Double H Farm
Last Updated On: mayo 24th, 2021 at 03:53PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
1401 Hunting Lodge Rd.
Wingina, Virginia, 24599
Primary Contact: Gayane Avagyan
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: A family run small farming business in Nelson County, Virginia; about 40 miles south of Charlottesville. Husband and wife Ara and Gayane own and operate the farm. They immigrated from Armenia 17 years ago to learn and work on the farm. A few years ago they officially became owners. We grow pesticide free, non-GMO, sustainable, and organically grown seasonal produce. We have sheep, pigs, and chickens.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: 08/20/2021
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: 05/31/2021
Minimum Length of Stay: 4 weeks
We need someone who can do everything from early morning chores such as feeding the animals to field work. Harvesting, weeding, planting, and more are required work. We prefer some skill in operating farm equipment and machinery, or at least a willingness to learn. Applicant should not mind working outside and being on their feet for most of the day.
This is hard work, but you would be learning a lot while working along side Ara and would be able to do a large variety of jobs. We need someone who is a fast learner and fast worker. We need a hard worker. We need someone who can do a lot of manual labor, for example heavy lifting in order to distribute feed to the pigs. Ability to speak English adequately is required, please. We prefer no drug use for the benefit of the plants and animals on the farm. We value hard work ethic, willingness/readiness to learn and cultivate skills, and trustworthiness. Please don’t hesitate to email us if you are interested.
Educational Opportunities: Learn how to care for animals, grow seasonal vegetables, and other chores on the farm.
Skills Desired: Hard working, strong, determined, quick learner
Meals: There is a kitchen and our produce, sausages can be used.
Stipend: We offer greens and meat that we produce.
Housing: Can be arranged, yes.
Preferred method of Contact: email