Current apprenticeships open for applications:

For this position, we’re looking for people who currently have retail experience and are looking to take it to the next level; this could look like opening their own store, or wanting to begin exploring the wholesaling side of business. These people relish the pace, the interaction, and the energy found on the sales floor. They thrive on the satisfaction of helping customers find the perfect products to fit their needs, and the excitement and gratification of closing the transaction.

A perpetual student, those seeking Education positions have a thirst for ongoing knowledge, and sharing that knowledge with their community. They’re door-openers, offering expansion through workshops, clinics, or tailored experiences. These people deeply value ongoing, long-term education, and seeks to find ways to share that with all ages, ensuring accessibility and inclusion for all.

Business Management:
This individual has a knack for seeing the big picture, while getting into the details. They want to bring things together seamlessly and will work with the team to make sure that everyone is working together to meet common goals. This individual will get the oppro to sit in on financial meetings, work to optimize business operations, and learn about seasonality. This person probably has some management experience, has experience with computers, and feels comfortable working with numbers.

Buying/Merchandising/Visual Display:
Careful curation – an eye for visual display. These are qualities inherent in these applicants, along with a background in buying and merchandising. This position requires creative flexibility – an openness – when it comes to truly listening to and interpreting a customer’s vision, ensuring visuals that match their passions. This is a builder position; creating physical manifestations out of professional dreams.

A truly dynamic position, applicants have experience working on a farm or ranch and want to delve further into this world, possibly through personal acquisition. Getting their hands dirty is what gets them out of bed every morning, as well as the drive to learn more about growing, water, irrigation and machinery. Beyond this, they’re open to the bigger picture of farm ownership and operation; from retail, to education, to design, staff management, system structure and flow. They’re willing to dig into all the working pieces and innovate fresh ways forward.

Animal Partnership/Husbandry:
Respect, partnership. This position requires a person with perspective; one that sees animals as beautiful, intelligent beings who are meant to be honored, learned from, and walked aside. Applicants for this role see animals as integral and essential not just to work and production, but to life, and our experience here. This person has previous experience working with animals, and wants to deepen their connection and abilities to create healthier spaces for their counterparts to exist and thrive by way of managing care, community partnership, and respectful husbandry.

Systems, structure, and the details that tie it all together – applicants for this role have a passion for organization, analysis, and mapping out technological solutions. They possess the ability to express complex ideas and concepts in a clear, simplified and accessible way that groups can easily absorb and implement. Although these people thrive on the importance of structure, they also understand the equal role of fluidity; of intentionally planning systems that provide space for creative thought and vision, ensuring an environment in which individuals truly feel their voice and vision not matter only, but have room for expression.

Join us on the land.

We've changed our name from Petersen Family Farm to The Kinlands, but we haven't changed who we are. Follow along as we bring the outside in with the language of the land.