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Director’s Blog – 2014 End of Year Note

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Director's Blog, Fields Report | 0 comments

Dear Friends of Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, As I reflect on the past 30 years, I am moved to think about all the lives that have been touched by the efforts, the passion and the movement of the Institute.

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2015 Garden Apprentice

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Announcements, Internships & Jobs | 0 comments

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI), is offering several internship opportunities to learn and work in our gardens. For the 2015 Season MFAI is looking for 2 full-time apprentices to experience the basics of organic farming management while learning correct greenhouse management, soil health, planting, harvesting and post-harvest handling skills. The apprentices will be responsible for various areas of the farm and will use management skills developed during the season to run small crews of first year interns to accomplish daily work goals. Apprentices will also be on a rotating schedule to manage our farmers’ markets and wholesale accounts.

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2015 Garden Intern

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Announcements, Internships & Jobs | 0 comments

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI), is offering several internship opportunities to learn and work in our gardens. The 4+ acre market garden specializes in perennial fruits and annual vegetables. MFAI, located in East Troy, Wisconsin, is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For the 2015 Season MFAI is looking for 5 part-time volunteer interns to experience the basics of organic farming while learning correct greenhouse management, soil health, planting, harvesting and post-harvest handling skills. Read on for more info.

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A Very Heartfelt Thank You to Betty Phelps Refior!

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Announcements, Fields Report | 0 comments

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and we reminisce on the moments that we are and have been grateful for throughout the year, we at the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute want to take the time to extend a very special thank you to Betty Phelps Refior.

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