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"The maintenance of the fertility of the soil is the first condition of any permanent system of agriculture."

- Sir Albert Howard

 

we are hiring!

FIELD ASSISTANT POSITION

Application Deadline - April 1st, 2020

We seek a competent, positive team player to assist with harvest, wash & pack for our Farmers Markets and CSA shares. This person will complete a multitude of other tasks related to our certified organic farm including weeding, transplanting, tomato trellising, greenhouse work, etc...

 

We are looking for individuals with these core qualities:

  • Enthusiasm for growing food

  • Curiosity and openness--a beginner’s mind, a desire to learn and grow

  • Friendly, outgoing, adventurous--unafraid to try new things

  • Excellent communication skills--the ability to express your needs, ask questions, and generally engage with your work and others

  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously

  • Highly organized

  • Energetic

  • Good with your hands--coordinated

  • A planner

  • A morning person

  • The ability perform rigorous physical work for hours on end in extreme heat, cold and wet conditions

  • Seriously considering farming as a career

  • Most importantly, a good sense of humor

 

Why work at Undertoe Farm?  

  • Affordable housing is available within 10 minutes of the farm! (more details upon interview)

  • To glean essential knowledge of organic vegetable growing methods, take home fresh organically grown produce weekly, work in a friendly environment outdoors, meet the great community surrounding our farm, participate in and attend on-farm events, etc.

  • To live and work in a beautiful region of northern Michigan, immediately surrounded by some of our most spectacular lakes

 

 Tentative schedule & other details

  • Work begins in May 1 and ends in October 31st.

  • 30-40 hours a week

  • Pay rate will be based on experience. You will also take home a weekly CSA share

  • Affordable housing available within 10 minutes of farm. More info available upon interview

  • You must have your own transportation.

 

Think Undertoe is the right environment for you? 

Please send your resume with references to the email below.  Call with any questions!

info@undertoefarm.com

231-676-4813

We look forward to meeting you,

Haley & Adam

P.S. The real perk? You get to work alongside Nina (Feline Farm Manager)