For 25+ years, Stone & Thistle Farm has raised 100% grass-fed beef, lamb and goat, pastured pork and poultry using farming practices such as sustainable, organic and rotational grazing. Poultry raised on the farm includes chickens for eggs and meat, ducks, turkeys, geese and guinea hens. Retail cuts of the farm’s meat and value-added products are sold at local and New York Metro area farmers markets. The farm operates a successful farm stay operation and hosts guests from all over the world who come to experience a working farm and enjoy meals prepared with the farm’s bounty. The farm has an on-site, seasonal restaurant (Fable=farm+table) and hosts private events and food workshops such as cheese making, sausage making and cooking. Fable’s Kitchen, the farm’s line of value-added food, produces soups, pates, spreads, meat pies, and sausages which are sold via the farmers markets. The farm also conducts farm tours and field workshops such as slaughtering and butchering.
Join our team of young and seasoned farmers for an enriching work, live and play experience. We’ve hosted interns for many years and enjoy sharing our philosophy and skills. The intern(s) will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the farm’s operations including livestock care, on-farm poultry slaughter, farmers markets sales, agri-tourism and value-added food processing. Desired skills are reliability, enthusiasm, creative thinking, problem solving, carpentry, veterinary, culinary. Applicants must be comfortable with animals, physically fit and have excellent social skills. Housing, food and weekly stipend provided. While the average work day is sun up to sundown, there is plenty of time to interact with regional farmers for work, education and socializing. The paid internship is May to November (flexible) and includes a 6 day work week.
this position is : stipend / non-monetary compensation
This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants
This job expired on April 14, 2019
DeadlineApril 30, 2019