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

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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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Interns work 6 hours/day, 5 days/week, and participate in tasks such as organic farming, landscaping, natural building, food preservation, seed saving, harvesting and prepping veggie boxes for sale, and firewood preparation. Projects for the 2019 season include: installing rainwater catchment and solar-powered pump for our drip irrigation system, erecting a high tunnel (depending on grant funding), building 2 timber framed wood sheds, and expanding our edible food forest with additional fruit and nut trees, berries, and beneficial companion plants.

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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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*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

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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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"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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"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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"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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"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 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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"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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"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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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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"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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"Assist in developing schedules for successive plantings of field crops, and ensure that they are followed Help Field Manager coordinate weekly weeding, irrigation and pest/disease control plans Monitor quality control of post-harvest handling and packing of produce for markets Oversee management of soil fertility though seeding of green manures and other inputs Maintain careful records of all planting, harvesting and crop/soil inputs Coordinate maintenance and repair of farm tools, equipment, and facilities: "

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We are seeking a Field Manager, a Harvest Manager, and multiple Crew Members. Please see descriptions below. FIELD MANAGER The duties of this position include all greenhouse and field work, construction projects, and simple tractor maintenance. The field manager's time is dedicated to all non harvest related tasks and she manages the crew in these tasks when they are not needed for harvesting. Having someone solely dedicated to field and project work helps keep the farm moving forward from week to week. The Field Manager starts in April and goes until November, though winter work is available.This position includes a...

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"Candidates will be highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starters who have a passion for organic and sustainable small livestock farming. They will possess a strong work ethic, a high level of energy, enthusiasm and integrity. In exchange, these candidates will earn a significant level of farm responsibility and will enjoy valuable experience learning the operations of a small, organic livestock farm. We prefer candidates with farming experience, but will train novice farmers. Candidates who possess creative construction experience is a plus. <br><br> In addition to the above, candidates are required to adhere to the following:<br> &bull; Must possess a valid and current...

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"Over the course of the season, apprentices will learn the following activities and skills: Seed starting and greenhouse management Bed preparation Transplanting and direct seeding Crop maintenance Organic pest and weed management Irrigation systems High Tunnel construction and management Harvesting, washing and packing produce Tracking production/record keeping CSA distribution Supervising farm volunteers Tractor and equipment operation, safety and maintenance In addition, apprentices participate in Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) farm visits Additional learning possibilities for full season apprentices: Crop planning Marketing Wholesale client relations The inner workings of a non-profit "

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"We have two positions available. One is full-time and the other is part-time or full-time. You will be involved in all aspects of the farm's production from seeding and planting, to soil preparation, cultivation and weeding, harvesting and post-harvest. You know the drill! You'll be participating in all the auxiliary tasks as well, like moving irrigation, packing orders, washing totes, mowing, and turning compost. We are a small farm and we do most of our bed prep by hand and with a BCS, all of our cultivation by hand, and all of our harvesting by hand. We have a full-size...

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"We are now taking applications for our farm crew for the 2019 season. We hire a small 4 person crew to work April through the middle of November 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday. We farm 20 acres of fruits and vegetables and market to a 300 member Summer CSA and a 100 member Winter CSA. We offer competitive wages starting at $12/hour (or more depending on experience) and employment includes a CSA share and a one week vacation in September. Our CSA market allows us to spend most of our time focused on production. You will be involved in all aspects...

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"Maitri is looking for candidates with production farm experience who are interested in working with an experienced farm manager during a period of raising sales and streamlining on-farm processes. The ideal candidates possess common sense, a sense of humor, are punctual, appreciate practical efficiency, and know how to have fun while focusing on completing the task at hand. We are looking for mature individuals who are eager and enthusiastic about improving their skills, and are open to constructive feedback. We are willing to train the right candidate. Attention to detail and tidiness is important in maintaining a pleasant, smoothly operating...

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"Ironwood Farm is looking for two full-time crew members for the 2018 season.<br /> <br /> Our employees gain knowledge of agriculture through work experience at Ironwood. This is an opportunity for farmers to hone their skills as part of a small business team. We hustle hard and have fun during the season.<br /> <br /> JOB DETAILS: <br /> <br /> We are looking for two full-time crew members to join our team for 2018. Tasks throughout the season include harvest & processing, packing, seeding, trellising, cultivation, transplanting, irrigation maintenance & vegetable sales. We all work together, moving as...

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Apprentices will learn from the diversity of our farm by participating in all aspects of growing, harvesting, and marketing vegetables and flowers, and learning animal husbandry, including poultry processing. Experiencing the interrelationships between the crops and animals is an important component of the internship. Interns will work very closely with a farmer, experiencing hands-on experience and the opportunity for discussion and questions. If interns have, or develop, an interest in a particular area we will try to nurture that interest. We also participate in the CRAFT program (Cooperative Regional Alliance of Farmer Training). This program provides apprentices with biweekly visits...

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"Our Full Season Farm Intern will assist in work across the farm from spring work in the sugarbush, to transplanting, weeding and cultivating in the vegetable fields, animal chores, rotational fencing, haymaking and butchering. For farm hands coming in with draft experience there are plenty of opportunities to hone those skills in the vegetable and grain fields as well as through haymaking. Being on a diverse farm means a lot of diversity in your work-we aim to give interns a good overview of the farm organism as a whole, but there are also plenty of days where more concentrated, tedious...

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"This is a position for a full or Part Time time paid permanent field hand. We operate year round. <br /><br /> <br /><br /> The basic categories of work are planting, seeding, and transplanting, cultivating, weeding, spreading compost, harvesting, vegetable washing and selling. Almost all of the work is done by hand or with hand tools. Winter work is mostly greens harvesting/processing, farmers market, transplants, and new projects. <br /><br /> Weekly Schedule: Winter in only 3 days a week. (Summer schedules change every season) <br /><br />Saturday - Market <br />Sunday - Off<br />Monday - Planting, Cultivate, Bed...

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"we are currently looking for two full time resident farmers for the 2019 season. it is assumed that this position will develop into a more of a co-manager role as the season progresses. as well as being employment, this is an educational position and the apprentice will be expected to be involved with all aspects of small-scale organic vegetable production and animal management: greenhouse work, bed preparation, field planting, cultivation, trellising, harvesting, hoop house construction, irrigation system set-up, poultry and hog management, csa share distribution, market and retail sales, crew management and business planning. "

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"We are looking for someone with at least a couple of farm seasons under your belt and no stranger to working longish seasonal days in all weather, lifting unwieldy things, walking fields or driving trucks and organizing your time efficiently. Ideally you even have experience driving tractors, managing large animals and running a fence line or a hundred ;) You love cows and/or holistic planned grazing or both! You are curious about all that is possible when you manage a farm like a grassland ecosystem and you are down to be part of the sometimes gritty process of figuring this...

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"Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, 100+ laying hen operation. Other livestock opportunities may be arranged based on interest and experience level. Apprenticeships run from April 1st through November 1st. A full-season commitment is required. Preference is given to folks with 1-2 seasons of hands-on farm experience. Farm tasks include, but are not limited to: Greenhouse seeding Field seeding/transplanting Helping with the CSA distribution and farmstand sales Setting up and running irrigation Weeding and cultivation Harvesting produce Washing and packing produce Farmstand sales and operations Leading WWOOFers and other farm volunteers in field tasks Animal chores...

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"Crew Members and apprentices are involved in multiple aspects of the farm including transplanting, hand weeding, hoeing, harvesting, washing and packing produce. All positions will be involved in greenhouse maintenance, tractor cultivation, produce storage, and running a share. Involvement in each aspect is dependent on each employee's interests. The farm work environment is uptempo and requires the physical capability to contribute daily in a rigorous, fast paced setting. We are looking for both full time and part time workers. Work weeks vary during the season and because of weather, usually 40-45 hours per week. To apply please send your resume...

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"Share the Harvest Farm has been operating it's Internship Program for four years now. Interns typically work Monday through Friday for 8 or more hours a day during the high production season (June - August). Depending on weather, harvest pressure, and marketing needs, some weekend days will be required. Interns at Share the Harvest Farm are expected to learn all aspects of running an organic produce and flower farm. We offer 5 focus areas for a unique internship experience individualized to our participants interests. We are seeking interns to fill the positions of Crop Management Internship, Greenhouse Management Internship, Irrigation...

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The apprenticeship is geared toward those who wish to pursue a career as vegetable farmers. At least one year prior experience on a production vegetable farm is preferred. The position starts the first week of April and runs until mid November. Apprentices will learn in depth the methods of how to produce quality organic produce on 10 acres of cultivated land as well as high tunnel tomato production.

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"We are looking for someone with a little bit of farming experience under their belt- although, desire to learn is most important, and beginners will also be considered. Learn the ins and outs of organic vegetable growing & CSA management on the 5 acre scale. Position is 40-45 hours a week. We are a fun crew, woman-managed, and serious about creating a sustainable financial model of growing food for a living. Possible 2nd-year position will involve more management responsibilities. FULL DESCRIPTION AT: http://www.wildhillfarm.com/hiring.html"

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"Green Chimneys -a non-profit located in Brewster, New York- has an opening in our Boni-Bel Farm Internship. Interns guide therapeutic/recreational activities such as maintaining a flock of organic chickens and preparing fresh eggs for sale, making gift baskets, bee-keeping, harvesting vegetables, maple sugaring, and assisting in special events such as Saturday Farm Markets. Interns vocationally train students with special needs how to run an organic farm. Experiential 1:1 vocational sessions guided by interns are designed to help individual students following New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies standards. A key goal in special education is to prepare students for...

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"White Pine Community Farm (WPCF) is a worker-owned farming cooperative specializing in herbs for health. Located near beautiful Webatuck hamlet in New York's Harlem Valley, we aim to build power and aid those lacking access to herbal medicine while earning our living. We make all our own value-added products from herbs we grow and forage, including herbal teas (tisanes), tinctures and salves. Founded in 2008 as Wassaic Community Farm, WPCF began with a mission to serve communities locally in eastern Dutchess County and in the South Bronx, NY, especially those of low-income or urban backgrounds, families of prisoners, neighbors, and...

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"Routine care of livestock. Making hay, garden planting, picking, processing/sale. Learn to conduct farm tours/classes. Help with building projects. Computer work - farm PR, record keeping. "

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"Description: We are looking for two full and/or part-time Farm crew members. Crew members will assist with most aspects of production and distribution. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following: greenhouse production, transplanting, direct seeding, irrigation, fertility management, cultivation, harvesting, washing/packing, attending farmers markets, and maintaining chickens for eggs. We operate as a small team so everyone participates in a variety of tasks and pitches in wherever needed. Opportunity for advancement as experience is gained and proficiency is demonstrated. "

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"We believe in learning by doing, so apprentices will have the chance to participate in nearly all aspects of the farm: planting and harvesting vegetables and fruits; daily livestock chores (feeding, watering, maintaining fence, milking a cow or two, moving poultry, sheep and pigs onto fresh pasture); assistance with butchering chickens using on-farm processing facility. Occasional assistance with light carpentry will be greatly appreciated! The work week: 6 days, approximately 50 hours total, rain or shine. *Potential to earn income on days off helping with farm-related work and extra projects."

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"Internship Details: We are asking for a minimum of a 3-month commitment from our interns. In this time you will not only have the opportunity to be mentored by the Root & Roost team and see your work flourish on Shomrias farm, but also become a part of a very special, intentional, summer community made up of young educators, activists, and learners. YOUR COMMITMENT: 3 month minimum May 15th to August 15th Work/Learn 5 days a week (+weekend animal care) Self-motivated, good work ethic and enthusiastic. At least 18 year old Please provide a resume and three references with your...

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