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Internships
 

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021 SEASON 



Internships


Our internships are for individuals who want to gain agricultural experience without a full-time commitment.  You will get to work side by side with the farmers and have many opportunities to learn about farming from a hands-on perspective.  Internships are a consistent, one day a week commitment. 



Description


  1. Work consists of planting, weeding, seeding, watering, fertilizing, mowing, trellising, thinning, harvesting, pest control

  2. Two month minimum commitment

  3. Work a minimum of one full day a week

  4. Work days are Mondays or Thursdays

  5. Reliable transportation is needed - 30 minute drive from Asheville


Compensation


  1. A financial stipend will be provided as well as a weekly supply of vegetables

  2. A monthly gas stipend will be provided to interns who are present each week, on time, and have a positive attitude 


Qualifications


Looking for reliable, responsible, hard working individuals who are able to follow directions and communicate well with others. Other arrangements may be considered, but a two month commitment is the minimum expected.  Preference will be given to applicants that can commit to an entire 6 month season.  A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and the ability to do repetitive tasks are necessary.  You must have the physical ability to work a full day using your hands, wrists, knees and back continuously. Expect to work in all weather conditions including rain, summer heat in the 90’s and freezing temperatures.  No experience in farming is required.  However, it is required interns have a desire to learn about small-scale agriculture and possess the ability to enjoy hard, physical labor.


Hiring Process


Please fill out this online Internship Application.  If your qualifications meet our standards we will contact you for a phone interview. 

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