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New York Catskill Livestock Farm needs Farmhand

World, North America, USA, Kortright

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Travel dates

°C, N/A

About the workproject

We need 2 volunteers

Stone & Thistle Farm, a pasture-based livestock farm in East Meredith, NY Delaware County) raises 100% grass-fed beef, lamb, goat, pork and poultry for sale at farmers markets. The farm operates a farm stay, seasonal restaurant (Fable=farm+table) for events, farm tours and workshops. Responsibilities may include livestock care, on-farm poultry slaughter, farmers markets sales, agri-tourism and value-added food processing. Desired skills are enthusiasm, creative thinking, problem solving, carpentry, veterinary, physically fit and excellent social skills

About the host

Denise

Host since

2019

Languages

English

Last seen online

Tom and I have been married for 35 years. We have three children. Riley is 29. He lives nearby and works on the farm. His daughter spends a lot of time with us on the farm. Shane is 21. He lives and works on the farm. Our daughter Kate trains horses in Pennsylvania. We enjoy food, friends, outdoor activities, music, theatre, arts.

Project dates


Work to be done

  • farming
  • tourist support
  • animal care

Expected workhours

  • 6 hours a day
  • 6 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room, tent

Private room in farmhouse or/and private tent on platform in pasture.

  • shared meals

Breakfast is make your own in the farmhouse kitchen. We eat lunch together (family and farmhands). Our family (you would be part of the family) eat dinner together. Or not. Your choice.

  • offering money for additional hours 

Hourly wage and or stipend depends on length of stay, skill set, etc.