Meadowsweet Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
59 Forget Rd
Hawley, Massachusetts, 01339-9735

Primary Contact: Kyra Tafel
Secondary Contact: Gus Tafel

Primary Phone:
    Number: 413-412-3543

Secondary Phone
    Number: 413-406-8897


Internship information
General Farm Description: Diversified organic farm and dairy

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: As soon as Sept. 1
Internship Ends: TBD
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: none
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months

Internship Details:

We’re looking for one or two hard working, dependable and competent people to help on our farm. Milking, haying, running equipment, feeding animals, cleaning barns, putting up and taking down fence, feeding animals, washing eggs, bottling milk, managing the farm store etc.

Educational Opportunities: Learn all about organic farming with cows, sheep, pigs and poultry.

Skills Desired: It would be nice to find people who have worked on other farms before but it is not required. We are willing to train the right people. We need individuals who can safely work with large animals. Individuals with experience on other farms with livestock would be preferential but is not necessary if those applying feel they are comfortable working with livestock. We are also willing to teach people how to operate farm equipment if they don't already know how but, again, they must be comfortable with the idea of working with heavy equipment. Most importantly we need people who are dependable, can problem solve and work on their own.

Meals: Yes, we can.

Stipend: Yes, for the right person.

Housing: Yes. Brand new RV that two people can comfortably live in.

Preferred method of Contact: email