Ducks in a Row Family Farm
Last Updated On: noviembre 15th, 2022 at 07:56AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
5737 County Rd H
Arena, Wisconsin, 53503
Primary Contact: Nadia Alber
Secondary Contact: Chad Backes
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Organic vegetable and pasture-based livestock operation (sheep, hogs, cattle, and poultry). We sell directly to customers at famers markets. We also grow and make our own hay, small grains and perennial pasture. We own 78 acres and rent another approx. 50 acres. We have two small children and enjoy growing and cooking nutritious food as a family.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 2/1/2023 (or 5/1/2023 or later)
Internship Ends: 11/1/2023
Number of Internship Available: 2 or 3 depending on time frame and availability, please inquire!
Application Deadline: February for lambing intern, April/May for summer veggie/hay/grazing interns
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 month
We are still looking for a few people to help out during the 2023 season on our farm with vegetables and livestock. One person could come immediately in February to help with lambing! Other interns would come May or June and stay for the peak season on the farm! Timeframe is negotiable, but we would prefer the stay to be a minimum of 1 month long, but a season-long worker would also be preferred. Days would be spent outside working with planting, weeding and harvesting vegetables; rotationally grazing livestock; packing for and/or selling at multiple farmers markets per week; driving a tractor (if desired) and helping with fencing/shed building projects.
Educational Opportunities: Lambing (Feb-April), organic vegetable production, rotational grazing of livestock, hay making, fence/shed building and livestock watering systems (May-Oct)
Skills Desired: Experience with vegetable production and/or livestock husbandry and/or hay making and/or construction preferred
Meals: Yes (2x per day if living on premises) - otherwise 1x per day
Housing: Yes, in-house or camping (optional)
Preferred method of Contact: Phone or Email