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berry sweet farm internship - washington

Posted: March 29 2012
Terry’s Berries is seeking an intern/apprentice for this growing season.  Terry’s Berries is a 20-acre diversified organic CSA farm in Tacoma, WA.  We grow vegetable row crops, apples, berries, and raise a flock of 400+ chickens for egg production.  We provide organic produce and eggs for our 400-member year around CSA, a farm store and local farmers markets.
We are seeking applicants interested in becoming farmers and who are experienced in or willing to become experienced in rewarding physical labor.
Expectations and details:
-Live on the farm in provided housing which is a 3bdrm 2bath doublewide manufactured home.
-Work 6 days a week.
-Be willing to do all types of farm tasks, weeding, washing eggs, feeding animals, transplanting, etc. etc.
-Willing to learn on the job.
-Be available from now until November.
-Compensation is $9.04 per hour.
-Lunches are communal in the farmer’s home, breakfasts and dinners are independent.
Couples also considered.
All interested contact Amy Moreno-Sills
tacoma, washington