Massachusetts: Nuestras Raices seeks Summer Interns

5 May

Nuestras Raíces (Our Roots) is seeking summer interns to help support our non-profit organization promote healthy eating, farmers markets, youth development, environmental justice, and urban agriculture in Holyoke, MA. Nuestras Raíces is a great place to practice your Spanish language skills, work with a diverse and multi-lingual community, be immersed in a successful non-profit, work outdoors, gain experience at a farmers market, and much more.

Please send a cover letter to Amy Calandrella at stating your experience, skills, and goals for working with Nuestras Raíces, and we hope to accommodate you.

I look forward to hearing from you!  All internships can also be found on our website at

Farm Store Intern: The farm store intern will be responsible for managing our on-site urban farm stand, welcoming guests on site, managing inventory and transactions. Click for more details. 

Farmers Market Assistant: Farmers Markets are a lot of work! The Farmers Market Assistant will be responsable for double deal coin distribution, the EBT terminal, record keeping, surveys, and outreach. Click for more detail.

Farm Site Intern: The Farm Site Intern will be responsible for the general upkeep of La Finca. Want to learn about urban agriculture? spend your summer outdoors? This is the place! 

Urban Agriculture Intern: The Urban Agriculture intern will work closely with the Urban Agriculture director in the community gardens, teh greenhouse, and the city of  Holyoke. The intern will have the chance to learn the ins and outs of Urban Agriculture and will also get the chance to work side by side with  Urban Gardeners adn Farmers. 

Nuestras Raíces is a grass-roots organization that promotes economic, human and community development in Holyoke, Massachusetts through projects relating to food, agriculture, and the environment.

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