Cheesemaking Intern Cherry Grove Farm
- Date Posted August 30, 2017
- Location Lawrenceville, NJ
- Category Agriculture / Production
- Job Type Internship/Apprentice
We sell products through our on-site farm store, and wholesale our award-winning cheese to a variety of gourmet stores & restaurants in the New York/Philadelphia area. We also attend several regional farmers markets.
No prior experience is required, but experience with food prep, cheese work or familiarity with farm life is encouraged.
You will learn not only cheesemaking, but also skills in the direct-marketing and how-to of wholesale dairy. Attending a regional farmers' market will be part of your week. You will also spend time learning the essentials of wholesale work, cutting and packaging orders for delivery week-to-week. You will also be expected to attend and help prep for events occasionally. All of these are fun ways to meet the people who eat and appreciate your work, as well as being a good way to make connections within the local farming and sustainability community.
Housing available: We have a private bedroom available in our on-farm cottage on the 2nd floor. There are offices below, a conference room and shared kitchen downstairs. This first floor of this building is public, so cleanliness and neatness are expected. Space includes use of a good kitchen garden if you like.
You should have your own car and a valid drivers license.
Stipend: We provide a $700/month stipend plus housing and a 30% staff discount on all products sold in our farmstore. Milk and cheese will be available to you too, of course. Interns are expected to work 5 days per week that will amount to 40-50 hours. Compensation this position is PAID: stipend How to apply