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Guidry organic farms
253 guard rd
Scott, LA 70583
Contact: Ben Austin
Last Updated: 01-26-2016
General Description: Guidry Organic Farms is a farm start up. Our goal is to be completely organic as well as profitable. Right now we have a rotational grazing sheep herd and pastured laying hens in a converted cotton trailer. We're also renovating a structure to convert into one of the only pecan oil factory's in the state. We also do compost and honey bees. These are just a couple things were getting started with. There are many possibilities to expand into and lots of room for hard working, creative individuals to make their mark on the future of this operation. In 2016 we look to get into cattle and next winter plant blueberries
Internship Starts: Spring
Internship Ends: Rolling
Number of Interns: 2
Minimum Length of Stay: 6 months
Meals: Not provided
Skills Desired: An intern must be motivated, committed to farming and capable of working.
Educational Opportunities: There are many great books you can read and some decent seminars but there is no substitute for learning simply by doing.
Stipend: 200/week. You get housing, utilities and a flexible schedule
Housing: Housing and utilities provided. We just got a 3 bedroom house.
Preferred method Of Contact: Email
Internship Details: Internship will start with learning animals and participating in saturday farmers market. The ability and motivation of the intern will determine his or her involvement with farm operations, based on skill, usefulness and personal interests. I would like to find someone particularly interested in bees farming and who has a love for animals. Someone with carpentry, welding and fencing experience would be great. When we start vegetables we will be looking for someone to manage that business who has the skills and knowledge to do it
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