Tiskilwa, Illinois

Hungry World Farm Intern

Hungry World Farm -- Tiskilwa, Illinois

2-12 month terms
Ages 18+
Hungry World Farm

 

 

General categories in which interns will participate include general farm maintenance, soil preparation, production planning, plant propagation and nursery work, field work, harvest and processing, marketing and distribution, sales and delivery, record-keeping/farm business practices, promotion of healthy soils, integrated crop systems and pest management, livestock care, and teaching opportunities.

Intern responsibilities will include activities such as:

  • Seeding, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, and processing vegetables and some grains.
  • Interacting with customers through sales at a local farmers' market.
  • Maintaining tools and equipment.
  • Teaching lessons and guiding farm tours.
  • Assisting with cooking and baking.
  • Developing farm Learning Center displays.
  • Stewarding native prairie and woodland ecosystems.
  • Assisting the lead animal farmer with livestock care and chores.

What is expected of interns?

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of HWF.
  • Willingness to collaborate and a commitment to HWF team.
  • Active participation in all areas of internship programming and daily living, including group reflection and discussions, contributions to communal life (e.g., regular cleaning and maintenance of living areas, contributions in the kitchen, etc.), and more.
  • A hunger to learn and eagerness to be shaped throughout the internship.


The following core commitments and values will be asked of interns:

  • Always do your best.
  • Contribute willingly and freely to the HWF team.
  • Care for those with whom you live and work.
  • Live with integrity and authenticity.
  • Be open to, and actively work toward, personal growth and transformation according to God's grace, truth, mercy and love.
  • Labor patiently and lovingly with perseverance.





 Program info

 

 

Hungry World FarmsHungry World Farms<p>​Seeking the well-being of all, Hungry World Farm inspires and educates people about healthy fields, food and bodies while caring for the Earth.</p>

 Program site

 

 

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