White Feather Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
1389 Rt 212
Saugerties, New York, 12477

Primary Contact: Dallas McCann
Primary Phone:
    Type:
Cell
    Number: 661-703-4489
    Email: dallas@whitefeatherfarm.org

Website: https://www.whitefeatherfarm.org

Internship information
General Farm Description: White Feather Farm is a non-profit organization based in Saugerties, New York. We’re a small scaled farm whose mission is to be an integral part of our community and to practice modern farming methods and techniques. We're Certified Organic through NOFA-NY, Real Organic Project certified (ROP) & Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) The White Feather Farm lands are intentionally and reverently tended. We focus on soil regeneration, cultivating biodiversity, and sequestering atmospheric carbon. Our goal is to also showcase Organic vegetables and provide food security for members of our community in need.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: asap
Internship Ends: November 2022
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: July 1 2022
Minimum Length of Stay: all season

Internship Details:

Hours, days, expectations/requirements:
SCHEDULE: Tuesday – Saturday 8 – 4 or 7 – 3

Field Workers for our 2022 growing season will have chances to take part in all aspects of our farm, including; working with Honey Bees, Chickens, Log Grown Shiitake Mushroom production, Greenhouses and Propagation, Compost & Soil building practices, customer service/sales on market days and of course there’ll be plenty of field work (harvest, cultivation, irrigation, etc.)

No previous farming experience is required, but an eagerness to learn and interest in Agriculture is required.

Willingness to get dirty and work in the rain or shine while maintaining a positive attitude throughout the day.

Work with a constant sense of urgency, efficiency and care

Be reliable, self motivated, come to work prepared, on time and most importantly have a great attitude!

Can take constructive criticism well and follow instructions.

Able to lift at least 50 pounds

Always on time

Effective communication skills

We are only seeking applicants that can commit to a full season

Bonus points:

Farming experience

Compost experience

Orchard knowledge & experience

Chicken experience

Small scale farming enthusiasm

Thoughtful & Friendly

Pay:

$16-20 Per Hour DOE

Up to $250 reimbursement for farm gear as a uniform

One hour paid break

Fresh vegetables and discount eggs

On the farm perks

We draw inspiration from:

Conor Crickmore of Neversink Farm – Claryville, NY. Jean Martin the Market Gardener – Hemmingford, QC. Elliot Coleman of Four Seasons Farm – Harbourside, Maine. Ben Hartman the Lean Farmer – Goshen, IN. Charles Dowding – Somerset, UK. Richard Perkins of Ridgedale Farm – Sweden, Singing Frogs Farm – Sebastopol, California. Fair Share Farm – Piedmont, NC. Rose Creek Farm – Selmer, TN. Tyler Huff of Mossy Stone Farm – Prattsville, NY. Four Winds Farm – Gardiner, NY. Dr. Elaine Ingham – Soil Biologist, CA

When:

Immediately through November

Send the following to hello@whitefeatherfarm.org:

Resume

Available start date.

LGBTQ+ BIMPOC encouraged to apply


Educational Opportunities: Yes, we encourage our staff to explore their talents and host workshops at the farm.

Skills Desired: no

Meals: no

Stipend: yes, this is a paid position.

Housing: no

Preferred method of Contact: email