Farming Internships in Tennessee at Farm and Fiddle
Samantha Lamb Foulks here at The Farm and Fiddle. I am one happy peach you are reading our profile & are interested in our farm. We are a organic holistic farm in the heart of Tennessee. Located in a area called Fly, We are a short 45 minute drive to Nashville. We strive to provide a complete diet to our 30 CSA members. We grow veggies for a few like minded & fantastic restaurants & market customers. In addition, we provide the public with a great farm learning experience. We farm on 21 acres of mixed pasture & hardwood forest. We hand milk our 4 dairy cows year round & seasonally milk our french dairy sheep. By the spring of 2017, we will have over a acre of market garden space where we grow just about everything, including vegetables, fruit, herbs, cut flowers & mushrooms. We also have a large flock of free range Ducks, Chickens & Geese who provide our customers with fresh eggs & meat.
At Farm and Fiddle you can learn about:
- Organic Gardening
- Soil Building
- Milking & Cheese Making
- Growing Mushrooms
- Selling at Farmers Markets
- Working with livestock
- The inner-workings of a CSA
Types of Internships at Farm & Fiddle:
- 2 Full Season Spots (May-October) with small money stipend, all meals, portion of market take, room & board, endless animal cuddles & all the veggies you can eat.
- 4 two month spots with all of the above<3
We have prepared a room in our barn’s hayloft for our interns to stay. It has electric & a cozy setup. You will hear our animals below you during the night. We accept up to 3 people at a time. We will ask for references upon your interest in staying at our farm. You will have access to our farm house for the shower & kitchen. You will be given two meals a day & we enjoy communal meal preparing & eating (the fridge is completely yours to eat from also). We have two sheep dogs that stay with the livestock & two rescued dogs that stay around our farm house. We insist that you feel comfortable around dogs.
Farm and Fiddle is surrounded by many beautiful trees, various other farms & beautiful springs. Many opportunities for exploring. We have a UTV you are welcome to borrow. We are also happy to provide transportation at various times to Nashville or surrounding sights if you do not have a car.
*We expect our Interns & WOOFers to stay at least three weeks & up to the whole growing season.
*You will be expected to work in the garden, work with the dairy cows & dairy sheep, feed & water poultry & occasionally help us at our various farmers markets & above all enjoy your time on our farm.
*You will be given Sundays off & the hours of work will change depending on the projects.
*We prefer no children or pets.
*We really want Interns & WOOFers who want to learn about sustainable farming.
Look forward to hearing from you! If you are interested in these internships at Farm and Fiddle email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check us out online… thefarmandfiddle.com