Family Cow is hiring
Family Cow Farmstand is a certified organic dairy & livestock farm in Hinesburg VT. We produce 100% grass-fed raw milk, farrow to finish pastured pork, and pastured chicken & eggs. We also operate an on-farm store with produce from about 50 other local & sustainable farms. We are passionate about good farming practices and a holistic approach to livestock management, and we strive to be better farmers every day.
We are looking for a competent, confident and hard-working individual to join our team and help us grow more food for people. This is a full-time, year round position; hours could average between 40-50 during the grazing season and 30-40 from Dec-April. Duties will vary depending on the person & the day but could include milking cows, jarring & delivering milk, grass management for cows & heifers, daily pig & chicken chores, processing chickens, construction/ infrastructure projects, tractor work, and sundry other tasks.
Pay is hourly and commensurate with experience.
Dairy experience is required.
Other helpful skills/attributes could include:
- good communication skills
- critical thinking & problem solving skills
- attention to detail
- a good sense of humor
- customer service
- flexibility and willingness to adapt to the constantly changing nature of farming
- ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
Please send an email of intent, a resume and any questions to [email protected]