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Internship with Skyroot Farm – Clinton, WA

Tags: Chickens, Farmers Market, Goats, Pigs, Skyroot Farm, vegetable production

| | laura@tilthproducers.org

Posted on: 03/16/2016 2:50 pm

SkyRoot Farm has been approved by the State of Washington to host (2) official farm interns on our farm this summer! SkyRoot is an integrated vegetable farm located on Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound. The 20 acre farm is an active site of restoration agriculture – a form of agriculture that works to restore both ecological function as well as food production to a farm system. SkyRoot intensively farms 3 acres of vegetables and raises pigs, chickens, goats and loads of micro-livestock (worms). Interns will work and learn alongside the farmers. The expected duration of the internship is 4 months. The stipend is $500/month, room and board are provided. Interns will be housed on the farm.

Work will include seeding, transplanting, weeding, hoeing, animal care and feeding, and harvesting. Interns will gain experience working markets, learning how the farm system works and in understanding the basics of farm operation.

To apply please send your resume and a letter describing relevant experiences and your vision/hopes for a farm internship to: wheat@skyrootfarm.com. Priority will be given to applications received by March 29th.

Number of interns needed: 2

Couples Okay: Yes.

Kids Okay: No.

Pets Okay: No.

Car Required: No.

Experience Required: Helpful.

Work Hours: Full Time.

Learning Opportunities: On The Job.

Meals: Share With Family.

Housing: Yes.

Paid: Yes.