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Biodynamic internship at Temple-Wilton Community Farm

About the farm: Temple-Wilton Community Farm is located atop of Abbot Hill, in the town of Wilton of southern New Hampshire. Since 1986, it holds the distinction of being home to the oldest continuously operating community-supported-agriculture farm, or CSA, in the United States. The highly diversified farm ranges over more than 130 acres and produces over 40 different kinds of biodynamically grown vegetables, pasture-raised livestock, eggs, raw milk, yogurt, and cheeses for its 100-110 CSA families. For more information about the farm, please visit https://www.twcfarm.com.

Vegetable Internship Details: We are seeking interns to join our vegetable crew for the 2021 growing season. This is a full-time internship that will cover the daily tasks of growing more than 40 different vegetables and herbs on about 5 acres:

- Greenhouse Management: Starting seedlings, irrigation, etc.- Sowing and transplanting in the field- Application of Biodynamic preparations and foliar sprays- Weeding, cultivation & pest management- harvest & post-harvest handling of vegetables and herbs.

The majority of our work is done by hand. We apply Biodynamic and organic principles in managing the farm with a strong emphasis on building healthy, biologically active soil.

Duration: Mid-April through October.

Skills and Attitude: Interns must be honest, open, respectful, and be ready to work hard while maintaining a positive attitude. Applicants need to be in good physical health and able to work in different weather conditions and various positions.

Work schedule: The workweek is generally Monday through Saturday. However, with a short season and unpredictable and unstable weather, flexibility to accommodate changes in the work schedule is required.

Compensation:

  • Housing: Private bedroom in a beautiful apartment with other farmworkers. The housing includes a shared kitchen, shower, and free access to WiFi.

  • Stipend: Monthly stipend of $1000 in the first month, and $1,250 per month thereafter.

  • Food: Access to all farm-produced food.

To apply, please send an explanation of why you are interested in this position along with a resume to info@twcfarm.com, addressed to Elad Sadeh.

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