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We are hiring for field crew as well as a part time delivery driver position.

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Contribute to and learn all aspects of producing and marketing vegetables and fruit for farm stand and farmers market, plus care of livestock. We are currently seeking two interns. Individuals or couples are welcome to apply.

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Farm Manager - Pastured Livestock

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You will be hands-on with all aspects of farming; from the seeding, transplanting, cultivation, harvesting, packing, and selling. To the feeding, moving, fencing, and processing of birds, and some experience with the piglets we get in the fall. Your day will typically start with chicken chores, then move onto field work of weeding, transplanting, irrigation, row-cover, etc. Afternoons are typically farm-improvement projects, and evenings are typically weeding parties. We process chickens once a week starting in Aug. Your welcome to participate if interested, but typically you will be harvesting veg while I process chickens. It's also ok if you have...

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We are currently seeking seasonal farm interns to join our team in 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning about vegetable farming. You do not need experience to volunteer. Interns will work within a team alongside our experienced farm team. The on farm housing is also communal so we ask that interns be willing to live cohesively and be respectful of others. Farming is labor intensive so we ask interns to be prepared to work in occasional uncomfortable weather doing tasks that may be challenging for beginning farmers.

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We have several full-time Field Crew positions for the 2019 season with June starts and Sept-Dec end times. Ideal field crew applicants are smart, tough, detail-oriented, possess a strong interest in food and farming, enjoy working on a team, and are ready for a new challenge. Ideal applicants also seek employment for several years, with an interest in growing in experience and responsibilities with the farm. Full job description is available on our website (www.reddogfarm.net/staff). Responsibilities include: The primary responsibility is to harvest, wash and pack produce Utilize and update paperwork to record tasks completed Perform field work including but...

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Task Summary: Interns will be required to work 30-40 hours per week. They will be part of farm production crew working closely each day with an experienced crew leader to complete seasonal tasks in the field; including but not limited to, greenhouse management, planting, orchard management, weed control, irrigation, disease control, pest control, harvesting, packing, distribution, machinery and technology application and more. Interns will also participate, in limited capacity, in ongoing farm planning, organic certification process and compliance, GAP certification process and compliance, farmers markets, shop work, production meetings and general farm upkeep as well as undertake one farm related...

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We offer only hourly positions, part-time (20hr/week) and full-time (40-45hr/week) available. This is an entry-level position, with opportunity for advancement. We want to create viable careers in agriculture in our community. Seasonal crew positions available, ideal candidates are those who are seeking multi-year long term employment. Under the direction of the Farm Owner and Farm Manager, the Crew Member is responsible for helping in daily farm tasks such as harvesting, weeding, planting, tending to crops, and cleaning. The more initiative you take and interest you show the more responsibility you will be entrusted with and the more you'll learn. Depending...

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Work alongside Ekone staff and summer camp children to create an abundant and magical garden! We hope to have two interns at any given time, with a primary focus on gardening but also some involvement in other ranch projects, such as construction, forestry, cooking, camps and other programs, as skills, interest, and need align. Garden interns will be overseen by Shonie Schlotzhauer, executive director, with input from Mindy Schmidt, volunteer coordinator, and Chris Woodcock, kitchen manager. What a team! Duties May Include: - Prepare and maintain garden beds - Weeding, weeding, weeding! - Watering - Harvesting - Composting - Planting...

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Interns will work closely with the farm managers. We aim to share all responsibilities and make this a great learning opportunity for someone who sees a future in agriculture. Applicants should have enthusiasm and a serious desire to learn about small-scale farming and farm education. We are looking for people who will embrace their time here and are fully committed to the experience. We have small children and only desire people who are willing to interact with them and be positive role models. Interns work approximately 40-45 hours per week. In addition we have a chore rotation shared by everyone....

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"***Positions Filled for 2019. Please check back in December for 2020 positions.*** At Good Cheer, our goal is to train leaders at the intersection of farming and food access. A farm is a complex organism and apprentices will be included in all matters of farm management in order to fully understand the flexibility and forethought a full season requires. As we are a nonprofit, we rely heavily on volunteers and apprentices will develop leadership and communication skills for the many different types of volunteer coordination, from large service-learning groups to individuals. We ask for an average of 35 hours of...

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"Spend 3 to 6 months with us, learning about our fruit, vegetable, herb, flower, and egg production. Plant, harvest, interact with customers, learn to maintain tools and use them efficiently. Take part in planning and decision making. Feed and care for chickens, collect eggs, make compost, work with trees. We've designed a comprehensive internship curriculum to offer a mix of these skills and methodologies, along with what it takes to run an operation of this size on a day to day basis. Weekly modules that involve 20 hours or so of one-on-one lessons with us, fieldwork and projects, sales, and...

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"The Conservation College Blue Skye Farm Internship is a full-time summer residential program. The mission of the internship is to guide you to become a self-sufficient homesteader and an expert on sustainability skills. It is designed for aspiring homesteaders, hobby farmers, permaculturists and budding entrepreneurs want to learn these subjects. It's an entrepreneurial, sustainable homesteading internship informed by the principles of permaculture, training participants to be energy efficient and self-sufficient living off the land. Our certification with the Washington State Farm Internship Project allows us to fill 3 positions. One room is still available for Summer 2019 so apply right...

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"We are seeking help with forest management practices, milling, trail maintenance, limbing, firewood, out-building construction, roofing, fencing, and other simple affairs of daily life; in exchange for a comfortable place to live, $400/Month stipend (to start), lots of free time and solitude. We have dreams of creating a sustainable eco-friendly, unplugged, host sight for a few guests in a couple campsites and sharing self-sustainable knowledge through small, intimate workshops in a forest setting. Your primary responsibilities would be helping us build/repair our infrastructure including building 600 feet of fence, deck repair, roof repair, and firewood. You would be expected to...

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"Around here, the view is always changing. We will be getting our hands dirty growing vegetables, tending the berry patch, and maintaining the apple orchard. We have 150 chickens that need to be fed and have eggs to collect. There is small flock of sheep that is tended to on a daily basis, primarily the feeding of hay and turning out into the pastures. During the spring and summer months we raise approximately 20 pigs that get fed and watered 3 times a day. There are always fences that need mending, poop that needs to be shoveled, weeds that need...

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"You'll take part in a little bit of everything over the course of the season. About 75% of your time on-farm will be devoted to some aspect of vegetable production, 20% to looking after the chickens and our 2 adorable sheep, and the other 5% working with the berries, fruit, honeybees, or farm improvement projects, depending on interest. Expect a 40 hour work week on average-less in the spring and fall, more in the summer. In addition, you'll help out once or twice a month at our Sunday farmers market stand in Seattle."

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POSITION OVERVIEW Oxbow's part-time Seasonal Facilities Assistant will split time between supporting grounds maintenance and public engagement efforts. Time will be spent on technical projects (directly supervised) and performing independent grounds work, such as mowing, trail building, and mechanical removal of invasive weeds. This position will provide facilities support on days when Oxbow is open to the public and at private events, helping maintain the parking areas and keep the grounds and facilities clean and operational, and operating our wood fired grill and pizza oven. This position is ideal for someone with light trade skills and an interest in land...

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"We are hiring two full-time crew members for 2019. One or more full seasons of experience on a 5+ acre vegetable farm is preferred, but not required. Crew members all share a wide range of tasks, with a typical weekly schedule of 2 field work days (transplanting, irrigation, weeding) and 3 harvest and pack days. Our main season crew is made up primarily of long-term employees, many of whom have worked here for several years or more. We prefer to hire people who are interested in mulitple-year commitments, but this is not a requirement. "

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"Essential Functions Preserve Stewardship - Work with crew members to accomplish a variety of stewardship actions including but not limited to habitat restoration project maintenance, invasive weed removal, and tool maintenance. - Conduct regular trail maintenance and assist with new trail construction, including but not limited to weed whacking, turnpike and bridge building, and brush clearing. - Participate in volunteer work parties on preserves. - Small construction projects, building Kiosks, trail signs, and trail structures - Represent Vashon Land Trust to preserve visitors and neighbors. Farm Production - Care for annual vegetable crops from seeding in greenhouse through transplanting, cultivation,...

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"THIS IS NOT AN INTERNSHIP-IT IS PAID EMPLOYMENT We are looking for 2-3 new crew members to join our small but mighty band. 1-2 positions will focus primarily on salad production from seeding, transpanting, weeding, to harvesting and packing. 1 position will focus on greenhouse production in our 8 greenhouses. In the summer we grow a variety of warm weather crops and fruits and in the fall-winter, hardy greens. In addition to the focus area, the grower will help will all other aspects of the job as needed: planting, weeding, harvesting plants, picking berries, cleaning, planting perennial berries, caring for...

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Our intern program is it's 14th year. We have had 55+ interns go through our program and many have purchased or presently work on farms. Our program is based on solid educational framework with practical experience to support that knowledge. Our program is different from most other farms because we have an experienced full time staff that are always working alongside the interns each day, sharing the work load and available to answer questions as they arise in the field. We try to create an environment that allows the individuals to fully immerse themselves in the farm life. Many interns...

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"see: https://www.lowlandsfarmwa.com/jobs/ for full position description <br /> <br /> PRIMARY DUTIES MAY INCLUDE: <br /> Field Work: amending soil, transplanting, weeding, trellising, irrigation installation, and clean up <br /> Produce: harvesting, washing, packing orders, assembling CSA boxes <br /> Flowers: harvesting, processing, packing orders, CSA bouquet assembly <br /> Propagation Greenhouse: seeding, watering, venting <br /> General: cleaning, maintenance, following and documenting farm procedures <br />"

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"Carnation Farms is passionate about providing education, hands-on experiences, and inspiration to the next generation of farmers and leaders in agriculture. The Mentorship in Sustainable Agriculture is one of our most important mission-based programs. We are grow new farmers, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to make a positive difference in the sustainable production of healthful, organic food. After spending nearly a year on our farm, our intent is that they will be agents of change in improving the food system in local communities."

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"Interns will split their time between the two farms, working 3 days/week during March and 5 days/week April-Oct (Sunday/Monday off). There will be a wide variety of vegetable, berry, and vineyard tasks where you will work alongside the farmers, participating in seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, pruning and vine tending. You will help/manage weekly sales at the local farmers market and can expect to be involved with the farm for 40 hours per week (50 hours per week in July and Aug, to match the reality of the busiest part of the season!). As part of your paid work hours, you...

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"<br>In this 8-month, full-time program, participants learn and practice the technical and business skills needed to run a small-scale organic commercial farm by cooperatively managing the school's ten-acre farm and attending weekly lectures, discussions, and demonstrations on topics including organic crop production, soil science, business planning, direct marketing, livestock production, and CSA management. Participants also research, write, and present a business plan as well as take field trips to collaborating farms. Participants develop skills in all aspects of running the farm including planning, marketing, tillage, greenhouse propagation, weeding, livestock care, pasture management, and harvesting. They also build a greenhouse, operate...

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"Primary responsibilities of the intern would be to assist us in picking, packing and delivering fruit to area fruitstands and selling at our large booth at the farmers market twice weekly. Farm duties include caring for our small herd of Boer goats, with babies due mid-May! Gardening work includes using a riding lawnmower to mow the farm yard and orchards, and tending the vegetable garden and natural landscape surrounding the log home designed by Penny who is a Master Gardener."

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"Primary responsibilities of the intern would be to assist us in picking, packing and delivering fruit to area fruitstands and selling at our large booth at the farmers market twice weekly. Farm duties include caring for our small herd of Boer goats, with babies due mid-May! Gardening work includes using a riding lawnmower to mow the farm yard and orchards, and tending the vegetable garden and natural landscape surrounding the log home designed by Penny who is a Master Gardener."

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"In exchange for education, housing on the property, food staples, and produce from the garden, we ask for a total of four days of labor each week. Work on the farm includes seeding, transplanting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting, preparing produce and flowers for market, caring for chickens and ducks, composting, delivering produce to restaurants and selling at the farmer's market. One workday each week will be designated to building projects, forestry work, and pasture maintenance. If you would like, we can support you in finding part-time paid work in addition to this trade."

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"We have developed a well-rounded, respected, and, in many cases life-changing opportunity for those who come to work alongside us in our small scale veggie and flower fields. We particularly encourage those interested in starting their own sustainable small farms to apply. Couples are welcome. Pets will be considered on a case by case basis. There is also the opportunity to stay for more than one season if we are a good fit. Many of our former apprentices are now successful growers, building on our creative model of niche marketing and the authenticity of our growing practices. We strongly believe...

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"We are hiring an experienced farmer/farm manager to develop an organic vegetable operation and assist in the growth of organic pastured layer operation and organic blueberry production. If the relationship goes well after a full season we would like to explore a potential business partnership for subsequent seasons. Couple or two partners preferred (with one farmer and one working non-farmer who share the new housing) as we have a new 2 BR apartment with full kitchen, full bath, your own washer and dryer, all paid utilities, and a beautiful setting which is included as a TAX FREE benefit to this...

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"Pruning, grafting, fertilizing, weeding, thinning, planting trees, picking, packing, driving tractor, selling at farmers markets. All aspects of orchard work. Also assisting in home garden with planting, weeding, and eating.This could be a year round opportunity. Must be a self starter. "

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"THIS IS NOT AN INTERNSHIP-IT IS PAID EMPLOYMENT We are looking for 2-3 new crew members to join our small but mighty band. 1-2 positions will focus primarily on salad production from seeding, transpanting, weeding, to harvesting and packing. 1 position will focus on greenhouse production in our 8 greenhouses. In the summer we grow a variety of warm weather crops and fruits and in the fall-winter, hardy greens. In addition to the focus area, the grower will help will all other aspects of the job as needed: planting, weeding, harvesting plants, picking berries, cleaning, planting perennial berries, caring for...

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"NOTE: We have two internship options available. One is for an ecological production garden internship, and the other is for our pasture animal internship. PLEASE indicate which of these opportunities you desire, in your application. Join a young, dynamic, versatile farm business. Grow some of the world?s most delicious, healthiest food. Learn how to farm in ways that are not just sustainable, but actually healing and regenerative for the land, our climate, and our culture. We farmers at Spoon Full Farm invite you to apply to work with us for the 2019 season, on our gorgeous, productive, and biodiverse farm...

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"Coffelt Farm is seeking a farmhand! Come gain valuable first-hand experience on an amazing, diversified farm on beautiful Orcas Island. Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, be willing to learn and be able to work efficiently and follow direction. A strong mind and body are also necessary (able to carry 40 pounds). Experience with tools, physical labor and animals are helpful. Duties and Responsibilities Helping care for all livestock, including, sheep, chickens, beef, dairy cows, and hogs Assisting with milking and bottling most days Assisting with harvest of livestock Helping to maintain facilities, equipment and tools Participating in on-site...

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"Find all information and applications for our job offerings on our website:<br> http://www.hayshakerfarm.com/employment/<br> <br> Farm Crew Responsibilities (one position open): <br> Harvest, wash and pack produce<br> Perform field work including but not limited to seeding, transplanting, trellising, hand weeding, hoeing, using row cover, and moving irrigation<br> Perform some or most of the following non-field work: greenhouse work, plant starts, delivering, tractor driving, farm clean up<br> <br> <br> Market Assistant/Farm Crew Responsibilities (one position open):<br> Efficiently and effectively set up and break down market booth (pop up tent, tables, boxes and lots of produce), usually with 1-2 others<br> Maintain a gracious...

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"We are excited to offer an apprenticeship opportunity for those interested in farming sustainably with draft horse power. You will see a working, financially viable veggie/flower/berry direct marketing farm that uses horse and human power. Come out of your internship ready to start your own business. You will participate in everything from field prep to planting to weeding to harvesting and prep to sales. We also do market and event flowers, so flower production and design will be part of the curriculum. Classes on other subjects will be offered through our cooperative intern education program with other area farms and...

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"We are looking for 4 interns at our farm, that will do general labor which includes but is not limited to: -Feed Shifts: how to feed, water, and care for all of the animals on the farm -Milk Shifts: we milk twice a day, everyday. There are two people per milk shift. You will be trained on both positions as a second milker and lead milker. -Processing: how to bottle our milk for sale, along with cleaning, and sanitizing our reusable glass bottles and bulk tank -General animal husbandry: how to trim hooves, help deliver kids, care for kids, overall...

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"Coupeville Farm to School is hosting an AmeriCorps member for a year of service connecting kids to healthy food from seed-to-table through growing, preparing, and eating healthy food. Corps members applying to be a part of this new statewide initiative organizationally hosted by Common Threads will have the opportunity to serve in Coupeville, WA. Surrounded by farmland and the Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve, Coupeville is on beautiful Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound and is a community with a strong, rural tradition rooted in generations of family farmers. Food educators will be the "boots on the ground" doing some...

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"Will be working doing tasks necessary to functioning of organic vegetable farm, including weeding, planting, and harvesting, and post-harvest processing. Any additional skills may be utilized as needed, such as building. We operate our farm with a collective structure."