Regenerative Farm Intern – Bee Creek Farm
Last Updated On: noviembre 17th, 2023 at 09:07AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
395 Jerry Edmonds Rd
Crossville, Tennessee, 37343
Primary Contact: Kathryn Holler
Secondary Contact: John Holler
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Bee Creek is a 240 acre regenerative farm located on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau. We purchased the property in May of 2021, and are working to transform it into a sustainable, regenerative operation. We currently have about 70 head of beef, 27 piglets, and 60 chickens. We are scaling up next year and entering more markets with product to sell.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: Dependent on start date
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
Responsibilities: Bee Creek Farm is a new operation, requiring flexibility, problem solving, a positive attitude, and the ability to work both independently and with a team. Applicants should be prepared to work hard, including but not limited to the following tasks: working livestock, moving feed, working indoors and outdoors, operating machinery and vehicles, assisting with repairing machinery and fencing, making deliveries, mowing fields, and digging trenches. We are a small team of 5 people, 1 of which lives on the farm, the others commute in a few days a week.
Schedule: Employees will work 5 days per week and have 2 consecutive days off
Requirements / Qualifications: Valid driver’s license, able to lift a 50 pound bag of grain onto your shoulder unassisted, able to follow directions.
Employees will need their hands and minds on the job at all times to ensure safety. Mechanical and physical aptitude preferred. Strong preference for candidates who have an interest in regenerative and holistic practices.
Educational Opportunities: Bee Creek Farm is one of very few farms in the area who operate using Holistic Management Principles and regenerative farming. Livestock are managed to mimic the behaviors of ancient wild herds in a manner that heals degraded soils, improves ecosystem function, and builds biodiversity. Seeing these methods in action is a wonderful learning experience on many fronts.
Skills Desired: There will be special consideration for individuals with mechanical, welding and/or construction knowledge. On the job training will be provided for all skill sets. We take great pride in our farming practices, our animals, and our products and will welcome someone who will share in that pride with us. Bee Creek Farm has a very positive team atmosphere, we encourage and support one another. We value each other's integrity, drive, and willingness to learn and are looking for someone with similar qualities.
Preferred method of Contact: email