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Farm Address:
55 Long Lane
East Hampton, New York, 11937

Position Description:
The Farm Manager is primarily responsible for the successful planning, coordination, and implementation of the six acres of organic mixed vegetable field production, 3,000sq/ft greenhouse, and two covered hoop houses. This includes managing: staff; field plans; planting; cultivation; harvesting; sustainable pest, disease, and weed control practices; irrigation systems; post-harvest cleaning and storage; and quality control measures. This year-round position reports…

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: n/a

 


Farm Address:
3424 Lake Moraine Road
Madison, New York, 13402

Position Description:
We are looking for apprentices and summer interns who have a passion for farming, as well as more experienced farm crew members to join our team. We could take someone on in the fall who would want to continue on into next season and are also accepting applications for 2022. We will help you gain knowledge and skills to manage…

Internship Starts: October 2021 or March 2022
Internship Ends: End of November or December 2022

 


Farm Address:
424 Harford Road
Brooktondale (ithaca area), New York, 14817

Position Description:
We are currently looking for one or two full time farmers for the 2022 season. as well as being employment, this is an educational position, with significant direct instruction in the field, greenhouse or at a market to learn all techniques needed to run the farm. the farmer/apprentice will be involved with all aspects of small-scale organic vegetable production: greenhouse…

Internship Starts: 4/15/2022
Internship Ends: 12/15/2022

 


Farm Address:
189 Otter Creek Rd
Johnsonville, New York, 12094

Position Description:
We are looking for someone to help us finish the 2021 season from Sept- Dec. We are looking for help with projects which include weedeating, building a chicken coop, prepping for a fencing project next year, daily chores and the closing of the farmstay season. We are willing to provide the tools necessary and teach whatever skills are needed. This…

Internship Starts: Sept 1, 2021
Internship Ends: Dec 1, 2021

 


Farm Address:
PO Box 306
Lexington, New York, 12452

Position Description:
Intern will learn and execute basic flower harvesting, conditioning, holding techniques for all of our specialty cut flowers. This fall, our intern(s) will join us in planting thousands of tulips, hundreds of peonies and perhaps a few other things. Basic farm maintenance and plant tending and preparation is a daily job. Frost covering and uncovering, tunnel building, grounds maintenance are…

Internship Starts: 08/23/2021
Internship Ends: 10/31/2021

 


Farm Address:
209 Cooke Hollow Road
Valley Falls, New York, 12185

Position Description:
I seek workers willing to commit to the remainder of the season who are excited to learn about farming, unafraid of hard work, willing to ask questions, and have a sense of humor The job involves every aspect of small-scale vegetable production, from starting seedlings in the greenhouse to selling at farmers' market. Most of the time is spent cranking…

Internship Starts: As soon as possible
Internship Ends: 11/15/2021 or thereabouts

 


Farm Address:
140 County Highway 18c
West Edmeston, New York, 13485

Position Description:
The internship is 25 hrs/wk. At the completion of the program, participants will have familiarity with tasks such as: no-till bed preparation, seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, pruning, trellising, integrated pest management, plant propagation, composting, seed saving, mulching, food preservation, use of hand and power tools, timber framing, stone masonry, raising layer hens, and harvesting methods for many types of crops.…

Internship Starts: 05/02/2021
Internship Ends: 10/04/2021

 


Farm Address:
100 Chase Road
Pine Plains, New York, 12567

Position Description:
Full time Cheesemaker Position (housing not included) You will assist in all aspects of cheesemaking; it is an excellent opportunity to learn a new craft. Job duties will include milk receiving, pasteurizing, cheese production, administering cleaning and sanitation protocols, general plant and equipment cleaning, cheese ripening & affinage, cheese packaging and labeling.

Internship Starts: 4/1/2021
Internship Ends: open ended

 


Farm Address:
936 Co Rte 21
Ghent, New York, 12075

Position Description:
We are seeking an assistant farmer interested in working and learning about all aspects of small vegetable farm intensive vegetable crop operation including crop planning, soil management, compost building, bed preparation technique, planting, cultivating, and harvesting field and high tunnel crops. The position will also provide opportunities, if desired, to hands on sales and marketing aspects of the farm.

Internship Starts: 4/1/2021
Internship Ends: 10/31/2021 to Mid November

 


Farm Address:
55 Valentines Ln
Glen Head, New York, 11545-2525

Position Description:
Our work is physically demanding and requires working in all weather conditions. Must be able to work 10-hour shifts, 5 days a week including Saturdays. Please send the following to careers@valentinesfarm.com to apply: - Resume/CV - 1 minute video explaining why you are a great candidate

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: 11/24/2021

 


Farm Address:
2388 County Highway 107
Amsterdam, New York, 12010

Position Description:
We are looking for interns who have a passion for learning about vegetable farming, as well as more experienced farm crew members to join our team. Preference is given to applicants who are approaching farming as a possible career path. An internship on our farm will help you gain knowledge and skills to manage a profitable market garden. We can…

Internship Starts: Flexible, typically April 15
Internship Ends: Flexible, typically October 15

 


Farm Address:
51 Vassar Farm Lane
Poughkeepsie, New York, 12603

Position Description:
PFP’s Internship Program provides interns with the foundational knowledge to pursue a career in small-scale vegetable production. Over the last 15 years, more than 50 alumni have graduated from our programs. Our interns work on a 15-acre farm with PFP staff, growing over 200 varieties of vegetables and fruit. Farm training/experience areas include greenhouse management, transplanting, high tunnel growing, CSA…

Internship Starts: May 17 (flexible)
Internship Ends: Aug 20 (flexible)

 


Farm Address:
12318 Springville Boston Rd
Springville, New York, 14141

Position Description:
If you join our farm crew in this year, you'll work side-by-side with the farmers and participate in many aspects of intensive, small-scale vegetable production, including seeding, care of starts in greenhouse, transplanting, thinning, pruning and trellising, harvest, washing and bagging, and possibly CSA share distribution. You'l also be involved in caring for hobby-scale dairy goats and laying ducks, working…

Internship Starts: late April to late June
Internship Ends: late August to mid-October

 


Farm Address:
4382 cascade road, 4382 cascade roa
Lake Placid, New York, 12946

Position Description:
Farming and organic gardening play central roles in the lives of children and adults at North Country School and Camp Treetops. Our animal program consists of the care and management of horses, sheep, goats, chickens, and pigs, including animals for meat production. Our gardens produce about five acres of vegetables and flowers for consumption and education. In addition, during the…

Internship Starts: June 1, 2021
Internship Ends: May 31, 2022

 


Farm Address:
1389 ROUTE 212
Saugerties, New York, 12477

Position Description:
Field Workers for our 2021 growing season will have opportunities to take part in all aspects of our farm, including; Chickens, Honey Bees, Log Grown Shiitake Mushrooms, Greenhouses & Propagation, Compost & Soil building, Paddy Fields for rice, customer service/sales on market days and of course plenty of fieldwork (harvest, cultivation, irrigation, etc.) Although no previous farming experience is required,…

Internship Starts: March/April
Internship Ends: October - December

 


Farm Address:
163 Phillies Bridge Rd
New Paltz, New York , 12561

Position Description:
The main responsibility will be running all aspects of the dairy operation. This includes caring for cows (fencing, feeding, etc.), milking, and bottling milk. Other jobs will include collecting eggs, animal fencing/rotation, and tractor work, among other farm tasks. We offer a friendly and organized work environment, as well the opportunity to interact with the people who are buying the…

Internship Starts: flexible
Internship Ends: a one-year commitment is required

 


Farm Address:
52 Winter Hill Rd
Ghent, New York, 12075

Position Description:
*Pasture Raised Livestock Internship* Woven Stars Farm is looking to add 1 intern to their 2021 growing season. Intern duties include, but are not limited to, morning and night animal care, livestock checks, feeding and egg collection. Assistance in moving livestock (Sheep, goats, cattle, pigs, chickens, ducks) to new pasture through rotational grazing techniques. Washing and packaging eggs. Livestock dog…

Internship Starts: May 1 2019
Internship Ends: October 30 2019

 


Farm Address:
127 Sisters Hill Rd.
Stanfordville, New York, 12581

Position Description:
You will perform all aspects of what it takes to run a successful CSA. The vast majority of the work is harvesting. You will be kneeling quite a bit, often for multiple hours a day, so a strong back and core is essential, as are good knees. The job is physically demanding, but it's also very rewarding. We get to…

Internship Starts: April 1, 2021
Internship Ends: November 6, 2021

 


Farm Address:
3842 NY 2
Cropseyville, New York , 12052

Position Description:
Laughing Earth is seeking three interns for the 2021 season, April 1 through the end of October. We offer internships as part of our commitment to community education. We enjoy sharing our farm and knowledge while offering agricultural training to others. Interns learn how biodiversity supports and enriches our farm operation, and are involved in most aspects of production and…

Internship Starts: 4/1/21
Internship Ends: 10/30/2021

 


Farm Address:
25180 County Road 48
Peconic, New York , 11958-1319

Position Description:
FARM FIELD CREW LEADER Looking for one hard working leader with at least 1 year experience to lead our field crew for the 2021 season. This is a great position for anyone with some farm experience who wants to learn to be a leader and manage. It is just as important for us to make sure this work suits you…

Internship Starts: April 2021
Internship Ends: December 2021

 


Farm Address:
25180 county road 48
Peconic, New York , 11958

Position Description:
FARMSTAND RETAIL APPRENTICE Join our family farm and be part of a team committed to excellence in product, customer service and attention to detail. Seeking an apprentice interested in becoming a part of our dynamic and bustling farmstand retail operation. Desire to learn the marketing/sales side of a farm business as well as a CSA, farmer markets, farm kitchen and…

Internship Starts: May 2021
Internship Ends: September, October, November

 


Farm Address:
25180 County Road 48
Peconic, New York , 11958

Position Description:
FARM FIELD APPRENTICE / FIELD HAND Looking for hard working field staff to assist in the 2021 season that are passionate about learning what goes into growing their food. You do not need experience on a farm (though it is great if you do!), but you must be willing to work hard, get dirty, and learn by experience. It is…

Internship Starts: Mid April or Mid May
Internship Ends: October or November

 


Farm Address:
205 Hidden Valley Rd
Kingston, New York , 12401

Position Description:
We are currently seeking one additional crew member to join our four-person team for the 2021 season. In general, work days are 8-10 hours per day, and the work week is Monday to Friday. You will not be required to work on weekends, although the possibility exists if you are interested. Day to day tasks will shift over the course…

Internship Starts: 4/1/21
Internship Ends: 11/1/21

 


Farm Address:
P.O. Box 297
Westtown, New York , 10998

Position Description:
Employees are involved in all aspects of transforming seeds and plants into marketable vegetables. This includes soil preparation, seeding in greenhouse or field, transplanting, thinning, weeding, watering, protecting, mulching, harvesting, packing and selling the over 100 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruits we grow. Our produce is sold at the Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Usually,…

Internship Starts: July, 2020
Internship Ends: late November or Dec. 2020

 


Farm Address:
936 County Route 21
Ghent, New York , 12075

Position Description:
Et Cetera Farm is looking for part-time farm help with a possibility of full-time position for 2021. Et Cetera Farm, a small diversified certified organic vegetable farm, located in Hillsdale, NY is currently looking for a part time farm help. The general duties are greenhouse work, bed preparation, transplanting, weeding, trellising, harvesting, washing and tending the onsite farm stand. Starting…

Internship Starts: Beginning of March
Internship Ends: End of November