Position Description: Blackwood Educational Land Institute is seeking a part-time farm assistant to help with most aspects of crop production including starting seed trays for the greenhouse, direct seeding, weeding, transplanting, cultivating, and participating in all post harvest cleaning and packaging processes. There are opportunities to be considered for full-time employment once the first six months of the internship has concluded. Applicants must have their own reliable transportation to and from work, pass a criminal background check, and participate in drug testing. During the internship, the part-time farm assistant will receive on-the-job training, under the direction of the Farm Director, on regenerative... Press the button below to find out more!
Internship Starts: Ideal Start Date: October 2019 Internship Ends: End of Six Month Internship: April 2020 (If Start Date is October 2019)
Position Description: Hands on experience from seed starting to direct marketing. Responsibilties will vary throughout the season to include crop planning, seeding trays, transplanting, planting, bed preparation, weeding, Intergrated pest management, harvesting, packaging, deliveries, farmers markets and farm record keeping.
Internship Starts: October 1, 2019 Internship Ends: May 1, 2019
Position Description: Assistant Farm Manager - This individual works closely with the Farm Manager to develop and lead farm staff in implementing JBG Organic’s annual crop production plan. Key duties include: Assists in the development of weekly schedules for crop and greenhouse production Maintain records of all inputs and farm production activities for organic certification and food safety requirements Develop annual crop plan in cooperation with the farm manager and other key farm staff Responsibilities include the ordering of all necessary seeds and farm inputs, as well as managing the inventory of existing supplies. Assist the Farm Manager in planning and executing... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: We are looking for an experienced farm worker/equipment operator to join our team. We're looking for someone with experience driving tractors, cultivating, spraying, and general equipment operation. This candidate should have experience with general preventative maintenance. This position is not rigid, and applicants should be ready to help on all aspects of our farm operations including: greenhouse work, transplanting, cultivation, and harvesting
Internship Starts: ASAP Internship Ends: This is a full time position.
Position Description: JBG Organic is seeking a Greenhouse Production Assistant for our Garfield Farm. This position is responsible for the seeding, germination and careful care of plants which will later be transplanted into the fields, accounting for over 60% of the farm’s total production. The Greenhouse Production Assistant plays an integral role in the farm’s year-round operation, working closely with the Head Grower, Harvest Coordinator, and farm administration. Given the importance of the position, qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate a high capacity to prioritize tasks, work on several different projects at once, pay attention to details, and, most importantly, an... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: The Hope Farm Internship is a unique position that offers the dynamic opportunity to gain deep experience and diverse skills in the realm of sustainable agriculture. Working directly with the Chief Agricultural Officer and Farm Manager, the intern will be involved in all aspects of the farm, including: planting and maintenance of sustainable and organic vegetable production; community engagement and education; direct marketing and sales; and helping to establish a farming model for long-term success. Summer Interns work between 20 and 40 hours a week over a minimum 2-month activation. (Start and stop dates are flexible) Interns participate in key... Press the button below to find out more!
Farm Address: 1407 33rd St.
Position Description: "An intern at SG will have the opportunity to assist with daily farm chores: feeding the animals (goats, chickens and on occasion three horses), milking goats, watering garden beds, prepping raised beds, planting seeds and seedlings, weeding and harvesting, compost bin maintenance and turning, working at the market, general farm maintenance. We are a small operation so interns have the opportunity to learn all start-up skills in developing a non-profit urban agriculture program"
Position Description: We are looking for someone to help out with basic farm work. This fall that will range from pulling weeds to assisting in the construction of high tunnel structures. Everyday is different and the ideal candidate will be flexible and able to roll with that.
Position Description: "Our interns will learn the ins-and-outs of a working CSA farm to include:<br> seed starting & greenhouse management<br> field production<br> soil fertility<br> cover cropping<br> weed and pest management<br> irrigation <br> harvest & post-harvest processing<br> packaging and distribution of a CSA<br> Also some experience will be gained in farm record-keeping, sales, marketing, and CSA software management."
Farm Address: 11073 Koelemay Dr.
Position Description: "Chosen interns will help with all daily farm activities. Daily activities include but are not limited to: planting, picking, ground cultivation, processing vegetables, seed starting. In the Aquaponics greenhouse and in the field. Interns will also learn help with chicken/turkey processing as well (depends on season). We are a work smarter not harder type of farm and use technology and tools when every we can. "
Position Description: "As part of the skilled and dynamic team running a community based agricultural amenity, your responsibility will be to manage (as a part of a small team) the production and sales of produce, as well as community interactions with the farm. Farm Educators will spend much of their day out in the fields, but will also be required to complete duties in the office. This position will be involved in every aspect of the amenity at which they work, but will specifically oversee certain areas (to be determined by management and team). </br></br> This position requires significant public facing experiences... Press the button below to find out more!
Position Description: "If you are dreaming of becoming a farmer but do not have the capital to get started, Sand Creek Farm has an opportunity for you. We are renting out some of commercial aquaponics greenhouses and some of our land(4-5 acres per farmer) to new farmers to help them take the next step in their farming dream. It does not require a long term commitment and housing is available on the farm. This is not an internship, but the next step after. "
Internship Starts: Immediate
Internship Ends: Open
Position Description: "Our apprentice programs accepts applications year around and we fill openings as they arise. It is our goal to keep two male interns on farm at all times. We don't yet have housing for female interns, but as soon as we do we will take on female interns as well. Our Farm Manager, Grady Phelan, was very blessed to work for Polyface and the team members surrounding him were of the highest caliber. With that in mind we are seeking the same type of person that would apply for a position at Polyface. Below you will find that what we... Press the button below to find out more!