Farm interns gain experience in sustainable agriculture, assisting with the daily care of our diverse farm animal population, preparation of bedding plants and planting, care and harvest of field crops.
|Additional Details||Recruitment begins in January, Weekly stipend $125|
365 Marie Avenue West, West St. Paul, MN 55118
The core of the internship is a general overview of small scale farming practices. Interns will learn to do the feeding chores, barn cleaning, basic animal medical/husbandry care, soil preparation, crop planting, cultivation, and harvest. In addition there will be opportunities to work on bee keeping, a model aquaponics system, fence and building repair, composting, and maple sugaring- all only when seasonally appropriate. The intern will learn a variety of farm practices in a wide variety of areas.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Interest or experience in working in the field of agriculture.
Ability to work outside in a physical labor environment (ability to lift 40 lbs)
How to Apply
To learn more please email a letter of interest and resume to Don Oberdofer, Farm Director, email@example.com