MILK AND HONEY FARMS is currently accepting internship applications for the 2018 growing season!

 

What You'll Learn:

  • CROP PLANNING - from succession crops designed for our CSA/farmer's market model to the important soil building process of cover cropping, you'll learn how we map out and plan our seasons.

  • GROWING FOOD - you'll see how we use sustainable and organic methods to grow nutrient-dense food for our community on a small piece of land. You'll learn how we prep our beds for planting, how to seed, transplant and crop maintenance. 

  • HARVESTING/MARKETING - one of the biggest jobs on the farm is reaping what we sow! Harvesting crops frequently provides the freshest food for our community.

  • IPM / FERTILITY - you'll learn how we sustainably manage fertility and pests through observation, planning, maintenance, and feedback. We choose to work with nature rather than fight it, letting natural processes dominate the ecosystems. 

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Who We're Looking For:

There's no way around it - farming is hard work. But, it's a beautiful way of life that we're still excited about many years in. We're looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic person who is eager to learn alongside us 2-3 days a week (or 20hrs) from late May - September. We ask that you be positive, reliable, and not afraid to get dirty! In addition to gaining valuable experience on the ins and outs of small-scale farming, we offer a free weekly CSA share, as well as a small monetary stipend. This internship may be ideal for students of sustainable agriculture, ecology, agronomy, nutrition, or environmental sciences. This is also a great option for those interested in beginning a career in small-scale, sustainable agriculture. We are more than happy to work with your schools/organizations to develop an internship season that works for everyone.

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2018 SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

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