Sunfield Farm is also committed to creating a diverse and healthy ecosystem while providing our community with food. We cultivate a market garden for our farm stand and local stores, grow out vegetable seed contracts, and we are designing and planting several different perennial food systems through our diverse landscape. We also tend to our cows, sheep, chickens and goats and are working towards implementing a rotational grazing plan, utilizing all of these animals.
Internship Ends: End of October (flexible)
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline: ASAP for the 2018 growing season
Minimum Length of Stay: Full season (9 months) recommended; 3 months minimum.
Meals: Interns have free access to the fruits and vegetables they had a hand in cultivating.
Skills Desired: Gardening experience is helpful, but farming experience is not required. We only require a desire to learn and work hard. Enthusiasm is greatly appreciated. Applicants must be physically able and healthy.
Educational Opportunities: Education is a primary focus at Sunfield farm and we are committed to providing a valuable and educational work experience for all interns. There will be a Biodynamic study group, lead by the farmer, once a month and a more hands on group will meet once a month to make and apply Biodynamic preparations. Please come with a keen interest in Biodynamic Agriculture.
Housing: Housing on site in farm house or with in local community members house.
Preferred method Of Contact: email
Sunfield Farm Internship Details: Interns will be involved in all aspects of the farm. This includes propagation of vegetable starts, transplanting, weeding, cleaning seed, and harvesting vegetable crops. Planting and tending orchards, hedgerows, cane fruits, strawberries, is also a part of the learning experience. Animal husbandry is also a major aspect of the internship, which includes managing cattle, goats, sheep, and chickens. Along side these farm responsibilities we also host educational programs and community festivals on our land. For more details, look at our website.
Po Box 85
111 Sunfield Lane
Port Hadlock, WA 98339
Contact: Ezra Sullivan