Oak Spring Garden Foundation is now accepting applications for three full-time seasonal farm apprentices to work on our Biocultural Conservation Farm (BCCF). These positions will begin early January 2024 and will go until December 2024. BCCF Apprentices will assist with the production of vegetables to be used on site for visiting guests and artists in residence, a small Community Supported Agriculture ‘CSA’ program, and to be donated to local food banks. Since our beginnings in 2019, we have donated roughly 90,000 lbs of produce and counting to our local food bank partners in Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Fairfax counties.
In addition to working on the BCCF, the positions will work with our Arboricultural, Conservation and Landscape team for the months of January and February to assist with winter fruit tree pruning and invasive species management.
The work week is 40/hours per week Monday-Friday, with weekend chores in rotation with the rest of the farm team (roughly once every 6 weeks). Pay rate is $20/hour + up to 10 paid sick days. Optional onsite housing may be available for non-local applicants. We are located in Upperville, VA – about 1 hour west of DC. The nearest town with basic amenities is roughly a 15 minute drive.
We are looking for hardworking individuals with a passion for food, farming, plants and landscapes who are looking to gain hands-on experience with small-scale, ecological farming practices. We will begin reviewing applications October 10, 2023 and will continue until all positions are filled. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “BCCF 2024 Farm Apprenticeship”.
For more information about OSGF and the position please visit osgf.org/opportunities
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