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Farm Address:
3149 Clover Valley Road

Johnstown, Ohio , 43031

Position Description:
The Production Assistant will be an integral part of all farm tasks, including: seeding, greenhouse care, transplanting, cultivation, harvesting, and post-harvest washing and packing. The Production Assistant will generally work closely with the farm manager, but will also work independently and must possess a strong drive and an attention to detail. Ideal applicants are motivated, responsible and hardworking, with a commitment to working smart and hard, rather than just hard.

Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 9/15/2019

Farm Address:
9057 West Third Street

Dayton , Ohio , 59824

Position Description:
Patchwork Gardens is currently seeking someone to help with the day-to-day operations of the farm. We prefer candidates who are able to work full time (40-60 hours/week) and willing to stay with us for the length of the growing season (May-October). Availability to stay through November is preferred. We work also in the Winter months and we welcome applicants to contact us at any time during the year. The right person could have the opportunity to become a long-term partner in the farm. We are a young and fun group, learning fast and making progress in our first eight years...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2017
Internship Ends: 10/30/2017

Farm Address:

Yellow Springs , Ohio , 98014

Position Description:
"Spend the summer living, working, and studying on a small farm in southwest Ohio. Our 3-6 month farmer training program can help you learn skills, gain confidence, meet people, and have fun. By the end of the program, our hope is that you have what it takes to manage a small farm on your own."

Internship Starts: 4/15/2019
Internship Ends: 10/15/2019

Farm Address:
989 N.Clayton Rd.
New Lebanon , Ohio , 12052

Position Description:
"Our farm is small. We have the bare minimum of equipment, but have developed tools and techniques that enable us to do very well. A typical summer work week includes garden maintenance, planting of weekly succession crops, harvesting produce and flowers, making up flower bunches, and setting up and selling at farmers' market. Once farmers' markets begin in May, Sundays and Mondays are ALWAYS free, so the 40 hours would be worked Tuesday through Saturday. In April the work week is Monday-Friday. "

Internship Starts: 4/1/2019
Internship Ends: 8/31/2019

Farm Address:
2848 North Township Road 165
Tiffin , Ohio , 28714

Position Description:
"Interns will work on all aspects of the farm from greenhouse propagation to planting, weeding, irrigation, harvesting, washing, and selling at market. As the flower part of our business is growing, an interested intern can have an emphasis on flowers, though will still have to help with other work. Likewise interns more interested in vegetables can have an emphasis on that, but will have to help with flowers too. The work is very demanding, and the elements are humbling, but we usually have fun. Expect lots of rides in the back of an old pickup and a rusty cargo van....
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2019

Farm Address:
3555 Watkins Road
Columbus , Ohio , 27572

Position Description:


Internship Starts: 5/1/2018
Internship Ends: 10/31/2018

Farm Address:

Perrysville , Ohio , 98382

Position Description:
"Tasks include greenhouse work, soil and bed preparation, planting, crop tending, irrigating, harvesting, flower cutting and bunching, attending farmer's markets, and delivering to flower shops. "

Internship Starts: 5/14/2018
Internship Ends: 10/31/2018

Farm Address:
14900 MARKET ST
COLUMBIANA , Ohio , 1035

Position Description:
"Our fellowship is a highly communal and educational experience, sharing life together, including housing, meals, work and play. It will be an intense discipleship opportunity as farming is practiced through the lenses of Christian faith. We expect full-time involvement but encourage part-time work off of the farm as well. We typically operate 8-4 M-F with some flexibility as our weekends often require store management as well as on-farm weekend events. "

Internship Starts: 3/1/2018
Internship Ends: 3/1/2019

Farm Address:
14900 MARKET ST
COLUMBIANA , Ohio , 10590

Position Description:
"Our internship is a highly communal and educational experience, sharing life together, including housing, meals, work and play. It will be an intense discipleship opportunity as farming is practiced through the lenses of Christian faith. Interns will be immersed in the fullness of the farming season, working with animals, gardens and other sustainable lifestyle elements as well as hospitality through on-farm events to the community at large. "

Internship Starts: 6/1/2018
Internship Ends: 8/31/2018

Farm Address:
11235 Ohio 38 SE
London , Ohio ,

Position Description:
"Procter Farm is a production oriented and educational diversified vegetable, fruit, and pig farm in Central Ohio. We supply Procter Camp & Conference Center with a substantial amount of fresh produce and meat while North Market in Columbus, and donating to local community organizations. We extend our season with a heated greenhouse, a hoop house, and row covers. We plant 2 acres outside. Though not certified, we use only organic practices to grow our food. At Procter, we recognize the connection between the land, our labor, our food, our bodies, and our spirit and that as we engage each element...
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Internship Starts: April or May 2017 for Interns March for Farm Manager
Internship Ends: "October 31, 2017 for Interns and Manager"

Farm Address:
867 W Town St Suite A
Columbus , Ohio , 3461

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Internship Starts: 5/1/2017
Internship Ends: 8/30/2017

Farm Address:
394 State Route 380
Clarksville , Ohio , 28753

Position Description:
"An intern is expected to help in all aspects of raising, harvesting, and selling produce. This means he or she will be in the field learning and practicing methods of planting, cultivating, weeding, and harvesting vegetables. Out of the field interns will pack produce for market, restaurant orders, and CSA shares. In addition to produce, interns are expected to help with livestock. Moving and watering poultry may be daily activities, as well as collecting eggs from the laying hens. "

Internship Starts: 1-May-17
Internship Ends: 10/31/17 optional November

Farm Address:
7400 Given Road
Cincinnati , Ohio , 80503

Position Description:
"Garden apprentices will be involved in all aspects of growing, harvesting, weed control, pest management, and marketing of herbs, flowers, mushrooms and vegetables. They will sometimes be involved in greenhouse work, mushroom house work, and basic animal chores. Garden apprentices will learn to use a walk behind rototiller (one of our tractors), and will have the option of learning to work with draft horses and some of the bigger tractors if they wish. Each apprentice chooses a field area to have primary responsibility over, and will be given more independence in that field's management as the season progresses. We make...
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Internship Starts: 4/3/2017
Internship Ends: 10/31/2017

Farm Address:
10786 Mile Road
New Lebanon , Ohio , 8558

Position Description:
"Employee duties will be dependent on length of stay and employee preferences. Positions available include: <br><br> 1. Packing Shed (mid-May through November): Assist with washing, storage and processing of all produce as it makes its way from field to market. Additional duties will include washing all field and CSA crates, supervising the CSA pack and other tasks related to keeping the packing shed organized and running smoothly. <br><br> 2. Greenhouse (mid-March through July): Assist in the production of high quality transplants for sale at market and for use on the farm. Responsibilities will include making potting mix, filling and labeling...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/2017
Internship Ends: 11/30/2017

Farm Address:

, Ohio , 54001

Position Description:
"The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is coordinating a Begin Farming Apprenticeship Program that has openings for up to nine apprentices to work on one of two central Ohio certified organic vegetable farms. The Begin Farming Apprenticeship Program is an in-depth educational program for aspiring farmers to gain the hands-on experience and skills necessary to begin a career in organic agriculture. Apprentices will gain on-farm experience in the daily production practices of a mixed vegetable operation, including experience with equipment and infrastructure. They will also be immersed in farm business management, including organic certification requirements. Apprentices will work...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/2017
Internship Ends: 10/15/2017

Farm Address:
11061 Careytown Rd
New Vienna , Ohio , 26003

Position Description:
"An ideal intern candidate is someone who enjoys working outside and has a love for both animals and nature. We are looking for mature, responsible, hard working, problem solvers. While playing with the animals is a nice perk, it is not the crux of the position. Running a farm requires use of tools, equipment, strength and grit. We are looking for a daily commitment and we do ask that you commit to a minimum of 3 months. Upon completing an internship, candidates should expect to have a good understanding of what it takes to manage a small farmstead. Interns will...
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Farm Address:
509 E 4th Street
Dayton , Ohio , 98376

Position Description:
"We would love someone who has a real interest in learning how to grow produce using organic, no-till, intensive methods for market! You will work a regular schedule, probably at least 5 consecutive hours in a day from 7 am ? noon on a weekday (probably Monday through Wednesday), or Friday early evening to harvest for Saturday Market. You will be planting, weeding, harvesting, mulching, watering, maybe doing light construction or supervising school age volunteers. We also could use help scheduling and marketing the workshop series. We have one opening for someone who will work at least 20 hours/week that...
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Internship Starts: 4/24/2016
Internship Ends: 10/30/2016

Farm Address:

Perrysville , Ohio , 98014

Position Description:
"The intern would be working with the manager of the farm most of the time. Tasks include planting, caring for crop, harvesting, packaging and presenting at the market. "

Internship Starts: 16-May
Internship Ends: 16-Oct

Farm Address:
18637 Rd 168
Defiance , Ohio , 27695

Position Description:
"Canal Junction is a diversified livestock, pasture based farm and 100% raw milk dairy. On the dairy side we do herdshares and also have an on farm creamery where we make raw milk cheese from our milk. We also have pastured broilers and layers, turkeys, sheep, pigs and beef cattle. Everything we raise and produce is direct marketed. We have an on farm store as well as a private buying club that we make bi-weekly deliveries to. We are a family based business and and are currently being operated by the fifth and sixth generations on the farm. You will...
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Internship Starts: 5/16/2016
Internship Ends: 8/19/2016

Farm Address:
11235 SR 38 SE
London , Ohio ,

Position Description:
"Procter Center Farm, a diverse, organically managed (we farm according to organic principles but are not organically certified), fruit and vegetable farm seeks two interns for the 2016 growing season. We would like to share our knowledge and excitement about farming with those who would like to learn, and recognize that we stand to be greatly enriched and have our horizons broadened by having interns as part of the farm. So, come share in the work, the joys and sorrows of growing healthy food in a way that's good for the earth, good for the consumer, and the grower. We...
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Internship Starts: April 1 2016
Internship Ends: October 31 2016