The Farm & Fiddle
Veggie Production-Flowers/Herbs-Fresh Pasta?
Samantha Lamb Foulks here at The Farm & Fiddle. I am one happy peach you are reading our profile & are interested in our farm. We are a holistic farm in the heart of Tennessee. Located in a area called Fly, We are a short 45 minute drive to Nashville. We strive to provide a complete diet to our 30 CSA members, grow veggies for a few like minded, fantastic restaurants & market customers, & provide the public with a great farm learning experience. Our side business is a small pasta company fondly named "Pastures Of Pasta" where we make all kinds of fresh & dried pasta. We farm on 21 acres of mixed pasture & hardwood forest. We milk our 4 dairy cows year round & seasonally milk our french dairy sheep. By the spring of 2019, we will have over a acre and a half of market garden space where we grow just about everything, including vegetables, fruit, herbs, cut flowers & mushrooms. We also have a large flock of free range Ducks, Chickens & Geese who provide our customers with fresh eggs.
You can learn about:
*Farmers Market Experience
*Milking & Cheese Making
*Selling at Farmers Markets
*Working with livestock
*The inner-workings of a CSA
*Making A True Living As A Farmer...
Types of Internships:
A Dirt loving individual who wants to live in the garden
& arrange our picking schedule, companion planting & sequential planting
-Must have at least 2 years of farming experience.
Inquire about salary & benefits
*3 Full Season Spots
-Small money stipend, all meals, room & board, endless animal cuddles & all the veggies you can eat.
*4 two month spots
-all of the above except stipend
We are looking for a interns that are interested in not only getting a comprehensive education, but heading up our Veggie Production, Flower/Herb Production or our Pasta Making.
We have a intern cottage with two lofts for our interns to set up a shop in. We have also prepared a room in our barn’s hayloft for our interns & WOOFers to stay. It has electric & can be made cozy to your liking. You will hear our animals below you during the night. We will ask for references upon your interest in staying at our farm. You will have access to our farm house for the kitchen & bathroom. We enjoy communal meal preparing & eating (the fridge is completely yours to eat from also). We have two sheep dogs that stay with the livestock & two rescued dogs that stay around our farm house.
We insist that you feel comfortable around dogs.
Our farm is surrounded by many beautiful trees, various other farms & beautiful springs. Many opportunities for exploring. We have a UTV you are welcome to borrow. We are also happy to provide transportation at various times to Nashville or surrounding sights if you do not have a car.
*We expect our Interns & WOOFers to stay at least three weeks & up to the whole growing season.
*You will be expected to work in the garden, work with the dairy cows & dairy sheep, feed & water poultry & occasionally help us at our various farmers markets & above all enjoy your time on our farm.
*You will be given Sundays off & the hours of work will change
depending on the projects.
*We prefer no children or pets.
*We really want Interns & WOOFers who want to learn about
Look forward to hearing from you<3
Send your resumes & essential information to firstname.lastname@example.org & we shall be in touch with you ASAP