Contact informationFarm Address:
Heathsville, Virginia, 22473
Primary Contact: Angelina
Secondary Contact: Michael
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: We are an oyster farm in the Northern Neck of Virginia. We spawn our oysters in a hatchery, raise them in a nursery, and grow them out in bottoms cages.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: May 1, 2020
Internship Ends: November 2020
Number of Internship Available: 3
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
We are looking for people with a positive attitude and an aptitude for learning. We love what we do and look forward to sharing it with others. The end goal for us is to find people that love oyster farming as much we do and would like to expand with our farm. This is a great opportunity to learn the trade and has the potential to turn into a full time position.
We want people to be happy here and would take into account the individual’s interest whether it is our hatchery program, nursery system, market oysters, cage building, or marketing. We value different perspectives and are open to working with the individual to find their dream job.
Educational Opportunities: We encourage learning, and are happy to teach the individual every aspect of the farm from hatchery to delivery.
Skills Desired: Experience in aquaculture is great, but not necessary.
Preferred method of Contact: email