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Pasture 42

California, United States
MESA Notes – Public
Website :
http://www.pasture42.com
Blog, Online Newsletter, etc. :
Public Contact Information:
[email protected]
 

Private Host Information

Name:
Kenneth Muller Muller
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
5412102278
Address:
14665 County Road 42B, Guinda, California, United States 95637
Mailing Address(if diff. as abov)
PO Box 332
 

About the Placement:

Detailed Placement Description

Pasture 42 is a 100 acre pasture-based organic farm in the Capay Valley of Northern California. We raise cattle, sheep, poultry, and pigs on irrigated pasture, and also grow olives, fruit, and hay. We sell at 3 weekly farmers markets and a food co-op, and operate an online buying club. We strive to produce the highest quality food, raised in an environmentally and socially conscious manner.
We are located in a beautiful rural area with a strong organic farming community approximately 2 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Primary Production :

Tree fruits, Cattle, Sheep, Pork, Poultry, Dairy


About the Internship:

Availability:

Accepting Stewards

Training Hours:

40-60

Training Expectations :

Trainees are expected to train/work from 40 to 60 hours per week depending on the season and need of the farm. Trainees will work 5 days a week and have 2 days per week off. Trainees will work alongside and be closely supervised by farm owners and experienced farm employees.

On-Site Training, Steward’s primary activities :

Trainee will participate in animal feeding, rotation, and care, cow milking, egg cleaning, irrigation, hay making, equipment maintenance, farmers market preparation, and (possibly) farmers market sales.

Climate and Location Description

Hot, dry summers, mild winters. Rural location with no easy access to public transportation. However, someone from the farm drives to town almost every day.

Compensation :

$10/hour, Steward to pay $250/month room and basic food

Accommodations and amenities provided :

Private room or trailer, shared kitchen and bathroom, free internet access. Interns and MESA Stewards pay $250/month for food and housing, which can be taken directly out of their pay check.

Preferred start date :

April 15th

Preferred length of internship :

12 months

User ID:

pasture42

Mesa Notes – Internal:

Status:

Accepted

Admin Only – No Notification:

No Notifications

Your Job Title:

Do you have separate mailing address? :

Yes

City:

Guinda

State :

California

Zip Code:

Host Fees. $175 Steward assignment confirmation, plus $225/month/Steward.:

We can pay the basic fee to support MESA’s program and services.

Other Placement Activities:

Farm machinery, Farmers market, Farm carpentry, Meat slaughter/processing, Value-added products, Organic certification

How many Stewards would you like to host:

2

Placement description:

Pasture 42 is a 100 acre pasture-based organic farm in the Capay Valley of Northern California. We raise cattle, sheep, poultry, and pigs on irrigated pasture, and also grow olives, fruit, and hay. We sell at 3 weekly farmers markets and a food co-op, and operate an online buying club. We strive to produce the highest quality food, raised in an environmentally and socially conscious manner.
We are located in a beautiful rural area with a strong organic farming community approximately 2 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Average training hours/week:

40-60

Climate and Location description:

Hot, dry summers, mild winters. Rural location with no easy access to public transportation. However, someone from the farm drives to town almost every day.

Are you willing to host a Steward whose English proficiency is below 30%?:

Spanish

Please list your two nearest airports, and approx. driving distance to/from the training site.:

Sacramento, San Francisco, Oakland

We have previously hosted a MESA Steward(s):

Yes

We have hosted or currently host J-1 interns/trainees in another program:

Reference 1:

Reference 2:

Ramzy Berbawy – (916) 806-4969

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