Farm Fellowship in Monterey, VA

Allegheny Mountain Institute

Job Description

AMI’s tuition-free Farm Fellowship is six-month program designed for individuals interested in rural agriculture and sustainable farming. Farm Fellows will:

  • Live and work on a Certified Naturally Grown farm, study and practice cottage industry skills, and distribute fresh produce to a remote, but lively, Appalachian community.
  • Build a wide variety of practical farming skills through hands-on farm time and experiential learning, complemented by weekly educational and skills development sessions.
  • Learn and participate in food preservation, poultry care and processing, rotational grazing, mushroom cultivation, beekeeping, herbalism, fruit cultivation, and business skills

Educational scholarships to all selected Fellows includes a $1,700 monthly stipend, along with housing, farm-fresh vegetables and farm products, and a group pantry budget. Additional need-based scholarships are available for travel and gear expenses.

Apply online at amifellows.org/apply by March 1

Applications sent via Indeed will not be considered

Job Types: Full-time, Internship

Pay: $1,700.00 per month

Benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Activities and work will be distanced, masked, and outdoors when possible.

Work Location: One location

Hiring Insights

Application response rate: 100%

Hiring 4 candidates for this role

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