Apprentices Needed (fwd)
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
london at sunsite.unc.edu
Mon Jan 12 11:43:41 EST 1998
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Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 11:04:36 -0500 (EST)
From: EquityTr at aol.com
To: csa-l at prairienet.org
Subject: Apprentices Needed
APPRENTICES NEEDED at Quail Hill Community Farm, a 150 member, pick-your-own,
CSA program which grows mixed vegetables, extensive cover crops, raspberries,
apple and young peach orchards on 25 certified organic acres, and maintains a
small flock of laying hens. The farm also generates income by managing
another 80 acres. This involves seeding fields, field mowing, garden design
and maintenance, and composting.
Apprentice tasks include: planting, cultivation, greenhouse upkeep,
harvesting, care of tools and tractors, and supervision of the farm members,
who pick the bulk of their own shares.
Work week is 5 1/2 days, which includes Saturday member harvest day. Off
farm housing only is avialable. Stipend is $250 per week, which includes a
Quail Hill farm is a project of the Peconic Land Trust, a nonprofit
conservation organization which has protected over 2000 acres of land on
Eastern Long Island. The farm is located on a 192 acre preserve in
Amagansett, NY, minutes from dunes and ocean beaches.
Interested, hard working persons please contact Scott Chaskey by phone:
516-267-8492 or regular mail: P. O. Box 2088, Southampton, NY11969. Please
do not respond by e-mail.
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