Gathering Ground
Washington Island, WI, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago


Gathering Ground�s summer internship GROUND SCHOOL is for young adults 18 to 27 passionate about environmental stewardship with an interest in environmental studies, sustainable agriculture, food justice, conservation, and communal and ecological living. This internship is an opportunity to explore your curiosities alongside like-minded peers, and with teachers and practitioners. The mission of the summer is to learn together how we can answer the question, �How on earth should we live?�

Our weekly schedule will include

1 full day of education-oriented hands-on experience in Gathering Ground�s vineyard, orchards, and gardens.
20-30 hours in a paid position with a local farm or land-based organization
Farm dinners: cooking and sharing meals made from local, seasonal ingredients
Seminars in current topics of food and environmental studies will alternate weekly
Field trips to local land and water based organizations and farms.
Team building, mentorship, community engagement.
Potential job sites include: honey farm, vegetable and flower farm, orchard and cidery
Other important details

Dates: The program is 10 weeks. June 1 through August 10.
Credit: We will work with your university/college to help you get credit.
Pay: Earn over $2,000 working at a local farm
Cost: $350 for housing, field trips and one community meal each week
Learn more and APPLY on our website: ------------/summer