Eastern Shore Food Lab

ESFL Internship

The ESFL Intern explores opportunities to fuse our dietary past with our culinary present to empower individuals and communities to cultivate a healthy relationship with food.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Baking traditional sourdough breads and wood-fired pizzas
  • Preparing vegetable and dairy ferments (i.e. kimchi, yogurt, cheese)
  • Foraging and provisioning the ESFL with wild foods
  • Exploring the ethical uses of insects and animals for food
  • Experimenting with food processing technologies in-line with the mission of the ESFL
  • Researching and implementing alternatives to limiting factors in food policy and access
  • Writing an ESFL handbook for students, volunteers, and future interns
  • Supporting teaching and learning efforts at the ESFL and across campus
  • Ensuring a safe, comfortable working environment for volunteers and visitors

Time Commitment: 8-12 hours per week

The first cohort of Eastern Shore Food Lab interns prepare to pioneer a new culture of food transformation at Washington College.The first cohort of Eastern Shore Food Lab interns prepare to pioneer a new culture of food transformation at Washington College.