Mossy Stone Farms
Last Updated On: abril 11th, 2022 at 10:20AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
4068 Route 10
Prattsville, New York, 12468
Primary Contact: Tyler Huff
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Mossy Stone Farms is a small organic vegetable farm, water garden and permaculture incubator located in the northern Catskill mountains of New York State. We grow organic vegetables, mushrooms, flowers, and rice on several acres using no-till and small scale methods. We sell our produce at a local Farmer's Market, run a small CSA, and supply greens to a few restaurants nearby. We hold workshops, farm to table dinners, and the occasional camping event.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: May 1st, 2022
Internship Ends: Nov 1st, 2022
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: asap
Minimum Length of Stay: All season
We are seeking a full time live-in farmhand / apprentice for the 2022 season. You will live and work on the farm. You’ll be immersed in all details of a small market garden, receive a weekly stipend, valuable experience in organic vegetable, mushroom, fruit and rice production, Permacultural practices, and of course all the fresh vegetables and mushrooms you could possibly want.
Your duties will include harvesting, washing and packing vegetables and CSA bags; building and maintaining grow beds; preparing and seeding grow beds; building and sculpting rice paddies and terraces; rice planting, weeding, and harvesting; soaking and harvesting shiitake mushrooms; servicing farmer’s markets customers; mowing, land clearing and digging; and more weeding then you’ve ever done in your life!
You’ll also be involved in the building of a permacultural demonstration site, helping us terraform, build ponds, pollard and coppice, manage forest and wetlands, build hugelkulture mounds, and many more things.
No experience necessary, but always appreciated. Your stipend is negotiable and reasonable, and will depend on your prior experience. You don’t need a car, but it helps.
We ask that you are triple vaccinated.
Educational Opportunities: Farm / rice production / permaculture related.
Skills Desired: None.
Stipend: Yes. $200-300 per week, depending on experience.
Housing: Yes. Room and board are provided.
Preferred method of Contact: email