Farm Internship at Patchwork Gardens in Dayton, Ohio

Patchwork Gardens is currently seeking 2-3 people to help with the day-to-day operations of the farm.  We prefer candidates who are able to work full time (40-60 hours/week) and willing to stay with us for the length of the growing season (May-October).  The right person could also have the opportunity to become a long-term partner in the farm. Major Duties •       Starting plants from seed and transplanting seedlings into the garden •       Preparation and maintenance of garden including tilling, broadforking, spreading manure, watering, weeding and mulching •       Harvesting, cleaning, packing, and delivering produce for our CSA, wholesale customers, and farmers markets •       Sharing in responsibility of feeding, watering, and other care of livestock (chickens, goats, sheep) •       Providing assistance with construction projects and maintenance of farm infrastructure Desired Qualifications •       Knowledge of and experience with growing vegetables without added chemicals •       Strong work ethic and desire to learn •       Self-motivated and willing to take initiative •       Attention to detail and efficiency •       Creativity and love for a sustainable lifestyle Compensation •       Meals including fresh produce from the farm •       Housing in the renovated loft of our reconstructed 100+ year old barn •       Weekly stipend increasing with length of stay and performance Please direct your inquiries to: eat.patchworkgardens@gmail.com or (937) 835-5807 PatchworkGardens.net

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