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Victory Gardens For Peace

California, United States
MESA Notes - Public
Website :
http://www.victorygardensforpeace.com
Blog, Online Newsletter, etc. :
Public Contact Information:
Matt@victorygardensforpeace.com

About the Placement:

Brief Placement Description
We specialize in training individuals in the biointensive method. Our mission is to help individuals empower themselves to be leaders in their communities by engaging in sustainable agriculture in their homes, farms and community gardens.
Detailed Placement Description

We are located at the Stanford Inn Eco-Resort in the town of Mendocino. It is a nice Inn, and we are expected to blend in as if we were guests. The total property is around 10 acres, with about 1 acre in cultivation. All cultivation is done manually, without machines and utilizing the GROW BIOINTENSIVE Method. We are actively engaged in research, education and demonstration programs in our local community and also host a seedbank with over 200 varieties of locally grown, organic, open-pollinated seeds.

Primary Production :
Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers, Berries, Tree fruits, Grain

About the Internship:

Availability:
Full for the Season
Training Hours:

40

Training Expectations :

Daily work in the gardens learning the GROW BIOINTENSIVE Method and classes on Saturdays going further in depth into the methodology and theory.

On-Site Training, Steward's primary activities :

Preparing soil, transplanting, harvesting, recording data, composting, participating in all farm-related activities

Climate and Location Description

Cool, maritime climate- often foggy, rainy in the winter and drier in the summer

Compensation :
Free, daily food
Accommodations and amenities provided :

Housing is provided, laundry facilities, food is organic and vegan. No meat and dairy are allowed on the premise. Internet is free

Preferred start date :
April 2
Preferred length of internship :
8 Months, 4 Months, 2 Months