Yokna Bottoms Farm is currently accepting applications for 2014 internships!
Entering our fifth season as a Certified Naturally Grown CSA farm in Oxford, Mississippi, Yokna Bottoms is seeking enthusiastic, hardworking sodbusters to join our crew for our 2014 internship opportunities. Spring to Fall Internships are an approximate six month commitment and Summer Internships are an approximate three month commitment.
Interns will experience all aspects of sustainable farming/living in North Mississippi including planning, cultivating, planting, harvesting, processing and marketing.
Living accommodations and food will be provided in exchange for 40 hours of work on the farm and at farmers markets. Interns will receive a small weekly stipend.
Interested applicants should: Be interested in pursuing a career in sustainable agriculture. Enjoy working outdoors even when the weather’s not ideal. Work efficiently as a team member and independently. Be open to learning and sharing what you know.
Write us and tell us why you’d like to intern at Yokna Bottoms Farm. Tell us you are, where you’ve been and what you’re doing now. What kind of work you like to do, what’s the most challenging work you’ve done, and why you’re passionate about sustainable farming/living.
Send your letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to learning more about you!