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The Urban Edge Farm

Brentwood, California
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Blog, Online Newsletter, etc. :
Public Contact Information:
[email protected]

About the Placement:

Detailed Placement Description

The Urban Edge Farm is a 34-acre, certified-organic farm located about 50 miles east of San Francisco. Our farm raises and markets over 50 different specialty organic vegetables, herbs, and fruits. We also operate a 20-acre vineyard. We practice growing techniques that keep our land vital and sustainable, such as planting cover crops, composting, and cultivating habitat areas for beneficial insects and wildlife.

Primary Production :

Tree fruits, Vegetables, Vineyards/Winery

About the Internship

Training Hours:

48 hours

Training Expectations :

Steward is expected to train six, 8-hour days per week, with one full day off per week (Usually Sunday). Daily supervision is provided by the owners and farm manager,

On-Site Training, Steward’s primary activities :

Planting, transplanting, greenhouse starts, harvesting, weeding, irrigating (drip lines), composting, cover-cropping, produce/fruit preparation for farm store, restaurants and market sales, selling at farmers markets, delivery assistance, etc.

Climate and Location Description

Temperate climate, gets very hot during summer, rainy between Dec. – Feb.,
Semi-urban, 10 minute drive to train that goes to San Francisco. easy access to public transportation.

Compensation :

$200/week, shared trailer, Free, daily food, Health insurance* (will enroll/maintain/provide as part of the Steward’s compensation)

Accommodations and amenities provided :

Shared travel trailer. No internet in trailer but there is internet on the property.

Preferred start date :


Preferred length of internship :

6 months, but open to longer