An educational, hands-on experience in small-scale organic agriculture. Minimum 30 hours per week of field work and occasional educational discussions and field trips. Extensive practice in agricultural skills, from planning and field preparation through planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing, with opportunities to delve more deeply into areas of interest. Expect a serious, production-focused work environment and lots of repetitive manual labor. Communal living includes shared kitchen, family-style dinners, weekly community meetings, and rotating weekend farm duties.
We are looking for a strong, stable person who can fully engage the farm and has a natural curiosity for understanding agriculture and developing work skills.
$300 a month Stipend
M-T-W-F Farm Focused: transplanting, propagation, weeding, pruning, harvest, field maintenance
Th Retreat Focused: Cabin preparation for retreats, landscaping and community upkeep.
As part of your work exchange all apprentices will be given:
Private 10x12 tent cabin with wood burning stove, running water, and small solar array. Access to the communal farm kitchen that is stocked with:
seasonal farm fresh produce, bulk food items (no meat or dairy), outdoor shower and bathtub, large front and back porch, a lounge area with loft space for guests, Family-style dinner 5 nights/week, The opportunity to pursue passion projects on the farm outside of the work week.
- private room
- communal kitchen access
- communally cooked meals
- over 80% locally sourced
- fast: streaming video
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