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Farm Address:
4848 Indian Trail Road

Cheboygan, Michigan , 49721

Position Description:
Farm Manager Trainee We are seeking a highly motivated individual interested in running a produce farm. Our goal is for this to be a multi-year growth position with the end result of this person managing most of the daily operations of the farm and be involved in the long-term planning of the farm. This will be a year-round position in which you can expect to work 40-50 hours per week during the peak summer season and 10-20 hours per week in the off-season (some weeks off mid-winter). The first season will involve working on the field production end of the...
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Internship Starts: 4/15/2020 to 5/15/2020
Internship Ends: At least 5/15/2021

Farm Address:
2015 E. North Territorial Rd

Whitmore Lake, Michigan , 48189

Position Description:
Farm interns have the exciting opportunity to participate in all aspects of farm work while learning as much as possible about sustainable agriculture. Interns work 40 hours each week and focus on seeding, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, and hosting our CSA harvest times. Interns also gain experience in sales and customer service while staffing our stalls at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market on Saturdays. As an intern on a relatively young farm, you will be essential to the farm operation, and you will see the meaningful impact you make as you take crops from seed to table. The work varies over...
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Internship Starts: 4/6/2020 or 5/4/2020
Internship Ends: 9/5/2020

Farm Address:
6099 N Meridian Rd

HOPE, Michigan , 48628

Position Description:
This is a full-season, education-focused position. We're seeking a flexible, thoughtful, self-motivated and detail oriented person. 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 vegetable 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...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2020
Internship Ends: At least 11/1/2020

Farm Address:
4700 Whitmore Lake Rd.

Ann Arbor, Michigan , 48105

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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Internship Starts: May 1, 2019
Internship Ends: October 31, 2019

Farm Address:
4700 Whitmore Lake Rd

Ann Arbor, Michigan , 48105

Position Description:
Slow Farm's Leadership Team is looking for several Farmhand farm assistants. Farmhands support and manage daily routines and tasks of operating the farm; for example planting, weeding, managing pests, harvesting, staffing the farmstand, serving customers, operating tools, wholesale distribution, building infrastructure, etc.

Internship Starts: May 1, 2019
Internship Ends: October 31, 2019

Farm Address:
6350 Lingaur Road

Lake Leelanau , Michigan , 49653

Position Description:
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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Internship Starts: 4/8/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
4218 M 32
East Jordan , Michigan ,

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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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2019

Farm Address:
N6302 Rock River RD.
Chatham , Michigan , 94952

Position Description:
"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. "

Internship Starts: 5/15/2018
Internship Ends: 10/15/2018

Farm Address:
7990 E Horn Rd
Lake Leelanau , Michigan , 5001

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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Internship Starts: 5/14/2019
Internship Ends: 9/14/2019

Farm Address:
4160 S US HIGHWAY 131

Petoskey , Michigan , 28741

Position Description:
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!

Internship Starts: April/June 2019
Internship Ends: Aug/Oct 2019

Farm Address:
4160 US Highway 131

Petoskey , Michigan ,

Position Description:
"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."

Internship Starts: May/June 2019
Internship Ends: Aug/Oct 2019

Farm Address:
5200 Zmikly Rd
Pellston , Michigan , 24091

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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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
5699 S. Lake Shore Drive
Harbor Springs , Michigan ,

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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Internship Starts: 05-01-29-2019
Internship Ends: 11/10/2019

Farm Address:
28115 Meadowbrook Rd

Novi , Michigan , 12075

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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Internship Starts: 5/20/2019
Internship Ends: 10/11/2019

Farm Address:

Stockbridge , Michigan , 53115

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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Internship Starts: Full-time positions start 04-16-2019 and part-time positions starts 06-05-2019
Internship Ends: Full-time positions end 11-26-2019 and part-time positions end 09-27-2019

Farm Address:
7480 Clark Rd.
Bath , Michigan , 6071

Position Description:
"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."

Internship Starts: 11/16/2018
Internship Ends: 00-00-0000

Farm Address:
3825 Nixon Rd
Ann Arbor , Michigan , 4015

Position Description:
"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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Internship Starts: 5/1/2017
Internship Ends: 11/1/2017

Farm Address:
5699 S. Lake Shore Drive
Harbor Springs , Michigan , 55797

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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Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: Mid November

Farm Address:
1115 North Melita Rd
Sterling , Michigan , 39741

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."

Internship Starts: anytime
Internship Ends: open ended

Farm Address:
1585 Frost Road
WILLIAMSTON , Michigan , 30511

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."

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: 10/31/2018

Farm Address:
61687 34th Ave
Bangor , Michigan , 28645

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. "

Internship Starts: 6/1/2018
Internship Ends: 8/30/2017

Farm Address:
3695 Division Rd.
Harbor Springs , Michigan , 12758

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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Internship Starts: 4/15/2018
Internship Ends: 9/15/2018

Farm Address:
6099 N. Meridian Road
Hope , Michigan ,

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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Internship Starts: 4/1/2018
Internship Ends: 11/30/2018

Farm Address:
2150 Warren Road
Ann Arbor , Michigan , 5777

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."

Internship Starts: 5/1/2018
Internship Ends: 11/20/2018

Farm Address:
4160 S US HIGHWAY 131
PETOSKEY , Michigan , 81101

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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Internship Starts: May/June 2018
Internship Ends: Aug/Oct 2018