Farm Stewardship

Location: 
Catskills Region, New York
Publication Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2012 (All day)
Company Name: 
Buck Hill
Email: 
buckhill@comcast.net

Buck Hill is a 150 year old heritage farm located in Jefferson, NY in Schoharie County. For more than 50 years, Buck Hill Farm has been a leading maple syrup producer in the region and continues its vision as a viable and sustainable agricultural enterprise by restoring the fields and orchards to their original service.

 The Farm Stewardship will provide a hand’s on learning opportunity for individuals interested in gaining working knowledge of diverse farm operations; including crop planning, field preparation and planting, orchard and forest management,  animal husbandry, maple syrup production, value-added food processing, marketing and more.

 The Farm Stewardship is a voluntary position. Room and board are provided and college credit may apply. There are positions for up to 4 Farm Stewards per academic semester.

 Interested applicants should contact buckhill@comcast.net. Please provide cover letter and specify area of study, career interest and any related activities.