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Improve the effectiveness and sustainability of Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture's community
Engage with summer feeding programs and new partners
Work closely with staff to build and implement new educational materials about Double Up Food Bucks and why local food matters
Conducting targeted outreach to summer feeding programs and area food pantries
Operation assistance and outreach development with F.A.R.M. Cafe
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.