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Diversified Farming Internship at Golden Eagle Organics through Rogue Farm Corps at Rogue Farm Corps - 11369

Job Title: 
Diversified Farming Internship at Golden Eagle Organics through Rogue Farm Corps
Rogue Farm Corps
Rogue Farm Corps Central Oregon Chapter
Bend , OR
US
Job Type: 
Internship
Job Description: 

Golden Eagle Organics focuses on raising meat and produce in a regenerative way that builds and sustains healthy soils. The farm's livestock operation is Animal Welfare Approved and Certified grass-fed. Animals are rotated on irrigated pastures almost every day between small paddocks made using moveable electrified fencing systems. The vegetables are primarily planted, cultivated and harvested using hands and hand tools. The farm utilizes organic fertilizers, composts, and pest management. Products are sold directly, at two local farmers markets, through a local produce consignment market, a seasonal CSA and to local restaurants.
Golden Eagle Organics is a participating host farm with Rogue Farm Corps Internship program. Rogue Farm Corps is a non profit that trains and equips the next generation of farmers and ranchers. The Farmer Training programs work within a network of family farms that mentor aspiring farmers. The mentorship on these farms is augmented with educational class series, social events and networking opportunities. To learn more about the programs and to apply, visit https://www.roguefarmcorps.org/training

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The Rogue Farm Corps Intern at Golden Eagle Organics will participate in all aspects of farm production with a time split of roughly 40% crop production (e.g, propagation, planting, cultivation/weeding, harvesting, processing), 20% livestock husbandry and care, 20% marketing (e.g. prepping and working farmers markets) and 20% assisting with multiple farm infrastructure projects such as building shelters, erecting and repairing fences and more.

Education & Experience: 

No previous farm experience is required, but a strong work ethic and positive work references will be important.

Application Instructions: 

Applications are open and rolling from November 15 - March 1, but positions are being filled on a rolling basis. Please make sure you read through the description of the RFC program you are applying for at https://www.roguefarmcorps.org/training and then fill out the online application form at https://www.roguefarmcorps.org/apply

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture