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Farm Employment and Education at Sierra Harvest Farm Institute - 5586

Job Title: 
Farm Employment and Education
Sierra Harvest Farm Institute
313 Railroad Ave. Suite 212
Nevada City, CA 95959
Job Type: 
Job
Job Description: 

Apply now to work on a sustainable farm in Nevada County, CA, and join a cohort of emerging farmers for bi-monthly, advanced Ag Skills classes taught in the field by experts and successful farmers. Qualified Farm Crew job applicants are passed on to local farms for hiring for the 2019 season with hourly wage and work schedules determined by individual farms. The program includes placement into a paid full or part time farm job, participation in the 15-class Ag production skills class, mentorship throughout the season and regular meetings to assess the season and set learning goals for the year.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Job responsibilities, work schedule, and wages will be determined by individual farms. Full and part time jobs are available. Job responsibilities vary by farm and may include all production aspects of commercial farms producing vegetables, fruit, flowers, eggs, milk and meat. Early mornings and inclement weather to be expected

Education & Experience: 

To complete the program, Farm Crew students must attend Ag Skills class every other week from May to November. These classes are taught on a variety of farms by local, farming professionals. Host-farm work schedules allow for class attendance. Learn more about the course here: https://sierraharvest.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2018-Farm-Crew-Ag-S...

Application Instructions: 

To learn more and apply, visit our website: https://sierraharvest.org/farmers/farm-crew/

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture