Regenerative Farming Intern – Springhouse Farm
Last Updated On: agosto 15th, 2023 at 08:51AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
16848 Hamilton Station Road
Hamilton, Virginia, 20158
Primary Contact: Kerin Hamel
Secondary Contact: Andrew Crush (Owner/Farmer)
Number: (540) 822-0556
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Spring House 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.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: September 2023
Internship Ends: TBD
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: August 31st, 2023
Minimum Length of Stay: 4 months
Responsibilities: Spring House Farm is a busy livestock and retail farming
operation, requiring flexibility, problem solving and teamwork skills.
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, and making deliveries.
Schedule: Employees will work 5 days per week and have 2 consecutive days
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. We are looking strictly for people who know when it’s time to put the
phone away and get down to business. Mechanical aptitude preferred but
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “I Love
Pigs!” Attach your resume and in the text section, please provide your
contact information and any pertinent information that is not on your resume.
Educational Opportunities: Spring House 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. Spring House 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.
Meals: Employee will have access to the majority of food products we produce.
Stipend: $800/month. As skill set increases and independence is gained, pay will increase. Responsible employees are permitted to hunt and fish on farm property.
Housing: Housing may be available upon request.
Preferred method of Contact: Email