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If you have a business in Truckee and are looking for a community project for your employees, the Garden is the perfect opportunity! Our busy season is May through October and business partners can help with Community Dig-Ins, weekly maintenance, or by making monetary or in-kind contributions.

PAID INTERN OPPORTUNITIES

Organic Gardening Internship


Our Garden Internship position is one that reports directly to the Garden Director and oversees all aspects of the SFLT Food Bank Garden. This position is a great opportunity to get your 'hands dirty' and learn all about garden management and what it takes to grow food at high altitude. Ideally, we are looking for a college student who is passionate about learning how to grow food and develop community.
Key responsibilities of this position include,
but are not limited to:

  • Cultivating the space: planting seeds, maintaining irrigation and garden infrastructure, and harvesting and preparing produce for distribution.

  • Overseeing volunteers for Harvest Mondays and Work Wednesdays.

  • Helping build the new Truckee Community Garden (adjacent to the Food Bank Garden).

  • Running the SFLT compost collection booth at both Tuesday and Saturday Farmers Markets.

To learn more about this opportunity and view the full job description click here >> To apply
Applications for the 2021 season are due March 12, but position will remain open until filled. Send letter of interest and resume to: Board Member and Garden Director Katie Townsend-Merino at kmerino@me.com AND Board Member and Garden Manager McKenna Bean at mckennabean97@gmail.com. For more information about the SFLT Food Bank Garden click here >> For more information about the Composting Program click here >>





VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Organic Gardening Internship


Our Garden Internship position is one that reports directly to the Garden Director and oversees all aspects of the SFLT Food Bank Garden. This position is a great opportunity to get your 'hands dirty' and learn all about garden management and what it takes to grow food at high altitude. Ideally, we are looking for a college student who is passionate about learning how to grow food and develop community.
Key responsibilities of this position include,
but are not limited to:

  • Cultivating the space: planting seeds, maintaining irrigation and garden infrastructure, and harvesting and preparing produce for distribution.

  • Overseeing volunteers for Harvest Mondays and Work Wednesdays.

  • Helping build the new Truckee Community Garden (adjacent to the Food Bank Garden).

  • Running the SFLT compost collection booth at both Tuesday and Saturday Farmers Markets.

To learn more about this opportunity and view the full job description click here >> To apply
Applications for the 2021 season are due March 12, but position will remain open until filled. Send letter of interest and resume to: Board Member and Garden Director Katie Townsend-Merino at kmerino@me.com AND Board Member and Garden Manager McKenna Bean at mckennabean97@gmail.com. For more information about the SFLT Food Bank Garden click here >> For more information about the Composting Program click here >>





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Slow Food Lake Tahoe's mission is to connect our community to the enjoyment of good, clean and fair food by inspiring a self-reliant food culture. We educate the community about growing, preparing and accessing local and sustainable food. Good, clean and fair food for all.

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