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Position Description:
The Production Manager has primary responsibility for coordinating and implementing farm work and activities at Slow Farm, which currently has approximately 20 cultivated acres, including 8 acres of perennial or semi-perennial crops. The Production Manager works as part of the Farm Leadership Team to plan for and implement all aspects of farm viability and infrastructure development. Responsibilities include producing organic vegetables, flowers and livestock; managing pests and weeds; complying with food safety and organic requirements; maintaining a safe and compelling farm environment; operating and maintaining equipment; wholesale and retail sales; managing farm employees and volunteers; working on farm infrastructure; some...

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The internship is 40 hours/week. We'll all have at least one full day off every week, and most days we will work in the morning and aim to end by 2pm when the sun becomes most intense. This internship is focused on our organic vegetable and flower production, but if you're interested in helping with our small flock of chickens, let us know in the interview! You will be essential to our farm operation in 2019, and we will happily give you real and independent responsibility in an area of your interest if you would like. We'll be working together...

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Meadowlark is looking for someone eager to either deepen or begin her/his/their farming experience with opportunities to participate in various realms of a thriving, successful, experienced organic farm. We grow vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. Work in greenhouse, hoophouses, planting vegetables and cut flowers, cultivating, irrigation, harvesting for CSA as well as local wholesale to small groceries, co-op and restaurants. We grow our own plants in a heated greenhouse, cultivate baby ginger, garlic, heirloom tomatoes, many mixed vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. We support a thriving certified organic CSA, the longest running in Northern Michigan. We expect farm workers to...

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Position Description:
"This growing season, we're looking to add 2 extraordinary people to our team. You'd be working sometimes alone, sometimes joining in with a crew of people. Primary duties will involve morning harvests, handling and cleaning vegetables, as well as sowing, transplanting, and weeding. One sort of ideal person will have a year of experience being happy at working hard on another farm doing similar things. Another sort of ideal person will have a perfect sort of disposition for this work: a willingness to be quick and hardworking and efficient with time, to be proud of the work and to honor...

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"Full time, Mon-Fri with optional Saturday Farmers Market. Start time fluctuates through out the season. Typical day is 8-5 with 1 hour for lunch. "

Position Description:
"A team of 4-6 people are needed to support production and harvest of crops for Homestead Hill CSA (primarily vegetables, but may occasionally include flowers or fruit crops), as well as assist with wholesale delivery of produce and/or Farmers Market sales. Depending on your interest and time commitment, we will work with you to tailor an internship program. Examples of activities related to production include soil preparation, planting, weeding, mowing, managing irrigation, mulching, trellising, record keeping (production activities take place daily). Harvesting activities include picking, cutting, sorting, washing & packing, cleaning, recordkeeping, etc. (harvesting is mainly Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays)....

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Our flower growing intern is in the center of everything going on in the greenhouse! It's the closest thing to running your own greenhouse. Planting, caring for plants, marketing, display setup and even assisting customers with their plant purchases. There is a lot of activity in a beautiful setting full of flowers that makes for a wonderful experience for someone who loves flowers, is organized and likes to work hard!

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"Internships on our farm involve many different aspects of certified organic vegetable growing. Seeding, growing transplants, greens harvesting, post harvest vegetable washing, packing and order filling, CSA box preparation. Interns who enjoy customer interaction also run our Farmer's Markets booth. Our internships involve exposure to field tasks but you won't be weeding or harvesting all day long! This internship is intended to give you a well rounded experience of working on a very active and progressive certified organic vegetable farm."

Position Description:
"There are two positions available: we are looking for a flower/ horticulture intern and a farm manager. We envision a 40 work week for you, primarily Monday-Friday, but may include some Saturdays. Days start EARLY! Please be prepared for working in all kinds of inclement weather: heat, cold, rain, etc. Make sure you dress appropriately. Duties may include: weeding, seed starting and transplanting, irrigation, fertilizing, harvesting, wash/pack duties, and helping at farmers markets. Many farm tasks will require lifting and physical strength. We are looking for someone who has some farm experience, especially with greens and tomatoes and is positive,...

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Position Description:
" This internship is perfect for anyone wishing to learn the broad skill range it takes to own and operate a profitable farming business. As an intern, you will be involved in all operations of our farm. You will have the opportunity to work in many different areas, but will also be assigned a focus. Your focus will be based on your goals/interests and our farm needs. These will be discussed in depth during the interview process. Areas of focus: * Vegetable production - production schedule/calendar, seeding, planting, cultivating, weed/insect control, pre/post harvesting techniques, storage, selling/marketing at farmers' market, record...

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Position Description:
The Sustainable Agriculture Program at Tollgate is looking for two apprentices for the 2019 season. The sustainable agriculture field totals seven acres with three under cultivation as well as a heated greenhouse for transplant production. We grow more than forty different vegetables for sale to our 125+ member CSA, at market and wholesale. Embracing organic growing methods and progressive growing techniques, our production strives to grow food that nurtures soil and human health. The apprenticeship is designed as an intensive introduction into the field of small scale sustainable vegetable agriculture, equipping participants with the technical skills needed to begin their...

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Position Description:
"Full Time (3 positions): Starting 04-16-2019 and ending 11-26-2019, 5 days a week, 40-60 hours/week, hours vary through the season, with summer hours averaging 45/week. This is an educational position that offers the opportunity to take part in all farm tasks including but not limited to farm planning, greenhouse work, transplanting, fieldwork, and harvesting, as well as running a farmers' market stand. <br><br> Part Time (3 positions): Starting 06-05-2019 and ending 09-27-2019, 3 days per week, 30 hours/week, from the beginning of June through end of October. We will consider candidates that can stay through August but have preference for...

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"Help me get this vision off the ground to not just make America great again, but make my hometown and yours and the world great again, Genesis."

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"FULL TIME: Responsible for harvesting, planting, weeding, going to markets, working with chefs, flower harvest and arranging, working with animals, farm events, and farm infrastructure projects. This position is hard work, though you will get a full picture of our farm and we hope you will contribute your own point of view. Our crew is small (4.5 people) and we work closely together and have a lot of fun. Our farm will be in its 9th year of production and we have a lot to teach, but keep in mind we are still developing our systems. Qualified candidates have at...

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Position Description:
"Culinary interns will spend most of their time (average four days/week) working in The Garden Cafe preparing lunches and will be responsible for the daily set up, operation, cleaning, and closing of kitchen area as directed by the chef. These duties include but are not limited to preparation of soups and farm vegetable side dishes, short order cooking, dish washing, and advance preparation of food items in accordance with production requirements. These processes must be held to our quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment, ensuring quality and consistency by following recipes and production and portion guidelines. <br><br>...

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Position Description:
"Work varies greatly with seasons, from starting seeds to transplanting, weeding, cultivating, mulching, marketing, and interacting with the public. Some machinery operation may be included. The position involves education-focused hard work which covers the full spectrum of small farm life. Attention to detail is important."

Position Description:
"This is a part-time position and could include: mushroom production/harvesting, fencing work, using a tractor for tasks, feeding/watering animals, moving animals to different pastures, performing routine animal health-maintenance tasks, simple repair/construction, other general farm maintenance."

Position Description:
"This is an immersive internship requiring a wide range of skills - running markets, managing crews, a wide variety field work. Candidate must have current driver's license. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. A commitment to organic practices, plus a desire to be involved in a very innovative small farm competing aggressively with the big guys will be needed. Intern needs good personal skills along with good team skills. The farm will be marking its 10th anniversary this summer. "

Position Description:
"Job Description: The intern will help manage and develop the gardens and plantings that are in place as well as assist with new plantings as part of the Blissfest Living Fence project. Blissfest has plantings of asparagus, hops, shiitake mushrooms, grapes, orchard trees and a vegetable garden. Blissfest is also developing farm to table dinners at its new commercial kitchen and arts assembly building.The interns will also assist with running the BLissfest Food Concession during the annual Blissfest Music Festival.The position can be tailored somewhat to the needs and interests of the student. The internship could develop into a permanent...

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Position Description:
"This is a full-season, education-focused position. We're seeking flexible, thoughtful, self-motivated and detail oriented people. Beginning in April and running through November, apprentices will be involved in the full spectrum of life on the farm. Work will vary greatly, from starting seeds in the greenhouse and preparing garden beds, transplanting, caring for and managing poultry and sheep, crop cultivation and harvesting, post-harvest handling, marketing and CSA set up and finally, engaging with the public! In addition to learning production practices, we take time to discuss and go through the business side of farming, including farm planning, record keeping and crop...

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Position Description:
"Crew members perform all tasks on the farm from seeding in the greenhouse, transplanting, weeding/cultivating, trellising, irrigating, pruning, pest management, harvesting, washing, packing and marketing. We work 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday through Friday, with a lunch break. There is an optional, rotating Saturday market shift from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m."

Position Description:
"A wide and varied experience of greenhouse and field growing of annual and perennial flowers is planned. Seeding, transplanting, pest and nutrient management, marketing and sales along with all aspects of flower care are part of the experience. Creating mixed containers and assisting customers in our on-farm market add to the experience. We have two greenhouses in which we grow many different types of annuals and perennials and use a wide array of container types to create amazing displays of color. We grow garden mums and asters in the open air. We also grow a limited array of cut flowers....

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Position Description:
"We are a diverse, Certified Naturally Grown farm with 8 acres of produce, 10 greenhouses, cows, pigs, chickens, and shiitake mushrooms. We have a strong CSA, attend a weekly farmer's market, have an on farm store, and service many restaurants and groceries. We also produce and sell organic feeds and fertilizers. A typical day could involve any aspect of our operation from planting, harvesting, washing, packing and weeding to attending the farmers market or assembling the CSA box for the week, or assisting customers on the farm."

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Position Description:
"This is fast paced, full immersion, experiential, farm education. <br /><br /> We farm together thirty-five to forty hours each week. <br /><br /> Because of the tobacco mosaic virus, which is transmitted through tobacco and can destroy tomato crops, the farm has a strict no smoking policy. "

Position Description:
"All aspects of the day to day operations of the farm, feeding, milking, kid rearing. Working in the creamery assisting in cheese making and packaging for sale at farmers markets. Marketing of cheese at farmers markets in various areas of the state."

Position Description:
"Internship will be filled with the intimate workings of production from starting seeds, transplanting plants, preparing beds and fields, harvesting and processing foods for market sale. "

Position Description:
"Our crew consists of highly experienced farmers and those that are just starting. We sometimes work in groups but also individually. Must be available to work 40 hours per week and willing to be flexible with the demands of the season. We allow breaks and vacations as often as possible.<br> Experienced: Help oversee farming operation and farmer's market; train and lead crew members; keep records.<br> Inexperienced: Plant, weed, harvest; wash veggies; tend market stall. "

Position Description:
"We are looking for 20 full or part-time employees who are motivated to work hard and learn about farming. Attention to detail, reliability, and an awareness of how to work efficiently are required skills. Applicants must come prepared to be an integral part of the farm for the entire growing season. Visit our website for more details about the farm, secondspringfarm.net. Please send a detailed resume via e-mail if interested."

Position Description:
"The viticulture intern will be heavily involved in our vineyard and winery operations. Duties will include but not limited to working in our vineyards, working in the winery, working in the tasting room, delivery of wines to our offsite tasting rooms. Interns will be required to work long hours when necessary especially during harvest. Our winery is located in Petoskey, Michigan on a 30 acre farm that has 15 acres of vineyards. We also have a 40 acre farm 1.5 miles away where the interns will stay in the farmhouse. Interns will be required to help with our festivals and...

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Position Description:
"Every year we work towards a more complete self-sufficient living system. Our purpose for hosting Learnternships is to provide a space for individuals to explore, research, learn and co-create a project of interest that will help the farm fulfill these goals. <br /><br /> This will be our 2nd year hosting Learnternships. Last year two Learnterns joined us for part of the season. One expressed great interest in Elaine Ingham's Soil Food Web work, so we built a microscrope room for him to explore our soils. Through application of his research, we have been able to further advance our farming...

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Position Description:
"Organic produce and livestock - your imagination is the only boundary for the opportunity - come make a difference on a working organic farm, restaurant and brew pub."

Position Description:
"Diverse opportunities to grow 250 vegetable varieties on 2 soil types, muck and silty sand. We 40 hour work-weeks, time-and-a-half overtime and pay starts at $8.90/hr. "

Position Description:
"We are seeking an intern interested in learning about all aspects of raising dairy goats. We freshen approximately 50 does each year and average about 120 kids. Intern will be expected to assist with feeding, milking, basic health/veterinary care, grooming and general farm maintenance. "

Position Description:
"The fall internship is designed to immerse interns in the management of flower production at the height of the season. Tasks include, but are not limited to: -Harvest and process flowers for wholesale customers, with emphasis on quality control. -Maintenance of plants including: weeding, watering, pest management, transplanting. -Maintenance of equipment and tools. -Assisting with record keeping. We try our best to keep everyone on a normal work schedule: 40 hrs/wk, M-F. Interns are not expected to work on the weekend. There is potential for one person to extend their internship through October (Aug 1 - Oct 28). Please inquire...

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Position Description:
"Interns are expected to work 50 hours/per week. 25 for the farm, 20 hours on a focused enterprises and 5 hours for service (meal and food prep). The work is interesting and varied. We construct fencing, work in the garden, create garden beds, care for animals, collect eggs, process abundant food, make cheese, milk goats, work on our hoop house, build compost piles, forestry, mushroom logs, etc-and try to improve it all all of the time. See our website for additional information: http://morganicfarm.com/about/internships/"