Elderflower Farm, Lincolnville, ME
Farm consists of Jersey microdairy, creamery, 30 acre low bush blueberry barren, pastured laying hens, alternative breed broilers, and heritage turkeys, Shetland sheep, diversified vegetable garden, several bee hives, mobile hoophouses, small renovated apple orchard, and 900 acres of woodland.
Apprentice will take part in all aspects of farm, including milking, cheese and yogurt production, vegetable cultivation, pasture renovation, blueberry harvest, marketing and sales. Responsibilities also include light caretaking of the farm owner’s house in their absence.
Farm is currently managed by a young couple with many years of farm and gardening experience. Housing and weekly stipend provided. Access to MOFGA’s organic farming workshops in the summer.
Position to start as soon as possible. If interested contact Caitlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apprenticeships are a great way to test the waters to see if you would like to farm or if you just want a new life/work experience. A few months in Maine? Sounds pretty awesome.