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Late Season Intern at The Talking Farm - 13089

Job Title: 
Late Season Intern
The Talking Farm
3669 West Howard Street
60076 Skokie , IL
US
Job Type: 
Internship
Job Description: 

We are currently filling spots for our late summer/fall internship program. Want to learn how to grow food using sustainable growing methods? Join us for one of our three, 8-12-week stipend internship programs during the growing season. By working between 10-20 hours per week, you will receive hands-on instruction by our Farm Staff on the key areas of successfully managing a sustainable, urban farm.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

You will learn:
Crop planning and implementation
Seed propagation
Bed preparation techniques
Watering/Irrigation approaches
Weed management techniques
Integrated Pest Management approaches
Harvesting and post-harvest handling
Season extension
Farmers market operation
Volunteer management

Education & Experience: 

None - just a demonstrated interest in hands-on learning and urban agriculture. Must be 18+.

Application Instructions: 
Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture