Contact informationFarm Address:
180 Millstone Road
Wilton , Conneticut , 27520
Primary Contact: Drew Duckworth
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: "Millstone Farm (www.millstonefarm.org) is a 75-acre family owned farm in Wilton, CT. We are a working farm with many different components including: diversified livestock, 2 acres of intensively produced crops, and an international level equestrian facility. Our farmers are committed to strengthening ties between the surrounding community and our land through farm workshops and our Community Supported Agriculture program. We are proud to have longstanding partnerships with many of the best chefs and restaurants in our area as well as a number of community organizations and non-profits. "
CRAFT Member Farm? Yes
Internship Starts: "Full Season 03-01-2019, Summer 06-01-2019"
Internship Ends: "Full Season 11-15-19, Summer 09-01-2019"
Number of Internship Available: 4
Minimum Length of Stay:
The ideal candidate will be interested in a career in the agricultural industry and have a passion for sustainable local food systems. The Farmhand will be trained by the existing staff members and will focus on all aspects of the crop production and basic livestock care. The candidate will gain valuable knowledge and skills in soil building, composting, pest and disease control, irrigation, greenhouse propagation, crop planning, animal husbandry, and record keeping. Some gardening tasks include harvesting, transplanting, seeding, and post-harvest handling of crops. Some livestock tasks include feeding, moving, fencing, as well as prep for harvesting.
– Seasonal Full-time & Part-time Positions Available
– Immediate Start
Skills Desired: - Self-motivated and ability to work in groups as well as independently - Ability to focus on quality and have attention to detail when performing repetitive tasks - Able to work outside in all weather conditions and physically capable of lifting 5
Stipend: "Hours: - Full-time: 5 days per week, 8AM-5PM - Part-time: 2-4 days per week (16-32 hours) Compensation: - Hourly - Starting at $12/hour; negotiable commensurate with experience "
Preferred method of Contact: Email