As one of the first CSA programs in the country The Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm (CSG) has been a pioneer in the community food movement for over 30 years. It started as a small market garden grew into a 300+ member CSA that includes over a hundred different vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers, seasonal and year round distribution, and a thriving apprenticeship program. The CSG takes on apprentices each season (April 1 to mid-November).
Our CSA biodynamically manages more than 125 acres on farmland (under Farmland Preservation) in northwestern New Jersey near the Delaware Water Gap. We share the land with the Genesis Farm Ecological Learning Center. There are 20 acres in production, which includes vegetables, berries, fruits, flowers and grain.
Applicants for the Apprenticeship Program should be seeking a hands-on learning experience on a production-oriented farm. We offer apprentices their own room and board, stipend, shared lunches, educational opportunities, and involvement in Farm events in exchange for 50 hours of work per week. Apprenticeship housing is in a farmhouse on the farm. It is recommended that applicants visit the farm to evaluate the suitability of the position. After reviewing these details about the program, interested individuals should send a resume and a letter outlining goals and interests in agriculture via email/mail to:
Attn: Judy von Handorf
Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm
41B Silver Lake Rd
Blairstown NJ 07825