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Seed Internships @ Meadowlark Hearth Farm, Scottsbluff, NE

Seed Internships @ Meadowlark Hearth Farm

via Meadowlark Hearth Living Environment Foundation 501c3

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

Seed Website: www.meadowlarkhearth.org  

For educational workshops and activities at the farm Website: www.livingenvironmentfoundationne.org

Positions Open:

Biodynamic VEGETABLE SEED Internship With Whole Farm Approach

2020 Spring through December*

*(Applicants considered throughout the year if there are openings)

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.

COME VISIT: SEED FEST AUGUST 30-SEPT 2019: email for schedule

2019 or 2020 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.

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.

Instructors: Seedsman Nathan Corymb, trained at Kimberton Hills and at Sativa biodynamic seed company in Switzerland, BD and organic farmer for over 30 years as well as a Master Naturalist, Beth Corymb, BA in music UNC, Greeley Co and at Kimberton Hills in BD and organic farming of vegetables, vegetable seed and herbs for over 30 years. Together they began Turtle Tree Biodynamic Seed Initiative @ Camphill Village USA.

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