Green Bow Farm
Posted on: 02/11/2016 1:34 pmDates: April 1, 2016 through November 30, 2016 (dates are flexible)
|Green Bow Farm
1809 Howard Rd
Ellensburg, WA 98926Contact: Matthew Cox, Christina Miller
Phone: [Cell] 206-369-5854
General Description: Green Bow Farm is located in the Kittitas Valley near Ellensburg, WA. We are a small family farm focused on pasture based meat raising cattle, sheep, hogs, and poultry. Soil and pasture health a priority that in turn cares for the animals. In addition, we raise row crops of herbs, onion and garlic. We feed over one-hundred families a year through our farmers markets and CSA.
Internship Starts: 04-01-2016
Meals: Some meals will be provided by the house while others will be taken individually. Most food will be provided by the farm and stipend to be used for additional food items.
Skills Desired: Experience prefered. We are seeking a self starting, self motivated individual with good communication skills that apply to everyday tasks and conflict resolution.
Educational Opportunities: Interns will learn about butchering requirements, poultry processing, marketing, sheep shearing, soil health and testing, planting, forage values, planting and harvesting row crops, value added products such as soap and yarn and much more.
Stipend: $400/mo. starting, 5 day week.
Housing: Private room with kitchenette and 3/4 bath. WiFi available. Personal computer not provided. Interns must have personal transportation.
Preferred method Of Contact: e-mail
Internship Details: Interns will work alongside the farmers here in the beautiful Kittitas Valley surrounded by mountains and wildlife. Gain hands on experience of rotational grazing and animal management in lush pastures, while also experiencing weekly markets, work with customers and get hands-on experience in direct marketing. There will also be opportunities to visit other sustainable, direct marketing farms.
Number of interns needed: 1
Couples Okay: Yes.
Kids Okay: No.
Pets Okay: No.
Car Required: Yes.
Experience Required: Preferred.
Work Hours: Full Time.
Learning Opportunities: On The Job.
Meals: Share With Family.