Farm Internship in Colorado

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Garden GirlBecome a 2015 Farm and Garden Intern at Sunrise Ranch in Colorado

Sunrise Ranch, a conscious event and conference center located west of Loveland, Colorado, is currently accepting applications for its Farm and Garden Internship. The 7-month program begins April 6, but interested candidates may submit applications at any time.

The garden emphasizes sustainability, organic farming and permaculture, while the multi-species farm practices holistic management methods in animal husbandry, rotational grazing and livestock management. Interns will receive applicable training and experience while learning about green architecture, permaculture principles and water treatment.

Sunrise Ranch features an established farm to table program, sending its own produce and animal products to the kitchen to help serve over 100 persons per meal. The menu is tailored to accommodate special diets including gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.

Interns enjoy a work-trade agreement that includes housing, internet, laundry, meals, and a $250 monthly stipend throughout the growing and harvest season. The 360-acre property provides easy access to hiking trails as well as Loveland, Fort Collins and Estes Park.

For more information or to download an application, visit or e-mail Applicants must also submit a resume or CV and 2 reference letters (not from relatives).

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