Blue Hill Berry Co.

Contact information
Farm Address:
95 Dunbar Road
Penobscot, Maine, 04476

Primary Contact: Nicolas Lindholm
Secondary Contact: Ruth Fiske

Primary Phone:
    Number: 2072666349


Internship information
General Farm Description: Certified organic wild blueberry farm in rural coastal Maine.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 3rd week of July
Internship Ends: late August
Number of Internship Available: 8
Application Deadline: July 16
Minimum Length of Stay: 4 weeks

Internship Details:

ORGANIC WILD BLUEBERRY HARVEST CREW —harvesting and processing organic wild blueberries on family farm. Hand-raking and machine harvesting, and fresh-pack line processing. Every summer, 3rd week in July through late Aug. No experience necessary, only a will and desire to work hard with a fun and active crew –will train. Full-time. Good hourly wages, plus end-of-season bonus. Camping available on farm.

Educational Opportunities: We train and work alongside the crew. Learn farm skills and everything about Maine wild blueberries.

Skills Desired: Prior farm work a plus, but not necessary. Just need the will and desire to work on a family farm with a crew harvesting and winnowing our annual crop. Detail-oriented, repetitive work.

Meals: No --see above.

Stipend: Starting pay range is $15 to $20/hour depending on experience, and we pay higher rate to crew members who run the walk-behind harvesters.

Housing: We have camping facilities on the farm, including outdoor shower, outdoor cooking area, access to internet, some produce from our gardens, use of our walk-in cooler.

Preferred method of Contact: email