Farm Interns Wanted for Colorado Incubator

Boulder, CO. Everybody Eats! is a Boulder, Colorado non-profit organization that promotes socially, ecologically and financially sustainable agriculture via their flagship program, the Farmer Cultivation Center (FCC). Their mission is to incubate new farms in Boulder County and beyond, and to assist new farmers with operating a successful farm business in those critical first years. The FCC is looking for individuals for the 2015 season, who are interested in farming as a career but do not have the land, business know-how, or finances to start a farm operation on their own.Colorado Farm Incubator

Interns will be expected to put in 20 hours a week (5 of which are self paced study). No experience is necessary, but would be helpful in starting the program. They will work closely with our farm manager and an ex-Extension agent, learning about basic horticulture, soil, greenhouses, seed propagation, transplanting, irrigation systems, weed and pest management, environmental control, tools and implement options, sales and marketing, finance and administration, permaculture and biodynamic philosophies, and systematic food justice. You will need your own transportation to the farm (the bike trail runs right by the farm, as does a the bus).

The internship is a work trade—they do not charge tuition, and interns will receive a CSA share. They do not offer stipends, housing, etc. Although they cannot offer a stipend, they do provide all that they can in guiding your success and ensuring you are prepared to start your own farm at the end of your two years. Everybody Eats and the FCC also go through the leasing process with the county of Boulder, and are preparing to having land already available for graduating interns.

Visit their website for more information. The application for the internship is located on the website. (

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