Thursday, November 8, 2012


We are now accepting applications for our 2012 Winterships!
Wintership participants will learn about sustainable horticulture, urban farm management and youth education though helping farm staff with on farm fall and winter tasks, some data entry and outreach. Interns will assist with daily farm work which can include, composting, seed sowing and transplanting, season extension, hoop house maintenance, sign painting, carpentry, harvesting, irrigation, data entry & assessment, community outreach and more!
  •  Hours: minimum of 4 hours per week
  • Time: Tuesdays 11am – 2pm, Wednesdays 10-2 pm or Thursdays 9am-1pm
  •  Commitment:  November 2012 through March 2012.  
  • Shorter internship available for special circumstances, but must be able to commit for at least 10 weeks.    
The program is designed to be educational and fun, and provide a solid mentorship to those interested in working in urban or rural sustainable agriculture, as well as those who want to volunteer and get their hands dirty helping our community.

Minimum Qualifications 
Willingness to work in all weather conditions
Self-motivated, independent and able to work within a fluid environment
Bring positive energy to the work
Highly dependable and punctual
Basic computer skills
Experience with horticulture, youth education, community organizing a plus

To apply, or to find out more information please email Tanzania (at) bkfarmyards (dot) com