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Solar Living Center

California, United States
MESA Notes - Public
Website :
http://www.solarliving.org
Blog, Online Newsletter, etc. :
Public Contact Information:
adam.goldberg@solarliving.org

About the Placement:

Brief Placement Description
Our mission is to promote sustainability through inspirational environmental education. We do this through our workshops in renewable energy and sustainable living (available to the public and interns), our 12 acre demonstration site including permac
Detailed Placement Description

This placement is owned and operated by a Non-profit organization.
Production Acreage : #2
Number of Full-time Employees: 3
Number and Type of livestock: 5 chickens
My farm/organization is : Certified Organic.
I am participating in our own internship program.
I am an active member of CCOF.
Educational Activities : All of our sustainable living and solar workshops are available to interns.
Social Environment: Work with a small team of dedicated staff and other interns all focused on sustainable living.

Primary Production :
Vegetables

About the Internship:

Availability:
Full for the Season
Training Hours:

40hours per week.

Training Expectations :

We offer Year-round training.
sales/marketing operations: Raising awareness of our produce to visiting public

On-Site Training, Steward's primary activities :

Supporting site management, including microgreens, assisting with workshops and children's education.
Stewards will be raising awareness of our produce to visiting public.

Climate and Location Description

Average temperature/Typical weather: Can be over 100 in summer and freezing at night in winter. Rain in winter.
Proximity to nearest town/city: 5 minutes walk to Hopland (small town) 15 minutes drive to Ukiah, larger town.
Geographic Location:
Hopland and Ukiah are small towns with many interesting places to visit. A strong sense of sustainability and off grid living resonates in these communities.

Compensation :
Free, daily food, $1/week for food allowance, Participation in solar and sust. living class
Accommodations and amenities provided :

Accommodations:
Interns live in our intern village which includes a kitchen/living area, male/female dormitories, and shower house with other interns/stewards. Bedroom is shared and bathroom is shared. Lodging is simple, with basic amenities (heat, indoor bathroom).
Amenities:
Electric or gas heat, Solar heat, TV, VCR/DVD, Computer & Internet for steward use, Free&daily internet on-site, Telephone (Free local calls only; must buy own calling card for non-local calls), Bicycle for excursions to nearby shops/town/public transit (less than 3 miles one-way), Food provided by host to cook your own meals(shared with other interns.)Free, seasonal farm products.(Example: fruits and vegetables)

Preferred start date :
2016-11-01
Preferred length of internship :
5 months