Sunnyfield Farm – Cheesemaker

Contact information
Farm Address:
6363 Fisherman Bay rd
Lopez Island, Washington, 98261

Primary Contact: Andre Entermann
Primary Phone:
    Number: (360)840-0238


Internship information
General Farm Description: Goat Dairy on 40 acres focused on French style cheese and growing trees. Will have just under 30 animals in milk this season. 4 dairy sheep in the mix too.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: March 1st
Internship Ends: November 1st
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: February 15th
Minimum Length of Stay: 8 months

Internship Details:

Commitment of March thru October for the cheesemaking position. Working alongside owner to learn the process and the use of the vat, then solo. Washing dishes, Packing cheese, manage cheeses in different stages. Most likely M, W, F and Saturday shifts for cheese. Milking goats also. Other duties are goat fencing, hoof trimming, landscaping, mucking out bedding, childcare, farmers market vending potentially.
Housing provided in work exchange. $17 an hour starting.
Farm perks- amazing woodshop, glorious pond to swim in, 3 to 4 miles from town and ocean, bikes to use, land to use in some farming venture.

Educational Opportunities: Cheesemaking, tree care, fermentation of various foods like sauerkraut, yogurt and cider, smoking bacon and salmon.

Skills Desired: Previous dairy work would be nice! Carpentry or mechanic chops would be sweet too.

Meals: Once a week we eat and check in as land mates

Stipend: Just straight up hourly wage at $17 an hour

Housing: Yes

Preferred method of Contact: email