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Clear Spring Creamery seeks an Intern

4 Jan

Location: Clear Spring, Maryland

Please apply on or before January 31

Clear Spring Creamery, Maryland’s first and only organic farmstead creamery, is looking for an intern for the 2010 season.  We are a dynamic grass based farm milking 40 cows.  Products from our on farm creamery including cheeses, yogurts and bottled milk are sold in farmers markets in the Washington DC area.

Dairy responsibilities include milking cows, caring for animals and some  fence work.  Creamery responsibilities include operating pasteurizer, bottling fluid products and assisting in creamery operation.  Attendance and working one or two farmers market per week during the market season is required. Continue reading

Cramer Organics seeks Summer 2010 Interns

16 Dec

Location: 30 miles west of Minneapolis, Minnesota

Cramer Organics is a small, 10 acre farm in the Crow River Watershed and close to the town of Rockford. Our primary market is our 80 member CSA. We use a permanent bed system on about 4 acres, and have been certified organic since starting in 2004. Sustainable practices are at the center of our practice, as we try to model nature as best we can. On-farm composting and cover crops such as Rye, Vetch, Ryegrass, Buckwheat, and Sorghum-Sudan grass are integral to our farming operation. For 2010, we plan to increase our CSA membership to 100+ and start selling to Harvest Moon Coop opening in the community of Long Lake in 2010.

Interns will begin in May and will learn all aspect of growing fruit and vegetables organically. This will include greenhouse work, planting from transplants and direct seeding, cultivating, use of equipment (both hand and Tractor), cover crop strategies, insect management, weed management, irrigation, harvesting, post-harvest handling, composting, food safety, storage, packing CSA boxes, and delivery. Further, Interns will be involved in our learning opportunities, including outreach activities on our farm and others, and our “learn to cook” seminars we plan to have for our CSA members. Our CSA “Library” is also available to Interns. Continue reading

Blooming Glen Farm needs 2010 Interns

18 Nov

Location: Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Blooming Glen Farm is seeking three full time, full season interns from April 1st to mid-November for 2010. We are a diverse organic (non-certified) vegetable farm marketing to a 225 member CSA (all on farm pick-up), a weekly farmers market locally and in Philadelphia, and wholesale to local restaurants. We grow a large variety of field crops and utilize our 7 greenhouses for season extension of a variety of crops including grafted heirloom tomatoes. We are located in scenic Upper Bucks County, an hour from downtown Philadelphia. We are a young ambitious farm looking for enthusiastic hard workers with a sincere interest in sustainable and organic agriculture. You will be an integral part of our team, and gain hands on experience in all aspects of the farm from seed to harvest. We provide a stipend and housing in a beautifully restored farmhouse, as well as various educational opportunities. Continue reading

The FARM Institute is hiring for Spring/Summer 2010!

16 Nov

Location: Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Available Positions:

* Summer Farm-based Educator (15x) (June 6 – August 27, or September 10)

* Farm Apprentice (2x) (March 15- November 15)

* Farm Apprentice (1x) (June 1- August 31)

* Garden Apprentice (2x) (March 15- November 15)

* Garden Apprentice (3x) (June 1- August 31)

The FARM Institute (TFI) is an educational working farm on 162 acres of picturesque coastal sand plain on Martha’s Vineyard Island, Massachusetts.  The mission of TFI is to operate a teaching farm that educates and engages children and adults in agriculture through the operations of a diverse working farm. By providing year round educational programs, TFI offers learning experiences in farming, land preservation, nutritional awareness and growing food, as well as the culture and history of Martha’s Vineyard farming. Continue reading