Summer Internship Opportunities

LUFP is offering seven unpaid urban farmer internships for summer 2014!  Interns work with farm staff to plant, weed, tend, and harvest crops.  They also help prepare for markets, participate in community outreach, and complete other farm tasks and projects.

Qualified applicants will have strong communication skills, a desire to work as part of a farm team, willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions and the ability to perform a diverse set of farm tasks that includes lifting and carrying heavy objects (as much as 40 lbs at times).

Schedule:  One day/week internships run from May 7th-August 22nd either on Wednesdays 8am-noon or Thursdays 8am-noon.  Monthly internships are Tuesdays-Fridays 8am-noon for one month in either May, June, July, or August.  Specify availability in cover letter.

Interested applicants may email a cover letter and resume with contact information to Sarah at lansingurbanfarmproject(at) by Monday, April 21st.  Questions?

Sarah Fillius
Urbandale Farm Manager
Lansing Urban Farm Project
1619 E. Kalamazoo St. Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 999-3916

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