Dairy Internship Program
The Old Windmill Dairy is a 30 acre farmstead goat & cow dairy located on the out skirts of Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Since our opening on July 5th, 2007 we have increased sales at least 15% per year. We are grateful to participate in 6 state wide farmers markets each week, distribute through our local coop, supply 20 grocery/cheese stores and over 40 restaurants in the state. Our product line is intense and reflects our level of expertise in making artisan cheeses: brie, bloomy rinds, aged cheeses, goudas, cheddars and our own proprietary cheeses. All in all there are 42 styles of cheeses. Many of them have placed in the top 8% at the United States Champion Cheese Contest. Other cheese have earned gold medals and blue ribbons in national cheese contest.
Applicants can send resume to: email@example.com
52 Paso Ranch Rd, Estancia, NM 87032
The selected intern will receive experience in herd management, milk production, sales, marketing, cheese making and production. Average work week ranges between 35 and 40 hours per week. The intern will received days off, room and board and weekly pay.
Applicant should be self motivated organized and eager to help, a drivers license, High School Graduate or GED. Farm or Dairy experienced preferred. Pursued or completed degrees in culinary arts, agriculture or herd management prefered. The farm is a non-smoking, drug free environement. We are seeking applicants that want to learn the craft and committ to a minimum of 6 months. Prefer applicants that can stay 9 to 12 months.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Tending to Aging Cheeses
Packaging of cheeses
tracking of production
Milking Goats and Cows
Tending to animal needs
Feeding Baby Goats
Selling at Farmers Markets
Helping with Farm Events
Helping with Cheese Production