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caretaker opportunity

Posted: September 4 2012

Looking for a couple or small collective (no more than 3) to care for our 22-acre, off-the- grid, educational homestead in Humboldt County in preparation for our summer 2013 education season.
Duties include:  hydro/solar management, garden management (drip irrigation maintenance; greenhouse planting; fruit tree and berry bush pruning; cover crop rotation; bed prep for summer planting), chicken wrangling, compost tending.  Other projects, if skill sets and time permits, include:  forest management for fire safety and small building projects, trail restoration, greywater redesign and install.
Caretakers needed March 2013 – June 2013.
Accommodations are provided in deluxe 800 square-foot log octagon.  Negotiated fee/exchange for work.  Possible work extension, with pay, assisting with educational groups July–October 2013.
If interested in position, please submit a letter of intent, resume and two references by November 1, 2012 to [email protected].
Notification of decision will be made by January 1, 2013

red hook, new york