Hillside Farm CSA


Posted

over 5 years ago

1 Admin

Jacques Sapriel

Contact Info
111 Elwyn Rd

Media, PA 19063
P: 484.442.8381
E: jason.ingle@greenerpartners.org
W: http://greenerpartners...

Job ID #29


Title

CSA Farm Apprentices

Description

Hillside Farm is a diversified CSA farm located in Media, PA. We are currently seeking applicants for motivated, hard working apprentices for the 2013 season for our two year apprenticeship program. We are an ecologically managed diversified vegetable, herb and flower farm with 10 acres in cultivation growing mainly for our summer and winter CSA. Hillside Farm is part of Greener Partners, a non profit organization whose mission is to connect communities through food, farming and education. Apprentices will be involved in all aspects of production from seed to harvest, including but not limited to: greenhouse propagation, planting, weed and pest control, soil preparation, irrigation, harvesting, post harvest handling, CSA distribution and selling at the Farmer’s Market. Apprentices will work five days a week with a half day on Saturdays with less hours in early spring and late fall and participate in educational programming through Tri-State CRAFT, which comprises of workshops and tours of other farms in the region. Winter hours are part time with the majority of the work being spent on the winter CSA and crop planning for the next season. Candidates should be interested in agriculture as a career, be able to lift 50 lb. and work long hours in all types of weather while maintaining a positive attitude. Housing and $800/ month stipend provided in addition to free vegetables from the farm. Apprenticeships begin in April, a letter of interest and resume to justin.donaldson@greenerpartners.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule a working interview.

Sector

Food

Status

Full-time

Availability

Available

Start Date

January 15, 2013

Compensation

Stipend at $800/month

Posted

2012-12-14 04:59:47 UTC

Updated

2012-12-14 04:59:47 UTC