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Farm Address:
1112 Dukes Pkwy W

Hillsborough, New Jersey , 08844

Position Description:
Our vegetable grower apprenticeship is ideal for an individual with growing experience looking to take on responsibility making the day-to-day decisions for our cafe garden and high tunnel. Duties will include starting transplants in the greenhouse, planting, weeding, irrigation, pest and disease management, and harvesting. The apprentice will need to work independently and be self-motivated, but will have support from the other sustainable agriculture staff members as well as volunteers. Responsibilities will also include caring for pastured layer hens and may include assisting with other aspects of the farm such as rotational grazing (beef cattle), hay production, composting and a...
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Internship Starts: 1/1/2020
Internship Ends: 12/31/2021

Farm Address:
Closter Dock Road

Closter, New Jersey, 07624

Position Description:
Farm manager(s) - in search of someone, or a couple, who is creative and entrepreneurial. Must have excellent understanding of, and experience with, organic farming practices. Applicant(s) must be able to work with me to create and execute a business plan. This includes creation of a full site plan, installation of beds and/or pens as appropriate and then to be primarily responsible for all farm operations and labor, with labor assistance (10-60 hours per week) from the property owner (me). I view this as a multiyear commitment and partnership. 1880s farmhouse on property is charming and has parking but in...
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Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: TBD

Farm Address:
11 Carter Road

Princeton , New Jersey , 54022

Position Description:
We are seeking two hard-working interns for the 2019 season, March through November. Hours start slow in March, but are @ 50-60 hours week June through November. At Cherry Grove Organic Farm, we offer a great learning experience through a hands-on approach to all aspects of farming. Work will include seeding, planting, harvesting, tractor work, cultivating, attending markets, and many other jobs associated with running the farm. Several former interns have successfully gone on to farm on their own. Our one position is for that farmer who has had previous farm experience (completed a full season) and is looking to...
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Internship Starts: 3/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/23/2019

Farm Address:
552 Pittstown Road
Franklin Township , New Jersey , 98032

Position Description:
"Please note: This listing is for our apprenticeship program only. We are also hiring full time and year round farm crew members for the 2019 season ($12/hr). Visit our website for more details: https://www.flocktownfarm.com/jobs. <br><br> The apprenticeship program gets at the core of our philosophy. We believe that agriculture will play a key role in the future of our planet, and that to cultivate and progress the ideals and principles of a sustainable and sensible world we must effectively train a new generation of farmers, citizens, and stewards of nature. Like the craftspeople and artisans of old, apprenticeship is still...
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Internship Starts: March-June
Internship Ends: August - December

Farm Address:

Pennington , New Jersey , 65046

Position Description:
"Now interviewing for one open position in 2019 This is a full time position. Preference is given to applicants that are approaching farming as a possible career path. Full-time apprentices are expected to work approx 50 hours per week(five days) which may include one day at a Farmers' Market. You will gain experience and knowledge in greenhouse seedling production and care, transplanting, direct seeding in the field, compost , soil fertility management, soil preparation, effective weeding by mechanical and manual means, cover crop management, harvest and post-harvest care, book-keeping, business evaluation, and marketing. The most successful applicants will intend to...
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Internship Starts: 6/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/30/2019

Farm Address:
PO Box 228
Bordentown , New Jersey , 61705

Position Description:
"Apprentices work full-time from early April to early December and are involved with practically all jobs on the farm. The goal is for you to help the farm operate, and for us to give you the skills, knowledge, resources, tools, and contacts to pursue a future in sustainable farming. Our 30 alumni Apprentices have gone on to start farms, work at other farms, work for extension services and so on. We're proud of our track record training future farmers and we're equally appreciative of the hard-work and energy they have give to our farm. "

Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 12/6/2019

Farm Address:

, New Jersey , 46135

Position Description:
"Three Meadows Farm seeks an experienced Farm Manager to reenergize its current operation. The Farm Manager will oversee all daily production operations on the farm, as well as coordinate applied educational programs in conjunction with the Somerset Hills Learning Center. Our diversified farm of 43 acres includes pasture, hay fields, orchard, and fenced crop fields in beautiful Bedminster. Livestock include laying hens, turkeys & pigs. The Farm Manager will be responsible for building and executing a comprehensive crop plan using organic/sustainable methodologies. Primary sales outlets include our on-farm market, restaurants, and local farmers' market. Farm Manager will have full access...
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Internship Starts: 3/1/2019
Internship Ends: 3/1/2020

Farm Address:
41B Silver Lake Road
Blairstown , New Jersey ,

Position Description:
"You can expect to be exposed to and given responsibility in the following areas:<br> - Seeding into flats in the greenhouse and seeding with walk behind seeders in the field<br> - Become familiar with different cultivation implements and their uses<br> - Use of different hoes and when to use them<br> - Basic understanding of our various irrigation methods<br> - Planting and transplanting by hand and on the tractor pulled transplanter<br> - Basics of crop rotation<br> - Basics of cover-cropping<br> - Basic understanding of field maps<br> - Familiarity with record keeping<br> - Develop some skill with the basic operation of the...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/27/2019

Farm Address:
133 Seabrook Road
Lambertville , New Jersey , 30757

Position Description:
"We farm a bit differently at Rolling Hills! We're a 2 acre farm that focuses on sustainability in both our growing methods and for our employees. We utilize many high tunnels, low tunnels, and small farm tools on our 2 acres to grow a wide variety of crops. At our farm you will learn how to use low tech infrastructure and tools to grow many crops the most efficient way possible. We grow many crops early in the season and late into the year in order to balance the workload and prevent burnout in the Summer months. Learn all aspects...
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Internship Starts: 3/20/2019
Internship Ends: 12/1/2019

Farm Address:
11 Willow Creek Dr.
Pennington , New Jersey ,

Position Description:
"This listing is for two positions- first a full time, year round, salaried, managerial position. The second, 2 full season interns. Responsibilities for the managerial position include overseeing field, high tunnel and greenhouse management including bed preparation, cultivation, seeding, transplanting, mulching, irrigation, harvesting, silage tarping, soil and plant tissue testing, equipment and physical plant maintenance, managing staff, and record keeping. Salary is commensurate with experience. Internship description: Interns will participate in all growing processes on the farm from seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting , pack-out and selling . Applicant will learn to use various hand tools and depending on skill level...
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Internship Starts: Manager- ASAP. Interns- March 15
Internship Ends: Manager-3 years. Interns- minimum of full season

Farm Address:
51 Sandbrook Headquarters Road
Stockton , New Jersey , 96092

Position Description:
"Our Interns are a key element of the CSA and can expect to contribute and learn skills in greenhouse management, field production methods, harvesting, distribution, crop planning, and pest and disease management. Applicants need to be fit, able to work independently and as a team, and live a healthy lifestyle. We value a cooperative relationship and look forward to working and learning with you side by side. We are committed to making our internships an educational experience as well as a working one. Opportunities for advancement may be available."

Internship Starts: 04-01-2019 or 05-15-2019
Internship Ends: 08-15-2019 or 10-31-2019

Farm Address:
50 Fairmount Rd
Long Valley , New Jersey , 95556

Position Description:
"DESCRIPTION OF INTERNSHIP; Our typical intern has just graduated college from an agri or food sci based program and/or has a strong passion for handmade foods. full application is in this link or just email a cover letter and resume. http://valleyshepherd.com/internship-program/ This is the real artisan cheese-making experience with full immersion in Cheese-making, affinage and farm market sales. The internship will involve work in three areas: 1- Making over 30 types of sheep, goat and cow cheese and yogurts with us in the production room. 2- Selling at farmer markets in NJ and in NYC. 3- Working in our cheese...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 12/1/2019

Farm Address:
406 New Center Rd
Hillsborough , New Jersey , 58488

Position Description:
"Dogwood Farms has availability for a livestock management internship. You will be managing the day to day well-being and production of approximately 20-50 hogs, 30-50 Sheep and Lambs, 750 Layers, 400 Broilers, and one chicken guard-dog Tucker. This includes farrowing hogs, lambing sheep, and brooding chickens. Livestock numbers are variable to the time of year. You will also need to know or learn how to operate a skid steer and drive a tractor. We are looking for someone that is interested in making farming a career. This is a great opportunity to learn about diverse livestock production for direct retail...
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Internship Starts: 11/1/2018
Internship Ends: 12/31/2019

Farm Address:
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough , New Jersey , 97054

Position Description:
Please visit http://dukefarms.org/siteassets/documents/jobs-and-internships/2019-sustainable-agriculture-apprentice-vegetable-growing.pdf for full description and application instructions.

Internship Starts: 1/2/2019
Internship Ends: 12/31/2020

Farm Address:
2 Clerico Lane, Suite 220

Hillsborough , New Jersey ,

Position Description:
Please see www.carriagefarm.com for further information.

Internship Starts: 15-May-18
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
593 Magnolia rd.
Pemberton , New Jersey , 7921

Position Description:
"Mike's Blueberries is a certified organic blueberry farm located in the pristine, protected Pine Barrens of New Jersey. We are looking for pickers for the 2018 season. Expect to work picking in the fields for multiple hours per day. Pay is based on quantity of berries picked. Full and part time positions available. Hours and scheduling are flexible, but must be consistent week to week. Various other farm tasks, like weeding and farm maintenance, will be required at times and will be payed hourly. "

Internship Starts: 6/15/2018
Internship Ends: 8/15/2018

Farm Address:
69 Stephens State Park Road
Hackettstown , New Jersey , 30110

Position Description:
"Positions: Apprenticeships/Internships School Lunch Organic Farm & CSA, located on 70 acres in Northern NJ, is seeking apprentices/interns for the full 2018 season. This job begins in the spring and ends in late fall. The apprenticeship is for individuals have a desire to fully immerse themselves in farming. We ask for up to 5 1/2 days of work per week. Apprentices will learn all aspects of vegetable production and marketing, including weeding, harvesting, washing, CSA distribution helper, greenhouse management, seeding, transplanting, etc. We require a valid drivers license and the ability to lift at least 50lbs. "

Internship Starts: 4/15/2018
Internship Ends: 11/30/2018

Farm Address:
110 Sarepta Road
Belvidere , New Jersey , 8844

Position Description:
"Seasonal employment on small farm in Warren County, NJ growing for farmers markets and farm stand. Job will primarily involve wide ranging responsibilities in the market garden including planting, weeding, irrigation, harvesting and at farmer's market. Additional work may include help in care of goat herd, fencing, and harvesting hay."

Internship Starts: 6/1/2018
Internship Ends: 9/30/2018

Farm Address:
1500 Larger Cross Road North
Far Hills , New Jersey , 94019

Position Description:
"What does the Apprenticeship entail? The farm apprenticeship is designed to give you immersive experience in all aspects of production at the farm. You’ll get your hands dirty with a wide variety of jobs spanning from: seeding onions in the greenhouse, spreading cover crop seed, transplanting kale, hoeing sweet peppers, working on tractors, trellising tomatoes, stuffing envelopes, hand-weeding carrots, and harvesting winter squash. Though most days will be contain an array of different jobs, some days will be spent pushing through one or two big tasks (e.g. planting potatoes, building a high tunnel). "

Internship Starts: 4/2/2018
Internship Ends: 11/30/2018

Farm Address:
606 Fox Run Rd
Sewell , New Jersey , 23803

Position Description:
"Potato Homestead interns will be exposed to every aspect of market farming including crop planning, seeding, weeding, harvesting, washing, packing, marketing, and so much more. This internship is designed for people interested in starting their own sustainable farms. Ideal start date would be early April but we are flexible! Work week is Wed-Sun, number of days will depend on hiring agreement per individual. 8-4:30 with 1/2 hour lunch. We would prefer 3 days/week but full time is available for the right individual. "

Internship Starts: 4/15/2018
Internship Ends: 11/30/2018

Farm Address:
260 Wargo Road
Pennington , New Jersey ,

Position Description:
"We are seeking seasonal, full or part time interns for the 2018 season for our 120 acre certified organic farm in zone 6b/7 in central New Jersey! Honey Brook Organic Farm is one of the largest and oldest organic vegetable crop farms in the Northeast, with 120 acres in production for a 3400+ member CSA. We offer a diverse job experience in a farming operation continuing to expand its crop offerings and production technologies. Honey Brook Organic Farm is a model of sustainable, profitable farming with a wealth of valuable experience to share with employees. Work begins in February and...
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Internship Starts: 2/1/2018
Internship Ends: 9/30/2018

Farm Address:
324 Mountain View Rd

Skillman , New Jersey , 54007

Position Description:
We are looking for 2 summer farm employees to be an integral part of our farm team. Team members will be involved in all aspects of the farm operation from greenhouse transplant production, irrigation set up and application, field preparation, transplanting, seeding, hand and mechanical weed control, crop care and maintenance, cover cropping, vegetable and cut flower harvesting and post-harvest techniques such as washing, cold storage, packing, and delivering. We will also involve farm team members in all aspects of raising pasture based livestock. You will help manage animal impact on the land through the rotation of multiple species throughout...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
51 Lenape Lane

Great Meadows , New Jersey , 98245

Position Description:
On farm , hands on learning. Livestock management, seed starting, planting,harvesting. Retail sales in on farm store and at markets pretty much everything we do.

Internship Starts: 11/1/2017
Internship Ends: 10/31/2018

Farm Address:
308 Bedens Brook Rd
Skillman , New Jersey , 89557

Position Description:
"One Opening Remaining: We are looking for 2 individuals who are interested in working with sunflowers and helping to maintain our bee colonies. Responsibilities include cutting in the field, bunching the flowers for market, stocking the on farm stand, field maintenance including hand weeding, running drip lines, and cleaning equipment. Position includes maintenance of bee colonies, harvesting and bottling of honey. Job starts in the early morning hours. "

Internship Starts: 7/30/2017
Internship Ends: 10/13/2017

Farm Address:
105 Crusher Road
Hopewell , New Jersey , 38482

Position Description:
"No workday is the same at Beechtree Farm. We need assistance setting up fences for rotational grazing, cleaning livestock paddocks and sheds, fence clearing, herding and treating animals, loading animals onto the trailer and delivering new pastures. The intern may also participate in farm market work and selling meat from the farm store. The intern will help organize work spaces and keep the farm orderly. We have multi-species including cattle, sheep, goats, horses and poultry. "

Internship Starts: Rolling
Internship Ends: Rolling