Intern I

Introduction to Farming

(Growing Season - March to November)

  • An entry-level farm internship for folks with minimal farm experience

  • Live off site, option to rent on-site housing

  • College credit available

  • Participate in daily farm chores and projects

  • Select an area of focus for a self-directed project - animal husbandry, gardening, natural building, marketing, journalism, videography, business, environmental science, sociology, engineering and construction, plus all trades.

  • Weekly discussion forum on topics like: regenerative agriculture, soil amendment, permaculture design, building compost, animal husbandry, waste stream management.

  • Weekly check-ins with host farmer

  • Established onboarding curriculum

  • Educational materials and literature to support growth

  • Monthly supplemental programming including farm visits and guest lecturers

Are you looking for a hands on experience studying sustainable food systems?  Maybe you want to get off-grid and become completely self sufficient.  An internship at our permaculture based farm fits all sorts of backgrounds, from sociology and economics majors to botany and agronomics. Whether this is your first farm experience, or you WWOOFed your way across the nation last summer, interning with us will test your grit and stamina, fill your toolbelt with industry best practices, and give you the depth and diversity of skills you’ll need to build a successful future for yourself and your community. 

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about regenerative food systems, sustainable agriculture, permaculture, animal husbandry, homesteading, butchering, self-sufficiency, and disaster preparedness.

  • Adaptable and able to work well in adverse weather, in large groups, and alone

  • Substance-free, no tobacco, alcohol, or drugs, including marijuana

  • A self starter, eager to apply that energy to creating a change in the community

  • Open to constructive criticism

  • Able to provide her/his own transportation

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs alone or with a partner


Intern II

Mastering REgenerative Agriculture

(Growing Season - March to November)

  • An Advanced-level farm management educational exchange designed for the student who has a solid foundation of on-farm experience.

  • Live on site, group housing provided

  • Lead and direct visitors and interns on farm chores and projects

  • Develop expertise in one or more areas of interest for a self-directed project and leadership role

  • Weekly discussion forum on topics like: regenerative agriculture, soil amendment, permaculture design, building compost, animal husbandry, waste stream management.

  • Weekly check-ins with host farmer

  • Established onboarding curriculum

  • Educational materials and literature to support growth

  • Monthly supplemental programming including farm visits and guest lecturers

You’ve cut your teeth on another farm and are eager and ready for immersive farm management training. This Heart 2 Heart Farms Internship is a fast-paced onboarding program that will teach and test leadership in a small-scale community-based agriculture setting. During your time as an intern you’ll build farm management skills and qualities while working independently, guided by the Heart 2 Heart Farms team, with the goal of developing autonomy in your chosen area of expertise. This elevated responsibility requires a strong foundation in farm life, so we ask that applicants have 2 years of farm experience with references available upon request. Our interns are valued members of our community and are treated as such, with on site group housing and farm fresh food, weekly farm family dinners, and access to the resources they need to knock an independent project out of the park. 

The ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years on site farm experience, with references

  • Experience with most/any of the following: Permaculture, organic gardening, regenerative food systems, animal husbandry and livestock rotation, food forests, butchering, mycology, aquaponics, natural building, power tools, large farm equipment

  • Community-oriented, comfortable living in shared space

  • Substance-free, no tobacco, alcohol, or drugs, including marijuana

  • A self-starter, able to see a project through from concept to completion

  • Eager to commit to full immersion during the growing and harvest season March-November

  • Open to constructive criticism

  • Strong communication skills

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs alone or with a partner

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