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Position Description:
We are seeking one person to join our crew as soon as possible to commit to the remainder of our 2019 farm season, with opportunities to extend/grow within our company if the season goes well. Our new farmhand will 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. We have a fun crew of 3 full-time farmers who all live on the farm and one part-time farm owner who lives nearby. A strong sense of community is something all...

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

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Our interns have mostly been local folks that want to learn about sustainable farming and receive fresh food. We seek people who like hard work and the rewards that come with it. Our interns are self directed and like to work together. They see patterns in the work and in nature so as to bring ease and enjoyment. TNT provides: 1. Independent living space with shared bath, kitchen, and internet access. 2. $400 per month. 3. Produce and beef for meals. 4. Additional incentives can be discussed. Intern provides: 1. Twenty four hours, at least, per week performing various necessary...

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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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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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"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."

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"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"

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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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"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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" 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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"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"

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"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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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 farmer's markets every Saturday. To apply, please send an email stating your interest and we will provide additional information including our application. "

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"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. "

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

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"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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We are searching for someone who shares our passion for caring for animals and the earth. This position would be physically demanding, yet incredibly satisfying for the right person. You must be able to lift at least 75 pounds and work outside in all weather conditions. Job description: Assist with all aspects of livestock management including feeding and checking cattle and sheep on a regular basis , routine vaccinations and treatments as well as calving management. Prior experience is not necessary, just a love of animals, an enthusiastic attitude and a willingness to learn. Milking twice a day with another...

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"We are looking to hire two people to work on all aspects of the farm, with one specializing in field work & vegetable production and the other in flower production and floral design. Tasks may include: Preparing ground for planting with hand tools or possibly tractors DOE; Greenhouse work including seeding, watering, and maintaining a clean greenhouse; Weeding by hand or with tools or possibly with tractors DOE; Fieldwork including: planting, trellising, staking, netting, mulching, pinching, etc.; Miscellaneous on farm tasks, often involving moving heavy things around the farm; Installing and operating irrigation systems; Pest and disease management including spraying...

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Position Description:
"We are looking for two full time apprentices who are willing to work approximately 35 hour work week. Couples are welcome to apply. Apprentices will work Tuesday to Saturday with Sunday and Monday?s off. Hours will be from 7-3 daily with a one hour lunch break. (leaving afternoons for plenty of free time!!) except for on harvest days we will work until all harvesting is done and also market days hours vary on when the market begins. Apprentices will be involved in all aspects of the farm. This includes greenhouse work, transplanting, cultivation, harvesting, preparing produce and flowers for market,...

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We are looking to hire a 1 full time & 1-2 part time farm apprentices starting in mid-March through November. There is year-round work potential. Depending on the season and need, the work areas may include: field work (planting, weeding, harvesting herbs & vegetables) - greenhouse propagation (sowing seeds, taking cuttings, etc) - post-harvest handling of herbs (drying, processing, and packaging) - making herbal products - making and packaging vegetable cultures/ferments - deliveries or farmers market, plant sales, herb conferences This is a job for someone who is dependable, has a positive attitude, and is comfortable with hard work in...

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Position Description:
"A totally immersive farming position that includes: planting, seeding, harvesting, weeding, packing up for market, cultivating beds, livestock management, crop schedule management, and prepping for events on the farm."

Position Description:
"Work will involve all aspects of running a small scale, direct market organic farm. We work 5-6 days a week and attend market during the week and on the weekends. In addition, the crew will be expected to be involved in all areas of animal husbandry. We are open to sharing all that we know. We expect hard work, attention to detail, diligence, flexibility, and the desire to learn."

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"Full-Time: 45hrs a week Seasonal: March 1st - October 1st Schedule: Monday-Friday, some Saturdays, includes 2-day weekends Compensation: Housing, food, and $250 a month Weekly Schedule: Day and a half off a week 8 hours a day for 5 days and 5 hours on the half day Monday 7-4 with hour lunch break [8hr day] Tuesday 6-8AM (Prayer/Meditation), (8-9 breakfast), 9-1 (Work), 6-8 PM (Prayer/Meditation) [4hr day] Wednesday 7-4 with hour lunch break [8hr day] Thursday 6-8AM (Prayer/Meditation) (8-9 breakfast), 9-1, 6-8PM (Prayer/Meditation) [4hr day] Friday 7-4 [8hr day] Saturday 7-12 [5hr day] Days for Farm Dinner (5 dinners) -...

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"<br>*We offer two types of positions: Livestock Crew and Vegetable Crew. PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING FOR*<br> We are a diverse farm that works as one crew but with two separate sets of responsibilities. <br>*Please e-mail resume and cover letter to apply*<br><br> Livestock Crew Position:<br> The primary focus of your work will be tending and managing the farm's livestock. These responsibilities include milking our raw milk Jersey herd of 6-12 cows, tending and feeding young calves and yearlings, and daily responsibilities for our pastured laying hen flock of 250 birds and ~1500 pastured broiler chickens. We raise around 50...

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"<br></br> <b>We are looking to hire one person full-time to be an integral part of the farm crew. Starting pay is $11.00/hr, with raises expected, and housing is provided next door at Potomac Vegetable Farms.</b> We are seeking a sharp, curious person with vegetable farm experience who is interested in a more in-depth look at an efficient small-scale vegetable farm, and who we can rely on to sweat the details and get stuff done. If this sounds like you, this position would be a good fit if you have excelled at being a part of a farm crew and are...

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"Our farm workers help us with planting, weeding, harvesting, processing and marketing vegetables through farmer's markets, CSA and wholesale outlets. You will work 6 days a week with either Sunday or Monday off. Twice a month you will have two days off. We work 45-50 hours a week in the early and late months, 60 hours a week mid-season. Hours are typically 7:30 or 8 until 5 or 6 with a one or one and half hour lunch break. Market days are longer. We have a larger crew, so we often break up into teams to accomplish our tasks. We...

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Position Description:
"Round Right Farm is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager. This is a full-time, year-round position, starting at $12/hr. On-farm housing in a one bedroom house, including utilities, is included. "

Position Description:
"The Farmer in Residence-Agricultural Production Specialization (FIR) is a season long, full-time position on Shalom's 12 acre farm in Powhatan, VA. Under the guidance of the Director of Farm Operations, Assistant Farm Manager and Volunteer and Education Manager, the FIR will have the opportunity to participate in every aspect of our sustainable vegetable farm operation, as well as one or more of our city-based food access programs. Primary Responsibilities include assist with field work as assigned-typical tasks include sowing, planting, harvesting, amending soil, washing/packing produce, and field preparation/maintenance; assist with volunteer and educational groups as needed; make produce deliveries to...

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"The paid, experiential 18-month Fellowship prepares and empowers individuals to become teachers and ambassadors for a more vibrant and accessible local food system. Selected Fellows are fully funded to spend six months in immersive training on our farm campus (Phase I) and one year in service work with relevant partner organizations (Phase II). During Phase I, Fellows connect with the food system as they live, work and study on the mountain farm campus in rural Highland County, Virginia. Fellows gain hands-on experience in sustainable fruit and vegetable production, small animal husbandry, beekeeping and more. During Phase II, Fellows work with...

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Position Description:
"You will be involved in all aspects of the farm, including seeding, planting, harvesting, sorting, weeding, and mulching. You will be expected to help keep the greenhouse and packing station tidy, including washing flats and harvest containers. You will assist us at our busy farmer?s market stands, help us pack our CSA, and help manage our laying hens. Additional duties may include deliveries, helping with bakery production, packaging bread, or cleaning tasks in the bakery. "

Position Description:
"We are a small scale diversified natural farm in central Virginia and are offering an opportunity to work with an innovative farmer to learn sustainable farming using all organic practices. Focusing on minimal tillage, natural mulches and maximized yields per square foot you will be learning how to produce high yields while minimizing day to day maintenance such as weeding. Our interns assist with market and preparing CSA bags for distribution. Interns will be involved with the growing, harvesting, and marketing aspects of producing high quality food. "

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Farm crew members will help in all aspects of vegetable production, sales and marketing, and farm maintenance. This includes but is not limited to weeding, transplanting, irrigating, bed prep and harvesting, post harvest washing, packaging and organization, greenhouse and tunnel work (moving and setting up mobile tunnels, trellising, seeding starts, etc). Crew members will be expected to help with CSA and marketing outlets including waking up early to drive to farmers markets, setting up the vegetable display, and establishing great customer relationships on behalf of Shenandoah Seasonal. Farm maintenance can include everything from aiding in infrastructure projects to mowing grass...

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"General or specific farm internship depending on qualification of individual. Intern will have general daily assignments, including most weekends and some holidays, such as opening and closing coops and gates, feeding and monitoring of barn and 'infirmary' animals, helping to clean coops and waterers and feeders, gathering and processing eggs, and general 'eyes on' fences and trails. Intern will rotate through various areas of the farm based on a seasonal schedule, including rotational grazing, infrastructure management, greenhouse and high tunnel production, and customer interaction (workshops, farmers market, community outreach, sales, social media, etc). In addition, intern will choose, develop, and...

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We consider our farm a learning farm. As a school teacher and master Gardner I strive to make each and everyone's experience a positive living and learning time on the farm. We offer lots of love opportunities for you to see surrounding sites of DC and the area as possible too.

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"General or specific farm internship depending on qualification of individual. Intern will have general daily assignments, including most weekends and some holidays, such as opening and closing coops and gates, feeding and monitoring of barn and 'infirmary' animals, helping to clean coops and waterers and feeders, gathering and processing eggs, and general 'eyes on' fences and trails. Intern will rotate through various areas of the farm based on a seasonal schedule, including rotational grazing, infrastructure management, greenhouse and high tunnel production, and customer interaction (workshops, farmers market, community outreach, sales, social media, etc). In addition, intern will choose, develop, and...

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"The internship will cover all aspects of the operation of a farmstead dairy & creamery with an emphasis on milking and animal husbandry. The intern will be expected to preform 5 solo milking shifts a week (following training) from March-July, and 3 shifts a week from August-October. Additional tasks will include but not be limited to- rearing of replacement ewe lambs, daily fence moves, milking parlor and barn cleanup, mucking jugs/stalls, fence and brush clearing, mowing and weed whacking, milk transfer and bulk tank cleaning, flipping and washing cheeses, wrapping and packaging cheeses, farmers markets and market prep, deliveries, dishwashing,...

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Position Description:
"Our internship program exists to create new farmers who will strike out on their or to explore long-term opportunities with us. Whatever you desire, you'll finish your internship with the skills you need to confidently manage a variety of livestock enterprises. Our 2018 internships are open on a rolling basis-we just need applicants able to commit to one month. We can only consider applicants who can commit to the full month (or longer!). Animal husbandry has a learning curve-we need to know the time we invest in our interns is time well spent. Like a boot camp, we'll slowly build...

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