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"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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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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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

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"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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"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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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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"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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"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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"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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"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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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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"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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"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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"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. "

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"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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"We are seeking hard-working, committed, positive individuals who are motivated by a career interest in sustainable agriculture to join our 2017 team. Our apprentices participate in many of the farm's daily operations, including facets of production, harvest, and retail. This traditional, hands-on apprenticeship provides the opportunity to be an integral, productive part of our fast-paced, for-profit farm. Apprentices gain knowledge, farming skills, and professional work-experience to help them prepare for the next steps in their farming careers. <br /><br /> The apprentice position is seasonal, with flexible start and end dates between April and December. Hours range from 40-60 hours...

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The apprenticeship entails about 50 hours of work per week with a stipend of $200/ week in addition to meals and lodging. Additional $250 educational stipend. The apprenticeship begins between March 18-April 1 with an end date of November 18th (33-35 weeks). One week off on mutually agreed upon week.

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"This internship will involve a fair amount of responsibility and accountability after the initial training period. You will have involvement in practically every aspect of running the farm, and a level of quality will need to be upheld to keep things running smoothly. Tasks will include bed preparation and operation of our compact tractor, planting, transplanting, watering, harvesting, washing and packing, data tracking, compost sifting and hauling, likely some construction and customer interaction at the farmer's market, as well as many other miscellaneous tasks. We also raise hens and will expect you to help in their upkeep. The work environment...

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"We suggest approximately 30 hours/week of work. For short term interns, there will be opportunities to work with the animals (particularly goatherding), in the gardens and tending perennial fruit bearing trees and shrubs. For the long term farmer position, you will be involved in all aspects of the farm, including responsibility for animal care. The person in this position will learn to make hay using a scythe and do this on a regular basis throughout the growing season."

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"The apprenticeship is an intensive working and learning experience designed to provide motivated candidates with valuable farm management skills. It is intended for those who are seriously considering a career in sustainable agriculture, and ideally, interested in someday operating a farm. Apprentices are engaged in every aspect of the farm's operation from the greenhouse to the wash stand. They drive tractors, seed, harvest, care for livestock, weed, wash, fix things, hoe, plant, prep fields, and much more. In addition to on-farm training and instruction, apprentices have the opportunity to attend off-farm educational opportunities, and visit other farms. This is a...

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"The Assistant Grower, working closely with the Farm Manager and Assistant Farm Manager, will assist in all aspects of vegetable production including greenhouse management, planting, cultivation, irrigation management, harvest, washing, packing and direct sales. We are looking for someone who enjoys fast paced, efficient work, is flexible, passionate, works well alone and with a group and who is a good communicator. S/he must have the ability and interest to work long hours outside in any type of weather. Qualified candidates must be able to safely lift and carry 50 lbs and have a valid driver's license. Previous experience farming, as...

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"<br />INTERN POSITIONS:<br /> Red Fire Farm, a certified organic produce farm and CSA in Western Mass, is hiring both crew and management for the 2017 season. Ideally, we'd like to bring folks on now to train during the 2016 bulk harvest. Management positions available include Production Manager, Assistant Harvest Manger, and Logistics Manager for 2017. These are leadership positions that require 2-5 years experience farming and at least one year of management experience, preferably on a large farm. Folks new to farming should contact us about crew positions. Management pays $13-$15/hr depending on experience. Crew is $10/hr in 2016...

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"The Vegetable/Plant Production Manager manages the Weir River Farm vegetable operation, including the care and management of the fields and operations that have been dedicated to a vegetable CSA program. The Weir River Farm CSA Program will be transitioning to include spring seedling sales from the Weir River Farm greenhouse, a modest CSA distribution sourced from a partner farm, a vegetable growing operation that will provide wholesale vegetables through a partner farm-stand as well as retail outlet at our own farm-stand, and a u-pick field for flowers and vegetables. This position manages the production and sales related to each of...

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"GARDEN INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities are to work with the Garden & Education Coordinator to: 1. Lead and facilitate education activities with program participants as scheduled both at the farm and in the community; 2. Cultivate an understanding of shared goals for the season as well as the long-term vision; 3. Commit to working on part of a team that values communication, feedback, trust, hard-work, support, and a positive atmosphere; 4. Participate in all aspects of organic vegetable production for use on our on-site kitchen and farm stand; a. Planning and record keeping b. Seed propagation, greenhouse maintenance c. Raising beds,...

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"FARM HAND INTERN DUTIES: 1. Lead and facilitate tours, education activities and programs with participants as scheduled. 2. Assist with a combination of farm work including: livestock care, maintenance & repairs, forage management, grounds-keeping, janitorial, and construction. 3. Oversee service projects with program participants and assist with education activities / programs as skill and interest permits. 4. Learn the basic information about issues of hunger and poverty, the mission of Heifer International, and link Heifer Farm programs to Heifer International?s work around the world. 5. Perform other tasks as interests and needs dictate. "

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"Hours: Monday through Friday; hours vary during season from 30-60. <br /><br /> Responsibilities: The Seasonal Growers are involved in all aspects of production and distribution. Specific responsibilities include greenhouse management; possible tractor operation; infrastructure and irrigation management; field prep; planting and weeding; insect and disease control; harvesting; washing and packing; and CSA distributions. S/he is supervised by and works closely with the farm manager and assistant farm manager.<br /><br /> To Apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to Abel Clark, Farm Manager, at aclark@silverwoodorganicfarm.com. If you have any questions about the position or Silverwood Organic Farm, please...

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"We are looking to fill our Urban Agriculture Crew Supervisor position with someone who is excited about urban agriculture, local food systems, and working with youth in a physically demanding setting. The YCC agriculture program introduces youth to farming and food systems at City Natives garden in Mattapan. The Urban Agriculture Supervisor is responsible for supervising the youth and managing all agricultural production. Essential Functions: ?Develop seasonal soil preparation, planting, management, irrigation and harvesting plans for garden plots, Organic management practices required ?Provide leadership development and mentoring for youth between the ages of 15 and 18 ?Supervise and educate the...

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"Work closely with farm owner/operator in every aspect of operation of small farm. Greenhouse seeding, transplant, weed, harvest, wash, pack boxes, help manage CSA drop off and market stand. Flexible hours from part-time to full. Applicant with more experience could expect more autonomy, independent projects and management responsibilities. "

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Beginning Farmers work closely with the Crops Manager to raise crops on twenty acres and market produce through a farmstand, two weekly farmers? markets, restaurant accounts and a summer and winter CSA program. Beginning Farmers gain management experience as they instruct and lead volunteers in the fields and at markets. Beginning Farmers are encouraged to take responsibility for aspects of the operation that suit their talents and interests: management of cut flowers/bouquet-making, the greenhouse, the farmstand, display/graphics at markets, weeds, tomato trellising/harvesting, the CSA. At Drumlin, we are committed to farming sustainably. Our crop rotation includes fallowing with green manures,...

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"Heirloom Harvest is seeking two candidates. One position has already been filled.<br> Farm work includes planting and transplanting, weed control (mechanical tractors and hand work), harvesting, and all other field-related activities. The farm-site is open to the public, and all apprenticess and interns are expected to be able to work well with volunteers and children. Heirloom Harvest growers will have some management responsibility, especially for assign weeding, transplanting or harvest projects. Some management and direction of volunteers will be necessary.<br>"

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"2016 Washroom Management Position (1 Position Open) 45-65 hrs/week Runs March 28th- Nov 21st with possibility to continue into December Responsibilities include ? Washroom management. Including overseeing of and implementation of washing, processing, and packing all farm produce in our modern and mechanized pack house. ? Harvest record keeping ? Maintaining inventory of washroom and packaging supplies ? This will involve management of a small crew of helpers that may change on a daily basis. ? Managing the washroom requires keeping quality control, cleanliness, and food safety a priority for all workers involved in the process. ? This position requires...

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