Green Wagon Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
4960 Quiggle Ave SE
Ada, Michigan , 49301

Primary Contact: Heather Anderson
Primary Phone:
    Number: 6162832842


Internship information
General Farm Description: Green Wagon Farm, established in 2010, grows 10 acres of certified organic vegetables year-round for members in our CSA program, the community at the Fulton Street Farmers Markets, and for nearby restaurants and grocery stores. The farm team is hard-working and ever-evolving, driven to provide West Michigan families with the most delicious and beautiful vegetables.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: April 5, 2021
Internship Ends: November 26, 2021
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: Hiring until positions are filled (usually filled by March)
Minimum Length of Stay: All season

Internship Details:

We’re currently looking for a full-time Assistant Field Manager to join us starting in March for the 2021 season
and continue year round. You’ll be part of a dynamic crew working on all aspects of a vegetable farm, including
irrigation, transplanting, weeding, bed preparation, and general field work. Weekly schedule includes 5
days/week, 40-50 hours/week, Monday-Friday. You can expect to work an average of 45 hours during the high
season. Work is highly physical, and we’re looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced environment, is
detail oriented and cautious working with heavy equipment.
Our diversified vegetable farm offers the chance for motivated individuals to enjoy the outdoors and be a part of
developing a sustainable agriculture movement in West Michigan. We encourage you to explore our website and
social media to learn more about Green Wagon Farm!
Work closely with the Field Manager to assure all aspects of the farm are running smoothly. These areas of work
● Weeding, including mechanical cultivation
● Harvest, especially when tractor assistance is needed
● Irrigation
● Equipment maintenance
● Bed preparation
● Pest management
● Landscaping
● General farm labor as needed
● Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly, and up to 100 lbs
● Ability to listen and follow directions
● Ability to perform repetitive tasks with a good attitude
● Ability to focus and work independently
● Ability to work on pace
● Ability to work in all weather conditions
● Quality, speed, and efficiency are important
● Valid driver’s license
Education & Experience:
● Basic knowledge of crop rotation soil health a plus
● 2+ years experience working at a CSA vegetable farm, greenhouse, and/or landscaping a plus
● Experience with tractor and/or heavy machinery work a plus
● Sincere interest in sustainable agriculture and organic farming
Compensation based on experience. As a member of our team, you will also be provided vegetables from the
farm. Breakfast (during non school year) and lunch (year round) have been provided in the past and may be
provided again this upcoming year depending on COVID.

To Apply:
Please email a completed application, resume, and two references (with at least one from a previous or
current employer) to Heather at You can find the job application on our
website at

Educational Opportunities: See description

Skills Desired: See description

Meals: Yes! Breakfast during the non-school year and lunch year round depending on COVID conditions.

Stipend: Hourly pay based on experience, starting at $10/hour

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: email