice. "

Internship Starts: May - flexible
Internship Ends: November - flexible

Farm Address:
424 Townhouse Rd
Kenduskeag , Maine , 27529

Position Description:
"We seek full-time and part-time farm workers to help us in the daily work of the farm. Primary tasks include planting, cultivating, harvesting, washing and packing a wide variety of produce and cleaning and maintaining our harvest containers, tools and production spaces. Farm workers may also make deliveries or staff our farmers' market stands. Workers with previous skills and experience may be assigned to more specialized tasks like seedling management, tractor work and building projects."

Internship Starts: 5/1/2018
Internship Ends: 10/31/2018

Farm Address:
1391 S. Waterboro Road
Lyman , Maine ,

Position Description:
"Black Kettle Farm currently has 2 open positions on the Field Crew for the 2019 growing season. Field Crew members will participate in all aspects of the vegetable production and will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in all of the inner workings of the farm over the course of the season. Work will range from seeding in the greenhouse, to transplanting, to weeding and thinning in the field, to mastering drip irrigation, to harvest and distribution. Crew members will also gain experience in direct marking through CSA pick-up and a weekly farmers' market. This position is an opportunity to...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/1/2019

Farm Address:
363 Durgintown Road
Hiram , Maine , 98367

Position Description:
"The experience is divided into sections, with a heavier focus on orchard, learning carpentry, preparing and organizing for the season, & weddings in the summer, and a heavier focus on business and customer service (working in the farm store and at the farm stand) in the fall. While you may have many days in succession doing the same thing, the overall experience over six months will be very diverse. The entire month of July will be focused on preparing for and running the music festival and string camp, which is quite fun and large, and apprentices are usually in charge...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 12/1/2019

Farm Address:
62 Merrills Mills Road
Dover-Foxcroft , Maine , 10509

Position Description:
"This opportunity is one that goes beyond the single season apprenticeship to offering full time, year round work on our farm with the possibility of an increase of pay and responsibility as time goes on. Please find the full details on our website at: www.ripleyorganicfarm.com/employment-opportunities"

Internship Starts: Year round job
Internship Ends: Year round job

Farm Address:
95 Dunbar Road
Penobscot , Maine , 97022

Position Description:
"We need help every summer with the annual harvest. We're looking for people to join our crew harvesting and processing wild blueberries from late July through mid September. No experience necessary, just the will and desire to work on a small-scale family farm operation with a fun and active crew. Will train. Full or Part time. Good hourly wages, plus an end of season bonus. Your own transportation is helpful but not needed. Camping facilities on the farm, plus some farm produce."

Internship Starts: 7/23/2018
Internship Ends: 9/15/2018

Farm Address:
208 Mechanic St
Camden , Maine ,

Position Description:
"Apprentices are primarily employed in all aspects of vegetable production and marketing, although some opportunities are available to work with the livestock if desired. Typical spring jobs will include sowing and raising transplants in our greenhouses, weeding and harvesting and washing greens in our high tunnel, bed preparation and transplanting/direct seeding in the garden, and field preparation and transplanting in the fields. Summer jobs will include ongoing bed prep, transplanting and weeding in the garden, transplanting and weeding in the field, irrigating, and harvest and post-harvest handling (washing, packing, etc) throughout the farm as well as daily set-up and stocking...
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Internship Starts: April
Internship Ends: November

Farm Address:
538 augusta rd
belgrade , Maine , 98376

Position Description:
" organic farm would like to host you for the season, growing food and flowers! on our farm in central maine. working daily with good people, and being fully immersed in a farm experience, we have bee's, sheep, turkeys and chickens. you will be weeding, harvesting, and all around lots of experience on what it takes to run a small family farm."

Internship Starts: 18-Apr
Internship Ends: sept or oct 2018

Farm Address:
570 E Main Street
Denmark , Maine , 19525

Position Description:
"We are looking to fill two apprenticeships, one will focus on our animals, and the other with vegetable production. Both of our apprentices will have the opportunity to help with our homesteading tasks (cooking and preservation of food, farm and land maintenance), all farm tasks like irrigation, transplanting and moving animals. The Livestock/Vegetable Apprenticeship position will roughly be a 50/50 split between animal tasks and veggies (with a leadership role in animal tasks and a supporting role in veggie tasks). An idea of specific animal tasks include: Spring: Setting up fencing systems, moving fencing/netting, building/fixing any infrastructure, tending to youngsters...
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Internship Starts: April-June
Internship Ends: November

Farm Address:
351 Lincoln Ave
Gardiner , Maine , 21722

Position Description:
"The intern would be expected to learn animals care and help with morning and afternoon chores daily. They would help stack hay a couple of days most weeks in May, June, and August. They would learn how to maintain and repair infrastructure and equipment: fencing, tractors, etc. They would learn to milk our cow and make yogurt and cheese. They would learn how to take care of a garden and put up food. They would learn the ins and outs of managing a farm business: decision making, marketing, finances, etc. "

Internship Starts: 5/1/2018
Internship Ends: 9/15/2018

Farm Address:
153 Augusta Road
Belmont , Maine , 53944

Position Description:
"We endeavor to involve apprentices in all aspects of the farm. Our main tasks are: Seeding and seedling care, transplanting, weed control and cultivation, basic farm maintenance, harvest, washing and storage of all products, greenhouse production, farmers market attendance (selling and marketing assistance) and CSA distribution. <br /><br /> Apprentices staying for the whole season are also trained to use our cultivating tractor. <br /><br /> We expect, most of all, an earnest commitment to the farm and enthusiastic participation. Apprentices work approximately 12 hours/day, 5 days/week, as well as one half day per week for market attendance. Some work...
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Internship Starts: 4/15/2017
Internship Ends: 10/31/2017

Farm Address:
244 Log Cabin Rd.
Arundel , Maine , 6281

Position Description:
"All of our apprenticeships offer a hands-on experience with agriculture, local food systems, and direct-to-consumer marketing. Two FULL-SEASON VEGETABLE FARMING APPRENTICES will work mainly with Noah, focusing on vegetable, fruit, & herb production, from spring through late fall. Spring involves starting seedlings in our greenhouse, field preparation and direct seeding of hardier crops, and preparing seedlings for planting and sale. Apprentices will be oriented to the use of hand tools, power tools, and the walk-behind tractor. Summer and Fall tasks include planting; weeding with hoes and hand tools; pest management; harvesting, washing and organizing produce; and assisting customers. Late Fall...
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Internship Starts: 4/3/2017
Internship Ends: 11/2/2017

Farm Address:
Farm 34 Huff Road
Lyman , Maine , 81055

Position Description:
"We are a growing small farm with only one-part time employee. The apprentice will likely be working alongside the farmer at most times. This will allow for plenty of one-on-one training and explanation of our farming methods. However, you should also feel comfortable working independently. You will have the opportunity to work on a full spectrum of farm activities: * Mixing potting soil and seeding transplants, caring for seedlings * Setting up irrigation * Preparing beds and transplanting seedlings * Cultivating with hand tools * Setting up trellises for tomatoes, pruning tomatoes * Opening and closing greenhouses * Harvesting, washing,...
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Internship Starts: 6/1/2018
Internship Ends: 8/31/2018

Farm Address:
538 augusta rd
belgrade , Maine , 4921

Position Description:
"farming with us for the season and all the jobs that come up on a farm, including animal care, building projects, weeding, cultivating, harvesting and planting "

Internship Starts: 5/1/2017
Internship Ends: 9/1/2017

Farm Address:
68 Bluebird Hill Rd
Jefferson , Maine , 28748

Position Description:
"Spring - greenhouse growing, soil prep, planting.<br /><br /> Summer - planting, weeding (lots of it - and all with a host of hand tools, wheel hoes, etc),pest patrol, harvesting, marketing, beginnings of canning & freezing.<br /><br /> Fall - harvesting, marketing, bulk of the canning, firewood away, gardens to bed, garlic planting, clean up.<br /><br /> 5 day work week. Hours - 7 am - 5pm."

Internship Starts: May - 1 - 2017
Internship Ends: October- 30- 2107