Small Dairy Farm Internship in Vermont

Sweet Rowen Farmstead is offering a Small Dairy Farm Internship in Vermont for 2012.Dairy Farm Beautiful Picture Vermont West Glover is located in Vermont’s North East Kingdom, in the heart of a vibrant farm community.  Sweet Rowen Farmstead is a small family dairy farm focused on producing high quality grass-fed milk and fresh cheese. Much of the work includes twice daily chores, Animal husbandry, gardening, fencing, and milk processing. We welcome interns to share innovative ideas, and create a project they are interested in. We have many building projects planned for the next year so interns with carpentry experience are a plus. The Internship is demanding and requires that interns have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. We will encourage interns to take the opportunity to meet and work for many of the neighboring farmers and learn about what they are doing. We support applicants with all experience levels to apply, and only require that you have a passion for good food. For full details and information on how to apply click "read more"

Three month internships: -we try to split up the internship into three month blocks however; we are willing to modify the time line to meet your needs. -spring: March-May -Summer: June - August -Winter: September – January Pay: -Since the farm is a small owner run businesses, we are not in a position to offer pay for the 3 month internship program. However, if interns express interest in staying longer then the three month internship paid positions are possible. Currently we are looking for someone that has computer experience and is interested in keeping the farm current in social media. Housing & Board: -A private cabin with running water, electricity, and composting toilet will be provided. Interns would be welcome to the garden and meat freezer and would be invited to the occasional family cook out. Time Requirements: -We are flexible with scheduling however, interns will be encouraged to work 6 days a week. How to apply for internship: -Send cover letter, and resume to us. -E-mail is the fastest way to get a response. You may call or mail you information. -once we have received your application we will set up a phone interview. -After the phone interview we require that all interns come for a visit unless distance is an issue. -Please contact us with any question about our internship program we love to talk and answer questions. Sweet Rowen Farmstead 538 Lafont Rd. West Glover VT 05875 farmvt@gmail.com Farm: 802-755-9960

3 Comments on Small Dairy Farm Internship in Vermont

  1. Jean Ammeson Placide // March 5, 2012 at 9:45 pm // Reply

    i just to know if there is a formula i could fill in for your internship program? please let me know!

    • Jean,

      Go back to the post. There is contact information there for the person operating the farm. I just put up these announcements. I don’t hire anyone.
      Taylor

  2. i am a student in college of Agriculture and environmental.at the American University of the caraibbean.i would like to find an opportinuty on your farm.how can i get an internship with you.please let me know!

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