Full Time Farming Apprentice – Pennsylvania

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Full Time Farming Apprentice Wanted in Pennsylvania – 2018

Snipes Farm and Education Center in Morrisville, PA is seeking a full-time farming apprentice for the 2018 season. The full time farming apprentice will work in all areas of organic farming. This includes CSA marketing, maintaining accurate organic certification records, social media communications with CSA members, positive customer relations, supervision of volunteers and working as an effective team with the farm manager. We are a small nonprofit farm and education center with a 150-member CSA, farmer’s market presence, summer camp and education programs. This is a full time paid position. Pay based on experience and time commitment.

Position begins March 1, 2018 – November 2018 with the possibility of extended employment for the right candidate. To apply for the full time farming apprentice position, Email gayleb@snipesfarm.org with resumé, references and a letter of interest. Some farming experience is required, along with a passion for sharing the good news of local, organic agriculture! Contact (215) 295-1139 x102.

At Snipes Farm and Education Center, our mission is to model and teach sustainable farming, while building community and re-connecting people to the land.  We envision a world where everyone has access to healthy food, open space and the experience of farming, where local economies are strengthened by the preservation of small farms, and where priority is given to sustaining the earth and its natural resources.  As farmland disappears under sprawl, and evidence mounts about the breakdown of natural systems that support life on earth, small groups of people are coming together to envision a new way forward. One such group is the dedicated board, staff, and volunteers of the Snipes Farm & Education Center. Founded in 2008, as a 501(c)3 educational organization, our “outdoor classroom” is located in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.  The Snipes family, farming in Bucks County since 1688, has offered the use of the farm for the establishment of our 501(c)3 a nonprofit educational organization.

 

To learn more about farming jobs and internships or to post an opportunity on beginningfarmers.org, go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/internship-and-employment-opportunities/

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