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Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co

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

Private Host Information

Name:
Jere Gettle Gettle
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
4175557047
Address:
2278 Baker Creek Road, Mansfield, Missouri, United States 65704
Mailing Address(if diff. as abov)
 

About the Placement:

Detailed Placement Description

These individuals would work in every aspect of heirloom seed growing, production, and sales.

Primary Production :

Berries, Flowers, Grain, Herbs, Vegetables


About the Internship:

Availability:

Accepting Stewards

Training Hours:

40 hours/week

Training Expectations :

Train five days a week, in all sorts of outdoor conditions. Eight-hour days are most common. All tasks will be supervised by a team leader.

On-Site Training, Steward’s primary activities :

Seed starting, planting, garden prep and maintenance, greenhouse management, seed crop maintenance, harvesting, seed extraction and preparation. Trainees may also experience aspects of external grower screening and collaboration, intake of seed shipments, and germ testing.

Climate and Location Description

Semi-rural location. No easy access to public transportation. STEWARDS WITH VALID HOME COUNTRY DRIVERS LICENSE will have more independence/use of company vehicle. Training site is approx 5 miles from nearest food or gas. Weather temperatures typically range from 50 degrees F in early May to high 90F with high humidity in the summer months.

Compensation :

$10/hour, See accommodations description below., During work hours, the on-site vegan resturant would offer a midday meal, as available. This is not guaranteed.

Accommodations and amenities provided :

We have hosted other types of interns in the past, and we have offered housing with veteran employees who have the space. Our past interns have always been pleased with their situations. Amenities will vary, based on the family they are placed with.

Preferred start date :

May – June

Preferred length of internship :

5 months *possible 1-7 months extension based on participation and available lodging

User ID:

Jere Gettle

Mesa Notes – Internal:

Jere and Lauren spoke on 2/24 and he agreed to aloow me to edit the App to revise comp. to $10/hour w/ free accoms, plus extend to 12 months training.

Status:

Accepted

Admin Only – No Notification:

Your Job Title:

Owner

Do you have separate mailing address? :

No

City:

State :

Zip Code:

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

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

Other Placement Activities:

Farm business planning/ record keeping, Farm carpentry/building, Farm machinery/equipment, Greenhouse management, Marketing: Retail (farmstore, other sales)

How many Stewards would you like to host:

2

Placement description:

These individuals would work in every aspect of heirloom seed growing, production, and sales.

Average training hours/week:

40 hours/week

Climate and Location description:

Semi-rural location. No easy access to public transportation. STEWARDS WITH VALID HOME COUNTRY DRIVERS LICENSE will have more independence/use of company vehicle. Training site is approx 5 miles from nearest food or gas. Weather temperatures typically range from 50 degrees F in early May to high 90F with high humidity in the summer months.

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

We have staff who speak Chinese and Spanish. The language barrier would be less for Stewards who speak these languages.

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

Springfield-Branson National Airport; 63 miles, approx 1 hour
Branson Airport; 89 miles, 1.5 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:

John Mizner (870) 373-0570

Reference 2:

Gibron Jones (314) 435-5513

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