Cheesemaking October 2015

Redhead Creamery Seeking Summer Intern

It’s true! Dur­ing the cold­est week of the year (so far), we’re think­ing about sum­mer. We can’t resist.

Look­ing or know some­one look­ing for a sum­mer internship/apprenticeship? We’re not really sure where you can get quiet a diverse expe­ri­ence other than here, but we may be a lit­tle biased. The posi­tion details are listed below. Those want­ing to apply can send their cover let­ter and resume to Alise at The posi­tion will be open until filled.

We are also hir­ing for a sum­mer dairy farm intern as well — send us an email if interested.

PDF Ver­sion: Red­head­Cream­ery­In­tern­shipJob­De­scrip­tion

DATE POSTED   Jan­u­ary 5, 2015

LOCATION   Brooten, Minnesota

CATEGORY   Agri­cul­ture / Manufacturing

JOB TYPE   Internship/Apprentice


Red­head Cream­ery is a farm­stead cheese­mak­ing oper­a­tion since the fall of 2014.  We cur­rently uti­lize roughly 5–10% of the milk from our family’s 180-cow dairy herd, Jer-Lindy Farms.  We are com­mit­ted to pro­duc­ing the highest-quality food, and pro­duc­ing a sus­tain­able busi­ness in envi­ron­men­tal, fis­cal and social aspects. Red­head Cream­ery is cur­rently accept­ing appli­ca­tions for our 2016 cream­ery intern­ship posi­tion. Paid intern­ships run May through August. Intern­ships could evolve into long-term employment  

The Cream­ery intern’s respon­si­bil­i­ties will include assist­ing the cheese­maker with cheese pro­duc­tion, affi­nage, pack­ag­ing and ship­ping, clean­ing, and san­i­ta­tion. Addi­tional oppor­tu­ni­ties will include inter­act­ing with con­sumers directly through farm­ers mar­kets, our on-farm cheese shop (includ­ing tours and spe­cial events), as well as assist­ing on the dairy farm side.


Appli­cants should be self-starters with a can-do atti­tude, and capa­ble of work­ing with a team or inde­pen­dently. Dairy and/or food back­ground is pre­ferred, but not required.




Send cover let­ter and cur­rent resume to Alise at

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