The Purple Pear Farm Internship programs are an opportunity to learn a wide range of farming skills with particular emphasis on intensive market gardening and sustainable farming.
Interns will learn all aspects of living and working on a permaculture farm and will learn methods of design applicable to everyday farm situations. They will be fully involved in all farm activities.
On top of that, they will also undertake regular projects which may include but are not limited to the following:
- Mandala Gardens
- Earth Building
- Farm Fencing Methods
- Food Forestry
- Agro Forestry
- Water Management
- Plant Species
- Animal Care
- Food Preparation and Nutrition
- DIY Mechanics
- Resource saving and salvage
- Zone 1 Gardening
- Harvesting and preparing food for storage
- Seed saving
- Earth works
- Composting and soil improvement
- Community Supported Agriculture
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