Positions: 2 Full Season Apprentices
Type: 8 or 9 months from March to November
Location: Chattahoochee Hills, GA
Compensation: $800/month stipend along with nice housing and farm produce
We're seeking 2 full season apprentices for the 2011 season. Apprenticeships are 8 or 9 months from March to November. Find a full description of our apprenticeship program at http://www.serenbefarms.com/education/apprentice.
Serenbe Farms is a 5-acre certified organic farm located in Chattahoochee Hills, GA, just 30 miles south of Atlanta, GA. We grow over 50,000 lbs of vegetables a year in an intensive and diverse cropping system. We have laying hens, shiitake mushrooms, honeybees, and fruit trees. Serenbe Farms is part of a 1000 acre conservation community. We market our goods through a 120-member CSA program, Serenbe and Atlanta restaurants, and our own Serenbe Farmers Market.
These apprenticeship positions are geared towards individuals that wish to manage a farm in the future. Our educational programming includes lots of hands on learning paired with a few classroom lessons and access to our farm library. Apprentices receive an $800/month stipend along with nice housing and farm produce.
Our ideal candidate has:
- A serious interest in farming as a lifestyle and livelihood
- A physical ability to carry out all farm related tasks
- Lots of energy and is highly motivated
- A mind for efficiency
- Open and positive communication skills
Call or email for further information.
Contact: Paige Witherington