Jobs and Internships
New Lands Farm welcomes volunteers to join us in a variety of activities to support the project. Please feel free to contact us about your interests and availability. Visit the LSS Volunteer Opportunities webpage for more opportunities to engage in our work.
We also offer spring semester and summer internships at both farm sites in Worcester and West Springfield. We are happy to work with your college or university to obtain sponsorship or credit. If you are interested, please contact us.
New this year!! We have a limited number of workshare opportunities available in Worcester and Sutton. If you are interested in helping out during distribution hours in exchange for produce please contact Sara or call 413-787-0725
Now Seeking Summer 2014 Field and Marketing Interns!
New Lands Farm is looking for summer field and marketing interns for both of our locations in West Springfield and Worcester. This is a unique opportunity to engage in a meaningful project and grow local food. Interns will have the ability to get involved in a diversity of activities associated with the project, as well as the opportunity to attend agricultural trainings and access land for personal gardening/farming. These positions are unpaid for 20 hours per week, June through August. Candidates interested in starting an internship earlier in spring and/or extending through fall are welcomed.
The New Lands Farm Field Intern will conduct hands-on assistance to new refugee farmers on our farm sites in West Springfield, MA or Sutton, MA and additional garden sites. The Field Intern will work directly with New Lands Farm staff to offer new farmer trainings and manage agriculture production. To learn more about this position, read the description here.
The New Lands Farm Marketing Intern will conduct hands-on assistance to refugee farmers wishing to sell their fresh vegetables grown at our farm sites in West Springfield or Worcester and additional garden sites. The Marketing Intern will work directly with New Lands Farm staff to offer one-on-one marketing assistance and increase refugee farmer product sales. To learn more about this position, read the description here.