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Employment

Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm. We are currently hiring for an Assistant Vegetable Grower. (Please see below for unpaid internship opportunities.)

Assistant Grower

The Assistant Grower will report to the Program Director at our Emmaus, PA, farm location. Key responsibilities include:

  • Following the plans and direction of the Program Director in the day to day workload of 2.5-acre diversified vegetable farm, surrounding fields, incubator farm sites, and other infrastructure;
  • Manual field work, including planting, hoeing, hand-weeding, irrigation set up and management, pest and disease scouting and management, etc.;
  • Harvest, washing, and packing for weekly market, CSA and wholesale accounts; delivery to CSA drop-off and wholesale accounts;
  • Occasionally attend farmers’ market with Program Director or trainees;
  • Assist with on-farm workshops and field days as needed;
  • Depending upon the experience and skills of the Assistant Grower, additional duties may be assigned.

This position is scheduled to begin ASAP.

To see full job description, click here.

 

Internships

We are currently accepting applications for Graphic Design, Development, and Sustainable Agriculture Interns.

Development Intern

Our Development Intern will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director to plan/coordinate events, research potential funders, and communicate with the community at large. This internship will give the intern valuable, real-world experience in the nuts and bolts of nonprofit work.

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Graphic Design Intern

Our Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director with promotional materials to increase community awareness of the organization and other projects related to marketing at The Seed Farm. Tasks could include designing materials for upcoming events and farm programs, designing a new website for the organization, or other tasks as needed and/or projects that align with intern skills.

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Sustainable Agriculture Intern

Our Sustainable Ag Intern will be supervised by the Program Director at our farm site in Emmaus, and s/he will work alongside our farm staff and apprentices. This internship will provide experience in farm work (including general field work, farm upkeep, and record keeping for field crops and produce sales) and class/event preparation, as well as coordinating and facilitating group visits to the farm.

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Other Opportunities

If you would like to be involved with our organization in a volunteer capacity, please visit our Volunteer page for more information.

Farm Ride & RunJune 14th, 2016

    Saturday, July 16, 2016         The Seed Farm5854 Vera Cruz Road S.Emmaus, PA 18049  FEATURING NEW COURSES!62-mile (metric century) ride 35-mile

Farm-to-Table Dinner & AuctionJune 14th, 2016

Save the Date! Our 6th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016.   More information to follow.   Please contact us for sponsorship opportunities.   $70

EmploymentJune 2nd, 2016

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm. We are currently hiring for an Assistant Vegetable Grower. (Please see below for unpaid internship opportunities.) Assistant Growe

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Farm Address:
5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

Mailing Address:
Lehigh County Ag Center 4184 Dorney Park Road Suite107 Allentown, PA, 18104

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