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Farm Assistant / Farm Apprentice (Agricola Farm)

Organization Agricola Farm
Location 2674 Jersey st
Panton, VT 05491
Description

We are looking for one person to join our team of 5. We live and work together at the farm and manage 150 pigs, 50 sheep and few hundreds poultry on 60 acres. People at the farm learn to do everything, from moving pigs and sheep to new pastures, to preparing paddocks, assessing pasture quality, putting up hay, seeding cover crops, attending animal health (vaccinations, castrations etc), butchering, curing meats, growing and harvesting vegetables. In addition we have a lively farm-dinner agritourism activity where 20 to 40 people come to the farm for a monthly gourmet multi-course Italian meal. The work week includes 5 days for a total of 25 hrs/week. Meals and board is covered plus there is a monthly stipend. We give 3 weeks of paid vacations for people that worked with us longer than 6 months. We also encourage people to think of ways to add to our operation and make their own farming dreams come true. See the online job description on our website for more details http://www.agricolavermont.com/farm-assistant-program.html

Date Posted September 3rd, 2019
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Livestock breeder
Type Internship/Apprentice/Other
Compensation food, housing + $450/month
How to Apply Please send me an introduction email and tell me about yourself. In the email you should indicate: How did you learn about farming? Why do you think that farming is the right job for you? What about farming is interesting to you? What do you think you will like the most about our farm? What are your dreams? Please check out our website for more details about us and our operation www.agricolavermont.com

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