Gray Sky Farm LLC

Contact information
Farm Address:
20412 SE Pipeline Rd
Renton, Washington , 98058

Primary Contact: Christina Hahs
Primary Phone:
    Number: 3602690332


Internship information
General Farm Description: Gray Sky Farm is a 15 acre diversified livestock farm nestled in a secluded valley 23 miles southeast of downtown Seattle, WA, USA. We breed and raise heritage pigs, as well as raise poultry for meat. We work with our animals in a respectful way that utilizes rather than suppresses their instincts and characteristics.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 7/15/20
Internship Ends: Flexible
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: Flexible
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months

Internship Details:

In this role you’ll have a chance to learn about/how to:
*work with pigs, chickens, and turkeys, to produce the happiest, healthiest animals that we can
*the often muddy, messy, tedious, and profoundly unromantic side of farming – this would be a great opportunity to find out if it’s for you
*practice rotational grazing to promote pasture fertility and animal health, using portable electric fencing and solar fence energizers
*breeding pigs – every pig we raise comes from our own breeding stock of Berkshire and Gloucester Old Spot pigs
*humane poultry slaughter and butchery
*talk to customers and sell our products at farmers’ markets.

Educational Opportunities: We can partner with the UW to get you credit for the internship if you desire.

Skills Desired: *have your own transportation and living arrangements (lodging not provided) *are able to commit for three months or more (through Sept 2020) *have a great time doing hard work with other people can lift heavy objects without harming yourself or others *are eager and willing to learn new techniques, as well as sharing your knowledge and experience

Meals: Yes

Stipend: Up to a $400/month stipend, depending on hours worked

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: Email