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Greenhouse/Production Intern


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We are seeking a few awesome interns for the 2019 season to help round out our greenhouse staff at Honey Brook Organic Farm located in central New Jersey. Honey Brook Organic Farm is one of the largest and oldest organic vegetable crop farms in the Northeast, with 120 acres in production for a 3400+ member CSA. We offer a diverse job experience in a farming operation continuing to expand its crop offerings and production technologies. Honey Brook Organic Farm is a model of sustainable, profitable farming with a wealth of valuable experience to share with employees. Positions can start immediately. Interns work directly with our greenhouse manager with direction from our farm and field managers. Work will be primarily at our Pennington location with some days spent working at our other two farms in Chesterfield. With respect to hours, the work is approximately 40 hours/week or less. Seeking highly motivated individuals that work well in teams as well as independently. Prior farm/greenhouse experience & desire to farm for a career is preferred. Familiarity with Spanish is a plus. Ability to work in summer heat and continually lift boxes weighing as much as 25 lbs required. This is a paid position. Learn organic farming from the folks that have been doing it for over thirty years in Central NJ and have a lot to teach! Production Focus: The work will be approximately 80% field & greenhouse work and 20% marketing, packing and administrative. Interns will assist with greenhouse production and record keeping, hand cultivation and direct seeding in the field, transplanting and pruning of nut and fruit trees and bushes. Interns will also assist in our Distribution Center and pick-your-own fields, which is heavy on customer service and with our Boxed Share Program, including packing and quality control. Pay: $10-$12/ hour based on experience.