Our internship program is focused on teaching skills and techniques including organic farming for market, raising chickens for egg production, and food preservation. Interns live and work on the farm, experiencing many facets of life and work with us on a diverse organic operation.
The rhythm of the farm varies with the seasons; the days are very long, but enjoyable.
We provide housing, food, and a stipend, as well as a unique learning experience.
You will learn a variety of homesteading, sustainable agriculture and permaculture skills.[clear]
Specific skills you may learn include:
Care of livestock
Grazing Systems for Cattle
Marketing –retail and wholesale
Canning – Water Bath and Pressure Cooker
Jelly and Jam Making
Greenhouse/High Tunnel 101
Interns will have the opportunity to learn through hands-on experiential participation in the tasks of the farm, as well as through a self-directed project,
Our full season program runs from April 15th to October 1st, with a one month trial period.