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5760 S 277th ST
Posted: June 15 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionSpring update : We are excited to announce that we are developing an internship program this year and encourage those who are interested in longer term assignments to help us create this new program.
The Intership starts as an unpaid position with a potential for longer term paid positions. We provide a full day’s food, accommodation, and educational experience.
Thank you for checking out The Farm On 277th. We are an upstart permaculture-based CSA in the mid stage of development currently in full swing of the 2015 season. This is a six acre farm with goals of future expansion.
Many projects in need of attention include prepping, planting and harvesting produce, bee keeping development, food forest development, building and populating additional growing systems (mostly hugel mounds), gray water collection and filtering, rocket mass stove development, alternative energy development, chicken and egg production, livestock planning and procurement, cob building for internship housing, beautification and readying for tours and mulching, mulching. mulching!. We currently have chickens, ducks, hogs and rabbits – and we will be harvesting some of them for meat.
The area around the farm is replete with outdoor activities ranging from water sports on Puget Sound and the Green River with tremendous hiking, camping, fishing and more. Seattle and Tacoma are minutes away with big-city living at its best. Quaint towns adorn the day trip to nearby Mount Rainier offering small-town charm. The farm has a priceless view of Mount Rainier as well.
The ability to help design, build and enjoy this permaculture farm and to recreate in the surrounding area makes this a great opportunity to learn, teach and grow. The current facilities for interns are expanding and include a 25′ converted shipping container, ongoing development of three separate rooms in a trailer, An available room in the farm house, camping and other simple housing, but, materials are onsite to build cob cabins and furnish them with items made with reclaimed materials.
So, if you are interested in The Farm On 277th – please, relate to us how you think it would benefit all if you are part of our team to help achieve our goal as a permaculture CSA farm and educational, enjoyable destination. Also, you might include what we will need to bring to the table to aid in our mutual success. Preference is always given to those who have actually taken the time to read our profile and to those with passion for organic farming and living.
Please either complete the application or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
RequirementsPassion and a positive attitude.
Willing to work as a team.