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Multiple Internships Available at Meadowlark Hearth, Scottsbluff, NE

Meadowlark Hearth

120024 Everett Drive

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

bcorymb@gmail.com

308-632-3399

308-631-5877 cell

website: meadowlarkhearth.org


Positions open:

VEGETABLE SEED GROWING

Internship 2014

March through November

(option to stay into December to learn seed cleaning and testing)

Focal points of experience: Organic and Biodynamic farming on 492 acres. We are NOP organic and Demeter Biodynamic certified. We do intensive horticultural production on 4 acres with a focus on vegetable seed production integrated into a CSA/Market vegetable garden. Activities include field preparation, cultivation growing, harvesting, threshing, cleaning, and packing seed for sale, and selling vegetables at a local farmer’s market. We have a raw milk dairy with intensive grazing for small herd of Ayrshire/Shorthorn cows. We do a weekly study together of various Biodynamic  farm and garden literature, and we are especially interested in building agricultural communities.

Special DAIRY opportunity

Work in our small fresh/raw milk dairy with our grass/pasture fed cows on our certified organic land.

2014 Autumn Seed Internship:

Three to Four month internship: September-December Harvesting in September, cleaning and testing and learning about seed distribution throughout September-December. While you will learn much more of the context of much more of the context of seed if you come in the early spring, we offer the autumn internship for experienced farmers or gardeners.

2014 Also a couple short term positions

For a few weeks in summer available for dedicated student willing to tent For questions or more information email or call at contact above. Interested applicants please send short bio, resume, 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.

Farmers/Instructors: 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.