Bezaleel Israel Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
3661F Deep Lake Boundary Rd.
Colville, Washington, 99114

Primary Contact: Chrys Ostrander
Secondary Contact: Bezaleel Israel

Primary Phone:
    Number: 914-246-0309


Internship information
General Farm Description: The Bezaleel Israel Farm is located north of Colville, Washington, three miles south of the Canadian border. It's a 20-acre parcel with 7 acres of arable, drained wetland (crops or pasture), 4 acres of upland arable fields, gardens and orchard and 9 acres mixed conifer woodlot. The farm is off the grid. Gravity and solar irrigation. It is a well-equipped farm with very fertile soil and a lot of potential.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April 1, 2022
Internship Ends: October 31, 2022
Number of Internship Available: 4
Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
Minimum Length of Stay: Negotiable

Internship Details:

Unique Regenerative Farming/Permaculture Apprenticeship Opportunity. Working, Off-the-grid, 20-acre Diversified Permaculture Farm in Northeast Washington State. In Transition to an Agricultural Land Trust/Eco-village, Permaculture Education Center. Long-term residency potential.

We are looking for mature, responsible, non-violent, communicative, compassionate folks who have experience in regenerative agriculture, have a firm grasp of permaculture principles and practices, experience in collaborative group living and a love of voluntary simplicity and Earth care. Anyone with those qualifications can apply. We highly encourage interested young people to apply. IMPORTANT: The pursuit of cultivating those values to your life and livelihood, imperfect as that might be, and to illustrate by example their benefits to the greater society must form the central core of your being and fuel your underlying motivation.
You must have had experience with simple, rural, outdoor-oriented living and the work ethic that goes along with it and be prepared to provide your own shelter in a place where the climate can range from below freezing in winter to summer temperatures as high as one-hundred degrees for days at a time (RV, travel trailer, mobile tiny house or fully equipped outdoor camp). Various potential income sources exist.
Experience required. Only serious inquiries please.

Educational Opportunities: Learn alongside seasoned permaculturists. Participate in crop production and the management of a small, diversified market farm.

Skills Desired: People with certain skills to fill certain roles such as Farmer, Construction Lead, Fire Safety, Food Forest, Food Supply/Cook, Forester/Lumber/Biochar, Legal/Financial, Shop/Vehicles/Equipment/Tools.

Meals: Beyond what the farm produces, folks must provide their own food unless the collective decides to use a different system.

Stipend: Profit-sharing

Housing: Must provide own shelter (RV, tinyhouse, yurt, etc.)

Preferred method of Contact: Email