Rogue Farm Corps: FarmsNOW Advanced Internship (Oregon)
Posted on: 11/10/2015 1:58 pmDates: February 1, 2016 (dates are flexible)
UPDATE 1/12/16: Our advanced FarmsNOW apprenticeship position at Persephone Farm is still available, but applications are rolling in. APPLY TODAY!
HONE YOUR SKILLS!
Are you ready to take your education and training to the next level and kick start your farming career? Our FarmsNOW apprenticeship program will teach you to manage and run a diversified, sustainable farming operation.
FarmsNOW is an on-farm program for those with some farm experience who are seeking mastery in the art and business of sustainable agriculture. Hands-on training, classes, seminars, and guidance on farm business development will help you gain the skills to plan, design, and run integrated farming systems on your own. Find out more and apply today!
The majority of the program will be focused on learning by doing. Over time, you will be expected to share responsibilities with the farmers. These tasks will generally include overseeing farm crews and harvest crews, processing, tractor cultivation, field walks and observation, record keeping, product deliveries, marketing, irrigation, and general farm maintenance.
Rogue Farm Corps is the only organization in Oregon that offers structured, entry-level and advanced farmer education and training programs rooted in real-world farm businesses. Our host farms are located in the Rogue Valley, the Portland Metro Area, the South Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon and offer experiences with vegetable production, animal husbandry, dairy, and more. For complete program descriptions, information on our host farms, and applications: http://roguefarmcorps.org
Kids Okay: No.
Pets Okay: No.
Car Required: No.
Experience Required: Preferred.
Specific skills or knowledge required: 1-2 seasons of farm experience
Work Hours: Full Time.
Learning Opportunities: On The Job.