2022 Internship with housing at Slice of Heaven Farm in Sandy, Oregon.
Do you need to reconnect with nature and be taught the essential abilities of rising your personal meals? Suppose you need to be a farmer? Expertise a full season on our farm and actually see what it takes to be a market farmer and run a farm. A season at Slice of Heaven Farm is a novel and memorable expertise.
Place dates: April 1st, 2022 to October 31st, 2022
Small farming is revolutionary work. If that assertion doesn’t communicate to you in a roundabout way, our internship will not be for you.
Compensation: A non-public room on our farm with a communal kitchen and toilet. A month-to-month stipend of $800. Residence cooked lunch/dinner offered for you on most farm workdays. Contemporary weekly greens from the farm.
Slice of Heaven Farm: We’re a husband and spouse crew right here at Slice of Heaven Farm in stunning Sandy, Oregon. We’re getting into our 10th farming season. We selected to turn out to be farmers as an energetic protest in opposition to Huge Ag and to counteract the continual flood of poisons in our meals provide. We use sustainable natural farming practices to develop our greens and are on a mission to assist carry wholesome, protected, and scrumptious meals to our mountain group. Our objective is to have essentially the most nutritious and delightful greens round and constantly please our loyal prospects. We run a 130-member CSA and do two native farmers markets. Farming is our lifestyle and whereas it’s a fixed problem and grueling work, it’s endlessly rewarding to develop the very best greens round and feed households in our group!
Internship description: Work on the farm 5 days per week. Duties will embody seeding, subject prep, transplanting, harvesting, cultivating and weeding, processing greens, packing greens and establishing and promoting at farmers’ market.
We think about our internship to be a once-in-a-lifetime expertise. Our internship is best than going to highschool for farming as a result of it’s a totally hands-on expertise, and you can be 100% immersed within the day by day and seasonal workings of an actual farm. We now have a demanding excessive power working setting that can be extraordinarily enjoyable, enlightening and rewarding. We work very exhausting all through the season however we additionally take pleasure in many significant homegrown meals and celebrations collectively. You’ll go away our farm with an amazing appreciation for the work that farmers do and lifelong recollections.
- NO COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT-
- You don’t want earlier farming expertise for this place, however you do have to need to be taught, work exhausting and need to totally expertise farm life.
- 21+ years previous
- No tobacco use of any sort
- Have a dependable car
- Bodily capacity to work exhausting
- BE A HARD WORKER. That’s primary. When you don’t have stamina, can’t work lengthy or early hours, can’t work within the chilly, the rain, the warmth or the mud, you received’t be the correct match for our farm.
- HAVE GRIT AND PASSION. We’re on the lookout for somebody with a real ardour for studying develop greens and who might someday begin their very own farm. Somebody who’s prepared to dive in head-first to see what farming is all about. Somebody with the psychological fortitude to robust it out throughout tough instances.
- BE ADAPTABLE. Have the ability to observe instructions, prepared and open to studying, and as soon as educated, be capable to be self-directed.
- BE DYNAMIC AND FRIENDLY. Have a sort and respectful disposition in the direction of prospects. Our prospects are the rationale we farm. We purpose to make a constructive lasting impression on all our prospects and exceed their expectations.
- BE PHYSICALLY ABLE. The applicant should be capable to raise 50 lbs simply and be capable to squat/crouch/bend over for durations of harvesting.
- BE PART OF THE TEAM AND VISION. We’re a tight-knit household on our farm and apart from working exhausting collectively, we take pleasure in one another’s companionship and sit down collectively for bountiful meals. We try in the direction of the frequent objective of getting the BEST greens in our space and pleasing our prospects.
- If you don’t like cats or youngsters, our farm won’t be the correct match for you.
Observe: we can not accommodate your pet on our farm sadly.
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The Slice of Heaven Farm internship software interval will shut January 31st, 2022. This can be a rolling software interval. The place could also be stuffed earlier than the appliance interval ends.
Based mostly in your software, we’ll make a preliminary dedication in case you are a match for our farm after which award interviews. Please full your software as totally as doable. We purpose to pick the very best match for our small farm: somebody who appears to have the flexibility and grit for the place and somebody who will transition properly into our household setting.
If you appear to be match, we’ll contact you to schedule a zoom interview.