Work on the Farm
A position is Available for the 2013 Season! All postions pay an hourly wage.
Full Season Farm Crew ---3 openings
The farm crew is the backbone of the farm. This postion is ideal for individuals who are interested in farming and not afraid of hard work. These positions are the day in and day out of the farm. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: greenhouse production, transplanting, tillage, cultivation, weeding and harvest (lots or weeding and harvest!!) and cleaning and packing produce for a 200+ member CSA and farmers market(s). Other responsibilities may include customer service at farmers market, building projects, etc.
Each member of the crew will be responsible for different areas of production and operation on the farm.
This position runs April-Mid October for 2013. The work week is 5-6 days/40-60 hours per week. Compensation includes a starting wage of $7.25/hour starting, available farm produce, as well as some food staples. Housing is provided in the town of Frederic, 3 miles from the farm. The crew house is a comfortable furnished house that is shared with other crew members. Very affordable rent will be charged. Check back in for pictures.
Applicants must be able to complete physical tasks through the work week, have a positive attitude and a desire to work efficiently. Applicants must also be punctual, responsible and respectful of persons and property. For a full job description, please contact the farm. A resume and good references are required.
Part Time Openings
Part time openings are available for the season from May 15th-Sept 29th, 2012. Assisting the farmer and crew with planting, weeding, harvesting and crop care for 3 days per week. Compensation is $8/hr starting and available farm produce. Basic housing is available during scheduled work days. Contact the farm to inquire about opening.
Help is needed during the summer at the Mill City Farmers Market. Market Assistants must have excellent customer service abilities as well as the ability to inform and communicate clearly, add and make change quickly and accurately, and be punctual. Compensation is $8/hr plus available produce. Contact the farm for more information.