Mellowfields Urban Farm Farmer(s): Jessi Asmussen and Kevin Prather Location: 1551 N 1550 Rd. Lawrence, KS 66046 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.mellowfields.com/ Instagram, Facebook Apprenticeship opportunities: part-time unpaid positions **At this time there are only unpaid apprenticeships, as we are currently fully staffed for 2020**
Mellowfields Farm, established in 2009, is located on the eastern edge of Lawrence. We produce a wide variety of certified organic produce on three acres, including growing under cover in tunnels. Our markets include direct sales through multiple farmers markets, a multi-farm CSA, as well as grocery store and restaurant accounts. Jessi is a former Growing Growers apprentice from 2006. Participants will be involved in all areas of production, harvesting, as well as, exposure to our marketing and record keeping process. A good candidate should have transportation, a desire to learn the ins and outs of market farming, and a desire for physically demanding and rewarding work. Apprentices should be able to consistently work 20 hours/week, May through September.