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Montana Wholesome Foods
P.O. Box 143
Bridger, MT 59068
Contact: Robin Taylor, Dick Espenscheid
Phone: [Cell] 406-425-0788
Last Updated: 10-22-2012
General Description: We are an organic, sustainable family farm located just south of Bridger, Montana. We are proud to raise grass fat beef, free range pork, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys and vegetables. We sell to the Billings Farmers Market, Red Lodge Farmers Market, restaurants, a food coop, and Good Earth Market.
Internship Starts: May 1st
Internship Ends: November 1st
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline: March 1, 2013
Minimum Length of Stay: entire season
Meals: Food from the farm will be provided. An allowance is provided for additional, essential groceries. Interns responsible for preparing their own meals
Skills Desired: We are looking for hard working, conscientious people who love all aspects of producing and marketing vegetables. It is helpful if you understand yourself well enough to know if you truly enjoy the sometimes tedious hard work of farming. Good communication skills are important as well as a willingness to follow instructions and stay focused on a task through to completion.
Educational Opportunities: hands on start to finish education in growing, nurturing and marketing produce as well as learning about soil issues and pest management. If interested in livestock and poultry, learning opportunities could be arranged
Stipend: $600 per month
Housing: A rental home ten minutes drive from the farm. To be shared with one other intern and garden manager, each having a private bedroom and shared bath.
Preferred method Of Contact: email
Internship Details: work includes seed starting, transplanting, seeding, weeding, watering, managing pests, fencing, harvesting, washing, bunching, invoicing, delivering, selling, handling payments, and cleaning up after all of the above jobs.