Temple-Wilton Community Farm
A biodynamic farm operating as a CSA for over 30 years
We are seeking people who wish to farm in and for community— those who wish to meet the needs of others directly and in harmony with nature. Towards this end, we actively work with the ideas behind community supported agriculture (CSA) and practice biodynamic agriculture.
Our farm has three openings available. In exchange for your support, we can offer an initial salary, housing, two weeks vacation and access to the fresh foods of the farm (vegetables, meat, milk, yogurt, cheese and eggs).
Vegetable Farmer and Assistant Vegetable Farmer
The vegetable farmer is responsible for all aspects of sowing, transplanting, cultivating and harvesting many different varieties of vegetables from 4 acres throughout the course of the season. They will also help create and apply biodynamic preparations to the gardens.
The successful applicant must have experience with, and commitment to, biodynamic farming principles and practice, and must have the ability to grow, weed and harvest up to 45 different vegetables, including many succession plantings and large quantities of winter storage crops.
Reasonable salary and benefits according to experience and needs.
Soil and Animal Care Assistant
The earth is crying and looking for great responsible people!
Our Soil and Animal Care Assistant should be interested in holistic animal care, biodynamic principles, permaculture, ecoculture and native knowledge to assist our Lead Dairy Manager to milk and care for our dairy herd and keep our chicken flocks happy and healthy. Our tasks also include preparing eggs for market, fencing and pasture care, as well as hay and compost making.
We currently have 30 animals in the herd and milk 17 cows. We are a certified raw milk dairy and keep the horns on our cows. Calves stay with the herd and nurse their mothers for up to four months. We maintain up to 300 laying hens and roosters. Salary: $24,000.