Walpole Valley Farms

Contact information
Farm Address:
663 Wentworth Road
Walpole, New Hampshire, 03608

Primary Contact: Chris and Caitlin Caserta
Primary Phone:
    Number: 603-756-2805
    Email: Chris@WalpoleValleyFarms.com

Website: http://www.WalpoleValleyFarms.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Using Sustainable Farming Practices on 100 beautiful acres, we raise pasture-raised animals and strive to produce the most wholesome food possible. In 2017, we opened a restaurant 5 miles from the Farm. (HungryDinerWalpole.com) We sell to other restaurants, food co-ops, and at our busy farm store. We also have a Bed and Breakfast on the Farm. (InnatValleyFarms.com)

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April 1, 2020. Dates flexible
Internship Ends: Nov 30, 2020. Dates flexible
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: 3/1/20
Minimum Length of Stay: 7 months. Dates flexible

Internship Details:

All positions will learn how to raise grass-fed and pasture-raised animals using sustainable farming techniques. Learn the ins and outs first hand using proven farming methods. Our mission is to pass on these important skills to others, thus strengthening the future of farming. You learn more the longer you stay.

Educational Opportunities: Learn how to raise 100% Grass-Fed Beef, Pasture-Raised Chickens, Turkeys, Pigs and Eggs. Also learn about heirloom vegetable growing, no-till planting and composting, direct-sales marketing, small business training and management skills. Further Advancement and longer term employment opportunities are definitely possible for those interested.

Skills Desired: No previous farming experience is required. A desire to learn, a positive attitude and the ability to work hard physically every day are essential.

Meals: Receive a generous food allowance to use at our farm store. Choose from beef, chicken, pork, turkey, eggs, cheeses, maple syrup, honey, jams, and jellies.

Stipend: Free room and board. Farm store food stipend and also paid stipend of $800/month.

Housing: On-farm housing included. Shared 2-bedroom apartment with kitchen, bathroom, laundry and Wi-Fi. All services included.

Preferred method of Contact: Email