assistant farm manager wanted

inoculations 2015

We’re looking for an assistant farm manager who will be responsible for everyday mushroom production at the CTHM farm.  That is you’d be assisting founding farmer Jeremy in managing the farm and especially mushroom production.  Often you’ll be working with little oversight on your own or alongside Sarah, farmer worker/mushroom food extraordinaire, and seasonal interns.

The work: In the winter and spring, you’d be helping with logging for mushroom logs, inoculating or moving logs, and farm construction projects.

Work during the summer is mushroom log moving/soaking, and mushroom picking and packing.  This position will probably include running Sunday farmers market booth in Minneapolis from May through October.

Fall and winter work again is once again assisting in construction projects, logging, and inoculations.

Hours: full time, but could be 3/4 time if candidate has a preference for that.

Duration: year-round

Compensation: salaried work – at a rate of $8 to $12 per hour depending on ability and experience.  Housing is available as a benefit, which is a room in our farmhouse with shared bathroom and kitchen.  All farmhands have use of kitchen equipment and some food staples like oil, mushrooms, and eggs.

Work Location: We have a beautiful 38 acre farm at 827 15th St., Clayton, WI 54004, about an hour and a half from the Twin Cities.  Besides mushrooms we have chickens, ducks, and plans to bring pigs back to the farm!

Selection Criteria: Candidates should have at least a few months of general farm work experience.  He or she should be able to work hard with reasonable speed and attention to detail, and should be able to lift 75 lbs.  He or she should work well in a small team that will include other employees, interns, and myself.

Application deadline: We will hire as soon as we find the right person.

Application Details: Please email Jeremy at cherrytreehousemushrooms@gmail.com with a description of why you’re interested in the position.  I’d also like to see a resume and at least one professional and one personal reference.

Thanks for your interest in our assistant farm manager position!

 

 

Contact Farmer Jeremy McAdams at 612-205-8599 or fill out the form below:

Cherry Tree House Mushrooms LLC, 827 15th St., Clayton, WI, 54004