16114 E Killarney Lake Road
Cataldo, ID 83810
Contact: Teresa McHugh
General Description: Killarney Farms offers 25 years experience of running an organic market garden with great opportunities to learn homesteading skills. Alternative-powered home. Beautiful landscape. Milk goats, sheep, chickens.
Secluded farm/homestead surrounded by National Forest. Work is labor-intensive; Farm is 6-acre market garden on 43-acre site.
Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: Sept-Oct 2010
Number of Interns: 1-2
Minimum Length of Stay: 2 months
Meals: 2 per day, 4 days per week no meat.
Skills Desired: Some prior experience with gardening or plants preferred.
Educational Opportunities: Hands on market gardening and lifestyle.
Stipend: Minimum $100/week.
Housing: Yurt, tiny apartment, or camper. Rustic, with limited 12v solar power.
Preferred method Of Contact: Email
Internship Details: Need 1 or 2 hard-working, pleasant-natured interns on organic market garden in northern Idaho. Internship ends early or mid- October, and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Internship is 4-5 days per week. Hard work and long hours. Prior garden experience preferred. Ability to apply self physically in an efficient, cheerful manner required. Work will include weeding, mulching, irrigating, and harvesting over 50 different crops (vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs). Opportunity to assist at farmers' market if desired.
Stipend upwards of $100/wk. Housing will be a yurt, very rustic tiny cabin, small apartment in barn, or pickup-sized camper. 12v power. Outdoor shower. Nearby Lake. Two wholesome meals per day. Own transportation recommended.