Skills Desired: For 2012 they are looking for people who have at least one season of experience on an organic farm. You must be full of energy and prepared for the hard, physical work. A willingness to learn and receive guidance is most important, alongside the desire to cultivate personal development through working and communicating with others on a common goal.
Internship Details: You will fully participate in the running of a small-scale organic vegetable farm doing 32 hours of work per week. The internship will start with a trial period of two weeks. Your work will include the whole range of tasks in the vegetable garden from planning to harvest, as well as some marketing and sales.
Educational Opportunities: Throughout the internship you will learn about the soil and how to improve it naturally. How to work with your body, with hand tools. How to plan, grow and preserve vegetables and herbs from seed to seed and nurture them with natural fertilizers. Yoga, meditation and cooking classes also form part of our holistic educational program.
Stipend: $200 per month after the first month. Meals: Basic foods are provided and will share one meal together each working day. Good Earth love to prepare and share gourmet meals! Housing: We provide basic, camping accommodation for two interns at the Eureka homestead, a 15 minute cycle ride from Talking Horse Farm. In a addition to camping there is a trailer, with kitchen facilities, to share with the other intern, a compost toilet and shower room.
Please email Amy for an application package: firstname.lastname@example.org