Metropolitan Farms is a commercial scale urban farm located in West Humboldt Park (4250 W Chicago Ave) which has begun operations this summer 2015. We are nowlooking forward to building the business and need help to make it a success!
The farm grows premium quality, chemical free, produce and fish by means of a large aquaponic system located in a controlled environment greenhouse. These systems are some of the most advanced agricultural production systems available today. Metropolitan Farms represents a significant step forward in growing good, fresh food close to market.
Interns will get valuable training and experience at a cutting edge urban farm!
- Manage the aquaponic system and keep it running smoothly
- Harvest fish and plants
- Learn the science behind the growing
- Get first hand experience working in a unique startup
- Learn about the rapidly developing aquaponics/urban agriculture industry
Please send a short cover letter saying why you are interested in working on the farm, as well as a resume to Benjamin Kant (email@example.com). The position is unpaid although we will send you home with some fresh produce! Time commitmentis at least 4 hours per week for a duration of 2-3 months. There is onsite secure parking, as well as easy access to the Chicago ave bus.