Organic Farming Jobs and Internships in California – 2017
Paradise Valley Produce, in Bolinas, California has been C.C.O.F. certified organic since 1978. We grow cool weather vegetables on six acres, and 1/2 acre in apples. We are two miles from the ocean and border the Point Reyes National Seashore. We are working with the park to restore a Coho Salmon run on our stream, and are the first farm in California to be certified Salmon Safe. We propagate and use beneficial indigenous microorganism to sustain our living soil and maintain the nutrient cycle. We make compost, and extracts from plants, fish and kelp. All the fields are cover cropped in the winter. We sell at three farmers markets in Marin County and local stores and restaurants.
Organic Farming Jobs and Internships in California:
We have two positions available for seasonal employees with experience in farming, a strong work ethic and a desire to learn. The first is from July-December and the other is July-September. At Paradise Valley you will be involved with all aspects of the farm, from seeding, weeding, transplanting, building, harvesting, farmer’s markets, deliveries, etc. Farm days can be long and hard but often rewarding. We need those who join our team to have an open mind and a passion for their work. Every farm is different and Paradise Valley is especially unique in its practices, location and experience.
Paradise Valley Produce provides basic housing with a shared kitchen, bathroom, and shower. Food produced at the farm is free for consumption and the local town is 2 miles away.
Interns or employees will be involved in all aspects of growing. Starting seed, transplanting, weeding, watering, harvesting, and selling at markets. Making microbial brews, plant extracts, compost and compost tea’s. Enjoying the food we grow and the place we live and the people we share it with. We work five and a half days a week alternating markets on the weekends.
To apply for the Organic Farming jobs and Internships in California please send us a cover letter and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also see our website www.pvpfarm.com for more information.