Seeking Farm Programs Intern
We’re looking for a Farm Programs Intern who is interested in a hands-on working/learning experience in vegetable/fruit production. The Intern will help the Farm Programs Manager manage the organization’s 12 acres of tillable land and orchard for vegetable/fruit production for use by two kitchens and an on-site farm stand. The site also includes space for cover crops, pollinator habitat, flowers and other land use. The Intern will participate in educational programming and special projects, one of which could be the construction of a geothermal greenhouse. Occasional weekend work may be required. Minimum of 10 weeks, maximum of 14 weeks. Find out more: WCI Farm Programs Intern description application – 2021
WCI has canceled all indoor events through spring 2021. Our buildings are currently closed but the prairie path at the Country Life Center is open for social-distance walking. Staff are available by phone and email. We’ll continue to monitor the evolving public health situation. Updates will be provided as they become available.
At the current time, we’re offering online cooking classes. To help with your at-home meal preparation, Chef Katie’s favorite recipes are posted on our Farm to Table page. The Mickle Center Shared Use Kitchen continues to support small food businesses.
We stand with people of color against racism, violence, and hate. Enriching communities and gathering together is the core of our work at The Wallace Centers of Iowa and how we actualize the Wallace family legacy. Now more than ever, we value our work that creates seats at the table for everyone. As an organization, we are dedicated to equitable, inclusive programming and services where everyone is welcome.