INTERN IMMERSION LEARNING PROGRAM
Intensive week to two-week immersion programs are offered sporadically throughout the year and depending on the availability of our instructors. This program is ideal for those who have recently completed a Permaculture Design Course (PDC), GoFarm program, or college ag/eco students on summer or spring break and want to get some hands-on time. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about the next immersion program.
"WOOFER" VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Are you passionate about growing food, sustainability, and learning more about farming as a lifestyle? If so please consider our WWOOFer-style volunteer position at Waihuena Farm. (No need to be a registered WWOOFer, but if you are unaware of the program we suggest you check out their website. World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms ((WWOOF)) provides a chance for ‘WWOOFers’ to ‘intern’ and get hands-on training while providing organic farms much needed extra help!). If you are interested in applying, please start by reading WOOFer Work Exchange.. Our WOOFer program uses a ʻlearn-by-doingʻ approach, using structured workdays to teach components of our growing system (e.g. soil and bed prep, cultivating seeds and starters, maintenance and harvesting in our main garden), strategies for expanding farm area (e.g. agroforesty zones) and marketing/processing our produce (e.g. CSA, farmers markets, value-added products, small accounts etc.).