Looking to get your hands in the dirt? The following are opportunities on farms in our network. Please contact farm directly to apply.
Pastured Poultry Production Apprentice
Farm: Grey Acres Farm
Location: Paonia, CO
Job Description: Gray Acres is looking for a full-time apprentice for the 2023 season. Learn the ins and outs of growing meat birds in the mountains. Apprentice will work 5 days a week, averaging 32 hours per week. Tasks included but not limited to: daily moving of our 24 mobiles, brooder care, butchering, mobile repair, irrigating, goat milking, cheese-making, electric fence moving, farmers market booth operation, and construction projects. Our field chores are physically challenging, and our butcher days are a test of will. We are ideally looking to develop an apprentice that would lead into a management role in the coming years. Housing is available. Stipend included with extra paid hours available.
Application instructions: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application.
Contact info: Jacob Gray 970-778-9512, email@example.com
Farm: Fields to Plate
Location: Durango, CO
Job Description: Fields to Plate is looking for a farm hand with at least 3 years of farm experience, preferably in vegetable production. Willing to work May – November; 20-40 hrs/week. $22/hr. Seeking a candidate with the ability to work independently and take direction well, but works well with others. Experience in farmers market preparation and wholesale preparation. Willing to delivery product up to 2 times per week. Good communication skills and personable.
Application instructions: Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact info: Max Fields, Owner – 303-847-9048