Hancock Family Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
36 Quaker Ridge Road
Casco, -- , 04015

Primary Contact: Geof
Primary Phone:
    Number: 207-831-1088
    Email: eat@hancockfamilyfarm.com

Website: https://www.hancockfamilyfarm.com/farmer-training.html

Internship information
General Farm Description: The Hancock Family Farm is a 10 acre certified organic farm with a small grass fed beef herd. The farm grows mixed vegetables and cut flowers. The farm moves it's vegetable through a very active farmstand, a good sized CSA and a farmer's market.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 5/1/22
Internship Ends: 10/8/22
Number of Internship Available: 3
Application Deadline: 6/1/22
Minimum Length of Stay: no minimum

Internship Details:

Apprentices learn every aspect of our 10 acre certified organic farm operation. There are elements of record keeping, weed management, harvest care, food distribution and customer service wrapped into the education.
Farmers are expected to be ready to work every morning and work hard throughout the day. We are most interested in folks who are eager to learn, work fast and efficiently, are self motivated, curious and show pride in their work. No experience required or expected, positive attitudes and eagerness to learn are both a must.

To apply please send a resume, two references and answer the following questions:
1. What are your goals in becoming a farm apprentice? Afterwards?
2. Describe the type of farm experience and skills in which you are most interested.
3. Do you have any dietary restrictions?
4. Are you able to work an entire day without accessing digital media?
5. Do you have other considerations you’d like to tell us about?

Educational Opportunities: We tour many other farms, access MOFGA's (www.mofga.org) educational opportunities, and take extra time to teach at our farm. Education is central to our mission.

Skills Desired: no

Meals: Yes, three prepared meals provided daily.

Stipend: Yes, $250 per week.

Housing: Yes, bell tents. There is also a common building for the farm team that has couches, power for charging devices, a fridge, tea kettle, toaster oven and wifi. There are also laundry machines and many canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and bikes available.

Preferred method of Contact: email