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Farm Address:
PO Box 59

West Edmeston, New York , 13485

Position Description:
Interns volunteer for 5 hours/day, 5 days/week. In exchange for room and board, interns participate in organic farming (raising seedlings, transplanting, no-till bed prep, weeding, mulching, watering, harvesting), landscaping, natural building, food preservation (drying, canning, fermenting), seed saving, and firewood preparation. Projects for the 2020 season include: *Install rainwater catchment and a solar-powered pump for our drip irrigation system (pending grant funding) *On-farm research project to test nutrient levels of compost tea (pending grant funding) *Build 2 timber framed wood sheds *Install brick floor, windows, and doors on the barn *Build raised beds for dye plant garden *Expand our edible...
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Internship Starts: 5/3/2020
Internship Ends: 10/03/2020

Farm Address:
80 North Ferry Road
Shelter Island, New York , 11964

Position Description:
We are now accepting applications for farm apprentices for the 2020 farm season. Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production and a laying hen operation. Other livestock opportunities may be arranged based on interest and experience level. Our farm operation currently consists of 3 acres of vegetables, 100+ laying hens and 5-10 pigs. The produce from our farm feeds 120 CSA families, stocks our farmstand and is wholesaled to local restaurants. Our eggs and pork are also sold at the farmstand alongside other locally-sourced products. Each year, we sign the NOFA Farmer's Pledge to produce healthy food...
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Internship Starts: April 1, 2020
Internship Ends: November 1, 2020

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 2020 season. as well as being employment, this is an educational position, with 2-3 hours a week of direct instruction in the field, greenhouse or at a market to learn all techniques needed to run the farm. the apprentice will be expected to be involved with all aspects of small-scale organic vegetable production: greenhouse work, bed preparation, field planting, cultivation, trellising, pest-management, harvesting, hoop house construction, irrigation system set-up, poultry and hog management, csa share distribution, market and retail sales, customer service, crew management and business planning....
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2020
Internship Ends: 12/15/2020

Farm Address:
375 Main St

Amagansett, New York , 11930

Position Description:
Season Overview: Amber Waves Farm apprentices will spend a season (March/April - October/November) at the farm learning how to grow food organically and sustainably by working hands-on in all areas of the farm's activities. Apprentices will coordinate with head farmers about day-to-day farm operations, from field work to farmers market preparations. In the field, apprentices will work towards mastering technical skills associated with plant propagation in the greenhouse, crop successions and rotations and soil health, harvesting and post-harvest handling, and tractor work. In addition to field work, apprentices are actively involved in community outreach and education by preparing for weekly...
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Internship Starts: March/April 2020
Internship Ends: October/November 2020

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 feed grateful happy members and share in their joy as they pick up their shares each week. The apprenticeship will culminate with several opportunities to manage the farm for a week at a time. Working in consultation with the head...
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Internship Starts: April 1, 2020
Internship Ends: November 3, 2020

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, all aspects of growing vegetables, 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 food you are producing. Schedule/hours: The morning milking is 6am - noon and the evening milking is 4pm - 8pm. This position is for 7 milkings per week. Additional shifts of other farm work can...
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Internship Starts: flexible
Internship Ends: flexible

Farm Address:
55 Long Lane

East Hampton, New York , 11937

Position Description:
The Farm Manager will be responsible for all aspects of farm production, staff and intern supervision, donations, management of our seasonal farm stand, and regular interaction with STH Board of Directors. Salary is commensurate with experience. Housing assistance may be available. Minimum of 3 years of farming experience required. For further details of job responsibilities and a history of STH, visit www.sharetheharvestfarm.org or contact us at info@sharetheharvestfarm.org. STH is an equal opportunity employer.

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: n/a

Farm Address:
2503 NYS 22

Essex, New York , 12936

Position Description:
We are seeking a farmer to join our vegetable team for the harvest season and potentially beyond. Applicants should: Be able to repeatedly lift 50+ pounds. A lot of our work is done by hand. It is physically taxing. That’s part of the fun. Be willing to work from 6 am to 6 pm. We make hay while the sun shines, but we also harvest the onions once they’re pulled and we dig the potatoes when they’re ready. Sometimes our days go long. Be ready for it. Be flexible with an ever-changing set of priorities. We make plans, but then...
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Internship Starts: 9/15/19
Internship Ends: 9/15/20

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, employees spend one day each week at this thriving market in the heart of New York City The work week: Before we begin our farmers markets, each person puts in 45 hours per week (five 9-hour days). After the markets...
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Internship Starts: April or May 2019
Internship Ends: late November or Dec. 2019

Farm Address:
635 Claryville Rd

CLARYVILLE, New York, 12725

Position Description:
We are looking for self motivated and responsible people to join our growing team at Neversink Farm. Wash House Attendant and Field Hand This is a full time permanent position. Before applying, you must live in NY near the farm which is in Claryville NY Position is Available Immediately. Working Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 or 9am to 5 or 6pm. Depending on the season. Responsibilities include all wash station tasks; washing, packing, bagging, cultivating, weeding, planting and general farm tasks To apply for a position: Do Not Come to the Farm Send us an email with Subject...
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Internship Starts: Immediate
Internship Ends: No End date

Farm Address:
500 Budd Road

Woodbourne, New York , 12788

Position Description:
INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION SUMMER 2019 Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch is seeking summer interns in one (or a combination) of the following land areas: organic vegetable garden/food forest, flower garden/landscaping and trail maintenance on our 77-acre Catskill location. The ashram has a large vegetable garden, food forest, herb and berry patches all of which are organic. There is an extensive floral garden with an emphasis on attracting pollinators. The 77-acre ashram has hiking trails and ponds. The land internship offers practical skills, work experience, room and board, an on-site library, a curriculum based in Sivananda philosophies with an emphasis on sustainability and...
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Internship Starts: Mid/End June 2019
Internship Ends: mid/End August (early September is possible if students are able to remain though not necessary) 2019

Farm Address:
250 Main Road

Riverhead, New York , 11901

Position Description:
Many opportunities from cheese room production, to animal care and milking, farmers markets, deliveries, crop work, cleaning / labor.

Internship Starts: 5/15/19
Internship Ends: 13/31/19 ( longer for right person)

Farm Address:
52 Lake Marie Road

Liberty, New York , 12754

Position Description:
General Description: Shomria Farm Summer Internship Program in partnership with “Root N Roost” Farm. Camp Shomria, in Liberty, NY, is looking for self-motivated agriculture enthusiasts to help care for and maintain our educational farm. The successful applicants will start off the season in June training and living at Root ‘N Roost Farm just 2 miles away from camp, during which time you will also assist in the planting and early maintenance of the vegetable garden at Camp Shomria. Upon commencement of camp at the end of June, interns will move to Camp Shomria to become a part of a very...
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Internship Starts: June
Internship Ends: After August 11th

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

Position Description:
*Biodynamic Livestock/Mushroom Internship* Woven Stars Farm is looking to add 1-2 interns to their 2019 growing season. Intern duties include, but are not limited to morning and night 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. Help inoculating mushrooms. Mushroom harvest, packaging and organizing. Assistance in caring for perennial plant nursery which includes watering, weeding and mulching. Help in tending the garden. Internship days are during the week and are flexible depending on your time commitment and availability

Internship Starts: June 1 2019
Internship Ends: October 20 2019

Farm Address:
168 Meadow Ave

Chester, New York , 10918

Position Description:
Our seasonal farm market position runs from May until the week before Thanksgiving. This is a Sunday only position that requires driving to a weekly Sunday farmer’s market in Brooklyn. The day starts at 5:30 am loading the trucks and vans with produce on the farm in Chester. The produce is then driven to market and the market stand is setup with tables, tents and vegetable displays. You will need to interact with customers at the market and have a working knowledge of a wide variety of vegetables. You will also need to ring up customer orders using a scale...
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Internship Starts: 5/5/19
Internship Ends: 11/24/19

Farm Address:
450 New Unionville Rd
Wallkill , New York , 97536

Position Description:


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

Farm Address:
52234 state highway 30
Roxbury , New York ,

Position Description:
"Organic vegetable Farm and added value food producer looking for 2019 seasonal help. We are looking for bright enthusiastic people to join our team for the 2019 summer season. We are a specialty produce farm, kimchee makers and cafe operators in the western catskills. The job will be a cross section of veggie production (farm work), kitchen prep (kimchee making) and food service (cafe and catering). A typical work week might be a little of all the above. Some weeks might be more of one or the other but we hope to balance out the workload. We expect a 5...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019

Farm Address:
127 Sisters Hill Rd.
Stanfordville , New York , 33634

Position Description:
"Do you want to learn how to farm while still having a balanced life? Are you interested primarily in CSA? Do you hope to one day own or manage an efficient, productive, profitable, and beautiful farm? If you answered yes to those questions, then this is the farm for you! Smart apprentices are looking for a mentor. Someone with intelligence and experience, and the ability to share that knowledge effectively. Do you want to operate your farm in the same manner that they do? The secret to success is not in following steps 1,2 and 3, but rather; how does...
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Internship Starts: 1-Apr-19
Internship Ends: 5-Nov-19

Farm Address:
3424 Lake Moraine Road
Madison , New York , 54005

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 will help you gain knowledge and skills to manage a vegetable farm. We train participants in all aspects of mixed vegetable farm management from seed to distribution to business management. We are at a scale where apprentices who are focused on learning can be involved in many aspects of the farm including tractor work, farm marketing, CSA management, irrigation, season extension, greenhouse management, harvest management, pest management, wash and pack, working with volunteers,...
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Internship Starts: Beginning April
Internship Ends: End of November

Farm Address:

Wingdale , New York , 27231

Position Description:
"We are seeking up to six full time apprentices for the 2019 growing season. The apprenticeship at HVH is a hands-on learning experience across all areas of our operations including farm production, kitchen processing, on-site events and market sales. If you like to ask questions, love to learn on the job and are excited to work with a dynamic team in a startup environment, then join us! If you are looking for a formal educational program from an established farm or school, then this might not be the best fit. Previous farming experience is helpful, although we are willing to...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019

Farm Address:
675 Hall Hill Rd

Ancramdale , New York , 12567

Position Description:
Internship Dates: May 28, 2019 thru October 11, 2019 Application Deadline: March 29, 2019 Minimum Length of Stay: Entire season dates as stated above To apply for this position: Please send 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, and 3) three references, with contact info, that can comment on your professional experience by March 29th, 2019. In your letter please include:\n\n- Any relevant experience\n- Why you are interested in Sky High, our mission and this farming opportunity\n- Your availability to begin work Application materials should be sent via email to sam@skyhighfarm.org Internship Details: We work 40 hours per week, Monday through...
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Internship Starts: 5/28/2019
Internship Ends: 10/11/2019

Farm Address:
10 Winters Way
Salem , New York ,

Position Description:
"We seek one intern or a couple to help us in the 2019 season from May to September, and the dates can be flexible. Tasks will include all aspects of organic vegetable farming including: seeding, transplanting, bed preparation, weeding, harvesting, and washing. The intern will likely go to 1-2 markets a week with one of us, so ideally they would be good at quick math and enjoy talking with customers and sharing their love of great food. The intern will have 2 days off. Experience is helpful but we are willing to teach anyone eager to learn the skills required....
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 9/15/2019

Farm Address:
Multiple locations
New York , New York , 12589

Position Description:
"FARM SITE MANAGER: We are currently seeking (4) Project EATS farm site managers to join our team in 2019! Site managers will have the unique opportunity to apply their skills in small-scale production farming in the heart of New York City. We are seeking experienced farming professionals to lead operations in 3 regions: Brooklyn, Manhattan-Randall's Island and Staten Island. We are also seeking an experienced rooftop farmer to oversee two new rooftop farm sites on Manhattan's Lower East Side and the Bronx---------Site managers will report directly to the Farm Operations Director, managing the daily operations on a regional network of...
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Internship Starts: 3/4/2019
Internship Ends: 12/13/2019

Farm Address:
209 Cooke Hollow Road

Valley Falls , New York , 12185

Position Description:
I am seeking workers willing to commit to at least a full season (I am happy to consider applicants interested in staying on and being given greater responsibility to manage the farm) who are excited to learn about farming, unafraid of hard work, attentive, willing to ask questions and express opinions, independent 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 through the seemingly endless list of physically demanding, repetitive tasks required to produce a...
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Internship Starts: 4/15/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2018

Farm Address:
414 Church Rd.
Pine Bush , New York , 49682

Position Description:
"Intern is needed to fit in as part of our small family-run farm to work side by side with us. Intern will be expected to participate in all aspects of animal care, farm maintenance and cheese-making. At this time of year, the internship is TOTAL immersion in all things goat! We work hard, and hours can be long, but we make time for relaxation as well. Work is 6 days a week snd can be 60 hours per week. We are 1 1/2 hours from NYC, 20 minutes from New Paltz, Minnewaska and Mohonk. We are in a very rural...
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Internship Starts: Immediate
Internship Ends: Rolling--Interns are needed year round