Sustainable Farm internship in Maryland, 2012

Sustainable FarmFarm In Maryland internship in Maryland, 2012
592 McCauley Road
Conowingo, MD 21918
410-658-9731
Contact: Robin Way
Email: rumblewayfarm@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.rumblewayfarm.com

General Description: A 62-acre grass-based sustainable family farm located near the Chesapeake Bay that raises broiler chickens, laying hens, turkeys, rabbits, and beef cattle.

They have a commercial kitchen and a USDA-certified processing facility. We also have an on-farm store where we sell direct to customers.

Internship Starts: April -May 2012; Internship Ends: Oct- Nov; App Deadline: March 1, 2012; Minimum Length of Stay: Negotiable, 6 months preferred

Meals: Provided: you can eat with our family or cook for yourself.

Skills Desired: – Ability to lift 50 pounds – Driver’s license; tractor driving experience a plus – Reliable, self motivated, independent, and passionate about farming – Enjoys working outdoors No farming experience required; we will train

Educational Opportunities: We are entering our second year of mob grazing our beef cattle, so you will be learning this technique along with us. We cut and rake hay, so you can learn to drive a tractor and maintain the equipment. Our poultry is free range on pasture; learn care and maintenance of pastured flocks. Our farm offers a USDA-certified processing facility and we process and package our own birds. We have an on-farm store: learn retail sales of products, and interact with our customers. The Commercial kitchen offers canning, preserving, and catering -so you can learn to cook! Dry-stone masonry is a new fun project that is ongoing here. We can help you focus your interests and provide you with learning opportunities that you are interested in.

Stipend: $300-$400/month

Housing: Full housing provided. Secluded 30-foot trailer with heat, a/c, water, and full kitchen.
Preferred method Of Contact: phone 410-658-9731, or email: RumblewayFarm@hotmail.com

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