Internships

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Internship Opportunities

Farmshed offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the year. Most internships are volunteer positions, however, there are opportunities for earning credit as well as opportunities for paid internships through the Pointer Connect Internship Program (PCI) with eligibility. Please see each description below for details.

Application Procedure:

Please submit the following:

  1. Fill out our online Internship Application
  2. Email the following application materials to volunteer@farmshed.org. Please include the internship you are applying for in the subject line. Include:
    1. Two professional references
    2. Your resume or job history
    3. A cover letter stating your interest in sustainable food system work, and how your qualifications align with this position.
    4. Your weekly availability (if known)

**Farmshed will schedule interviews as applications are received and reserves the right to hire for positions at anytime.  For best consideration apply as soon as you are able.

Contact volunteer@farmshed.org with questions.


Operations Internships

Graphic Design Internship (Spring, Fall-Winterim)

Create promotional materials (posters, postcards, brochures, etc.) for events, programs, and fundraising at Farmshed, Assist with the creation of the Farm Fresh Atlas publication during the Fall-Winterim Internship.

Communication Internship – (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Maintain consistent and accurate correspondence between Farmshed and the community as well as execute Farmshed communication plan and membership program. 


Program and Event Internships

Program and Event Internship – (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Become a local food connector by helping to plan and organize Farmshed annual programs and events: the Local Food Fair (February), Plant Sale (May), Local Food Investors Social (July), Farmer Tribute Dinner (November), and Local Food Fundraiser (November).  

Local Food Systems Kitchen Internship – (Spring, Summer, and Fall) 

Central Rivers Farmshed is offering the unique experience of promoting community health by strengthening central Wisconsin’s local food system. This position:
  • Works closely with Farmshed staff, farmers, and volunteers on the Frozen Assets program, an innovative way to supply participating community members with locally grown organic produce throughout the winter months.
  • Promotes and facilitates the use of Farmshed’s community commercial kitchen and encourages users to source ingredients from local farmers and businesses.

Growing Collective Internship – (2 positions – Spring)

The Growing Collective is a group of Central Wisconsin gardeners who organized in 2013 to grow vegetable starts together at the Farmshed greenhouse.  Now over 50 members strong, the group consists of both first-time and experienced home gardeners and community groups. The collective grows garden starts from seed, including heirloom, organic and unusual selections of tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and many more.


Farm Fresh Atlas of Central Wisconsin

Farm Fresh Atlas Internship – (Fall-Winter)

Farmshed produces the Central Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas annually. It’s a free local food guide that lists farmers who sell directly in an eleven county area. It includes a quick reference that works to provide vital information about what each farm produces, their practices, contact information and the services they provide (example: you-pick strawberries). In addition to farms, the atlas is a guide for local food events, workshops and businesses around the region. 


WHY SUPPORT FARMSHED

We Believe: 1) Food should be grown in a sustainable manner 2) People should know how to buy, grow, harvest, preserve, and prepare local foods 3) The public should know local farmers 4) Farmers should know who eats their food

BECOME A MEMBER

Your membership supports our programming as well as our production greenhouse and community kitchen
Event
2020 Local Food Fair
SentryWorld, Stevens Point WI