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Employment

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Mushroom Farm

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Work with Us

Check out available full-time and part-time opportunities, primarily on our Wisconsin farm! We hire throughout the year for positions including: Farm Operations Manager, Picker/Packer, Farm Worker, and Farmers Market Vendors. We are currently hiring for the listed positions below. Learn about our Internships »

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Farm Operations Manager

 

The work: We have both indoor and outdoor production - year round - and we retain a farm manager for each component, though there is some cross-over between areas. We are currently hiring for the outdoor operations manager. Work includes managing mushroom production, while doing some of the work yourself.

  • Outdoor position includes mushroom picking, logging, heavy lifting, vehicle maintenance, and ability to work outside in hot or below zero temps!

  • Indoor position includes mushroom picking, and is heavy on mushroom processing, packing, and assembling orders for delivery.

Hours/duration: Hours/duration: work is full-time, 5 days a week, Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday-Thursday schedule.

Compensation: $18 to $21 per hour, depending on experience and ability. There's housing available on the farm - with a $3/hr. deduction in pay. Accommodations on the farm includes a private room, all utilities, plus internet, and use of the farm house kitchen and bathroom.

The Team: Summer teams are three or four full-time employees - about half of which do indoor production and processing work - along with farm owners Jeremy and Aimee. Winter teams are a bit smaller.

Selection Criteria: Previous management and either kitchen, manufacturing, or general farming experience required, as well as speed, time management, organizational aptitude, attention to detail, endurance, ability to work well with others, and ability to work independently.

Hiring deadline: We will hire when we find the right person!

Application Details: Please email Jeremy if you're interested in the position, and let us know why you're interested! We'll also need to see a resume and at least one professional and one personal reference.

Thanks for your interest in our production farm manager positions!

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Farm Worker

Production team members assist with spring and summer mushroom production at the Northwood Mushrooms farm.
 

The work: Work can be very physical – primarily mushroom picking, but also force-fruiting, which includes log moving and skidsteer operation.

Hours: Work is full-time and generally 5 days a week, 40 to 50 hours per week starting at 7:30am or so, generally quitting around 4 or 5pm.  You may be expected to work at least one day each weekend, especially in the summer.

Duration: This position runs from April through October.  We have year-round work through the winter, and we prefer to hire for those more limited positions from our summer team.

Compensation: Pay is $16 per hour, less if you live on the farm. Free mushrooms and eggs and discounts on other farm products are also available. Living on the farm includes a private room, all utilities, plus internet, and use of the farm house kitchen.

The Team: Summer teams are two or three full-time production members, as well as packing employees and interns.

Work Location: We have a beautiful 38 acre farm at 827 15th St., Clayton, WI 54004, a little over an hour from the Twin Cities.

Selection Criteria: Previous general farm or production experience desirable, as well as speed, attention to detail, endurance, ability to work well with others and to lift 75 lbs.  

 

Hiring deadline: We will hire for this position when we find the right person, ideally by the end of April.

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

Thanks for your interest in our production team member position!

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Picker/Packer
 

The work: Independently harvesting, packaging, and processing mushrooms as well as managing our packshed and grow rooms. You will also be working directly with farm-founder Jeremy McAdams and with one or two other employees or interns, and also helping primary production team with mushroom picking. 

Hours/duration: position is year-round, but with a little variation over the year:

Summer (roughly July-October) work is full-time and generally 5 days a week full time – 40 to 50 hours per week.

Winter is 3/4 to full time and 4 or 5 days a week, 32 to 40 hours per week.  You may be expected to work at least one day each weekend – especially in the summer.

Compensation: $16 to $18 per hour, less if you live on the farm. Living on the farm includes a private room, all utilities, plus internet, and use of the farm house kitchen. 

The Team: Besides farm couple Jeremy and Aimee, summer teams include up to two or three full-time employees, while the winter teams are a little smaller.

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.

Selection Criteria: Previous general farming or kitchen experience desirable, as well as speed, attention to detail, endurance, ability to work well independently, and also with others.

Hiring deadline: We will hire when 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.  He’d also like to see a resume and at least one professional and one personal reference.

Thanks for your interest in our mushroom picker/packer position!

Contact Farmer Jeremy McAdams at 612-205-8599.

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Farmers Market Co-Worker

If you enjoy people, food, and farmer’s markets, this may be the job for you!

We’re looking for a farmers market vendor who will be responsible for selling mushrooms and mushroom foods at the summer Mill City Farmers Market. MCFM happens every Saturday morning during the summer. Others will do prep to get things ready for the market, but vendor will also be solely responsible for setting up and breaking down booth, and transporting booth supplies to and from the market.

The work: Vendor will pick up market van and booth supplies in south Minneapolis, transport it to the Mill City Farmers Market, unpack and set up our booth, actively sell mushrooms and butters/spreads during the market, break down and repack materials, and return them to storage. Work during the market includes answering questions about the farm, accepting payment, and recording inventory and sales.

Hours: Markets are from 8am through 1pm, with an hour or two required on either end to transport materials to and from the market and to set up and break down the booth.

Duration: The market runs all Saturdays from May 1st through October 30th, but the work is split between two vendors.

Compensation: $14.50 per hour. You will also get a regular supply of free mushrooms, and a vendor discount on mushrooms and other market products.

Work Location: The Mill City Farmers Market is located next to the Guthrie Theater and Mill City Museum in Minneapolis – at 704 S 2nd St. The pickup location for our van and market materials is in the Powderhorn neighborhood, just 5 minutes or so south of downtown.

Selection Criteria: Candidates should have some experience and/or talent in retail sales such as at a restaurant, coffee shop, or store. We’re looking for someone who is dependable, careful, and enthusiastic about food and farmers markets. We expect vendor to make at least one trip to the farm to get a training/tour of our production and methods.

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

Application Details: Please email Jeremy 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 farmers market vendor position!

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