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Garden & Floral Project Intern

Website The Roundhouse Foundation

There are currently 7 gardens at PMRCAA, that are part of the larger regenerative agricultural program.  These include a kitchen garden that provides food for guests in residence, a native plant pollinator garden, a tea garden, and a textile and dye floral garden. This position allows for a hands-on learning experience in regenerative farming and gardening systems, environmental stewardship, and land use best practices.   The Garden/Floral Project Intern would be involved in all aspects of the kitchen garden, from seed to table, be a part of day-to-day care in all gardens, and learn how to create and work in a variety of sustainable farming systems including no-dig beds, hugelkultur and trench composting.

For the 2024 season, this position will have particular emphasis on the expanded area of our No-Dig Dye Flower and Cut Flower Garden.  There are two, new,  hoop houses and additional no-dig beds planned throughout the season.  This position will work with expected planned expansion to growing area.  Staff also support a demonstration plot similar to one of the regenerative pastures, and a pollinator hedgerow. This position will also assist in  planting using permaculture techniques.

The ideal candidate is passionate about sustainability, soil health, and has a healthy curiousity about learning and experimenting with a variety of ways to grow within a closed loop system.

The Garden/Floral Program Intern will report to the Garden/Floral Project Manager for daily direction and will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with regenerative agriculture and ecological restoration professionals. They will also work with the PMRCAA and Roundhouse Team at-large to help with on-property projects including hosting visiting artists and local organizations, regenerative agriculture activities and unique facility development. The Intern will also work with the Communications team to assist with social media and newsletter messaging around PMRCAA. 

The position is based in Sisters, Oregon.  Housing is not provided.

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To apply for this job email your details to inquiries@roundhousefoundaiton.org