Ape and Ape, Inc., is a cooperative business offering helpful human hands for hire in Western Mass and beyond. We provide on-site butchering services, build cob-ovens, and general handyman assistance.
No job too large or small! References available upon request.
Upcoming workshop: American bison butchering 4/12, Hadley MA
On-site Conscientious Butchering: We'll work alone or alongside you, providing instruction as we go. Save your four legged friends a frightening, stressful and costly trip to the slaughterhouse and empower yourself with the skills and confidence to do this on your own in the future.
Cob Oven Building: for farms or backyards - cob ovens are elegant, versatile, wood fired baking ovens made from locally sourced Connecticut River clay and sawdust. We'll work with you to design and build an oven suited to your needs. Outdoor rocket cook stoves also available.
Handyman Assistance: with a variety of outdoor tasks! If we can't help you with your project, we'll try to point you in the direction of those who can.
- Garden & permaculture design and maintenance, yard-work and landscaping
- Digging swales and ponds for water flow and retention
- Construction of trellises and fences, light carpentry, stone-work, patios & paths