Philosophy of employment:
Join our family-farm and caring for 10+ acres of vegetables, herbs and fruits. The season
serves our CSA members, customers at the farmers market and our wholesale accounts in
our local region.
We work as a team to accomplish the needed tasks around this bustling farm. Those who are
passionate about food, working with plants and soil, and excited about working hard will be
best fits on our farm.
Employees are paid fairly, based upon qualifications, as farm work is both physically and
mentally challenging; and in return we expect work to be done efficiently while maintaining
high standards of quality workmanship.
Benefits include a CSA share, awesome muscles, great tan, and a bonus if you complete the
When considering employment on our farm, please keep in mind that this is a farm and there may be times when these hours will vary based on weather conditions, farm events, or other factors.We now require each field and packing shed team member to wear boots and weather protective gear in inclement weather. We will pay half of your equipment fee.
While we do our best to maintain a regular workday schedule, there may be days when you will be asked to stay late or come in early to complete critical, time sensitive work such as completing a weekly planting before it starts to rain or staying late to finish packing CSA boxes. There also may be days or times throughout the year when the workload is lighter and hours may be reduced.
We seek individuals with the following characteristics:
Hard-working with a positive attitude
Good listening & communication skills
Good critical thinking skills - able to problem solve and practice common sense
Able to follow instructions
Able to work cooperatively as part of a team, but also able to work independently
Willingness to learn new things and accept challenges
Supportive of and receptive to learning and practicing organic farming practices
Attentive to details
Dependable & able to meet the expectations for time & attendance (if your a habitual late person, please do not apply)
When considering employment on our farm, be sure to consider a few important things:
We expect work to be done to a high standard of quality. We are passionate about our business and our standards for quality.
We strive to get our work completed efficiently and have many time-sensitive tasks. As such, you need to be able to work well in a fast-paced environment.
You need to be willing to work in any kind of weather, rain or shine, hot or cold. If we can harvest vegetables, we'll be in the field.
There is a tremendous amount of opportunity here for individuals that are willing to learn through hard work, keen observation, attention to detail, listening and asking questions. Opportunities for advancement may exist for individuals demonstrating a strong work ethic, superior performance and a commitment to our farm's goals and values.
We believe in the benefits of organic food and are seeking like minded individuals to join our team.
COME AND 'GROW' WITH US!
PEAK SEASON (typically April-November): Monday-Friday 6am/8:00am-5:00pm with a 1/2 hour unpaid lunch break
OFF-SEASON (typically December-March): Monday-Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm
with a 1/2-hour unpaid lunch break
We do work on Saturdays during the peak season on an as-needed basis to complete time sensitive work.
Farmers Market Sales-
We are looking for several sales positions at our weekly farmers markets (this includes winter markets as well).
Preferably someone to meet us in the city of our market, which include Appleton and Fond du lac.
Looking for people to represent our farm who are honest, responsible, hard-working, knowledgeable, and passionate about local farms, food, and community.
THESE POSITIONS INCLUDES WEEKEND HOURS, AND WE WILL FIRST CONSIDER THOSE ABLE TO MAKE A CONSISTENT, SEASON LONG COMMITMENT.
A minimum of one year retail experience, preferably in fresh produce or market sales.
Good people skills, good math skills, ability to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly and be on one's feet, ability to drive our 16' box truck.
A clean and valid Wiscosnin Driver License
An eye for detail and display -- setting up a beautiful market table is a form of art!
This is a fast-paced, public setting, and you must be able to set up a market stand, work with money and make change, and enjoy working with the public.