Urban farming internship
The City Sprouts Summer Urban Farming Internship provides part-time employment to 15 young adults, training them in agriculture, horticulture, culinary arts, public health, and life skills. Additionally, they gain experience in customer service, job readiness, and leadership, as they work as a team to manage our various farm sites around Omaha.
You can support our interns by visiting our Farm Stands between June and September and by attending our annual Farm Fest Fundraiser.
Must be between 15 and 21 years of age
Eligible for Free and Reduced Meals
Have an interest in farming, gardening, plants, cooking, nutrition, being outdoors, and/or youth education
Reliable means of transportation (can include public transportation)
Able to lift up to 35 lbs
Able to work in a variety of weather conditions
Able to work Saturdays in May and August; some evening work may be available
May & August
Saturdays, 9am - 2pm
June & July
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
9am - 3:30pm
*Possibility of work extending into the Fall
season, dependent upon schedules
Assisting with regular crop maintenance including planting, watering, weeding, harvesting
Distributing and selling produce at various farm stands (opportunities for evening hours)
Promoting City Sprouts to the community through site visits, school visits, presentations and events
Wearing appropriate work attire to protect from farming and weather conditions (e.g., closed-toe shoes such as work boots or tennis shoes, proper head protection such as a baseball cap or bandana, proper summer work clothes - stay cool with lighter fabric t-shirts, tank tops, shorts)
City Sprouts North
4002 Seward St.
City Sprouts South
1815 N St.
5420 N 3rd St.
We're gearing up for the biggest and best year of the City Sprouts Urban Farming Internship ever in 2022! Applications are now closed, and we have selected our 2022 interns. Follow us on social media or subscribe to the City Sprouts newsletter to stay tuned!
At $12/hour working
5 hrs weekly in May & August;
and 20 hrs weekly in June & July
Learn from professionals about culinary, agriculture, education, and work skills
become an intern
2022 Applications are Closed.
Stay Tuned for Updates!
Decatur + South
Edgar Romero Gonzalez
Aaron French + Mia Webb