Farm Apprenticeship Available in Morris County

Name: Margaret Noon

Email Address: Phone: 908-451-0051 County: Morris
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Detailed Description of Position: School Lunch Organic Farm & CSA is seeking apprentices/interns for the 2017 season. This job begins in the spring and ends in late fall. We ask for up to 5 1/2 days of work per week. Apprentices will learn all aspects of vegetable production and marketing, including weeding, harvesting, washing, CSA distribution, greenhouse management, seeding, transplanting, etc.
Educational Opportunities:
Daily activities will include
●Seed starting in greenhouse, thinning seedlings, and feeding. Direct sowing in fields.
●Record keeping
●Bed preparation: rock picking, cultivating

Please email cover letter and resume to: Margaret Noon. Please use email contact first!

Description of Farm: School Lunch Organic Farm & CSA, located on a 70 acres in Northern NJ. School Lunch Farm is founded on the desire to create healthier soil and community by growing nutrient dense organic vegetables and fruits, heirloom and specialty crops for community supported agriculture shareholders, schools, low-income community members, farm markets, and restaurants.
School Lunch Farm offers programs to educate children and adults to be stewards of the earth through organic growing, understanding of where food comes from, how it’s grown, healthy eating, and the effects of food production on the environment.

Skills: Farming requires a strong work ethic. The work is physical and challenging but growing food for families can be a very uplifting experience. We require a valid drivers license and the ability to lift at least 50lbs.

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