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Seeking Farm Apprentices

Serenbe Farms is seeking 2 full season apprentices and 2 summer interns (also an assistant manager, see website for job description). This internship is geared towards those that want to learn how to successfully start and manage an organic farm. The work is demanding but incredibly rewarding.

Hands on learning will include greenhouse management, transplant production, tillage, cultivation, weed control, rotational livestock management, crop rotation, mushroom production, composting, enhancing soil fertility, cover cropping, educational programming, tractor maintenance, optimal harvest techniques, and more.

We are looking for 2 interns from Feb/March until November and 2 interns for 3 summer months (May-August). The stipend for the full season internship is $650/month, summer, $500/month, and includes housing (1/3 mile from farm), utilities, farm food, and a credit at one of the restaurants in the community.

Serenbe Farms is an intensive 6-acre certified organic diversified farm located in Palmetto, GA, just 30 miles south of Atlanta, GA. We grow over 50 different vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs in over 300 different varieties. We have laying hens, laying ducks, a shiitake mushroom operation, honeybees, a blueberry orchard, and fruit trees. Serenbe Farms is part of a 1000 acre conservation community.

We market our goods through an 80+ member CSA program, the local Serenbe restaurants, and our own Serenbe Farmers Market and host farm tours, educational programming, and partner with our local Montessori school.

Paige Witherington

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