Farm Apprentice

Website Oz Farm

Organic vegetable and apple production

An educational, hands-on experience in small-scale organic agriculture. Minimum 35 hours per week of field work and occasional educational discussions and field trips. Extensive practice in agricultural skills, from planning and field preparation through planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing, with opportunities to delve more deeply into areas of interest. Expect a serious, production-focused work environment and lots of repetitive manual labor. Communal living includes shared kitchen, family-style dinners, weekly community meetings, and rotating weekend farm duties. For more details and application, go to https://www.ozfarm.com/apply-2020

Primary Contact: James Gallager

produce@ozfarm.com

www.ozfarm.com

General Farm Description: Oz Farm is an organic farm and retreat center which has operated for over 20 years on the banks of the Garcia River in Mendocino County, Ca. We grow vegetables and heirloom apples for local markets, restaurants, and our CSA program. We provide education in sustainable agriculture for beginning farmers. We also host retreats and weddings

Internship Starts: April 1st, 2020

Internship Ends: November 16th, 2020

Number of Internship Available: 3

Application Deadline: Jan 1st, 2020

Minimum Length of Stay: 8 months

Educational Opportunities: Occasional classes, discussions and field trips

Skills Desired: Some farming experience preferred

Meals: Bulk stapes and vegetables are provided. Dairy and meat are not provided

Stipend: $300/month

Housing: A private 10×12 cabin with water, wood stove and DC electricity. Access to a communal kitchen and living space

Preferred method of Contact: email produce@ozfarm.com

To apply for this job email your details to Produce@ozfarm.com