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2023 Urban Farming Internship

Purdue Extension is partnering with SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) and local urban farming leaders to offer the 2023 urban farming internship. The deadline to apply is April 10, 2023. This internship is designed to pair adult new and beginner-level urban farmers and gardeners with experienced farmer mentors in Lake County, who will provide interns with on-farm work experience. It will also allow interns the opportunity to learn skills in crop production, pest management, business management, marketing, and more. 

Interns will be paid $1500 to work part-time on-farm from May 8-October 20, 2023. 

Applicants can apply by the link or flyer QR code. 

Applications can be found at

 Potential applicants can reach out to Rebecca Koetz at or by calling 219-232-8058 to learn more. Applicants will be notified the week of April 17th on the status of their application. 

Purdue is an equal opportunity institution.

This internship is sponsored by SARE-Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.

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