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Name of Farm: Blue Ledge Farm
Contact Person: Hannah & Greg
Location: Salisbury, VT
Main Interests: Goat dairy farm and cheese making operation, grass pastured animals, pork, goat's meat, eggs and veggies.
Duties: Making and wrapping cheese, washing equipment, milking and feeding goats, daily chores
Dates: March-April and June-September
Housing: Intern Apartment
Pay: Small Stipend
Hours Needed: 25-30 hours/week
Phone Number: 802-247-0095
Website/E-mail: www.blueledgefarm.com


Name of Farm: Hathaway Farm
Contact Person: Irene & Byron
Location: Rutland, VT
Main Interests: Summer livestock and corn maze in fall.
Duties: Daily chores and working with the public.
Dates: Summer and Fall
Hours Needed: A couple hours a week
Phone Number: 802-775-2624
Website/E-mail: www.hathawayfarm.com


Name of Farm: Foggy Meadow Farm
Contact Person: Paul Horton
Location: Benson, VT
Main Interests: Veggies, season extension
Duties: Daily chores, harvesting, weeding, typical farm hands
Dates: Mid-April to Mid-November
Housing: Intern House
Pay: about $150/week
Hours Needed: about 40 hrs/week
Phone Number: 802-537-4754


Name of Farm: Huckleberry Hill Farm
Contact Person: Michael Huck
Location: Belmont, VT
Main Interests: Organic veggies, herbs, eggs, pork and hay
Duties: Farm chores, harvesting, planting, feeding, etc
Dates: Summer, possibly Fall
Hours Needed: Part time/ once a week
Phone Number: 802-259-2629


Name of Farm: Merk Forest & Farmland Center
Contact Person: Sarah
Location: Rupert, VT
Main Interests: Meat, eggs, wool, maple syrup, and veggies
Duties: Farm planning, production and marketing. Skills include driving and farming with draft horses, animal husbandry, gardening, staffing local farmer's market booth, tractor operation, facilities and equipment maintenance, maple sugaring, forest management and trail maintenance, theories and practices of place-based education, leading school and volunteer groups, involvement with community events, workshops and outreach. Qualifications: Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years old and be dedicated, motivated, physically active people, who enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather. They also need a strong willingness to learn, and openness to teach others. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. Teaching experience and working on a farm with equipment and/or animals is preferred, but not necessary.
Dates: January-December
Housing: Yes
Pay: Minimum wage
Hours Needed: 40 hours a week, farm raised eggs and meat, access to garden space
Phone Number: 802-394-7836
Website/E-mail: www.merkforest.org


Name of Farm: Singing Cedars Farm
Location: Orwell, VT
Main Interests: Veggies, meats, markets, CSA, etc
Duties: Farm hand
Dates: can start in April
Phone Number: 802-948-2062
Website/E-mail: www.singingcedarsfarmstead.com


Name of Farm: Larson Farm & Morningside Stables
Contact Person: Rich & Cynthia Larson
Location: Wells, VT
Main Interests: 40 Jersey cow pastured dairy, selling raw milk, and milk to an award winning artisan cheese creamery. Also, 100% grass-fed beef, and pastured chicken eggs
Duties: Working with animals
Dates: Flexible
Housing: Yes
Hours Needed: Flexible
Phone Number: 802-645-1957
Website/E-mail: larsonrr@myfairpoint.net


Name of Farm: Smokey House Center
Location: Danby, VT
Main Interests: Year-round classroom where at risk teens come to learn about farming, forestry, and ecological research
Duties: Organic gardening
Dates: Summer
Housing: Call them
Pay: Call them
Phone Number: 802-293-5121
Website/E-mail: www.smokeyhouse.org


Name of Farm: Sweet Georgia P
Contact Person: Rebecca Pimentel
Location: Pittsfield, VT
Main Interests: Organic Produce and dairy goats
Duties: Daily chores, working in gardens, milking goats
Dates: Summer
Housing: Room and board
Phone Number: 802-746-8061
Website/E-mail: rebecca@sweetgeorgiap.com


Name of Farm: Crawford Family Farm
Contact Person: Sherry Crawford
Location: Whiting, VT
Main Interests: Artisan cheeses
Duties: Taking care of cows and making cheese
Dates: Summer
Housing: No
Hours Needed: Part time
Phone Number: 802-623-6600
Website/E-mail: www.crawfordfamilyfarm.com


Name of Farm: Vermont Hydroponic Produce Company
Contact Person: Jeff Jones
Location: West Rutland, VT
Main Interests: Hydroponic tomatoes and other produce
Duties: Greenhouse and production
Dates: All summer
Housing: No
Hours Needed: 20-40 hrs/week
Phone Number: 802-438-5685


Name of Farm: Maplewood Organics
Contact Person: Hannah
Location: Highgate, VT
Main Interests: Veggies
Duties: Vegetable gardens and daily chores
Dates: May-December, Flexible
Housing: Yes and meals
Phone Number: 802-868-5083
Website/E-mail: maplewoodorganics@yahoo.com


Name of Farm: White Barn Farm
Contact Person:Christy Raymond and Chris Kantlehner
Location: Wrentham, MA
Main Interests: Veggies, flowers, CSA, roadside stand, and restaurants
Duties: Farm work and farm stand
Dates: Summer
Housing: No
Pay: $10/hr
Hours Needed: 31 hrs/week
Phone Number: 774-210-0359
Website/E-mail: www.whitebarnfarm.org


Name of Farm: Sterling College Farm Apprentice Program
Contact Person:Rick Thomas
Location: Craftsbury Common, VT
Main Interests: Sustainable Farming
Duties: Daily chores, planting, harvesting, cultivating, draft animals, tractors
Dates: 12 month position, renewable
Housing: Provided by the college
Pay: $800/month
Hours Needed: Full time
Phone Number: 802-586-7711 X 151
Website/E-mail: rthomas@sterlingcollege.edu


Name of Farm: Kilpatrick Family Farm
Contact Person:Michael
Location: Middle Grandville, NY
Main Interests: Year-round Veggies
Duties: Planting, harvesting, packing, and farm maintenance
Dates: April-May possibly beyond
Housing: No
Pay: Based on experience
Hours Needed: part time/full time
Phone Number: 518-217-8595
Website/E-mail: michael@kilpatrickfamilyfarm.com


Name of Farm: Frost Valley YMCA
Contact Person:John Chartier
Location: Claryville, NY
Main Interests: Farm camp counselor
Duties: Supervision and care of campers and farm camp. Gardening, hiking, swimming, boating, camp fires, cooking, team building, and more
Dates: June 20th- August 20th
Housing: Room and board
Pay: $175+/week, based on experience
Hours Needed: Full time
Phone Number: 845-985-2291 X 323
Website/E-mail: farm@frostvalley.org



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