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During the season, there are farm things to be done Monday through Saturday afternoon. Generally, Interns work Monday-Friday. Justin and Candace go to two separate farmers markets on Saturday Morning, an we ask for interns to cover the animal chores that morning. There may be an occasion where we ask you to do a market shift, in which case you could have time off at another point in the week. We also may ask you to farm sit for a night or two over a weekend. Other than that, Interns have Saturday and Sunday off. As stated above, the bulk...

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Farmers work closely with crew members to build a strong team and positive work environment. In general, apprenticeships involve learning by doing, and through the process of doing the work of the farm, crew members will have the opportunity to gain experience in greenhouse management, transplanting techniques, soil fertility, weed control, pest management, irrigation, composting, harvesting, marketing, equipment use/maintenance, record keeping, Biodynamic preparations and livestock management. We encourage crew members to ask questions, as well as offer their ideas and perspectives. We recognize all members of our team as valuable and essential to the development of the farm individuality.

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See WorkAtBluebirdFarm.blogspot.com or email us for full description and application for Vegetable Apprenticeship and Assistant Grower. VEGETABLE APPRENTICESHIP: 5 days/week, rotating weekend schedule. Your focus will be learning and working in our vegetable gardens on projects and harvesting beautiful vegetables with our team of 6 people. Learn by doing and growing. We explain and explore our agricultural practices, techniques, and business decisions as we work, with a focus on performing tasks efficiently in the field. Most of your time is with the farmers in a small crew growing vegetables; transplanting seedlings, cultivating (weeding) with hand tools, record keeping, insect and...

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Each year, for the past 15 years plus, we hire 4 apprentices with whom we do our best to share all farm projects and skills. Right now we are looking for 1 more person to round out our crew. Skills you will learn and jobs you'll do include field observation, greenhouse work, planting, cultivating and harvesting of vegetables and cut flowers, pest management, machine maintenance and repair, irrigation, season extension, efficient systems set-up and work methods, work with CSA members and other volunteers, selling at farmer's markets and marketing. Most days we work side by side with our interns and...

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We enjoy hosting visitors mainly for the opportunities to interact, make friends, share the food and farm things we’re passionate about, to inspire an appreciation in visitors for homegrown food and homegrown farming, and to teach and mentor (and also learn from) people interested in doing the same kind of things we’re doing. Having visitors stay on the farm with us and help allows us to integrate visitors in our family farm, to share our farming lifestyle and homegrown meals while continuing with the substantial demands and work of our farm life. We (Eric and Melissa) are both full-time farmers....

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APPRENTICESHIPS: In 2019, we have one remaining opening for an assistant farmer or apprentice who will work closely with our field manager, two assistant farmers, and the farm owners. Our apprentices are aspiring organic farmers who work five days a week in the field with weekend market responsibilities and rotating weekend farm chores (like attending market, harvesting shiitakes, and watering the prop house). They live in a house on the farm which includes private bedrooms, a dining area, and two kitchens. Compensation includes housing, lunch stipends on work days, veggies, and a $550-$700 a month stipend, depending on experience. We...

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South Wind Produce is seeking two more full-time crew members to join our team. Crew members work alongside crew leader and farm owners in all areas of crop production and harvest. Tasks include greenhouse seeding, transplanting, harvest and prep crops for market, weeding and general farm upkeep. Crew members work 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, 40-50 hours per week. Please visit our website for more information about our farm and the position: http://southwindproduce.com/work-with-us/

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We are looking for motivated individuals that can maintain a good attitude while working through the elements. Tasks include but are not limited to greenhouse work, weeding, planting, harvesting, post harvest handling, animal care/chicken processing (if interested), and working at a farmers' market. It is a physical job so individuals should be able to lift up to 50lbs. There are two part time positions available (10-20 hours).

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Apprenticeship Goals: An apprentice is an individual interested in receiving hands-on training in all aspects of a trade from preparing the fields to selling at markets. Successful apprentices are active learners, have clear goals, and push their mentors to provide the information they need. Questions and curiosity often spurs innovation! You are seriously considering farming as a career goal. This position is intended to prepare you for the experience of starting and operating your own commercial farm. An Apprentice is Expected to: Live on Farm: we will eat lunch and dinner together in the farmhouse. It is important you respect...

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"Farm interns play a vital role in the day-to-day operation of farming practices on our 300+ acre farm in Fairview, NC. During the 1-year time commitment, interns will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of livestock farming, berry and apple cultivation, and a variety of farm maintenance skills including carpentry and plumbing. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Feeding pigs, cows, goats, chickens, and turkeys as needed Fence repair and pasture/fence line mowing Assisting with farrowing General livestock care as needed Farmers market sales Pruning apple trees and berry bushes Equipment maintenance and repairs Repairing water lines and electric fencing Poultry...

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"Crew Member Job Description: We are looking for two seasonal crew members to join our team, from April 30 - December 12 (33 weeks). Both crew members will work 16 hrs/wk from 8 am - 4 pm, with a one-hour lunch break. In order to share the harvest and field work project tasks, one crew member will work Tuesday/Wednesday, and one crew member will work Wednesday/Thursday. ? Willing and able to perform a variety of detailed and physically demanding farm tasks in all kinds of weather. Tasks include harvesting, greenhouse production, field planting, crop management and harvest processing. In general,...

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"Daily activities vary greatly both throughout the day and throughout the season. We begin in February, March and April with a heavy transplanting/seeding schedule, with some cultivation and field preparation. Planting continues in May, but with the addition of a lot of harvesting, washing and packing produce for markets/CSA. We do some mulching, trellising, cultivating, and other general crop care activities. There will be opportunities to learn and do equipment maintenance as well as whole farm management. The team will be expected to manage the farm without us for a few days in August or September (after everyone returns from...

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"We employ between 2 to 4 interns each season. We provide a place to live and learn in a family environment and want hard working, motivated, dedicated, and creative individuals as interns. All interns will work 40 to 50 hours a week tending the organic gardens and pasture raised animals. Room, board and small stipend are provided. If interested, send education and work history including any special skills (tractor, chainsaw, carpentry, mechanics, etc), and a paragraph or two on why you are interested in interning at Coon Rock Farm. For more farm details check out the website."

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"A Farm Hand intern can work independently, ensuring critical needs of the farm are met. Additionally, a Farm Hand intern is expected to lead harvests, post-harvest processing, markets, and other necessary farm activities if either Farm co-managers are unavailable to do so. In the fulfillment of these duties, this position will experience both formal (e.g. tractor lessons, farm planning) and informal (""learning in the field?) farm manager training opportunities throughout the season. Their responsibilities and duties are dependent upon individual interests and experience, and will grow with the evolution of the farm as a whole. Farm Hand duties and responsibilities...

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We value individuals who have a positive attitude, good comprehension skills, and the ability to self motivate themselves to see tasks to completion, in spite of rigor and monotony. When and if issues arise, we value individuals who are able and willing to resolve issues in a respectful manner. Employees/Apprentices at New Life Farm should posses a degree of physical fitness and endurance. Being able to work outside in a variety of elements is important. Employees must provide their own means of transportation, as well as posses a valid Driver's License. At New Life Farm, we try to operate as...

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"****EMAIL resume/inquiry to trebuchethill@gmail.com*** Come help us change the world everyday! We use organic methods, human scale tools, non-GMO seed (mostly heirloom) and no synthetic pesticides. We focus on building the soil, raising chickens, keeping bees and taking care of 16 acres of mostly wooded mountainside. We sell at several area Farmers Markets, Retail stores, Restaurants and on High Country Food Hub! No experience is necessary, but a willingness to learn and a love of the outdoors is a great start! Unlike many other opportunities, we give you an opportunity to learn ALL aspects of production farming, including the systems...

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We are looking for two people to work approximately two-three days a week.

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"This is an advanced internship for someone seriously considering organic dairying as a career. This internship will be a combination of time working with the farmers, with the lead garden staff, and independently. Working with cows requires physical strength, patience, gentleness, confidence, reliability, strength, attention to detail and a calm disposition. We milk using a modified surge bucket milker and when full the bucket can weigh about 40lbs, therefore the ability to lift 40lbs 2-3 times daily without issue is an essential function of the job and no accommodations can be made on this job function. The milking will happen...

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"Interns are expected to work aprx 35hours / week. Interns also assist in setting up, helping with and taking down 1 - 2 fundraising events per season. We have not finished creating a new schedule for the 2019 season but interns will definitely work: M - F 7:30 - 12:30 pm, Wednesday evenings from 5:30 - 8:15 pm, some (rotating) Monday markets from 2:30 - 6:15 pm, and some flexible time in the afternoons or evenings. Basically weekends will be free except for crucial chores such as watering which will be worked on a rotating basis with another intern. Interns...

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Position Description:
"The work will include field preparation, cultivation, planting, harvest, preparing/packing produce for sale and distribution, caring for animals, fencing, mucking, feeding/watering animals, gathering/washing/packing eggs and other duties as assigned. The position offered will be centered around produce (field production and packing) and will require limited hours spent completing chores related to our pasture-raised meat and egg operation. This is a 7-8 month duration internship (May through November or December). If you need to adjust schedule we are open to alternative time frames. In addition to monthly stipend we provide farm-fresh produce, eggs and discounted meats to employees. This is a...

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Position Description:
We are seeking self-motivated workers who are driven to grow the best food possible. An ideal candidate will already have experience working on organic farms and want to advance their career working within the field of sustainable agriculture. We are looking for individuals who are competitive in a team environment and are driven by results to progress the development of the farm.

Position Description:
"Salaried Employee will be expected to participate in farm-related operations as needed. Intern & Apprentices will participate in farm and homestead learning and work activities as needed, from 30 to 50 hrs. each week. Activities will include greenhouse propagation, all aspects of field work from seeding/transplanting through cultivation, harvest and clean-up, processing and packing product and participating in market sales. Regular field rounds, and a weekly planning and debriefing meeting are also part of the schedule. A minimum of one day off each week will be provided to each individual. Occasional group outings for swimming, ice cream, beers, music, etc....

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Position Description:
"We have one position left to fill for 2019. For full time (5 days a week) we offer a $10/hour starting wage, a $200 workshop stipend for the season, 1 week (5 days) paid vacation in August, left over produce from market and registration to the annual CFSA conference in November. Housing is not included in this position."

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"Visit our website's "work opportunities" page for even more information and an application for the apprenticeship position! http://awayoflifefarm.com/A_Way_of_Life_Farm/Work_Opportunities.html <br><br> Farming really is a way of life and it is truly meaningful work! Apprentices take part in various aspects of the farm from vegetable seed to harvest, livestock chores, marketing, and perennials, but will spend the vast majority of time (approx 90%) growing vegetables. A combination of organic and sustainable practices including no-till raised beds, cover cropping, Kinsey-Albrecht method, keyline plowing, Holistic Management, and permaculture design are used throughout our land. We start our own vegetable transplants from seed and propagate...

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"The main body of our farm sits on a bend in the South Toe River.We are definitely not the first ones to coax a living from the sandy loam.We are always reminded of those who came before as we pick points and pottery from our soils,some thousands of years old.We grow six acres of Biodynamic vegetables in a scattering of soil types and fields,from sandy loam to clay loam.As a wife and husband team of Nicole DelCogliano and Gaelan Corozine we have been here since 2001, along with our two daughters. Our farming philosophy:. We started practicing biodynamic farming on...

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Work is 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with 2 one hour breaks MTWFri, 6am-12 on Thursday and Saturdays. We work rain or shine in all temps. Work includes transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, market, cattle duties (setting up fence, moving, calf watch), chicken duties (watering, feeding, collecting eggs, washing and packing eggs), mowing, and seeding. Interns will rotate selling at the Saturday markets each week.

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"You will learn all facets of organic vegetable production: tillage, planting, weed & pest control, harvesting and marketing. You will work side by side with the owner and farmer. Our belief is that to train successful future farmers, we must be with you every step of the way. We are looking for people committed to starting their own farm. We use professional, scale appropriate tools and methods. We don't "hand pick" weeds, rather, we invest in equipment that makes you more efficient and valuable. This mentality will serve you well when you move on to other farms or your own....

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Position Description:
"We need to fill one spot on our crew for the 2019 season. We are looking for 1 additional person to join our 2 returning employees for this season. We are looking for an individual to help with all aspects of our farm work. Activities will include: greenhouse work, transplanting / weeding / harvesting vegetable and cut flower crops, prepping products for market and attending market. Additionally, there are tasks that involve working with both the laying hens and the broilers. "

Position Description:
"We are looking for a KID CARE Apprentice and a FARM HAND Apprentice. <br><br> <b>KID CARE:</b><br> We'll need help birthing, feeding and caring for this spring's crop of goat kids. Hours are long during late March, but it's very satisfying work, with meaningful responsibility. You will need to be good with people, because you'll be working with dozens of regular, committed community volunteers who help with feeding and kid care. Job starts approximately the first week of March and continues until most babies are weaned, approximately July 15; good potential for longer-term work with us. <br><br> <b>FARMHAND:</b><br> This position will...

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Position Description:
"Reverence Farms is seeking an apprentice to become fully immersed in a full-time farming role. Previous farming experience is not necessary, but a willingness to learn and a true work ethic are a must. This person enjoys being part of a team, but is also comfortable working alone and desires to provide the utmost care for our animals and our land. This position will offer a wide-variety of farming experiences and should enable this person to have full understanding of what it will mean to own/manage a multi-species sustainable farm. This person should be fairly comfortable lifting 50 lbs. repeatedly...

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"Our current opening is for a Produce/Garden intern. We offer 2 internships: Produce/Garden and Dairy/Livestock (Dairy, Poultry and Hogs) We try to allow as much autonomy as possible so interns have the experience of managing their own farming operation, including supervising volunteer staff as available. Responsibilities vary with the season and and our livestock population but general job descriptions are: <br><b>Dairy/Livestock intern:</b><br> Responsible for keeping our dairy cows, goats, and hogs healthy, productive, and humanely housed. Includes: <br/> - Daily milking 5-7 times / week and weekends;<br> - schedule and assign staff for daily milking<br/> - maintain herd health through...

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"Job Description This full time position has a flexible starting date between January 21 and February 4, and will go until the end of December, with the opportunity to get a raise and stay on for the 2019 season. Compensation includes a salary plus vegetables. Salary will be based on experience. Housing is not provided. The work week is generally Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with a 30 minute lunch break, but this will vary slightly throughout the season. Expect to work more hours in the spring and summer and fewer hours as the season begins to slow down. In 2019 there will...

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"Each year, for the past 15 years plus, we hire 4 apprentices with whom we do our best to share all farm projects and skills. Skills you will learn and jobs you'll do include field observation, greenhouse work, planting, cultivating and harvesting of vegetables and cut flowers, pest management, machine maintainence and repair, irrigation, season extension, efficient systems set-up and work methods, work with CSA members and other volunteers, selling at farmer's markets and marketing. Most days we work side by side with our interns and are always available to answer questions and explain the why and hows of our...

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"We currently have 2 open positions: **Livestock Herdsperson / Backup Produce Worker** 1 to 2 year commitment. Position requires 2+ years livestock experience, with minimum one year full time experience with beef cattle. Work full time in year-round position as primary herdsperson for 100 beef cattle of various ages. Minimum $1250 per month with increases based on experience and performance. Housing provided, free farm veggies and eggs; $60 monthly meat stipend; Continuing education. Option to transition to farm ownership! Responsibilities include daily management of pasture rotation, breeding, and calving; As needed perform castrations and health management; Fence troubleshooting and repair;...

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"We are looking for 2 farm crew members to join our farm for the 2019 season. We give priority to applicants who are interested in pursuing agriculture as a career. Daily work consists of harvesting, washing, packing and post harvest handling of vegetables for market and wholesale, attending one weekly Saturday farmers market with one of the farm owners, greenhouse seeding and maintenance, and field work such as planting, seeding and weeding. Farm crew members generally work 5 days per week; 4 days on the farm and Saturday mornings at one of our farmers markets (averaging 32-38 hrs per week,...

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"This is a full season apprenticeship. 40 hours of working and learning per week are expected. You will work closely with Cedar and Ben. Cedar is full time on the farm and Ben is part time. We like to involve interns in all aspects of our operation, including seeding, greenhouse work, cultivation, harvest, marketing, working with the cattle, pasture management, and crop planning depending on the seasons. Tractors are not a large part of our operation, but we do provide interns time on them as well as with a BCS. We also provide a basic overview of farm business planning,...

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Position Description:
Internships generally involve learning by doing. In the process of doing the work of the farm, interns will have the opportunity to gain experience in planting techniques, soil fertility, weed control, pest management, irrigation, harvesting, marketing, equipment use/maintenance, record keeping, Biodynamic preparations and livestock management. Some tasks may seem redundant or monotonous, so it's very important for interns to be able to maintain a positive attitude. For the 2019 season, we plan to have five "point positions" that apprentices will fill. These positions will include a livestock point, greenhouse point, soil point, pack shed point and crop point. The farm...

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"This position will work alongside the farm owner and other team members. Activities in the market garden will include soil preparation, seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, processing vegetables, and learning drip irrigation, soil fertility, cover crop utilization, integrated pest management, and season extension. Activities with the poultry and livestock will include pasture movement and feed/water management, collecting and washing eggs, and all aspects of pasture-raised systems. You will learn how to operate farm machinery, use equipment and various tools, build necessary infrastructure, and food handling and safety. Sales and marketing activities include processing and packing vegetables and assisting with farmers market,...

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"This is an hourly wage position on a farm. Most work takes place outside or in an unconditioned barn/packhouse during all kinds of weather. Amenities are rustic. There are hammocks for breaktime, a wood stove for heat, a pond or a fan for cooling off, a microwave, a port-o-john, a use-yer-foot sink, well water and electricity. You will be involved in most aspects of the farm operation including seeding in greenhouse, planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing. "

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"We are currently looking for a full-time employee who would be involved in all areas of farm production including: greenhouse work, transplanting, maintaining irrigation, hand weeding, harvesting, washing & packing produce for market, & selling at farmers markets."