• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • paul wheaton
  • Anne Miller
  • Mike Jay
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Burra Maluca
  • Joseph Lofthouse
garden masters:
  • Dave Burton
  • Greg Martin
  • Mike Barkley
  • Shawn Klassen-Koop
  • Pearl Sutton

Experienced farmer seeking work in New England

Posts: 5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

My name is Lina, I am in the final stages of completing the design process for obtaining my PDC and have been using biodynamic and permaculture techniques to operate a small farm in Maine for the last two years. My landlords just gave me notice a few days ago that I have to move out and leave mid-season because they are selling the house and they need to work on it (even though my rent has always been promptly paid and I moved here under the pretense that this was a place to start a farm with no prior indication that they were ever considering selling.) I had been earning a living on my farm and now have no other means of income.

I have gathered enough funds to relocate, but I need to find work as soon as possible because I need to also find a place to live. I have experience raising chickens, ducks, and rabbits as well as producing organic berries, veggies, grapes, medicinal herbs, and apples. I have designed and implemented ponds with aquaculture systems, rain water harvesting systems that feed through drip irrigation, composting systems, raised no dig/no till beds, spiral beds and Hugelkultur gardens.

I am seeking paid opportunities as I will likely have to pay for offsite housing for my family to live in with all of our pets (I have a five year old son and my husband is a disabled veteran, in addition to livestock we have one rabbit and duck that my son keeps as pets and also have a puppy, a turtle, and a few cats.)

Please let me know if you are aware of any opportunities, I deeply appreciate any advice or suggestions anyone may be able to offer.
Posts: 22
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Have you found anything yet?
no wonder he is so sad, he hasn't seen this tiny ad:
Food Forest Card Game - Game Forum
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!