The Friends of Wagner Farm provides stewardship and fundraising support to Historic Wagner Farm to expand programming, create educational experiences and enhance the farm property.
2021 Farm Apprentices Meghan & Sarah
The Friends of Wagner Farm
is proud to partner with donor
Joseph Appelt to fund the
Historic Wagner Farm
Creating opportunities for students to learn about careers in agriculture
This 9-week internship supports two paid positions. It introduces high school or college-aged students to small scale production agriculture through hands-on experiences in the fields and with the livestock at Wagner Farm.
• Working with horticulture staff to plant, tend to and harvest in the Farmstand vegetable field.
• Participating in the processing of vegetables and eggs for retail/wholesale opportunities.
• Taking an active role in working with the Farmers Market Manager in the Saturday morning set up and operation of the Glenview Farmers Market.
• Assisting in feeding, pen cleaning and performing medical assessments of the livestock at Wagner Farm.