Cate Hill Orchard
Last Updated On: July 11th, 2022 at 09:08AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
697 Shadow Lake Road
Craftsbury Common, Vermont, 05827
Primary Contact: Maria Schumann
Secondary Contact: Josh Karp
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: we are a small diverse family farm, with a 5 acre organic apple orchard and a small flock of milking sheep.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: July 20 2022
Internship Ends: Nov 1 2022
Number of Internship Available: 2. Ideal for a couple or pair opf friends as you will be sharing our farmhouse apartment
Application Deadline: July 20
Minimum Length of Stay: 2 months
The main job will be organic apple picking but also: wood splitting, sheep milking, pasture work, farmers markets, cider making, barn cleaning, light carpentry, plum and pear picking.
Educational Opportunities: Yes. As one of the few organic apple orchards in Vermont, this is a great opportunity to learn about organic apple growing and management. We are also hosting a "sheep camp" in August-- a weekend to learn all about sheep and small scale sheep dairying which farm helpers will be encouraged to attend.
Skills Desired: Our ideal candidates will have worked on farms before, and be comfortable with long days of working outside harvesting. Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Carpentry experience a plus. We are willing to train the right person, someone with enthusiasm and a genuine interest in organic apple growing!
Meals: Shared lunches most days, dinner and breakfast on your own, access to farm produce.
Stipend: Yes, approx. $350/week
Preferred method of Contact: email