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Internship at Preston Farm and Winery - Healdsburg, CA

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Internship at Preston Farm and Winery - Healdsburg, CA

We are now seeking an intern for the 2014 growing season. This is an opportunity to learn farming and animal husbandry at our organic and biodynamic farm and winery.

 

Primary responsibilities include:
Assisting Farmer with harvesting, propagation, bed preparation, planting, weeding, irrigation, greenhouse maintenance, seed collecting, packing, animals, and farmers’ markets.

 

Skills and qualifications:
  • Commitment to Preston Farm and Winery’s mission and goals, along with demonstrated commitment to strengthening local communities and food systems
  • Interest in sustainable farming and agriculture
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and willingness to seek guidance as needed
  • Hard worker in any condition, be it rain or heat
  • Commitment to working the entire growing season, April to November
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Good CA DMV record
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Ability to speak Spanish desirable, but not necessary
Compensation:  
This is a part-time and seasonal position from April to November.
Compensation is $10-12/hr based on experience. There is also access to fresh produce.

 

To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter torebecca@prestonvineyards.com. No phone calls please.

 

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of emails received for this position we will not be able to respond to all applicants.
 
Preston Farm and Winery
9282 West Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448