Judea Garden in Washington is offering two paid summer internships for high school and college students 16 years old through the class of 2014 this summer.

Applicants must be available to work 20 to 25 hours per week in Washington gardens.

Now in its sixth season, Judea Garden has grown, harvested and distributed 20,000 pounds of fresh produce to members of the community with limited financial resources through local food banks, senior centers and social service agencies.

The internship will provide lessons on sustainable agriculture and food issues, while growing vegetables for local food banks

Interns will identify and control insects and diseases; identify weeds and their properties; use succession harvesting through planting for fall crops; harvest and distribute foods and participate in all garden tasks

The internship is made possible by a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation.

Applications are available online at www.judeagarden.org or by emailing info@judeagarden.org.

For more information, call 860 868-2880.