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Farm Address: N3729 McGrath Lane Pepin, Wisconsin
Position Description: I am looking for someone that is interested in relocating to the county and interested in doing yard and garden work in exchange for housing. Someone interested in a longer-term arrangement would be ideal. Also available is an option to rent a room and contribute part-time to gardening. The hours and monetary exchange will be based on the persons level…
Internship Starts: June 1, 2020 Internship Ends: open
Position Description: Hours of expected work are 8:00am- 5pm, Monday through Friday with an hour lunch break. There will be times when circumstances require us to work later, but I’ll do my best to keep the schedule. Employees are required to attend the Saturday farmers’ market on a rotating basis. The farm has several worker shares that help out weekly. At any…
Position Description: We are looking for one person to join our Farm Crew. This person would work with our management team, crew leaders, and farm staff to perform day-to-day operations on the farm. This work includes but is not limited to: greenhouse production, planting, weeding, harvesting, mulching, trellising, washing, packing, CSA customer service, gathering eggs, working with livestock, maintaining the orchard, general…
Internship Starts: Flexible. Generally the season starts in April and goes through November. Internship Ends: Flexible. Generally the season starts in April and goes through November.
Farm Address: 65554 Spring Brook Road High Bridge, Wisconsin, 54846
Position Description: HCF is a 140-acre certified organic farm with about 20 acres of vegetable and cover crop production as well as a small apple orchard and pastured sheep and hogs. We are located 20 miles south of Ashland, WI and are known for our high tunnel season extension, crispy carrots and nearly year-round CSA. We deliver both CSA and wholesale across…
Internship Starts: late April/early May (negotiable) Internship Ends: late September/October (negotiable)
Farm Address: 260 95th St. Clear Lake , Wisconsin
Position Description: Work will primarily be in vegetable gardening, prepping beds, planting, weeding, harvesting, washing/packing. Some livestock chores will be included in your daily routine. Such as; Milking, moving portable fence, feeding pigs, moving cows. Larger livestock projects are possible some days, such as sorting/handling cattle, loading pigs, packing meat orders,cutting wrapping cheese, and attending farmers market. Work week will be full…
Internship Starts: March Internship Ends: November
Farm Address: W7901 830th Ave River Falls, Wisconsin, 54022
Position Description: "Call for more information. Depending on start date, interns will be part of maple syrup production, planting, and all aspects of small-scale vegetable production. We grow outside and in hoop houses. The bulk of the work includes planting seed, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, making soil, feeding chickens, and pigs."
Internship Starts: "April 15th, negotiable" Internship Ends: "November 1, opportunity for 2nd season available"
Farm Address: W1547 County Rd K
Position Description: Interns will work alongside the farmers on a day to day basis. Primary duties will consist of planting, weeding, maintaining, harvesting, processing, and packing of vegetables. Interns will also be involved in the (mechanical) harvest, sorting, and packing of green beans. There is the possibility of learning to use tractors and participating in tractor work if interested. Interns will attend…
Farm Address: W6028 County Road C
Position Description: A Farm Intern will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with fellow vegetable farmers, participating in tasks essential to vegetable production at Old Plank Farm. This includes seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables. Apprentices will learn techniques for efficient vegetable cultivation, post-harvest handling, and sales. Other tasks an apprentice may be involved in could include: working at on-farm…
Position Description: "We encourage folks to apply who have a desire to farm on their own in the future. For the 2019 season, we are looking for 3 full time positions (harvest crew leader, pack-shed leader and farm crew employee) and possible 1-2 part time positions. We are looking for applicants who are self-motivated, good communicators and have an eye for efficiency…
Farm Address: 611 5 and a half Ave
Position Description: "We are looking for two part time employees (one to work April-October, one to work May-September). Both positions will work 25 hours/week Tuesday-Saturday. Employees will participate in every aspect of cut flower production including seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, bucket washing, etc. Some days are full of many varied jobs, while others are more monotonous. At times we will all work…
Farm Address: 1231 135th Street
Position Description: "Join Steady Hand Farm for the 2018 Season! Our interns will learn the ins and outs of a small-scale diversified, vegetable farm. Working along with us, you will undertake all of the day-to-day aspect of vegetable production. Seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting, packing and washing. You will also work on special projects on farm. We have full and part time positions…
Last Updated On:December 27th, 2018 at 12:00AM MST
Farm Address: 4382 Hickory Rd.
Position Description: "This internship takes place on a certified organic farm that offers 115 shares for the regular 2017 season and 70+ fall/winter shares. Interns will experience and participate in every aspect of managing a diversified vegetable farm, including greenhouse seeding, direct seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigating and harvesting. <br><br> Two positions are available, Long Season from April to the end of October,…
Position Description: "There are 3 full time position available for the 2019 season! Full job description is available at: <br><br> http://sfc.smallfarmcentral.com/dynamic_content/uploadfiles/27/Jobdescription2017.pdf <br><br> Our full time farm crew is the backbone of the farm. These positions are ideal for individuals who are hard working, don't mind getting dirty and enjoy being focused and effecient. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: greenhouse production,…
Last Updated On:December 10th, 2018 at 12:00AM MST
Farm Address: 260 95th St.
Position Description: "We will be living and working together so we will be looking for people who are respectful and can get along in a shared living situation. The work week will be Mon-Fri and optional Saturday farmers market. The day will start 7 am and go until 5 pm We have a one hour shared lunch break at noon. and 5-10…
Internship Starts: 3-20-19 through 6-1-19
Internship Ends: 11/20/2019
Farm Address: 6961 State Hwy 97
Position Description: "Interns will be paid fairly, have access to farm food, a tiny house for living, and be involved in all daily activities on the farm. Because we have a small crew everyone on the farm has the opportunity to do every task and get direct feedback from the farmers."
Position Description: "We are now looking for 2 full time, year round (preferably) apprentices to work at Foxtail Farm. Stable couples are especially encouraged to apply. Ideally, these positions will last for 2 years. Located 1 hour northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, Foxtail Farm is a 65-acre family-owned and operated farm that provides us with our entire living. We grow all year…
Farm Address: 86760 Valley Road
Position Description: "Participants have the opportunity to learn organic farming techniques, alternative energy basics, and country living skills, while sharing in the drama of every day life during busy times. We are a hard-working organic farm, supplying ready picked and U-Pick opportunities to the drive-up customers, selling at multiple local Farmer's Markets and the area Whole Foods Coops, and are part of…
Last Updated On:February 14th, 2018 at 12:00AM MST
Farm Address: 1266 Walnut Street
Position Description: "The Borner Farm Project is putting down some serious roots, and every intern is capable of making a tremendous difference to the project and community! This is the ideal internship for someone interested in being an essential part of the continued success of a unique urban farm with a big-hearted vision and a strong network of community support. It is…
Position Description: "We are looking for a part time position for Tuesday thru Thursday, 8 hours per day at $9.00 per hour. We'll provide a substantial noontime meal or you may choose to cook for yourself. Housing is available if needed and is a nice size apartment over the farms garage. Work consists of planting, weeding and harvesting. You'll also have the…
Farm Address: 281 135th St.
Position Description: "If you're looking for a small, diversified farm where you can work and grow in 2018, we may be your people. We are hiring for one full-time manager position, who will predominantly be a vegetable manager, but will also help with some of the sheep tasks. We are also hiring for two to three part-time positions to help exclusively in…
Position Description: "Positions Include: Field and Harvest Crew Members, Post Handling and Packing 1. Field and Harvest Crew Member: must have experience in harvesting vegetables, high tunnel production, field preparation and clean up, operating tractors and basic vegetable equipment and managing crews. This is a full time seasonal position. Beginning Mid April/Beginning of May. Skills include familiarity with vegetables in judging for…
Position Description: "We offer a unique opportunity to learn from and assist with two different farm/garden operations during the course of one internship. RDC and VGF are just a couple of miles down the road from each other. We are located just 35 miles north of Milwaukee (a half hour drive) in Fredonia, WI. "
Position Description: "There are two opportunities, a full season position (through the end of October) and a summer seasonal position that usually ends first week of September. Weekly hours range from 35-42hrs per week. Our focus is on education through training. Much of learning on a farm is by doing. If you are interested in working at our farm please email us…
Farm Address: N3729 McGrath Lane
Position Description: "Our passion is restoring the ecological health of the land, creating a sustainable homestead and a contributing to a thriving community. We are seeking people that are excited about working with us to create a rich, simple country life. This year we will be building an outdoor shower and converting another shower to solar, growing mushrooms and a veggie garden,…
Farm Address: 34320 Old County Road K
Position Description: "Our internship/co-creator program is a great way to enmesh yourself into the community and participate in diverse projects. We are looking for self motivated people eager to learn. Interns eat all meals with the community sharing the cooking and cleaning responsibilities. Essentially it is their home for as long as they are here. The community expects the individual to put…
Internship Starts: No specific start date
Internship Ends: No specific end date