Winter Organic Livestock Apprentice
This is the perfect position for someone early in their agricultural career with a desire to learn about organic animal husbandry. This is a rugged and beautiful time of year to be farming! Join our team of dedicated, hard-working farmers.
For the full listing and more about Wild Harmony Farm, head to our website listed below.
Wild Harmony Farm is a diverse, certified organic livestock farm in Exeter, RI focused on environmental stewardship, utilizing regenerative farming practices. Year-round we raise 100% grass-fed beef cattle, organic pigs, and organic layers.
Our ideal candidate will be an avid learner, a considerate and respectful housemate, self-motivated, able to work independently and contribute thoughtfully in a team. The candidate will be able to work long hours with a good attitude, able to lift 50 lbs, competent with manual transmissions, willing to get dirty, passionate about food, and has desires to continue farming in the future.
Wild Harmony Farm Apprentices duties include helping with all aspects of farm operations, including animal husbandry, building projects, improvement projects, organizational projects, tractor operation, marketing, deliveries, retail and wholesale sales interactions.
A personal vehicle is a must, as there is no immediate access to public transportation nor are we on a good cycling road. The farm has a Mon.-Fri. workweek with rotating weekend duty shared amongst farm staff. A site visit prior to acceptance is greatly preferred. Non-tobacco users are preferred.
Position starts November 12th and ends mid-April. Longer-term agreements are possible upon further discussion, as we value keeping folks from season to season.
- Private on-farm sleeping space in insulated and heated tiny homes.
- Communal kitchen and living space shared with other apprentices.
- Wi-fi available in apprentice village
- Shared shower & composting toilet
- meat, & eggs from the farm
- occasional off-site educational opportunities; i.e. workshops, farm visits, etc.
- $750/mo stipend
For full listing and how to apply, visit our website at www.wildharmonyfarm.com
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