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Farm Address:
1010 W. Laburnum Av.e

Richmond, Virginia , 23227

Position Description:
Shalom Farms is excited to announce the creation of a new position to assist with our on-farm volunteer and education program. The position reports directly to our Volunteer and Education Manager and will assist with the coordination and management of all volunteers in order to assure the completion of farm work. This position will also lead educational field trips for students and visitors that come to the farm to learn about topics related to agriculture. When not doing work related to volunteer management or education, this person will assist in general farm work as assigned. This is a seasonal (March-November),...
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Internship Starts: March 1, 2020
Internship Ends: November 30, 2020

Farm Address:
1010 W. Laburnum Ave

Richmond, Virginia , 23227

Position Description:
Shalom Farms’ Northside Farm, started in 2018, is the largest urban farm in central Virginia. In 2019 the farm grew over 15,000 lbs of food with the help of over 500 volunteers. We expect these numbers to dramatically increase in 2020 and 2021 as the new farm continues to expand and develop. The Farm Manager will work closely with the Director of Farm Operations to ensure the farm continues developing in a way that meets the rigorous standards of our existing agricultural operations. However, the ideal candidate will have the experience and skill to quickly take ownership and leadership of...
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Internship Starts: Preferably between the end of December and early February
Internship Ends: no end

Farm Address:
32367 Taos Ln.

Meadowview, Virginia , 24361

Position Description:
We're looking for a Farm Manager and Interns who love working smart and hard in the garden and greenhouse for the 2020 season. The Farm Manager will have at least 2 full seasons of experience working on farms. Management experience is a plus. Understanding of the overall operation of a small farm is essential. This is an opportunity for someone who is ready to take the lead on a fully operational minifarm established in it's production and markets. I'm taking a full time job growing plants for an innovative company in the area and I want TNT to continue serving...
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Internship Starts: March 2020
Internship Ends: September 2020

Farm Address:
1100 rockfish rd

Waynesboro, Virginia , 22980

Position Description:
Hiring full time and/or part time employee(s) to be a part of the team at AOF. Starting base pay of $13+/hr for 90 days. At 90 days skills and roles will be established and pay will be negotiated based on that. In most circumstances in full time work you will be expected to work 40-50 hours a week. There is a wide variety of work to be done and a great opportunity to work on a small farm raising the finest artisan pigs in Virginia that are sold in Michelin Star Restaurants. We are a complete farm to fork model...
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Internship Starts: Currently Open
Internship Ends: Open Ended

Farm Address:
145 Dream Field Ln

Terra Alta, West Virginia , 26764

Position Description:
Round Right Farm is currently seeking a winter farming apprentice starting January 1st and continuing through April 30th. Possibility for further work & increased responsibility after apprenticeship has ended. Pay is $8.75/hr and includes room and board on the farm, with the possibility for raise with increased responsibility. Number of hours/week will vary based on the time of year, but will range from 20-35 hrs/week. The apprenticeship will include full immersion in winter farming in tunnels, delivery to year round farm share members, planning for spring planting and day to day operations on our farm. For an idea of our...
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Internship Starts: 01/01/2020
Internship Ends: 04/30/2020

Farm Address:
15120 Planck Lane

Purcellville, Virginia , 20132

Position Description:
Workers engage farm activities, including harvesting, washing, field preparation, marketing, and weeding.

Internship Starts: The 2020 season begins the first week of April.
Internship Ends: The 2020 season will end anywhere from the middle of October to the beginning of November.

Farm Address:
3565 Ballards Mill Rd

Free Union, Virginia , 22940

Position Description:
We are interviewing candidates for the 2020 season beginning April and ending December 1. This position includes on-farm housing, monthly stipend, plus meat, eggs, and veggies from the farm. All farmhands assist with morning/afternoon livestock chores, poultry processing, farmer's markets, product delivery, egg boxing, vegetable gardening (for personal use), farm upkeep, occasional dog care, and other relevant projects as they arise. But this coming season, we are specifically interested in hiring a detail-oriented, strategic thinker to help us keep inventory organized and keep farm tools and equipment in order. A keen eye for aesthetics, an interest in marketing, and design...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2020
Internship Ends: 12/1/2020

Farm Address:
9501 Deer Range Rd

Moseley, Virginia , 23120

Position Description:
Each year we seek three or four enthusiastic and hard working individuals to join us full time in this Apprenticeship program, March 16-December 11, 40-45 hours/week, Monday through Friday, plus every other Saturday morning farmers’ market. Our crew is rounded out by two experienced Crew Leaders and an additional part time employee or two. We also have a few work-share Members join us one or two days per week. This means an average day on the farm has 8-10 of us working on the farm. We offer the opportunity to learn while working, we extensively teach and mentor while training...
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Internship Starts: 03-16-2020
Internship Ends: 12-11-2020

Farm Address:
50 Dale Dr

Green Bay, Virginia , 23942

Position Description:
Our small intensive farm offers a wonderful opportunity for those interested in learning about how a market farm runs. A full season internship runs from March/April to November, although there is flexibility with dates. Our normal workweek consists of 50-55 hours of work, plus assistance in daily chores and meal prep with 2 days off. The exact schedule and days per week are flexible dependent on each individual situation as we are more concerned about finding the right person. You will work in most aspects of the farm operation alongside the two owner/farmers as well as have responsibilities working on...
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Internship Starts: 4-1-20
Internship Ends: 11-26-20

Farm Address:
7127 Scottsville Road

Scottsville, Virginia , 24590

Position Description:
Employees will learn and participate in all aspects of running a small vegetable farm. You will receive hands on experience, including greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, harvesting, packaging, and marketing. You will work no more than 4.5 days a week on the farm, and 1 day off the farm attending one of our farme4rs' markets every Saturday. To apply, please send an email stating your interest and we will provide additional information including our application. "

Internship Starts: March/April/May 2020
Internship Ends: October/November/December 2020

Farm Address:
192 Elephant Curve RD., NW

Floyd, Virginia , 24091

Position Description:
Educational opportunities: Interns' primary focus will be the farm, but there are many opportunities to learn and participate in initiatives to reduce food waste and increase access to food for all people. Interns will gain beginning-level knowledge and skills for small scale sustainable agriculture. Interns will gain experience and perspectives on other scales and approaches to agriculture through visits to area farms for gleaning and other activities. Interns will explore ideas and practices related to food access, food sovereignty and diverting food waste. They will have hands on involvement in community level strategies for diverting food waste for hunger relief,...
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Internship Starts: March 30, 2019
Internship Ends: November 30, 2019

Farm Address:
8717 Springs Road

Warrenton, Virginia , 20186

Position Description:
The summer internship is a 7 month program (April/May to November/December, though we are happy to consider other month periods) designed to give you the skills necessary to start your own poultry, pork, and/or beef business. While preference is given to those who can stay the full 7 months, we are willing to consider candidates who can only stay for a shorter period of time - just reach out to us! We work hard. 50 hours/week is normal. 6:00am-5:30pm Monday through Saturday with 45 minute breaks for breakfast and lunch, and one and a half weekdays off. Just minimal chores...
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Internship Starts: May 1, 2019 (flexible)
Internship Ends: December 1, 2019 (flexible)

Farm Address:


Blue Ridge Area , Virginia ,

Position Description:
All aspects of preparation, maintenance and clean-up of greens and things. This especially includes: watering, weeding, preparing for sales, feasting and swimming.

Internship Starts: Perennial
Internship Ends: Thanksgiving

Farm Address:
5167 Jeffersonton Road

Jeffersonton , Virginia , 28743

Position Description:
We love our farm, and we enjoy the opportunity to share it with others and inspire in them the same passion. If you have a commitment to nurturing beauty, Wollam Gardens is the place to work, learn, live, and grow your floriculture dream. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of our cut-flower growing operation through hands-on experience and learning opportunities. Each day on the farm is different, and while each season has its own priorities and rhythms, interns can expect to participate in the following activities: Preparing beds for planting, Transplanting plugs into the field, Watering, Weeding, Harvesting, Making...
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Internship Starts: Flexible
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
3083 Flook Lane

Keezletown , Virginia ,

Position Description:
The Radical Roots Farm Apprenticeship is an exchange of time and learning between experienced and new farmers. Apprentices learn the art and craft of organic farming through hard work in the fields, observation of successful farm ecosystems and participating in a mentoring relationship with experienced farmers. This immersion into all aspects of organic vegetable production gives new farmers valuable skills and experience to begin their career in organic agriculture. Whether they start their own farm or go on to work in public gardens, landscaping, school gardens or farm to table restaurants, apprentices gain a firm foundation and confidence to succeed....
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Internship Starts: 19-Mar
Internship Ends: 19-Oct-19

Farm Address:
53 Waterpenny Lane
Sperryville , Virginia , 59804

Position Description:
"We hire 6 interns each year. Interns participate in all aspects of sustainable vegetable production-greenhouse work, seeding, transplanting, mulching, irrigating, weeding, harvesting, sorting, packing, and selling. Interns work 5 1/2 days/week, totaling 45-60 hours/week depending on the season. We are a non-smoking farm."

Internship Starts: as early as April 1st 2019
Internship Ends: as late as November 22nd 2019

Farm Address:

Blue Ridge Area , Virginia , 1331

Position Description:
"All aspects of 'Why Farm?' Please include in your reply: age, gender, phone, car, pets, schedule, insurance, experience, where are you now, how many farms are you applying to, some savings? Please address us by our name so we're not subject to mass mailings. Robo mailings will receive robo responses"

Internship Starts: Now
Internship Ends: Upon Blue Ocean Event

Farm Address:
10099 West River Rd

Palmyra , Virginia , 22963

Position Description:
For the first time this year, we are offering 2 paid internships with a focus on the garden. We are currently tweaking and perfecting our poultry systems, and we do need animal systems help at processing days and some other times as well, but your job as an intern will be focused on vegetable production. We have calculated the amounts that we need to produce and sell of certain vegetables to pay for the internship, and we will start there. We are narrowing our vegetable focus this year to greens (salad and large leaf greens such as kale and chard)...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/2019
Internship Ends: 12/1/2019

Farm Address:
9627 Leesburg Pike
Vienna , Virginia , 40014

Position Description:
"Hiring full time, hourly workers (not apprentices) for both farms. Commuters can be part or full time workers, working as little as two days a week and as much as five days a week. Starting wage is $8 per hour for new workers. Workers can expect to work in the field, go to farmers markets several times a month, help with CSA distribution and do a lot of vegetable washing. As needed, workers will travel between the two farms so that the crews are appropriately distributed for harvesting, CSA distribution, and big field tasks. <br /><br /> Hours vary throughout...
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Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 10/31/2019

Farm Address:
963 Eanes Rd NE
Check , Virginia , 17327

Position Description:
" Intern work will mainly be assisting with daily chores in the mornings and afternoons, which will include caring for all the animals, moving fences and hen houses, collecting eggs, caring for broiler chickens, moving and servicing pens, caring for chicks in the brooder, fence maintenance, moving & caring for sheep, feeding & moving hogs, deliveries, markets, and numerous other tasks, some daily, some weekly, some monthly. We need someone strong enough to haul 50-lb feed bags around. We also do a lot of small construction projects around the farm, so if you have some carpentry skills that's a plus...
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Internship Starts: rolling
Internship Ends: 12/15/2018

Farm Address:
2373 Harpine Hwy Apt A
Harrisonburg , Virginia , 54762

Position Description:
"The apprenticeship positions will be involved mostly in the produce side of the farm, although there will be times where some help will be needed with the sheep and cattle and with making hay. The positions are all based on 50 hours/week including a half day on Saturday. 2 vacation days/month. We invite you to come to the farm for an in-person, working interview. Check out our website at seasonsbountyfarm.com"

Internship Starts: "We have 2, 5-month apprenticeship positions available with 1 starting the beginning of April and the other starting the beginning of May. We also have 2, 2-month apprenticeship positions available that both start the beginning of June, which is when our "
Internship Ends: After 2 months or 5 months as described above.

Farm Address:
9501 Deer Range Rd
Moseley , Virginia ,

Position Description:
"We offer a unique opportunity to learn academics of organic farming while also working. We extensively teach and mentor while training and orienting apprentices to the tasks and philosophies used here. We provide sit-down educational sessions - formal classroom time - to appropriately examine more deeply the complicated subjects. We also provide reading assignments, topic discussions, and resource binders of critical material. We partner with Shalom Farms for a portion of the classroom instruction. We provide 3-4 field trips to other similar-but-different farms during the season in order to learn from other farms' examples. We host and attend multiple gatherings...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/2019
Internship Ends: 12/15/2019

Farm Address:

Louisa , Virginia , 23113

Position Description:
"32 hours of scheduled farm work per week, plus six hours of unscheduled work, which can include household tasks like cooking; also four hours per week of study - see below. "

Internship Starts: 5/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/30/2019

Farm Address:
105 BISHOP MEAD ROAD
Millwood , Virginia , 59715

Position Description:
We are looking for someone who will take manage the farm and the chickens.

Internship Starts: 11/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/1/2021

Farm Address:
38223 John Wolford Road
Purcellville , Virginia , 97355

Position Description:
"This is not an internship. We are offering two paid, full-time positions. The first is for an Infrastructure Leader. The second is for a Crew Member. The Infrastructure Leader will do regular farm work but is responsible for ensuring that these parts of the farm are properly implemented and maintained: - Irrigation systems - The making of raised beds - Plant support systems - Fertility program - Pest and weed management. The ideal Infrastructure Leader candidate must have at least 1 year experience working on a farm. A basic understanding of hand tools and farm machinery (post pounder, hand saw,...
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Internship Starts: 3/1/2019
Internship Ends: 11/15/2019