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Seed Internships with Meadowlark Hearth Living Environment Foundation - Scottsbluff, NE

Seed Internships

Through Meadowlark Hearth Living Environment Foundation 

Location of internship: Meadowlark Hearth Farm DBA Richard Everett Farm LLC, 120024 Everett Drive Scottsbluff, Ne 69361 bcorymb@gmail.com 308-632-3399 308-631-5877 cell

Website: www.meadowlarkhearth.org

Positions Open:

Biodynamic VEGETABLE SEED Internship

With a Whole Farm Approach

2018 March through November

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

Focal points of MHLEF experience: Organic and Biodynamic farming on 500 plus 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 grass fed micro dairy with intensive grazing for small herd of Ayrshire/Shorthorn cows for the farm’s fertility. Included in the internship is learning about the dairy and grazing.  We do a weekly study together of various Biodynamic farm and garden literature or field trip.

2018 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 seed if you come in the early spring, we offer the autumn internship for experienced farmers or gardeners.

Special interest in agriculturalists with Biodynamic training or background. Opportunities for training to take on the continued distribution of Meadowlark Hearth Seed.

For questions or more information: 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.

Previous experience of Farmers/Instructors: Beth and Nathan Corymb, biodynamic and organic farmers for over 30 years each trained in vegetable seed production, experienced in intentional communities and founders of Turtle Tree Biodynamic Seed Initiative.

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