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Clean Food Farm
20508 Orville Road E
Orting, WA 98360
Contact: Larry Bailey, Sheri Bailey
Last Updated: 12-26-2018
General Description: General Description: Clean Food Farm is a 10 acre diversified organic nutrient dense blueberry, pastured poultry and market vegetables, farm located in the Orting Valley, near the town of Orting, about 70 minutes drive from Seattle. We are expanding our vegetable and pastured egg operations to market all our produce and fruit through a CSA, at farmers markets, selective grocers, and through localvore caterers.
I have substantial infrastructure in place that includes greenhouse, electric fencing, hand and power tools, newer tractor and implements, commercial refrigeration, washing/packing equipment, poultry processing equipment, solar powered egg washer/grader and shop facility.
Internship Starts: 1-20-2019
Internship Ends: 12-30-19
Number of Interns: 1
App Deadline: 01-19-2019
Minimum Length of Stay: 12 months
Meals: Produce, pastured eggs and grass finished beef and chicken provided as free benefit
Skills Desired: Experience planning, marketing, propagating, growing, harvesting, prepping organic vegetables for direct sales. Tractor and equipment operation as well as basic farm handy person skills (repairing dripline, irrigation systems, fencing, greenhouses etc)
Educational Opportunities: Sustainable farm conferences and regional workshops and travel expense paid for by CFF
Stipend: $18+ per hour DOE plus season end bonus, with new 2BR farm apartment with full laundry, full kitchen and full bath, paid utilities (as tax free benefit)
Housing: Employee and their partner / couple need to live onsite in a new 2BR farm apartment.
Preferred method Of Contact: Email first then cell phone
Internship Details: We are hiring an experienced farmer/farm manager to develop an organic vegetable operation and assist in the growth of organic pastured layer operation and organic blueberry production.
If the relationship goes well after a full season we would like to explore a potential business partnership for subsequent seasons.
Couple or two partners preferred (with one farmer and one working non-farmer who share the new housing) as we have a new 2 BR apartment with full kitchen, full bath, your own washer and dryer, all paid utilities, and a beautiful setting which is included as a TAX FREE benefit to this position that is worth in excess of $1,400 per month (local Pierce County equivalent value.)
Clean Food Farm
20508 Orville Road E, Orting WA 98360
Contact: Larry Bailey
Last Updated: 12/11/18