Category: Internships & Projects

Welcome our 2019 Interns!
Welcome our 2019 Interns!

Every winter we welcome a new group of interns for a season of working and learning on the farm. The first week of March we welcomed eight new people to the team, each person bringing a unique set of skills and experiences. Over the course of the next eight months we will work together to […]

Food to Bank On Program
Food to Bank On Program

One of the many programs that help train new farmers in our community is Food to Bank On, part of Sustainable Connections’ Food and Farming Program. Food to Bank On is a 3-year business training program for aspiring farmers. Farmers learn business skills through a workshop series, mentorship from local farmers, and the market support […]

Internship Applications Open Now!
Internship Applications Open Now!

Do you ever dream about a career in farming? Cloud Mountain Farm Center is accepting applications for our 2018 internship program. The internship is a dynamic farmer training program that uses hands on experience and classroom learning to provide beginning farmers with the knowledge and resources to jump start their career in farming. Our goal […]

My Role as a Second-Year Intern
My Role as a Second-Year Intern

By Chrissy Hoefgen Cloud Mountain Farm Center is a very diversified organization; growing a number of perennial and annual fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals requires many helping hands. In addition to the twelve full time staff members on site, CMFC also hosts seven first year interns, and this year, a second year intern, which is me, […]

Internship 2016 Reflections
Internship 2016 Reflections

We were just reflecting on the internship season we’ve just finished and thought we’d share one of our favorite memories: In week 28 of 35 we are in the heat of summer, interns have drafted most pieces of a business plan, been through most of the heavy technical classes for the year but do not […]

Inside the Internship: Sean McWay
Inside the Internship: Sean McWay

By Sarah Miller Last month I spoke with intern Sean McWay, a Missouri native, about his time at Cloud Mountain Farm Center.  Sean is drawn to the joys of being outside, working with his hands, and the scientific inquiry farming can provide.  This is an unsurprising coincidence as his most recent previous educational experience ended […]