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Benton
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 26
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 87169
Region: Mid Atlantic

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Last Updated: August 6, 2020

Start your own small farm-related business
partnership opportunities

Have you ever wanted to start your own small sustainable business?

We have a number of types of on-farm income:

sucessfull AirBNB/Hipcamp hosting business
established Heritage goat breeding operation

and are working to develop new ones.

We are looking for partners who are:

motivated and honest
have a generally positive attitude
pay attention to detail
committed to finishing what they start
are respectful to others views
willing to learn and share what you know


Since these projects/business are intended to enable making a viable living on the farm for us ideal helpers are independent people who can solve problems with the help of others even when unsupervised at times.

We offer:

housing
seasonal produce
wifi
only 2 hour daily work
small business and social media coaching available

Barakah Heritage Farm believes in preserving the heritage livestock breeds and heirloom plants whenever possible. Barakah Farm is also the home of the Malabar Jilfan Sitam al Bulad Arabian Horse Preservation Program, as well as the Horse Heroes program for rescue horses. We have chickens, ducks, goats, horses, a livestock dog, and Yurtle the Turtle.


We are a chemical-free regenerative grazing and sustainable agriculture farm on fifty acres.
We are currently rehabilitating and converting a neglected organic farm in northeastern Pennsylvania to a permaculture model. We are looking for motivated helpers and potential partners to help us grow various enterprises related to homesteading, sustainability and home-based businesses. We offer the opportunity to learn about:
-natural horse care and conscious horsemanship (free will) training
-permaculture & agroecology
-alternative therapies and wellness
-agritourism & farmstays
-heritage rare breed preservation
-holistic farming techniques
-sustainable profitable farm-related small business development

Income:
Essential business are hiring locally plus online jobs are an option. We only ask our volunteers to work partial days, so there is plenty of time left for side jobs.

Ask us about partnering in various farm businesses such as virtual tours, egg sales and cut flowers. If you have an idea for an on-site business, please ask - we may be able to offer land or assistance.

Local recreation/activities:
Near Ricketts Glen waterfalls, Worlds End State Park and Frances Slocum and numerous state parks and gamelands
Nearby hunting (no hunting on property), summer and winter sports
Incredibly scenic area
Swimming/fishing/boating pond on site.
Only 4 hours from New York City, 5 from Washington DC, 3 from Philadelphia and Lancaster, 2 hours from Hershey
Near Knoebel's Resort, America's largest free admission amusement park.


How to get here:
Closest airport is Wilkes-Barre 45 minutes away, which serves several major airlines
No public local transportation


Steps to apply:
1) Message us in the system
2) schedule skype or whatsapp meeting
3) live meeting plus farm tour to discuss details and make final decision

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