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Oz Farm Apprentice at Oz Farm - 17687

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Oz Farm Apprentice
Oz Farm
41601 Mountain View Road
95468 Point Arena , CA ,
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Job Description: 

Our Apprenticeship is an educational, hands-on experience in small-scale organic agriculture. Minimum 40 hours per week of field work and educational classes, discussions and field trips. Extensive practice in agricultural skills, from planning and field preparation through planting, weeding, harvesting and marketing, with opportunities to delve more deeply into areas of interest.

We offer individual “mini-farms” where apprentices develop their own management and production leadership. Expect a serious, commercial work environment with a strong team of farmers and plenty of manual labor. We provide weekly classes, discussions and workshops on a wide range of agricultural topics and rural life skills, including soil chemistry and biology, crop planning, botany, seed saving, compost making, orchardry, cider making, farm finances, marketing, floral arranging, off-grid solar, herbal medicine, hide tanning, basic carpentry and mechanics, and more.

Communal living includes shared kitchen, family-style dinners, weekly community meetings, and rotating weekend farm duties. Our Apprenticeship gives a professional, well rounded and practical education in the wide range of tools and techniques for diversified vegetable production and marketing, as well as modeling a sustainable lifestyle where apprentices gain invaluable experience in off-grid, communal livin

As part of your work exchange all apprentices will be given:

Private 10x12 tent cabin with wood burning stove, running water, and small solar array.

Access to the communal farm kitchen that is stocked with:

seasonal farm fresh produce

bulk food items (no meat or dairy)

outdoor shower and bathtub

large front and back porch

a lounge area with loft space for guests.

Family-style dinner 5 nights/week. We cannot provide for special dietary needs.

The opportunity to pursue passion projects on the farm outside of the work week.

April, 2 2023- Nov 17, 2023

Jan 1st, 2023

Duties & Responsibilities: 

A strong, stable person who can fully engage the farm and has a natural curiosity for understanding agriculture and developing work skills. A good team member who starts each workday prepared and ready to work with a sense of presence. Someone who observes carefully, takes initiative, and handles responsibility well. A thoughtful communicator and caring community member with an interest in intentional living.We are looking for serious, hardworking applicants who are ready to dive into the work of farming and take full responsibility for this opportunity to learn and practice organic agriculture

M: Crop Care
T: Harvest for CSA
W: Propagation, Transplanting, Field maintenance
Th: Apprentice Plots, Donations, Farm Education, Field Trips
F: Harvest for Farmers Market

Education & Experience: 

Some farming experience preferred

Application Instructions: 

To apply, please fill out the application at, and send it with resume, cover letter, references and photo to:

Dean Fernandez

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