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Misty Morning Farms is looking for 1-2 hard working individuals for our 2019 season. Internships can inclued a variety of tasks; Livestock care Gardening/Produce General Farm Labor

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At Dora's Garden we want to encourage young people from all over the world to consider futures in organic and sustainable agriculture. We comply with the letter and spirit of federal laws covering visitors to our country traveling on tourist visas, and of Oregon wage and hour laws. Interns with us stay for a 28-day term as part of our farm household, sharing work and meals together. We instruct interns to perform expected work and to care for tools. Sometimes we work along-side interns, and sometimes interns are expected to work on their own. Many farming tasks are repetitive physical...

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Vegetable Production, Market Sales, and/or Restaurant Deliveries Farm and Market Positions We are currently hiring two part-time (24 to 30 hours a week each) positions for the 2019 season. These are seasonal positions, but we can guarantee work for 10 months out of the year. The farmwork pay is $12 to $14 per hour depending on experience, restaurant deliveries pay is $16 per hour, and market sales pay is $16 to $20 per hour also depending on skillset and experience. Experienced farm workers and market salespeople are encouraged to apply Schedule: During peak growing season work days run Thursday through...

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Responsibilities of Interns: - Work 4-5 days/week (Late March-November) with a lead farmer supervising all aspects of the market farm (i.e. seeding, soil prep, transplanting, harvesting, marketing, etc.). o Full-Time: March = 1 Day/Wk, April = 2 Days/Wk, May - November = 4 Days/Wk + 3 market Saturdays/month. o Part-Time: Stipend Position: May - October = 2D/Wk. Other options available also! - Learn how to apply sustainable/bio-intensive farming techniques to increase profitability. - Participate in formal and informal discussion-based and hands-on educational sessions. - Promote the educational component of the farm by working with community members (i.e. host regular volunteers,...

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Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential internship that combines hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. Participants live and learn on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from their mentor farmer over the course of a farming season. The hands-on, residential training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as an independent study project, and access to lots of resources for further learning. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by engaging in...

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"Weekly commitment is 5-6 days per week, for an average 30 hrs (we can offer some flexibility on schedule). <br> Daily tasks will vary seasonally and according to the farm's needs but may include:<br> - Animal feeding and watering<br> - Daily moving of Joel Salatin style chicken tractors<br> - Setting up electric fenced paddocks for cattle, sheep, hogs, chickens and turkeys<br> - Collecting, washing and packing eggs<br> - General landscaping maintenance (mowing, brush and weed control)<br> - Permanent fencing and other construction projects<br> - Weekly processing of chickens <br> - Farm marketing activities including deliveries, assisting customers at our farmstand...

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In the Willamette Valley the day to day of this internship will include everything that is necessary to make this farm function. Interns will work with a coworker to make sure everything that needs to get done that day gets done. In the summer this entails setting up and moving irrigation, moving sheep, and checking sheep making sure that everyone is happy and full. In the winter interns will be setting up and taking down electric fence, moving sheep in a stock trailer, and also checking sheep, changing batteries and making sure everyone is in their right place. We are...

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Our goal each year is to help our apprentices develop their understanding of and practical skills in all aspects of our farm operation - in the hopes that by the end of the season, they'd be ready to start planning and working on their own small farm. To accomplish this, we take weekly farm walks where we observe and discuss the changes in the fields and the needs of the farm as well as teach weekly classes where we discuss the concepts that guide our practical work. Classes cover a wide range of farm production and farm business topics, including...

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"At Horton Road, our apprentice program is predominantly hands on. Students spend much of their time planting, weeding, harvesting and preparing vegetables. They also dig and fertilize raised beds, go to farmers markets, do deliveries, keep records, choose projects to pursue, and write for the CSA newsletter. Throughout the season, students are expected to gain mastery over different tasks and develop an understanding of the working farm that comes with working closely with past graduates and being an important part of a seasonal crew. What is learned in the field is contextualized by classes and field trips that introduce students...

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"Apprentice will assist lead farmer and lead marketer 5-6 days a week. 40-50 hrs. per week. Tasks including planting, picking, weeding, thinning, fertilizing, market truck load, market setup, market customer service,and market stocking. "

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"This is a seasonal, 30- to 40-hour-a-week position. (Hours will be lower early and late in the season, but will increase to full-time at the peak of the season.) The season runs from the beginning of April through mid-November, with the possibility of a longer-term position if we're a good match. The farmworker will participate in most aspects of the farm work, including seeding, transplanting, irrigation, weeding, harvesting, and packing CSA boxes. They will frequently be working alongside the owner and/or fellow crew member to complete tasks. Strong work ethic, good physical fitness, attention to detail, and a positive attitude...

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"Wandering Roots Farm is hiring someone to help manage our greenhouse, the washing/packing of produce, along with delivering produce. Structure: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday are our harvests, wash and pack out days. Tuesdays and Fridays are the delivery days. Monday and Wednesday will be bigger pack out days, as they include packing for a market and deliveries, and Friday pack out is only for a farmers market. Greenhouse: Greenhouse work will include watering and caring for seedlings every day of week, along with weekend greenhouse watering, which will be split with farm owner. Seeding in Greenhouse will be fit into...

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"A unique aspect of our mentorship is we are in the fields full time with our new farmers. We provide strong structure to each day with clear goals and expectations, and lead by example for efficient farming habits. We strive to balance physical projects with less strenuous tasks. Not only does this keep our bodies healthy, but also helps keep morale and productivity high. Initial learning for each task will come in the form of clear, detailed instruction, but most of the skill development will come about through observation, repetition, and reflection. We very much enjoy sharing our insights and...

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"Working directly with the farm owners in all aspects of day to day operations, you will gain an in-depth understanding of growing for farmer's markets, local restaurants, and our surrounding community. With 2 acres in production of annual vegetables and the remaining 16 acres of pasture dedicated to poultry, lamb, dairy goats, and many future projects, our interns will have the opportunity to gain a well-rounded sustainable agriculture education. Our goal is to provide a guided, hands on learning experience in the field, in the planning room, and at the farmers markets, with opportunities for independent farm projects. Overall duties...

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"Diggin Roots Farm is a host farm for the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. More info and applications are at https://roguefarmcorps.org. Diggin Roots Farm is a 50 acre certified organic farm on the eastern side of the Willamette, tucked just next to the foothills of the Molalla River corridor and the Table Rock Wilderness. Our farm encompasses a 4 acre riparian area with a seasonal creek that splits off 7 acres of the property. We have huge open skies and an amazing oak-lined horizon with perfect sunsets. We are 8 miles from Silverton, which is where we go to farmer�s...

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Full time work available in April with part time/on-call work available immediately. Expect to work until the days tasks are completed. Peak season this means over 40hrs/week

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"Runnymede is one of 15 host farms in the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. The RFC Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by engaging in...

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"Wooldridge Creek is a host farm for the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. The RFC Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by engaging in the...

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"White Oak Farm and Education Center is a host farm in the Rogue Farm Corps Apprenticeship Program. The Apprenticeship Program is an advanced on-farm program combining hands-on training and skills-based education for those seeking mastery in the art and business of sustainable agriculture. This full-immersion program is designed for those who have completed RFC's Internship Program, or have two years of on-farm experience. You will live and train full-time on a host farm, receive up to two seasons of on-farm training, and learn in-depth skills from your mentor farmer. See details below or visit our website at https://www.roguefarmcorps.org for more...

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"Sweet Water Farm is one of 15 host farms in the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. The RFC Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by...

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"RFC's Apprenticeship Program is designed for the individual who already has a solid foundation of farm knowledge and skills but is looking to deepen their experience managing a successful farm business with the goal of running their own farm enterprise. The majority of the program will be focused on learning by doing. Over time, you will be expected to share responsibilities with the farmers. These tasks will generally include overseeing farm crews and harvest crews, processing, tractor cultivation, field walks and observation, record keeping, product deliveries, marketing, irrigation, and general farm maintenance."

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"By George Farm is one of 18 host farms in the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. The RFC Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by...

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"Sun Spirit is one of 18 host farms in the Rogue Farm Corps Internship Program. The RFC Internship Program is a full season entry-level residential program combining hands-on training and skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. As an intern, you will live and train full-time on a host farm, receiving up to 1,500 hours of on-farm training and learning in-depth skills from your mentor. Your residential farm training experience is combined with farm tours, classes, and discussion circles throughout the region, as well as opportunities for independent study. Interns are exposed to a vast array of knowledge and expertise by engaging...

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"As a intern, you will learn about soil fertility, beneficial insects, dry land farming, bee keeping, deep bed compost, saving seeds, weed control and livestock/poultry care. We are homesteaders at heart, so throughout the year you will find us milking cows, making cheese, fermenting cabbage, making wine & miso, canning tomatoes and raising chicks & calves. We also enjoy cooking so warm weather means cucumber & tomato salads, panzanella, salsa and roasted peppers! "

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"Students will participate in all aspects of the farm's operations, including propagation, bed preparation, planting, weed control, harvest, participation in farmers markets, value added production, etc. In addition to Anne and Rene', our crew leader Anna Lund and our daughter Laurel Berblinger are mentors. We usually have several full and part-time employees, and sometimes, academic interns as well. Most of our work force over the years,interns, employees, and volunteers, have been aspiring farmers. We welcome and appreciate all kinds of people. Our interns and employees have included people of varying ages, backgrounds, and sexual orientations. We have had college graduates...

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Position Description:
"White Oak Farm is offering a unique Farm Internship Program for 2019. The program will be focused on teaching skills and techniques including organic farming for market, CSA, and seed production; natural building; childrens education, and homesteading. Specific skills include: care of livestock, planting, cultivation, harvesting, marketing, food preservation, carpentry, and forestry. Interns will have the opportunity to learn through hands-on experiential participation in the tasks of the farm, as well as through a self-directed project, and through classes and tours of area farms. We are offering two different internship programs in 2019. One focused on Environmental Education, and one...

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"Slice of Heaven Farm Apprenticeship <br><br> Job description: Work on the farm 5 days a week (Tuesday through Saturday). Tasks will include seeding, transplanting, harvesting, cultivating and weeding, processing vegetables, packing vegetables and selling at farmers market. "

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Flying Coyote Farm is a certified organic and biodynamic farm nestled in the foothills of Mt. Hood in Sandy, Ore. We use bio-intensive growing practices on our 3-acre home farm to raise high quality produce and value added products. Additionally we lease 2.5 acres of land where we grow vegetables on a more mechanized system, and own another 37 acres where we raise our pastured poultry and pork. Our primary outlets for our produce are through our 100 member CSA program, a weekend farmers' market and local restaurants and groceries. We also have an extensive livestock program where we raise...

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Deck Family Farm is strongly rooted in community living and in the spirit of building a sustainable and healthy farming lifestyle we are introducing a companion program to our farm intern program that will have its focus on homemaking and homesteading skills. This will include but not be limited to: meal preparation and clean up, household management, gardening, harvesting, canning and preserving, dairy and cheese making, basically all the skills needed in keeping the home hearth healthy and happy! So if you are someone who is interested in building community, are hardworking and flexible, enjoy hearth holding and want to...

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"April comes, and we are in the tail end of our School Year CSA with lots of greens cycling off the farm. Mondays and Tuesdays are generally spent in the field, Wednesday and Thursday are our harvest and Market days, and Friday is generally a day of fencing, infrastructure, and regrouping... But! We live and work with Nature! So, we are always consciously trying to blend the rhythms of the earth with that of a modern-day American life, and stay joyfully open to whatever the land is asking of us. April also sees our does in milk, the sheep, hogs,...

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"Interns will have a full immersion in a busy, diverse, sustainable farm operation. There are multiple and varied tasks shared with other farm hands - sowing, weeding, amending soil, transplanting, season extension, cover-cropping, irrigation, goat milking, egg-washing, harvest and deliveries. Interns are responsible for their own meals. Candidates must be honest, good-natured, physically fit and have a passion for sustainable agriculture. Prior horse experience is a plus but not required. Board for 1 horse is negotiable."

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"Farm apprentices graduate ready to work on a sustainable mixed-vegetable farm as a Crew Leader, Harvest Manager, Field Manager, or Crew Member. We are proud that so many of our past full-season farm apprentices currently have successful farming careers. Between 2010 and 2017, 26 full-season farm apprentices graduated from our program and 21 of them (80%) farmed during the 2018 growing season, 15 of them (55%) as farm owners or farm managers. We seek to train an inclusive next generation of farmers. Nationwide, the average age of a farmer is 60-years-old, 85% of farmers are men, 95% of farmers are...

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Learn all aspects of goat herd management and cheese making at a small commercial scale of a licenced Grade A Dairy.

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PFE internships provide people with a real interest in sustainable and organic farming that includes animals and vegetable and value added product production. Interns are involved in all aspects of production from breeding, planting, care and feeding, plant care and harvest, and sales. All interns do daily chores and work on building and repair projects and can have their own projects if they are motivated to take one on. We also offer Agripeneurships for people ready to take it to the next level and run their own Enterprise. Agripeneur Enterprise opportunities include: Veggie production, Poultry Production, Goat and rabbit production...

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Position Description:
"Learn how to homestead and garden that regenerates the soil through biodynamics. Daily chores include pruning, seeding, planting, transplanting, weeding, picking - all done, whenever possible, according to the cosmic influences. Learn to make shrubs and cordials and elixirs which you will sell at local markets. Learn how to compost and do drip/spray irrigation. Let the land be your teacher and become the loyal servant to the earth."

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"Growing Seeds Farm is looking for a livestock animal manager/care taker. <br><br> We are a 32 acre diversified farm located in Corbett, Oregon 20 miles east from downtown Portland, at the west end of the scenic Columbia River Gorge. We are dedicated to the idea that the most important thing is to know where your food comes from and how it gets grown. We raise poultry (laying and meat chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese), hogs, and lincoln sheep on pasture. <br><br> Livestock manager/care taker <br> Full time position<br> 25 hours per week in exchange for private room and board (all...

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FARM DESCRIPTION: Fairfield Farm is a certified organic, 17 acre farm located 11 miles south of Corvallis. The farm specializes in strawberries and is known for being one of the few certified organic u-pick strawberry farms in the State. Along with an acre of berries, there is a diversified orchard, a small barn that is home to several different animals, a large home garden, 8 acres hay/pasture, and five acres of woods. The animals on the farm consist of one horse and two mini horses, two alpacas, three goats, a pot belly pig, twenty chickens, and four cats-all are pets....

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"Naked Acres Farm is seeking two full season interns to start in April and go through September or October. We are also seeking two 3 month interns which would start in June and go through September. <br><br> Job Tasks may include, but are not limited to, vegetable production field work (seeding, transplanting, irrigation, hand cultivation, weeding, fertilizing, trellising, pruning, etc.), harvesting, washing and packing vegetables, soil prep, attending farmers markets, animal handling and care, building projects, food preservation, fence building/moving/repair, riparian restoration and more. <br><br> All positions average 30-40 hours a week depending upon weather. Each person will have 2...

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Position Description:
"5 to 6 days, averaging 40 hrs, somewhat flexibile. Daily activities include: - Animal feeding and watering - Barn mucking - Moving animals and electric fencing for cows, calves, goats and hens - Milking cows - Processing milk, butter and cheese (and dishes!) - Managing pasture: manual weed control, mowing, fenceline maintenance - Calving season in May & June: feeding & training - Haymaking in July - Gardening fodder crops - Maintaining tools and equipment - Blissfully enjoying rural life with cows and homemade dairy products!"

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"Interns are asked to work 28 hours per week; (4) seven hour days. Days consist of harvesting produce, starting seeds, planting out starts, weeding, making & using compost teas, animal husbandry and other farm chores."