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Deck Family Farm

Oregon, United States
MESA Notes - Public
Website :
http://deckfamilyfarm.com
Blog, Online Newsletter, etc. :
Public Contact Information:
info@deckfamilyfarm.com

About the Placement:

Brief Placement Description
We are a pasture based organic livestock farm growing and direct-marketing to Willamette Valley, Oregon area.
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