Apprenticeships


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In order to be able to find the time to follow our artistic (and otherwise) passions (not to mention take care of orders[!]),we no longer take apprentices. Contact us if you are interested in joining our collaborative to work alongside us professionally pursuing art, homesteading, farming, woodworking, forest work, timberframing, yurt making, etc.
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Farm Apprentice
Homesteading, Farming, Woodworking & Building
Opportunity:  This is an opportunity for an individual or couple to gain experience and skills on a diverse homesteading farm.

Requirements:
  • Dedication to learning and working hard.
  • Willingness to work independently and in partnership with others on the farm
  • Recommended: Four-wheel drive vehicle for winter, cell phone
Areas of Apprenticeship:
  • Egg Production – flock care; collecting, cleaning, boxing, & delivery of eggs
  • Animal husbandry – cattle, pigs, meat birds: feeding, water, fencing, butchering
  • Vegetable and fruit production – planting, cultivating, harvesting, and preserving for our use on the farm
  • Yurts – harvesting yurt poles, yurt assembly, sewing covers & insulation
  • Carpentry and woodworking - stick and timber framing   
  • Food provision – creating meals from products grown and raised on the farm
  • Woodlot management – firewood and yurt parts
  • Marketing of yurts and farm products
  • Online recording of farming, nature, weather, studies, observations
  • Humanure composting
Stipend and Responsibilities:
You will receive
  • Hands-on training in agricultural production, carpentry, & homesteading
  • The chance to study and explore native flora and fauna, homestead arts, music, sustainability, community, and additional agricultural areas of interest
  • Accommodation in a Two Girls Farm yurt
  • Farm-raised food
  • Firewood, internet
  • $50/week stipend. 
In exchange for
  • Daily responsibilities with livestock and crops  
  • Yurt building
  • Preparing meals, keeping kitchen and food areas clean and organized
  • Maintaining living and work spaces

 Contact Ken Gagnon for more info: 603-499-2568, ken@twogirlsfarm.org