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White Rock Farm
Myakka City, FL 34251
Last Updated: 03-30-2015
General Description: Quiet 40 acre newly started organic farm. Looking for intern (s) with passion for organic farming, farm-related maintenance, caring for vegetable garden and fruit trees, landscaping, etc. Also beginning to start up small animal portion of our farm with chickens, and nubian goats; desire and/or experience with poultry, goats, is required. If you are interested to help us achieve our goals for sustainable living, then please contact us to discuss the opportunity to intern and learn with us as we build out our farm and peaceful habitation. Minimum six month stay. Send resume. Background check required.
Internship Starts: 04-15-2015
Internship Ends: Open
Number of Interns: 4
Minimum Length of Stay: 6 months
Meals: Intern will provide their own meals. Produce, eggs and goat milk available for free.
Skills Desired: organic farming, farm maintenance, landscaping, care of fruit trees, small animal care
Educational Opportunities: learn by doing all aspects of organic farming, farm maintenance and caring for farm animals . Research into appropriate feed, vegetable care, organic fertilizers and sustainable methods may be required including writing up notes, creating weekly digest of learning, making cheese, yogurt, milking goats, and doing internet searches.
Stipend: Rent, utilities in exchange for 15 hours farm work per week per intern.
Housing: Very nice, private RV, with utilities, high speed internet, patio, lawn furniture and BBQ grill.
Preferred method Of Contact: via email
Internship Details: care for growing vegetables, farm maintenance work, milking and caring for goats, caring for chickens, ducks and making raw dairy products to bring to market