We are looking for two or three people that are interested in learning about growing organic food, participating in a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), living close to nature, and living a healthy lifestyle. Our farm is alcohol, tobacco, and drug free.
Position is Monday – Friday, April through October, 2011. Starting and ending dates are flexible. Daily schedule dependent upon weather (generally 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. with one hour off for lunch). We also accept volunteers; please contact for details.
DUTIES OF FARM APPRENTICE WILL INCLUDE:
Greenhouse work, soil preparation, weeding, insect control, harvesting, packing and delivering produce, food preservation, farm construction, household chores, and other help as needed.
BLACKBERRY COMMUNITY FARM WILL PROVIDE:
Education and training in gardening, farm work, and CSA operation; room, and two vegetarian meals per day – Monday through Friday, plus garden produce; and $175 per week ($150 weekly stipend, and a $25 per week end of season bonus).
If interested in this position, please send a resume and a letter of application telling us why you want the position OR CALL to schedule a farm visit and interview. Our website is www.mosaictelecom.com/~blackberry