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Farm Address:
57 Jug End Road

Great Barrington, Massachusetts , 01230

Position Description:
We are looking for full and part-time employees or apprentices with at least one season of experience working outdoors in some capacity. Will take the right person who has no experience. Our crew usually consists of 3-5 people. Pay dependent on experience and if housing needed ($10-14/hr). Our schedule is M-F 7:00-4:30 with Saturdays 6:45-12:00 two times per month. Season is from mid March through the end of October. Some options for November work too. Job responsibilities will include all manner of tasks involved in vegetable, herb, and cut flower production including: Filling flats, seeding, preparing farm beds Irrigating in...
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Internship Starts: April 2020
Internship Ends: November 2020

Farm Address:
816 Barnum St.

Sheffield, Massachusetts , 01257

Position Description:
See our website. www.mooninthepond.org Even winter is a really exciting time of year to be on the farm! WWOOFers and Short Term Volunteers are a vital force on the farm. We look for passionate people who can learn quickly and work hard. We also have opportunities for full-year apprenticeship. Full-year Apprenticeship is for people who have farm experience and are ready to take the reins as student farmers (with guidance and oversight!)of a very diverse farm. (see Apprentice and Intern listings on our webpage) If you’re looking for a short stay, get in touch (email or call) for sure! NOW...
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Internship Starts: 11/20/19 or asap
Internship Ends: depends on availability and position

Farm Address:
1210 Hancock Road

Williamstown, Massachusetts , 01267

Position Description:
The apprenticeship at Caretaker Farm includes full immersion into the inner workings of a small scale family farm from soil preparation and greenhouse propagation to weed control and harvesting. There is a vast amount of education derived from the active participation in all of the farming systems throughout the season. Another component is CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training), a seminar and farm visitation program for the apprentices from Caretaker and eleven other farms in the region. The objective of CRAFT is to enable the apprentices to study the diversity of farm design and agricultural technique found within the...
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Internship Starts: April 1st, 2020
Internship Ends: October 31st, 2020

Farm Address:
240 Beaver St

Waltham , Massachusetts , 02452

Position Description:
Boston Area Gleaners is a regional and national leader in the field of gleaning and farm-level surplus management. This is a dynamic and emerging field around the world which requires specific knowledge in many areas including: farming, produce distribution and wholesaling, logistics, food hubs, food safety, volunteer management, non-profit management, food access and food justice, hunger relief, and emerging models of addressing food insecurity. As a non-profit organization with an educational component to our work, we are committed to training the next generation of gleaners. Our apprenticeship program is designed to give a comprehensive overview of the regional food system...
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Internship Starts: July 8th, 2019
Internship Ends: November 30th

Farm Address:
240 Beaver St

Waltham , Massachusetts , 02452

Position Description:
Boston Area Gleaners is a regional and national leader in the field of gleaning and farm-level surplus management. This is a dynamic and emerging field around the world which requires specific knowledge in many areas including: farming, produce distribution and wholesaling, logistics, food hubs, food safety, volunteer management, non-profit management, food access and food justice, hunger relief, and emerging models of addressing food insecurity. As a non-profit organization with an educational component to our work, we are committed to training the next generation of gleaners. Our apprenticeship program is designed to give a comprehensive overview of the regional food system...
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Internship Starts: July 8th, 2019
Internship Ends: November 30th

Farm Address:
39 Powisset St.
Dover , Massachusetts ,

Position Description:
"CSA vegetable full time crew members at Powisset Farm are active in all aspects of the farm operation: farm stand operation, public engagement, volunteer programs, vegetable production including; weeding, harvesting, greenhouse operation, farm upkeep, and other farm tasks as needed. Crew Members have the opportunity to take on additional responsibility over the course of the season including working with volunteer groups, part time workers and helping manage harvest days. Essential Functions: - Assist with all aspects of crop production including but not limited to: seeding, transplanting, irrigating, fertilizing, weeding, thinning, and harvesting all crops on the farm; - Assisting in...
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Internship Starts: 4/3/2019
Internship Ends: November or December 2019

Farm Address:
1360 River Road

Clarksburg , Massachusetts , 01247

Position Description:
Apprentices participate in all aspects of sustainable vegetable production, and work alongside the farmer while learning about crop planning, seeding, greenhouse monitoring and maintenance, direct seeding and transplanting, harvesting and prepping produce for market, weed control approaches, pest and disease ID and management, cover cropping, soil-building, compost-building & management, operating a walk-behind tractor, installing, maintaining and monitoring irrigation system and electric fencing, low-till and no-till techniques, season extension, CSA distribution, shiitake mushroom growing, microgreens production, selling at farmers' markets, promotion and PR aspects, community outreach and education, business & financial planning. The apprentice work week is 45-55 hours/week with 1.5...
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Internship Starts: Full Season Apprentice - April 2019, Summer Apprentice - May 2019
Internship Ends: Full Season Apprentice - Oct. 2019, Summer Apprentice - Sept. 2019

Farm Address:
1210 Hancock Road

Williamstown , Massachusetts , 01267

Position Description:
Caretaker Farm's Apprenticeship supports the development of individuals to determine if they want to pursue a career in agriculture and provides the foundational knowledge to be able to successfully move on from the apprenticeship to manage a sustainable vegetable farm. For the past 40 years, more than 130 alumni have graduated from our programs to manage farms, organizations, and homesteads all over the country. To apply for an apprenticeship, please send a document containing: cover letter; resume; and contact information for 3 references, to Don Zasada (don@caretakerfarm.org). Thank you for your interest!\n

Internship Starts: Start of April through End of May
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
60 Williamstown Road
Lanesborough , Massachusetts , 32759

Position Description:
"Be part of a small farm that is making a BIG difference! Develop hands-on skills in regenerative agriculture that build soil, sequester carbon, and enhance natural processes. Help us preserve heritage breed animals and learn about intensive pasture management. Share your passion and growing knowledge with our Roots Rising students' a local high school youth group which we partner with. Join our team and contribute to changing the future of food and farming. Our interns participate in all aspects of the farm's operations, including the philosophy of regenerative farming methods, the logistics of managing a diverse vegetable and animal farm,...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/24/2019

Farm Address:
5 Chestnut Hill Rd
Southborough , Massachusetts ,

Position Description:
"We are seeking people who are passionate about sustainable farming and eager to take on the wide-range of responsibilities associated with running a fast-paced, public, and busy production farm. This includes: crop production, greenhouse work, field preparations and tillage, hand and tractor cultivation, transplanting, harvest/distribution, livestock production, rotational grazing, and working with diverse volunteer groups. Apprentices typically participate in both vegetable and livestock production; roughly 15 acres of diversified crops for on-farm and delivered CSA shares, plus a mixed herd of 50 goats/sheep and about 400 broiler chickens. You will also be expected to help facilitate small and large events...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 12/15/2019

Farm Address:
95 Old Cheshire Road

Lanesborough , Massachusetts , 01237

Position Description:
We are a small but mighty crew here at Square Roots Farm. Our apprentices have the opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility very quickly, and with a committed team, we are able to produce lot of high quality food for our community. If you are looking to dive in to a hands-on learning experience, working side-by-side with experienced farmers and taking ownership in the success of the farm, read on... Wake up at dawn. Walk the dew-covered pastures to check the cows. Move them to fresh pasture. Learn to tell them apart. Notice which has a sore foot,...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
57 Jug End Road
Great Barrington , Massachusetts , 95466

Position Description:
"We are looking for full and part-time employees or apprentices with at least one season of experience working outdoors in some capacity. Will take the right person who has no experience. Our crew usually consists of 3-5 people. Pay dependent on experience and if housing needed ($10-14/hr). Our schedule is M-F 7:00-4:30 with Saturdays 6:45-12:00 two times per month. Season is from mid March through the end of October. Some options for November work too. Job responsibilities will include all manner of tasks involved in vegetable, herb, and cut flower production including: filling flats, seeding, preparing farm beds, irrigating in...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2019

Farm Address:
816 Barnum Street
Sheffield , Massachusetts ,

Position Description:
"The New Farmers Full-Year Program is designed for aspiring new farmers. Apprentices study, work, and live at Moon In The Pond Farm and participate in all of the broad series of tasks and functions required to support, maintain and operate a diverse, actively productive, small, sustainable farm. We raise heritage breed animals (pigs, cattle, sheep, ducks, chickens, and honey bees) and produce a significant amount of vegetables. While apprentices are participating in the work and life of the farm, they are guided in studies in a wide variety of farm related disciplines. The program?s informal 'kitchen-table? and in situ classes,...
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Internship Starts: 11/1/2018
Internship Ends: 11/1/2019

Farm Address:
754 Monument St.
Concord , Massachusetts , 93622

Position Description:
"Hutchins Farm is seeking motivated, enthusiastic candidates for two apprentice positions for the 2019 season. Please visit our website to view other employment opportunities for the 2019 season. Hutchins Farm is one of the oldest and largest certified organic vegetable and fruit operations in Massachusetts. Organic since 1973, Hutchins grows around 35 acres of vegetables, about an acre of small fruit, and 8 acres of certified organic apples. We sell our produce directly to consumers at our farmstand in Concord, MA, and at three weekly farmers' markets, with a small amount of sales to local restaurants. The owners and managers...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019

Farm Address:
1461 Old Keene Road
Athol , Massachusetts , 37356

Position Description:
"This year we are looking for 36 new members to become part of the TerraCorps team! As a member you will join 35 other TerraCorps members to serve with nonprofit partner organizations across Massachusetts. Members serve in one of four positions:Community Engagement Coordinator, Youth Education Coordinator, Regional Collaboration Coordinator, and Land Stewardship Coordinator. Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week) positions from August 27th, 2018- July 26th, 2019. These 1,700 hour AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance, education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Interviews begin early-May, and we aim to fill all...
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Internship Starts: 8/27/2018
Internship Ends: 7/26/2019

Farm Address:
99 Old Connecticut Path

Wayland , Massachusetts , 01778

Position Description:
Our apprentices work alongside the rest of our crew on many aspects of vegetable, herb and flower production including, planting, weeding, irrigation, greenhouse work, harvesting, washing, packing and selling at farmers' markets and the farm stand. However, we try to provide a broad experience base for apprentices, exposing them to all aspects of farm production. Additionally, if apprentices are particularly interested in a certain topic, we can often provide more experience and responsibility in that area. Previous farm experience is great, but not as important as listening skills, dependability, enthusiasm, and a willingness to work hard. Working on a farm...
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Internship Starts: May 18th 2019
Internship Ends: December 18th 2019

Farm Address:
86 High Rd
Newbury , Massachusetts , 98260

Position Description:
"Certified organic New Harmony Farm in Newbury, MA part of Earth Harmony Sanctuary is an educational nonprofit that cultivates an intimate and healing relationship between humans and Earth. We are seeking 2 paid interns, to live onsite to assist in certified organic crop production for our year-round CSA and seasonal farm stand as well as working on infrastructure and permaculture projects on Sanctuary land. The intern will work closely with our farm management and Sanctuary leaders to acquire knowledge and skills as part of their immersion in fostering an eco community. This includes but is not limited to: Seedling production...
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Internship Starts: 4/14/2018
Internship Ends: 11/14/2018

Farm Address:

Lincoln , Massachusetts , 97267

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Internship Starts: April or May 2018
Internship Ends: 18-Oct

Farm Address:
1089 N. Pleasant St
Amherst , Massachusetts , 8562

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Internship Starts: 3/1/2018
Internship Ends: 11/20/2018

Farm Address:
449 Barretts Mill Rd.
Concord , Massachusetts ,

Position Description:
"Responsibilities: - Work with the farm team on day-to-day field and greenhouse tasks, including seeding, transplanting, mulching, hand weeding, hoeing, irrigation, harvesting, and farm store set-up and clean-up. - Regular independent work includes greenhouse watering, light carpentry and maintenance projects, assisting with store stocking, and at least one day per week washing and other post-harvest vegetable handling. - Candidates with prior farming experience or who stay on for a second season would also have the opportunity to take on higher responsibility tasks like tractor work, leading part-time workers and volunteers in regular farm tasks, or managing the greenhouse or harvests....
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Internship Starts: April
Internship Ends: early November

Farm Address:
1255 Oblong Road
Williamstown , Massachusetts , 1267

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Internship Starts: Flexible
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
216 Wachusett Street
Rutland , Massachusetts , 95470

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Internship Starts: 1/15/2018
Internship Ends: 12/18/2020

Farm Address:
311 River Dr
Hadley , Massachusetts , 80461

Position Description:
"This will be a full time opportunity to work on a mushroom farm. Interns learn all aspects and are involved with all aspects of the business. You can expect to spend work hours harvesting, packing orders, mixing substrate, working in the lab, delivering orders, removing contamination, and plenty of other tasks that come up during the year. We are a full year production farm and there is plenty of opportunity to continue with the business. "

Internship Starts: between 10/1/2017 and 3/01/2018
Internship Ends: 1/1/2019

Farm Address:
24 Hulst Road
Amherst , Massachusetts ,

Position Description:
"We are now accepting applications for the 2018 apprenticeship, which begins on April 2, 2018 and concludes on Nov 30, 2018. Brookfield Farm is a 120-acre mixed farm with 25 acres in vegetable/soft fruit production, a small livestock operation (beef cattle and pigs), pasture, hay, and a woodlot. All of the produce of the farm is grown for the Community Supported Agriculture (C.S.A.) project, which sells 525 shares on a yearly basis. The farm is managed along (non-certified) biodynamic and organic lines and is economically self-sustaining. We offer apprenticeships to those people who are interested in being students and practitioners...
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Internship Starts: 4/2/2018
Internship Ends: 11/30/2018

Farm Address:
216 Wachusett St.
Rutland , Massachusetts , 98248

Position Description:


Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: 12/15/2017