Farm Internship Farm & Wilderness Foundation
- Date Posted October 14, 2016
- Location Plymouth, VT
- Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
- Job type Internship/Apprentice
Farm & Wilderness Foundation (F&W) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit, educational organization operating six summer camps for children and young adults, a family camp, and off season retreat and rentals. Set on a beautiful 500-acre campus in the Green Mountains of Vermont, F&W programs are rich in adventure, community, history, and spirit and foster an individual relationship with the natural world. While each camp and initiative provides unique programs based on age and interests, all F&W activities are shaped by Quaker principles and the common belief that individuals and communities are strengthened by justice, honesty, self-reliance, diversity and respect for all persons. People of any race, background, religion, sexual orientation or economic status are encouraged to apply to our camps as campers or staff.
To learn more about F&W please visit: http://www.farmandwilderness.org.Internship description
Farm Interns assist the farm managers in the care of the livestock, barns, and gardens and help administer program activities such as homesteading, crafting, and food preservation within the summer camps. Throughout the internship, the farm interns will learn hands on farm based skills including but not limited to animal identification, animal husbandry, pasture management, crop rotation, weed identification, various types of garden skills, and develop an understanding of community living. Using a beautiful wilderness and farm setting and innovative approaches toward teaching, organic farming, and environmental education, interns will become strong leaders by developing connections to each other and the land through work, service, and community. This position starts in April and runs through October.Compensation this position is : contract