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Windy Acres Dairy Farm

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

Private Host Information

Name:
Billie Johnson Johnson
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
5414475389
Address:
3320 NW Stahancyck Ln., Prineville, Oregon, United States 97754
Mailing Address(if diff. as abov)
 

About the Placement:

Detailed Placement Description

The farm is diverse and has lots of growth ahead. it is a small business that produces many products and can add even more. It is a woman owned and operated business, operating with volunteer members to support the work load. It is a grade A dairy providing raw food to its members and the community.

Primary Production :

Bees/Honey, Berries, Dairy, Pork/Swine, Poultry, Sheep, Tree fruits, Vegetables


About the Internship:

Availability:

Accepting Stewards

Training Hours:

32-40 hours a week on an average

Training Expectations :

Watch, learn, and participate

On-Site Training, Steward’s primary activities :

There is cheese making/ training once a week. milking cows daily, butter and cream making, marketing and transporting of products, land and grazing management, preparation of food, irrigation skills, growing crops,

Climate and Location Description

It is rural, about 4 miles from town and 45 minutes from Bend a larger community. Four seasons, winter, spring, summer, and fall. Some snow.

Compensation :

between 200-500, cabin or room, Free, daily food

Accommodations and amenities provided :

internet access, use of vehicle, use of kitchen,

Preferred start date :

April 1

Preferred length of internship :

7 to 12 months

User ID:

Mesa Notes – Internal:

2022: Status unknown. Never joined MESA..

Katrin’s contact, but she doesn’t want to wait until April. On 1/4 – I emailed Billie that we can’t reduce their host fee and they need to offer a min. $600 stipend.

Status:

Inactive

Admin Only – No Notification:

Your Job Title:

Owner operator of Windy Acres Dairy Farm

Do you have separate mailing address? :

No

City:

State :

Zip Code:

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

Other Placement Activities:

Agri-tourism, Farm machinery/equipment, Marketing: Retail (farmstore, other sales), Meat slaughter/processing, Value-added products

How many Stewards would you like to host:

one

Placement description:

The farm is diverse and has lots of growth ahead. it is a small business that produces many products and can add even more. It is a woman owned and operated business, operating with volunteer members to support the work load. It is a grade A dairy providing raw food to its members and the community.

Average training hours/week:

32-40 hours a week on an average

Climate and Location description:

It is rural, about 4 miles from town and 45 minutes from Bend a larger community. Four seasons, winter, spring, summer, and fall. Some snow.

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.:

Redmond Oregon, about 20 to 30 minutes and then Portland about 4 hours

We have previously hosted a MESA Steward(s):

No

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

Yes

Reference 1:

Cathleen Bull 530-598-6977

Reference 2:

Lynn Wright 520-229-3481

Placement Photo:


 

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