Work Experience

Opportunities to gain skills and experience in a supportive and nurturing environment

We aim to give people the chance to gain the skills and experience they need to enter the job market. Opportunities are wide ranging and would suit anyone studying or training in the following areas:  organic farming, dairy farming, teaching, sustainable development, therapy, office and business administration, horticulture, cooking or housekeeping. 

Work placements on the organic dairy farm

We offer over 28 weeks of weekly work placements to students interested in gaining work experience on our farm. Students work directly with the herdsmen and have the opportunity to partake in a wide range of activities. To enquire about a placement please contact Martin Roberts who coordinates and supports all work placements on the farm.  Martin will happily discuss what you are looking for and share with you dates when placements are available.  Contact Martin at

12 month student placement on the organic dairy farm

Each year we offer a student with an interest in organic dairy farming the opportunity for a year-long paid placement with us as a General Farm Worker. A salary and accommodation on site is provided as well as a wide range of experience throughout the farming year. Placements start in September each year. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please contact Caroline Arnold,

Teaching, sustainable development, office and business administration, horticulture and cooking and housekeeping placements

Students studying for qualifications in teaching, sustainable development, therapy, housekeeping, cooking, office and business administration, and horticulture are welcome to get in touch to enquire about any opportunities for work placements or projects with us. Please contact Caroline Arnold to discuss opportunities (


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