The farmers at Jones Family Farms in Shelton is currently looking to fill their crew for the summer berry seasons.
Their Summer Agriculture/Retail Internship Program is currently accepting applications from college-aged students.
The purpose of the paid internship is to offer students the opportunity to learn about modern sustainable agriculture, direct marketing via retail and ecology while earning a fair salary in a pleasant family farm environment.
Major Responsibilities include direct marketing to the public for strawberry and blueberry harvests, retail operations (cashier, field supervision, parking, customer service), agricultural duties (weeding, pruning, harvesting), and vegetable garden/kitchen duties (preparation, cooking, harvesting, cleaning).
Students will also help with tasks necessary for farmer markets, education programs and special events.
Interviews begin in early March and hiring decisions will be made by Mid-April.
Students interested should visit Jones Family Farms' webpage for more information and to download an application.