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3 Month Internship at Meadowlark Hearth ~ Vegetables, Dairy, Seeds

Three month internship: Sept. through until Thanksgiving (Can begin as early as August 18) at Meadowlark Hearth in western Nebraka:

Experiences include:

Focal points: Vegetable Seed Harvest, threshing and cleaning, Dairying, Field preparation on certified organic and biodynamic 492 acre farm with range land.  Also included will be the autumn harvest for our year round CSA vegetable production.

40 hours per week of hands on experience plus 4 hours of formal instruction each week in biodynamic and organic farming and gardening as well as processing of dairy products and vegetables: Lactic Fermentation ie sour kraut and kim chee, as well as drying.

Interested applicants please send short bio, reasons for your interest and goals regarding agriculture to bcorymb@gmail.com and call to let us know that you have sent it.  308-631-5877.

Intern will receive:
Room and board (valued at $400 per month)
Instruction (valued at $480 per month)

Stipend of $400 per month if there is a commitment for 3 months.  
Interns must provide their own health insurance and protection.

Option can be to continue into 2013. 

Farmers/Instructors:
Lawrence and Ursula Holmes, biodynamic and organic farmers for over 30 years each in Germany, Colorado and now Nebraska.
Beth and Nathan Corymb, biodynamic and organic farmers for over 30 years each trained in vegetable seed production and founders of Turtle Tree Biodynamic Seed Initiative.