Farm and Garden internship

Farm and Garden internship

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Overview

Experience the pleasure and satisfying work of growing your own food and being part of a community.

 

Start date

May, 2021

End date

August, 2021

Intern responsibilities

  • Work with Gardener Manager to develop a set of goals for the garden
  • Weed and mow the vegetable garden.
  • Perform general maintenance on garden areas.
  • Maintain records and logs as required for garden.
  • Seed pollination, processing and saving.
  • Harvest and process produce for farm kitchen
  • Work with teachers to support program use of the garden spaces.
  • Work with students to teach about the farm garden.
  • Work with volunteers, interns and other garden workers.
  • Other farm duties as required.

 

Required intern qualifications

Physical Requirements

  • Must be prepared to work during inclement weather.
  • Must be able to work in an outdoor setting, including moderate hiking, running, climbing and lifting moderately heavy items.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

 

We ask for a minimum 8-week commitment. Internship may run the full summer depending on the candidate.

Desired outcomes of internship

Compensation: Room and board at the farm, and GCC may provide a stipend if funding allows