Plenty! Farm (Floyd, VA) is hiring 2 interns for the 2016 season

Plenty! is hiring 2 Interns for the 2016 season
Floyd, VA

Plenty! is a non-profit organization whose mission is to nourish community and preserve Floyd county traditions by encouraging neighbors to grow and share food. The Plenty! Farm is home to the Plenty!Fresh Food Bank as well as the center for several food sharing programs and educational gatherings. Plenty! values freshness in produce and programs, generosity in giving and receiving and welcomes all those in need of improved access to nutritious food.

The farm rotates 2 acres and a 2,100 sq. ft. high tunnel through mixed vegetable production using organic management. Interns are expected to have some knowledge of organic farming/sustainable agriculture but no prior experience is necessary. A strong interest in food production as it relates to food security, nutrition access and community building is preferable. Interns need to be friendly, have strong communication skills, be willing to interact with the public and work with volunteers of all ages. Plenty! is seeking 2 interns for the 2016 season. Our season runs from April through November. Please call 540-745-3898 or visit www.plentylocal.org for details and application information.

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