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Internship Oppurtunity at Stella Gardens - Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, WI

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Internship Oppurtunity at Stella Gardens - Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, WI

For the 2014 Season we are looking for 2 full-time volunteer interns ($500 per month stipend) to finish out the season and help with harvesting while learning correct Post-Harvest Handling and Marketing skills.

Where: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, Wisconsin

When: Mid - August through Mid-October

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7am to 4pm, Fridays until 7:30pm with a break in the day, Some occasional Saturdays are possible.

Duties: Assist the garden manager with daily tasks, including greenhouse sowing and management, hand sowing and transplanting, irrigation, weeding, pest management, harvest and post-harvest handling.  

Requirements: Strong body, enthusiastic perspective, willingness to learn, flexibility to go with the flow, and an interest in farming/gardening, food and resource sustainability issues and value-added products.

Includes: On-site lodging for interns, shared kitchen, produce from the gardens, CRAFT membership, opportunity to attend MFAI's Whole Farm Workshop Series, educational classes on various farming topics, field trips to other farms and some weekend adventures.

**Must provide proof of health insurance.**
 
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