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Assistant Cheesemaker at Garden Variety Cheese - 14353

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Assistant Cheesemaker
Garden Variety Cheese
1481 San Miguel Canyon Rd
95076-8402 Royal Oaks , CA ,
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Job Description: 

We are a farmstead sheep dairy producing award-winning cheeses and yogurt, as well as whey-fed pork, lamb, and eggs. We primarily market our products through local farmers markets and to a number of gourmet and specialty shops and restaurants. We milk 100 ewes on our 40 acre farm in Northern Monterey county.
We are looking for a full-time cheesemaker/dairy work to assist the owner/head cheesemaker with producing aged and fresh sheep cheeses as well as sheep yogurt and yogurt popsicles.
this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr DOE

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities to include the manufacture and aging of cheeses as well as 1 to 2 farmers markets per week, cutting and wrapping cheese for farmers markets, and packaging yogurt. Previous cheesemaking experience a plus but not required. Dairy work includes a lot of washing and cleaning, as well as physical work. Should be able to lift 50 lbs, and have a strong attention to detail. Must be able to work weekends. Possible on-farm housing.

Clean driving record and valid license required.

Non-smokers only please (including pot).

Education & Experience: 

Previous cheesemaking experience a plus but not required. Food service experience a plus.

Application Instructions: 

please send resume and list of references to

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