We are currently seeking full time and part time farm interns for the 2018 season, beginning in April and continuing through November 30. Compensation is bi-weekly @ $11/hr. Must be able to legally work in the US. Work hours will generally be 8 hour days, M-F, and 5 hours on Saturday.
Our internship program includes experience in all aspects of running a sustainable CSA farm (Farmer’s Pledge), including, but not limited to: plant propagation, transplanting, direct seeding, field prep and maintenance, cultivation, harvesting, prepping produce for market-style CSA pickup, member interaction, safe use of farm equipment, philosophy of soil stewardship including use of cover crops, crop rotation, companion planting, organic amendments and composting. Interns must be physically fit, have stamina, team spirit, a strong work ethic, and a passion for the environment.
ELIJA Farm operates a traditional vegetable CSA. It provides an innovative farm-based vocational training program for young adults with autism and also serves as an educational farm for K-12 students from local school districts. Interns have the opportunity to work with young adults on the autism spectrum as well as school district students.
We at ELIJA Farm are very proud of the unique levels of engagement available and are very excited to be offering internship opportunities to enthusiastic and compassionate future farmers.
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