Homestead Organics Farm aims to build community through food. We are excited about our youth programming and community outreach program, Cultivating Connections. We are Montana Department of Agriculture certified organic and grow mixed vegetables and poultry for the Bitterroot Valley and Western Montana. Located 4 miles south of Hamilton on Skalkaho Highway, Homestead Organics is visible form Highway 93 and is open to the public! We welcome visitors and volunteers, and encourage our customers to see where their food comes from. Our on site FarmStand is open Tuesdays from 2-6PM May through October Internships/Apprentice Opportunities: We are hiring ten area youth for our summer Youth Farm Internship Program starting in April and continuing through the end of October. Please call for details. Farm Visits: Visitors Welcome.
Cultivating Connections Youth Farm Internship
‚ÄòBest of the Farm’ CSA share!
Eat well and support Cultivating Connections’ educational
programming! 20 weeks of salad greens, mixed vegetables, and
surprises from our Youth Farm Intern-gardeners will keep you delighted
and well fed. Each week you will receive 5-6 different organic veggies
and one creative treat such as cut flowers, fresh herbal tea blends, or
homemade garlic powder, salad dressing, or kale chips.
All proceeds from your share price directly support youth in farming,
opportunities for active community engagement for everyone, as well as
nutritious salads for area seniors. Each week your growers in training,
the Cultivating Connections Youth Farm Interns, get hands-on training in
gardening and farming. Each week you get to support their learning and
growth as our future leaders in agriculture and society!
Only 10 shares are available, though there are two levels of support to
choose from- $600 and $1000. Support this unique program at the level
you wish and gain the same access to the inside world of local youth in
Get your own box of the ‚ÄòBest of the Farm’. This is your chance to
participate directly in a circular economic model- your dollars become
the paychecks for girls learning to grow food, community, and personal
capacity. Their efforts become your dinner and your good fortune!
Thank you for supporting Cultivating Connections and it family of
programs: the ‚ÄòYouth Farm Internship’, ‚ÄòSalads for Seniors’ (in
cooperation with the Meals on Wheels program of Ravalli County
Council on Aging), the ‚ÄòKinder-Gardeners Project’, ‚ÄòSpecial Abilities
Camp’ (in cooperation with Bitterroot Arts for Autism), Community
Roundtable events, and other opportunities for fun, active engagement
in food, farming, and society for everyone. Cultivating Connections is a
Montana non-profit, under the non-profit umbrella of the Bitter Root RC&D.
Type: Fruit, Vegetables, Other
Full Share: $1000
Half Share: $600