Campfire Farms

Contact information
Farm Address:
18232 S. Valley Vista Rd
Mulino, Oregon, 97042

Primary Contact: Zach Menchini
Secondary Contact: Christina Menchini

Primary Phone:
    Number: 802-829-8665

Secondary Phone
    Number: 720-207-8117


Internship information
General Farm Description: Pasture based livestock farm specializing in pigs and poultry

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 4/15
Internship Ends: flexible
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 3/15
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 year

Internship Details:

We’re seeking a Livestock Manager for a year-round, full time position, to support day-to-day operations on our 30 acre farm in Mulino, Oregon. We are in the process of building a rustic on farm apartment, which will be available for the Livestock Manager.

Animal chores: provide feed via tractor, water, bedding and shelter for animals on pasture
Driving: transport animals to the farm and to a meat processing facility, haul livestock feed from local mill back to farm
Administer vaccinations and castrate piglets (training provided)
Manage 30 acres of silvopasture-style forage production including seeding, tree planting, irrigation (if necessary) and organic weed control
Light construction and infrastructure projects as needed
Work alongside and supervise a small crew
Option to work Farmers’ Market booth if desired

Educational Opportunities: You will be an integral part of our farm and have the opportunity to learn how to run a business, a breeding program, regenerative agriculture practices, animal handling skills.

Skills Desired: Demonstrated dedication to sustainable agriculture Strong work ethic and attention to detail Experience working with pigs and poultry Ability to solve problems and research solutions with minimal direction Experience operating a tractor and loader Experience driving a truck and trailer Mechanical, carpentry, welding, electrical, plumbing or other trade skills are a plus Ability to lift 50 pounds and frequently work in inclement weather while maintaining a positive attitude and good sense of humor

Meals: No

Stipend: This is a paid position at $20/hr

Housing: Yes

Preferred method of Contact: email