Kahumana Organic Farm Apprenticeship 2016: 1 Opening in Aug and 1 Opening in Sep

From: Christian Zuckerman <czuckerman@asi-hawaii.org>
Date: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:42 AM
Subject: Kahumana Farm Apprenticeship
(Forward from Summer Miles)

Kahumana Organic Farm is looking for one more apprentice immediately and one more in September. I’m hoping to fill more of my apprenticeship spots with people from the community as we expand our farming operation. My main criteria is a willingness to learn and be in agriculture and also that they are willing to do the work. Any experience is beneficial but not required, thats our job : ) As for age, we usually are looking for people 21+ but we make exceptions. Let me know if you have any questions,

Christian Zuckerman
Kahumana Farm Manager

Kahumana Organic Farm Apprentice Job Description:

The Kahumana Organic Farm Apprenticeship is a one-year program aimed at young motivated individuals who want to gain a hands on education in farming. The apprenticeship is an onsite living program and apprentices must be willing to be apart of the larger Kahumana Community. 

Kahumana Organic Farm is a small-scale working farm that is a part of a large non- profit Alternative Structures International (ASI). The many social programs of ASI are directly interwoven with the farm providing a diverse and unique living and working experience.

Apprentices would be involved in all daily activities of running a small-scale farm.

Apprentices would be expected to be willing to do all farm related work and also

show a willingness to learn.

Apprentices work a 40-hour week. It is based on a Monday through Friday

workweek with an occasional Saturday Farmers Market. The daily schedule is as


  • 6:30 – 8:30 am: Morning duties and harvest
  • 8:30 – 9:30 am: Breakfast break
  • 9:30 – 12:30 pm: Vegetable washing/processing and farm work
  • 12:30 – 3:00 pm: Afternoon break
  • 3:00 – 6:00 pm: Farm work

All apprentices will have a room in the farmhouse and all meals provided by our onsite farm to table style café. In addition, all apprentices will receive an $800 monthly stipend.

Apprentices must have a valid drivers license and be willing to take an entry drug test.

If you are interested and want to know more please contact czuckerman@asi-hawaii.org or call 696-2655

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