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Deck Family Farm

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

Private Host Information

Name:
Christine Deck Deck
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
5419984697
Address:
25362 high pass road, junction city, Oregon, United States 97448
Mailing Address(if diff. as abov)
PO Box 565
 

About the Placement:

Detailed Placement Description

We live in a community setting, where our family interacts closely with farm interns, as well as farm employees, who live both offsite and onsite. Our place is ideal for someone interested in community living and someone who wants to see the process of food production from beginning to end; growing the animals, as well as marketing and selling the final products. We also run 2 CSA programs on farm, one to market our own products and one which involves the distribution of products from local and neighboring farms in a full diet CSA.

Primary Production :

Tree fruits, Cattle, Sheep, Pork, Poultry, Bees/Honey, Dairy


About the Internship:

Availability:

Accepting Stewards

Training Hours:

40

Training Expectations :

weekly schedule, monthly check-ins, community meetings, community tasks and chores

On-Site Training, Steward’s primary activities :

Animal care and feeding, infrastructure upkeep

Climate and Location Description

rural location, the Willamette Valley is known for its wet winters and heavy rainfall.

Compensation :

$500/month, Intern shared room, Free, daily food

Accommodations and amenities provided :

Interns live in shared room or rustic creek house cabin, when available. Another cob house is on site ideal for couples or longer stay interns, currently unavailable. Our kitchen is in the main house and communal with all the interns and family, internet is available in house, office, intern room, and cob house. We are located about 30 minutes from the closest large town and 15 minute drive from the closest grocery store.

Preferred start date :

any

Preferred length of internship :

7-9 months

User ID:

deck

Mesa Notes – Internal:

Emailed next steps: TP. A RFC Host, Interested to host Seyi. offered a $1350 SPRIG (-$150/mo. x 9 mos)

Status:

Accepted

Admin Only – No Notification:

No Notifications

Your Job Title:

Do you have separate mailing address? :

Yes

City:

junction city

State :

Oregon

Zip Code:

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

100

Other Placement Activities:

CSA management, Direct marketing, Farm machinery, Farmers market, Farm carpentry, Meat slaughter/processing, Timber management, Value-added products, Holistic Management practices, Farm business planning/ record keeping, Organic certification, Community education

How many Stewards would you like to host:

1

Placement description:

We live in a community setting, where our family interacts closely with farm interns, as well as farm employees, who live both offsite and onsite. Our place is ideal for someone interested in community living and someone who wants to see the process of food production from beginning to end; growing the animals, as well as marketing and selling the final products. We also run 2 CSA programs on farm, one to market our own products and one which involves the distribution of products from local and neighboring farms in a full diet CSA.

Average training hours/week:

40

Climate and Location description:

rural location, the Willamette Valley is known for its wet winters and heavy rainfall.

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

Yes

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

PDX -2 hours from farm, SEA – 6 hours from farm

We have previously hosted a MESA Steward(s):

No

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

Reference 1:

Melissa Makous 1.323.360.3904

Reference 2:

Diana Lovette 1.541.321.2592

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