Crew Member

Website Live Power Community Farm

Internship Details:  
Bio-dynamic community farm crew position is in the epic Round Valley! Stipend, meals, housing, WIFI, experiential education provided. Join skilled crew members, 2 farmers, numerous volunteers, animals and livestock on this unique, legendary, biodynamic farm. Fun fact! Live Power is one of the first community supported agriculture farms in California, started in 1974. Come seize the opportunity to work and learn on an entirely self -supporting family/small community scale biodynamic farm operated with “Live Power”: draft horse tillage. Crew members participate full time, with mentoring, in intensive vegetable production for 100 members, school children class visits, livestock and forage raising for food and land and fertility management, and overall farm care maintenance and operation

 

Educational Opportunities: 1. All aspects of the vegetable garden. 2. Biodynamic field practices. 3. Feeding and caring for livestock. 4. General farm maintenance. 5. Participation in school class visits. 6. General farm planning and management. Full day work schedule with ample meal times and afternoon break in hot weather. 5 1/2 days a week.

Skills Desired: Skills Required: Good communication skills, a grateful and respectful attitude and willingness to receive and implement techniques specific to this Bio – dynamic farm. Skills Desired: We prefer to work with people who have at least one season of farming experience and who are committed to pursuing a career in agriculture. Knowledge of, or interest in, Biodynamic agriculture is helpful.

Meals: Crew receives an incredible diversity of healthy foods from the garden, as well as all local, organic staples.

Stipend: Yes, we offer a stipend to successful crew members

Housing: Crew members receive clean, newly built boarding with 3-4 other people, composting outhouse toilet, solar powered shower house, separate kitchen, WIFI room, washer, and clean water from the aquifer. At the end of a long meaningful work day, jump in the gorgeous Eel River only minutes down the road!

To apply for this job email your details to livepower@livepower.org