Honkers Pond Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
249 Stage Road
Cummington, Massachusetts , 01026

Primary Contact: Jane Crosby
Primary Phone:
    Number: 4136348043
    Email: jkingcrosby@gmail.com

Website: www.nowebsiteavailableatthistime.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: We are a 10 acre homestead farm in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts. We have a small orchard, berries, and vegetable gardens. We mow grass and hay with schythes. We are part of a nearby community organic vegetable garden. We have chickens and will have sheep this spring and summer. We follow permaculture principles and approach our work with a respect for, and joy in, the diversity of life.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: Around April 1, 2020
Internship Ends: End of October 2020
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: no deadline
Minimum Length of Stay: 7 months

Internship Details:

This is an 7 month position, from April 1st to the end of October. We can offer room and board (you prepare your own food) in exchange for 18 hours of work a week. We can not offer a stipend, but you will have time to work off the farm if you choose to.

Educational Opportunities: Learn about growing food and caring for the land following permaculture principles. We take the support of wildlife into consideration in all of our decisions. Our 10 acres has meadows, a pond and wetlands and forest.

Skills Desired: Experience gardening and growing vegetables will be a plus. Physical fitness is important. Good communication skills make working and living together go better. Getting up early should be something you like to do!

Meals: We will pay for your food expenses, within reason.

Stipend: We are unable to offer a stipend, but we will pay for your food within reason and provide board. There is time during the week for you to work off the farm as needed.

Housing: Yes.

Preferred method of Contact: email