Livermore, Maine USA

Mackin Creek Farm, BC Canada
Above: Good Farming Apprenticeship Network
participant Washburn-Norlands Living History
Center
, Hebron, Maine USA, is a Living history 19th century farm.
Washburn-Norlands Living History Center
Sheri Leahan, Director
290 Norlands Road
Livermore, ME 04253
207-897-4366
norlands@norlands.org
volunteers@norlands.org
www.norlands.org.

Living history 19th century farm.

Overview
  • Source of power: oxen, occasional tractor.
  • Oxen are used for: work in woods, garden, hay rides, ice cutting,
    school programs.
  • Acreage: 445; 30 in hay, 400 wooded.
  • Other livestock: cows, sheep, pigs, chickens.
  • Skills offered in: 19th century historical research and interpretation, curatorial duties, maple syrup making in season, equipment restoration; seasonal farming activities, museum management, animal husbandry,
    and agriculture.
  • Work hours: 8-40 hrs/wk, negotiable; may include nights and weekends.
  • Terms: room possible; 1 months minimum.
  • Stipend: negotiable.
  • Accommodations: on site.
  • Apprentice must: have a high energy level, initiative, enthusiasm, a sense of humor; love to farm, like to work with animals, enjoy working with children; be comfortable with outhouses, kerosene lamps, and woodstoves for cooking and heat.
  • Visit first: required.
  • Trail period: yes.



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