Allen Farm Sheep and Wool Company hiring Farm Assistant

Chilmark, Massachusetts

The Allen Farm Sheep and Wool Company is currently seeking a farm assistant starting in spring 2014. The Allen Farm is located in Chilmark, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. The Allen-Posin family runs a diversified farm, practicing organic and biodynamic methods of agriculture, and raising a variety of livestock on 100 acres.

The Allen Farm seeks a skilled farm worker, or a couple, to assist in a wide range of jobs on the farm. These include managing livestock, repairing and constructing fences, operating farm machinery, garden maintenance, and assisting with daily needs of this 250-year-old farm.

This assistant must have experience working with livestock and operating machinery. Preference will go to an applicant with wood working skills, as well as experience with fence construction and engineering.

The Allen Farm will offer housing and full access to vegetable gardens on the property in exchange for full-time work, and opportunity for additional compensation.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Nathaniel and Kaila Allen-Posin, at kaila@islandgrown.org.

Feel free to visit the farm’s website, www.allenfarm.com for more information on the farm!

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