Harlem Valley Homestead
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|Posted On:||Thursday, 31st January 2019|
Wingdale, New York
147 Old Forge Rd, Wingdale, New York 12594
About Harlem Valley Homestead:
Harlem Valley Homestead is an education-focused diversified vegetable, flower and livestock farm on 250 acres in Wingdale NY. We maintain 50 acres in pasture and 5 acres in cover crop for future production. We currently have a herd of beef cattle, a flock of layer chickens, a small orchard, a small
We are seeking up to six full time apprentices for the 2019 growing season. The apprenticeship at HVH is a hands-on learning experience across all areas of our operations including farm production, kitchen processing, on-site events and market sales. If you like to ask questions, love to learn on the job and are excited to work with a dynamic team in a startup environment, then join us! If you are looking for a formal educational program from an established farm or school, then this might not be the best fit. Previous farming experience is helpful, although we are willing to train the right candidate.
The apprenticeship runs from April to November. Hours will average 40-45 hours per week, though may vary week to week and seasonally Apprentices must be available to work some weekends for chores, markets and/or events. We can consider a later seasonal start for the right candidate.
Compensation and Benefits:
$12 / hour. Hourly rate negotiable for people who do not require housing On-site housing along the beautiful Ten Mile River with access to hiking on the Appalachian Trail, weekday team lunch, prepared in the spirit of sharing work and food, bountiful farm produce and 30% off meat, CRAFT membership with the opportunity to visit regional farms, work outside in a beautiful environment, work with a dynamic team of educators, farmers, cooks, conservationists and naturalists, 90 minute train ride from NYC on Metro-North (5 min from train station)
To apply, please send an email introducing yourself and your interest in