baltimore non-profit seeks intern
TALMAR Gardens and Horticultural Therapy Center is a non-profit farm established to provide a therapeutic and recreational environment offering horticultural therapy and vocational skills training opportunities for people with special needs. With frequent help from our program participants, we grow flowers, vegetables and herbs using sustainable and organic methods. talmar.org
Interns will participate in a range of on-farm activities including growing produce and flowers, pest management, soil development, and harvest. In addition to hands-on training, interns will also receive readings and resources for further knowledge development. Activities include:
Field work - seeding, transplanting, weeding, thinning, trellising, bed preparation, and mowing
Greenhouse - seeding, weeding, transplanting, watering, and pest control
Harvest and market preparation - washing, packing, arranging for distribution
Distribution - organizing CSA, sales at farmers' markets
Chicken care - feeding, watering, collecting eggs, and maintaining coop
This internship is a volunteer position. We offer skill development, farm experience and produce in exchange for labor. Ideal candidates will be able to commit to three months and work 18 hours per week.
Visit http://www.talmar.org/internships/ or email us at [email protected] for more information and to apply.