Field Assistant

Location: Kewadin, MI
Deadline: April 15, 2017

UnderToe Farm is a NW Michigan project owned and operated by Haley Breniser and Adam Brown to serve the local community high quality, sustainably grown produce while enhancing the soil ecology (under our toes).  We are located just 20 minutes north of Traverse City, MI and grow a diversity of vegetables, fruits, and raise pastured poultry for a Community Supported Farm Share program, Elk Rapids Farmer’s Market, Direct-to-Retail, and some wholesale markets. We are seeking dedicated, hard-working field assistant(s) who are passionate about sustainable food systems to help our operation grow.

 

This field assistant position is a valuable position to our farm operation. The duties and individual qualities needed for this position will be: reliability to show up on-time and ready for work when needed, an ability to endure all weather conditions with a good work ethic, willingness to try any task that needs accomplished, set priorities and meet deadlines, ability to maintain positive attitude on long work days, ability to think creatively to improve efficiency of any task.

 

Why work at UnderToe Farm? to glean essential knowledge of organic vegetable growing methods (mentorship), the raising of pastured poultry, take home fresh organically grown produce weekly, work in a friendly environment outdoors, and meet our great community around the farm while participating in on-farm events, etc.
The jobs on the farm will vary daily but will field work includes but is not limited to these tasks: planting, weeding, pruning and harvesting, post-harvest handling (washing, sorting and packaging of vegetables)

 

Work begins in May and ends in October. Pay rate is $10.00/hr

 

To apply please email a resume to info@undertoefarm.com and feel free to call 231.676.4813 with any questions about the position or our growing practices!

UnderToe Farm

13407 Winters Rd.

Kewadin, MI 49648

231.676.4813

www.undertoefarm.com