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Pine Stump Farm
288 Haley Creek Road
PO Box 1967
Omak, WA 98841

Contact: Carey, Albert

Phone: 509-826-9492

Email: pinestmp@hotmail.com, albert_roberts@hotmail.com

Website: http://pinestumpfarms.com

Last Updated: 12-20-2011

General Description: Diversified farm operation, Goat dairy w/fresh & aged cheese, garden vegetables, cattle, horses, chickens, hay and timber.
Hours; average six hour per, five days per week.
Meals; morning coffee/tea light breakfast, large mid day dinner, sometimes evening supper. Be prepared to have own food & snacks. Abundant sharing of garden produce, eggs, cheese, meat from farm.
Housing; two bunkhouse building for residences. Electricity, running water, propane cook stove, wifi.
Other Compensation; negotiable, depending on experience and ability. Preference given to full season interns, possible stipends. Project specific wages and extensive networking with other producers in the valley.
Work: helping with all aspects of the farm from milking goats & cheese making, feeding & care of animals, tending the gardens, hauling hay, irrigation of hay fields, building and repair of fences, building of farm structures(barns etc) cutting firewood, to any number of activities that make the farm run

Internship Starts: March
Internship Ends: October
Number of Interns: 3
App Deadline: Open
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 month

Meals: On work days, we share a common main meal. Lots of garden vegetables, weekly portions of meat, milk, cheese, and eggs.

Skills Desired: Willingness to undertake a wide variety of tasks, interest in self-sufficiency, animals, and an open mind.

Educational Opportunities: Extensive library and individualized learning. We enjoy in-depth discussions during our shared lunchtimes. Practical, hands-on integrated into farm life.

Stipend: based on projects identified and completed in addition to basic individually negotiated contract.

Housing: Bunkhouse with own cooking area, wood stove and solar shower,

Preferred method Of Contact: email

Internship Details: Five days of about 6 hours per day of work, then 2 days off / flexible for work on projects. We also have networking with local agricultural producers where the individual can work for pay.


 

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