Coverdale Farm Preserve is seeking Farm Interns for April-November 2022! Coverdale features four key enterprises: four-season vegetable production, livestock production, on-farm market, and farm-based education/engagement. The Farm Internship is an interdisciplinary, seasonal position involved in each of the four enterprises receiving comprehensive training/experience to prepare one for service to community through the field of Regenerative Agriculture. This is a paid internship with on-site housing provided. The Farm Intern is an integral member of the Farm Team working in coordination with the Director of Farm Operations/Farm Manager, Market Garden Farmer: Production Operations, Market Garden Farmer: Field Operations, Vegetable Production Assistants, Education & Engagement Coordinator, Education & Engagement Assistant, Market Team, Seasonal Educators, Seasonal Livestock Team, and Volunteers in the implementation of all aspects of whole-farm operations.
The Coverdale Farm Internship plays a key role in our work, bringing applicable knowledge and passion, to achieve our vision of building an economically robust enterprise that models farming with environmental integrity.
$10.50-$12/hr (based on experience)., 40 hr./week April-November. Option for fully subsidized shared on-site housing available.
This position reports to the Market Garden Farmer: Field Operations and the Education & Engagement Coordinator
Coverdale Farm Preserve is part of the larger Delaware Nature Society (DelNature). Delnature is a state-wide, non-profit organization engaged in education, conservation, and advocacy since 1964. DelNature delivers hands-on environmental education programming at four sites and throughout the region, in New Castle & Sussex Counties: (New Castle) Ashland Nature Center (HQ), in Hockessin, DE; DuPont Environmental Education Center, in Wilmington, DE; Coverdale Farm Preserve, in Greenville, DE; (Sussex) Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, in Milford, DE.
Delaware Nature Society’s mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, conservation, and advocacy. We envision a healthy and sustainable environment. Founded in 1964, Delaware Nature Society, a state affiliate for the National Wildlife Federation, is renowned for our educational programming, conservation, and advocacy. We provide the tools for communities to take action and promote the health of the environment through land preservation, wildlife protection, watershed stewardship, and regenerative agriculture.
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