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Farm Intern Needed for Mauer's Mountain Farms

June 19, 2013

Farm Intern Needed for Mauer's Mountain Farms, Towns of Kortright & Meredith, Delaware County

Exciting opportunity to help reinvigorate an historic family farm and raise heritage breed Guinea Fowl. Unique birds more akin to wild than domesticated animals, these African descendants flourish in unconfined space feeding on greens and grains. The significant unmet demand in NYC restaurants for these birds make this a viable and lucrative venture. Come be a part of it all!

HOURS: 2-3 hours in the morning and again in evening, feeding and watering adult birds and keets

WORK: push mower to gather lawn clippings for feed, care and feeding of animals, raising of small vegetable garden for on farm use, monitoring baby keets at night, light to heavy carpentry building out hen house (depending on skill level)

START: July 2013 to December 2013 (additional term for FY 2014 available)

STIPEND: $2500 (assistance to find room & board nearby provided and possible on farm lodging available in 2014-2015.)

CONTACT: Peter Mauer at 203-499-8724 or Jennifer Grossman at 917-880-7040