Glendale Shepherd

Contact information
Farm Address:
7616 Glendale Heights Rd
Clinton, Washington, 98236

Primary Contact: Lynn Swanson
Secondary Contact: Erik Swanson


Primary Phone:
    Type:
Cell
    Number: 3605939935
    Email: lynn@glendaleshepherd.com

Secondary Phone
    Type:
Cell
    Number: 360-860-2220
    Email: erik@glendaleshepherd.com

    Email: erik@glendaleshepherd.com

Website: https://www.glendaleshepherd.com

Internship information
General Farm Description: Glendale Shepherd is a year round sheep dairy farm and creamery on Whidbey Island, Washington, producing sheep milk cheeses, yogurt and market lambs. Products are sold directly to customers at regional farmers markets.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 07/01/2022
Internship Ends: open
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: none
Minimum Length of Stay: one year

Internship Details:

Interns will assist our farm manager with all aspects of the daily care of our dairy sheep flock, including feeding, milking, breeding and the birthing of lambs. Opportunities for learning include all aspects of successfully managing a small commercial dairy flock, with a year round breeding system, as well as working in the creamery to assist with cheese and yogurt production, and packaging. The is an ideal position for someone who loves animals and hopes to have their own dairy. This is a paid internship with full employment possibilities..


Educational Opportunities: Opportunities for learning include all aspects of successfully managing a small commercial dairy flock, with a year round breeding system, raising market lambs, cheese and yogurt production, and direct marketing of products.

Skills Desired: Experience and enjoyment of working with livestock is important. Willingness to learn, flexibility and a positive attitude are great attributes to bring to farming!

Meals: No meals are provided but gardening space is available, and we share yogurt, cheese and lamb.

Stipend: This is a paid position. $15.00 per hour for ~30 hours with ~10 hours of additional learning time.

Housing: Yes

Preferred method of Contact: email