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2018 Apprenticeship at East Fork Farm

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Company Name Michael RiCharde (view profile)
Location Marshall, North Carolina
Date Posted January 12, 2018
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Apprentice: More than 4 month time commitment. Farmer will teach the farming trade.
Type of farm? Livestock (All Animals)
Compensation $400/month stipend with increase of $25/month
Application Parameters Female
Housing Available Yes
Housing Location On Farm
Meals Provided No
Application Process Send us a resume and 3 references to manager@eastforkfarm.net This is followed up by a phone interview.
Food Provided Food staples (cornmeal, eggs, rice, oil, flour, etc.) are provided as well as access to a large, shared kitchen garden and meat seconds. Crew will eat lunch together at least once a week to go over the week and some opportunity for questions and "classroom" learning.
Positions Available 1
Tag Words Butchering On Farm, Cattle, Chicken, Composting, Dogs, Ducks, Eggs, Grass, Livestock, Organic, Pastured, Poultry, Sheep, Swine, Tourists (On Farm Events), Turkey
Start Date 2018/03/01
Work Schedule 8 hours/day, 5 days/week
End Date 2018/11/20
Description We are seeking motivated individuals who have a desire to participate in and learn from all aspects of animal husbandry, and small farm business planning and execution. Farm apprentices are involved in all farm activities, including animal management (poultry, sheep, cows, pigs, rabbits), butchering, fencing, pasture management, operating the gristmill, gardening, running a farmers market stand, agri-tourism and vacation cottages. They work with us in the field and on the farm, five full days a week. Our apprenticeship will give you first-hand knowledge of what it takes to run your own farm. The apprenticeship period begins as early as March and goes until mid-November. Housing is a barn loft apartment with curtained off bedrooms and a shared kitchen and living space with one other apprentice. There is an outhouse and an outdoor shower for apprentices to use. The farm is located in Marshall, NC, 35 minutes outside of Asheville where the majority of the farm products are brought and sold.

Description

Type of farm?

Livestock (All Animals)

Compensation

$400/month stipend with increase of $25/month

Application Parameters

Female

Housing Available

Yes

Housing Location

On Farm

Meals Provided

No

Application Process

Send us a resume and 3 references to manager@eastforkfarm.net
This is followed up by a phone interview.

Food Provided

Food staples (cornmeal, eggs, rice, oil, flour, etc.) are provided as well as access to a large, shared kitchen garden and meat seconds.
Crew will eat lunch together at least once a week to go over the week and some opportunity for questions and "classroom" learning.

Positions Available

1

Tag Words

Butchering On Farm

Start Date

2018/03/01

Work Schedule

8 hours/day, 5 days/week

End Date

2018/11/20

Description

We are seeking motivated individuals who have a desire to participate in and learn from all aspects of animal husbandry, and small farm business planning and execution.
Farm apprentices are involved in all farm activities, including animal management (poultry, sheep, cows, pigs, rabbits), butchering, fencing, pasture management, operating the gristmill, gardening, running a farmers market stand, agri-tourism and vacation cottages. They work with us in the field and on the farm, five full days a week. Our apprenticeship will give you first-hand knowledge of what it takes to run your own farm. The apprenticeship period begins as early as March and goes until mid-November.
Housing is a barn loft apartment with curtained off bedrooms and a shared kitchen and living space with one other apprentice. There is an outhouse and an outdoor shower for apprentices to use.
The farm is located in Marshall, NC, 35 minutes outside of Asheville where the majority of the farm products are brought and sold.
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