Contact informationFarm Address:
95 Dunbar Road
Penobscot, Maine , 04476
Primary Contact: Nicolas Lindholm
Secondary Contact: Ruth Fiske
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Certified organic wild blueberry farm in rural coastal Maine.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: late July
Internship Ends: early September
Number of Internship Available: 8
Application Deadline: July 31
Minimum Length of Stay: 4 weeks
ORGANIC WILD BLUEBERRY HARVEST CREW —harvesting and processing organic wild blueberries on family farm. Hand-raking and machine harvesting, and fresh-pack line processing. Every summer, late July through early Sept. No experience necessary, only a will and desire to work hard with a fun and active crew –will train. Full-time. Good hourly wages, plus end-of-season bonus. Camping available on farm.
Educational Opportunities: We train and work alongside the crew.
Skills Desired: Prior farm work a plus, but not necessary. Just need the will and desire to work on a family farm with a crew harvesting and winnowing our annual crop. Detail-oriented, repetitive work.
Meals: No --see above.
Stipend: Starting pay range is $12 to $14/hour
Housing: We have camping facilities on the farm, including outdoor shower, access to internet, some produce from our gardens, access to our laundry, use of our walk-in cooler.
Preferred method of Contact: email