Full Time Farm Crew – Burning River Farm
Last Updated On: diciembre 19th, 2023 at 09:43AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
1125 Clam Falls Dr.
Frederic, Wisconsin, 54837
Primary Contact: Michael Noreen
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Burning River Farm is a market farm serving farmers markets in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The farm has been in business since 2006, using all chemical free methods to grow our produce, with a strong focus on cover cropping and soil health. The farm has built s strong following over the years because of a focus on quality and flavor that is hard to find.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 5/1/24
Internship Ends: 10/31/24
Number of Internship Available: 3
Application Deadline: until filled
Minimum Length of Stay: 6 months
Full time crew positions run from the first week of May through to the end of October 2024. Full time crew participate in most production and marketing tasks on the farm. We have a focus on high succession crops. This means that each week we are working on production, seeding, field prep, cover cropping, harvest, post harvest handling and going to the farmers markets on Saturday. Our work schedule is Tuesday-Friday on the farm 7a-4p, and Saturdays at the farmers markets (a longer day running from about 5a-3:30p including travel time).
Please see the full job description:
Educational Opportunities: Though there is a lot to be learned in a position on the farm, there are no formal educational opportunities offered.
Skills Desired: These are "entry level" farm positions, however, any previous farm experience or manual labor experience is a plus. This is challenging work, so a good attitude and perseverance are key.
Meals: Lunch is often provided. Some bulk stables (rice and beans) are provided for crew use for personal meals.
Stipend: Monthly salary is $2500/month before taxes.
Housing: Housing is provided in a shared crew house (see job description). There is no rent deducted for housing or utilities, but a signed housing agreement is required upon arrival and crew must participate equally in keeping the house clean.
Preferred method of Contact: email