Farmer Family Cow Farmstand
- Date Posted August 06, 2020
- Location HInesburg, VT
- Category Agriculture
- Job type Full-Time
Family Cow Farmstand is a certified organic dairy & livestock farm in Hinesburg VT. We produce 100% grass-fed raw milk, farrow to finish pastured pork, and pastured chicken. We also operate an on-farm store with produce from about 50 other local & sustainable farms. We are passionate about good farming practices and a holistic approach to livestock management, and we strive to be better farmers every day.
We are looking for a competent, confident and hard-working individual to join our team and help us grow more food for people. This is a full-time, year round position; hours could average between 40-50 during the grazing season and 30-40 from Dec-April. Duties will vary depending on the person & the day but could include milking cows, jarring & delivering milk, maintaining the store, grass management for cows & heifers, daily pig & chicken chores, processing chickens, construction/ infrastructure projects, tractor work, and sundry other tasks. Pay is commensurate with experience. Significant dairy farming experience is required.
Other helpful skills/attributes could include: - good communication skills - critical thinking & problem solving skills - attention to detail - a good sense of humor - customer service - flexibility and willingness to adapt to the constantly changing nature of farming - ability to work well both independently and as part of a team Compensation this position is : salaried, less than 50k Application instructions