Wild Roots Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
364 County Route 10
Germantown, New York, 12526

Primary Contact: Mary Theresa Converse
Secondary Contact: Mary Converse

Primary Phone:
    Number: 7074977441
    Email: wildwildroots@gmail.com

Secondary Phone
    Number: 7074977441
    Email: mtconverse@gmail.com

    Email: mtconverse@gmail.com

Website: https://wildwildroots.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Wild Roots is a small farm at its beginning located in Germantown, NY, in the beautiful rolling hills and fertile fields of the Hudson Valley. Large gardens growing a wide range vegetables and the flower field are planted with many varieties of flowers using biodynamic methods. The cut flowers bouquets are sold at the weekend farmers markets . I have an eclectic dairy goat herd and a flock of hens are the animals on the farm. The goat milk is used in making artisan soap . The eggs are sold at the farmers markets . This is a no farm , no animals are killed for consumption. There are Spring and Summer workshops planned at the farm including, creative writing, soapmaking as well as yoga classes.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April 1st
Internship Ends: End of November/December
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: Open
Minimum Length of Stay: Three months

Internship Details:

This is a wonderful opportunity to be involved in a new farm in the beginning. All aspects of business will be explored.
Learning hands on about running a small farm .
Seeding, planting , weeding , harvesting vegetables large gardens . Greenhouse work.
Collecting/ washing packing eggs for farmers market. Running farm stand at various farmers markets on Saturdays.
Soapmaking. Packing orders, maintening website posts , social media posts, packing shipping online orders.
Fencing, small building projects. daily feeding and care of animals.researching grants/ funding.
Harvesting flowers , putting together bouquets for market, drying herbs and flowers for soaps and wreaths.

Educational Opportunities: Learning hands on about running a small farm . Soapmaking Growing vegetables and flowers using the regenerative methods of biodynamic farming.. Running farm stand at the markets Care for small herd of goats and flock of chicken. Greenhouse work for care of plants. Grant writing Small building projects

Skills Desired: Some experience would be great. Willing to train right persons.

Meals: No regular meals.Free veggies from the gardens

Stipend: No . Bonus at the end.

Housing: no

Preferred method of Contact: Email