Livestock Rearing and Finishing
90 Day Grass Finished & Pasture Raised Apprenticeship
Are you looking for an opportunity to get hands-on working experience at a new and growing ranch-to-table meats business? Are you hungry for a chance to build your skills, knowledge and experience in pastured pork and poultry as well as grass-finished beef and lamb production?
A 90-day hands-on working experience at Corner Post Meats will show you firsthand, what it takes to bring a product from the ranch to Colorado restaurants and families nationwide. This program is a taste of what a career at Corner Post Meats is like. Our production methods are based on old wisdom and traditional ways but very progressively minded to adapt to new technologies and an ever changing world.
People that are self-motivated, have an inquisitive drive to learn and grow as a person, and enjoy working hard alongside a dedicated team are best suited for this opportunity.
What We Do:
The meats of Corner Post are created by clean water, open spaces, and healthy ecosystems. We implement an innovative, nomadic management model that moves our livestock across the land on a weekly basis entirely independent of barns and corrals.
Why We Do It:
At Corner Post Meats we envision the business of ranching reborn and revolutionized in a way that is abundantly great for land, wildlife, livestock and people.
This 90-day program is designed to help us find hard working, entrepreneurial, people who are looking to build a career in agriculture. As opportunities open up in our company we chose people from this program to fill long-term needs.
Who We Are:
The Corner Post Crew is a group of gritty yet sophisticated folks who are revolutionizing the pasture-to-plate business with a “don’t fence me in” kind of approach to problem solving. We are often vibrant storytellers who like to laugh. We are devoted and passionate about working in a land-centric business model and are jazzed about bringing wholesome, ranch-raised meats to our community, focusing on home consumers nationwide and restaurant chefs along the Colorado front range.
“When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.”
The 90-day intro program is for up to five individuals to work alongside our current crew of five. Each week will involve daily chores, care and regular moving of pastured pigs, sheep, and cows, along with poultry, seasonally. You will also be exposed to:
Are You A Fit?
The right applicant for this experience needs to be:
To their work and purpose.
What is going on around them and needs done.
Where they are and what they are doing.
Do your best.
Only consider this opportunity if you can agree to the following:
What You Can Expect:
Life at Corner Post Meats is like jumping onto a fast-moving train. The work can be very demanding, but rewarding with a variety of responsibilities and tasks. We are a small but dedicated crew who accomplish amazing things. You should be ready to:
Stipend: $400 each month
Housing – your own furnished bedroom with shared living room, bathroom and kitchen. Off ranch, but nearby.
Food – We have a weekly crew dinner at HQ. The Crew House freezer will be filled at the beginning of each month, to be shared amongst the crew. You will receive a 10% discount on all additional CPM meat orders.
Do you have determination, perseverance and resolve to do what it takes, come sunshine or stormy weather, to fulfill the needs of the ranch, business, our animals and our customers? If you can demonstrate the ability to show a true grit when it comes to your zest and zeal for life and work, then Corner Post Meats is your tribe.
“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work so most people don’t recognize them.”
90 Day’s of Corner Post Way’s Apprenticeship Dates:
Please follow the instructions for application below:
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Thank you for the interest in joining our team.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Dan Lorenz / Production Manager /Owner
Corner Post Meats