What is Farm Commons, what are we learning today, and how will we learn it.
6 Criteria for an Unpaid Internship
Learn the federal government's guidelines for when an intern doesn't fall under minimum wage laws
Julia Asherman of Rag and Frass Farm shares her perspective on farm interns
Apprentices, in common usage, function the same as interns for minimum wage law
Can a for-profit business have a volunteer? That's a tough one.
Discover the limits on when and how nonprofits can use unpaid volunteers.
Food and Lodging as Wages
Understand the regulations affecting when and how wages can be paid out as lodging or food.
Travel and International Volunteering
Many farmers host international and domestic volunteers on their farms. Employment laws may still apply.
Bartering and Employment
Bartering can be a great alternative to employment, but tax laws may still apply.