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The Local Food Systems intern will work across multiple programs focused on supporting producers and increasing consumer access to local foods. These programs include: the Female Farmer Profile Project, King Street Market, and the High Country Food Hub.
Female Farmer Profile Project - where the intern will interview five female farmers in the High Country. Interns will work with their supervisors to develop interview questions and to identify potential interviewees.
The High Country Food Hub - the intern will work with the online farmers' market to promote the female farmers profiled through their project.
The King Street Market - the intern will help support the management of the weekday farmers' market, and facilitating SNAP/EBT transactions for the Double Up Food Bucks Program. May include evening work at the farmers' market every Tuesday.
The intern will also help to promote our High Country Farm Tour and other fundraising events that connect consumers to where their food comes from.
Work closely with BRWIA's Executive Director and Outreach Team to support:
Communication planning and execution
Refine and develop online presence (website, social media)
Help with event promotion and fundraising events
Support monthly newsletters for each program
Video and other visual storytelling
Support data tracking, filing, finances, and press releases
Food Hub Internship
Work closely with the BRWIA staff to support the High Country Food Hub
Interact directly with local food producers/farmers as well as Market patrons.
Help with organizing orders at the Food Hub for pickup day ( must be available from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on Tuesdays and/or for at least 4 hours between8:00 am and 6:30 pm on Wednesdays)
Help with creating content for the newsletter and social media posts and general day-to-day upkeep at the Food Hub.
Other duties pertaining to market programs as needed by BRWIA Staff
Time Commitment: 5-20 hours a week (must be available during at least one of the time slots listed above), depending on interest, program, and duration of the internship.
Farmers' Market Internship
Work closely with the BRWIA staff to support the King Street Farmers' Market program and the Winter Farmers' Market program.
Provide assistance at the Market Managers' booth, including processing SNAP/EBT and Double Up Food Bucks transactions, helping to plan, publicize, and facilitate weekly special events including musical performances and cooking demos, and collecting/analyzing market data.
Interact directly with local food producers/ farmers as well as market patrons.
Help with creating content for newsletter, social media posts, and printed promotional material.
Complete routine tasks such as set-up/break-down of the Market space.
Other duties pertaining to market program as needed by BRWIA Staff.
Time commitment: 8-15 hours a week (must be available on Tuesday afternoons). Schedule mayvary depending on interest and duration of the internship.