Chaseholm Farm Creamery

Contact information
Farm Address:
100 Chase Road
Pine Plains, New York, 12567

Primary Contact: Rory Chase
Primary Phone:
    Number: (518)398-0368


Internship information
General Farm Description: Chaseholm Farm Creamery makes small batch, artisanal cheese; producing both raw and pasteurized milk cheeses, including bloomy rind, washed rind, and fresh cheeses. Chaseholm Farm is certified Organic and practices 100% grass fed rotational grazing. The Creamery is located on the multi-generational Chaseholm Farm, just outside of Pine Plains, NY. We, Got Milk.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 4/15/22
Internship Ends: 12/17/22
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: 5/1/22
Minimum Length of Stay: 7 months

Internship Details:

We have been making cheese and cheese related jokes since 2007…, come join the fun. The Creamery is based on beautiful Chaseholm Farm in Pine Plains NY. Chaseholm Farm practices a regenerative, grass based form of agriculture. Chaseholm Farm Creamery is a smaller, human scale cheesemaking operation with 6 Full Time Team members. We are a growing company with a remarkable staff, and we need your help.

You will assist in all aspects of cheesemaking; it is an excellent opportunity to learn a new craft. Job duties will include milk receiving, pasteurizing, cheese making and production, administering cleaning and sanitation protocols, general plant and equipment cleaning, cheese ripening and affinage, cheese packaging and labeling.

Experience in the field of cheesemaking is not required but a strong work ethic and team spirit are a must. If you are experienced in dairy processing all the better. Work can be physically demanding at times; an ideal candidate should be able to lift 30 lbs comfortably. Come spend a day with us for a working interview and meet the team.

Our rural location on beautiful Chaseholm Farm is not accessible by public transportation, and therefore a reliable means of vehicle transportation is essential.

Educational Opportunities: you will learn lots

Skills Desired: prior cheesemaking experience is not required, however a strong work ethic is a must.

Meals: No. snacks:)

Stipend: position is paid, starting at $15/Hr

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: email