Contact informationFarm Address:
311 River Dr
Hadley , Massachusetts , 80461
Primary Contact: Willie Crosby
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: "Fungi Ally is an organic mushroom farm located in Hadley MA. We produce 1500 5 lb bags per week and are doubling our production by summer of 2018. We sell about 500 lbs of fresh mushrooms weekly to farmers markets, CSA's, institutions, coops, and distributors. We also distribute ready to fruit blocks to other farms that would like to grow mushrooms. We have a crew of 4 people and expect our employees to be involved with all aspects of the farm and be capable of working well in a team setting. "
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: between 10/1/2017 and 3/01/2018
Internship Ends: 1/1/2019
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: rolling
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 year
“This will be a full time opportunity to work on a mushroom farm. Interns learn all aspects and are involved with all aspects of the business. You can expect to spend work hours harvesting, packing orders, mixing substrate, working in the lab, delivering orders, removing contamination, and plenty of other tasks that come up during the year. We are a full year production farm and there is plenty of opportunity to continue with the business. “
Educational Opportunities: Training in mushroom production. Bi-weekly meetings about mushroom cultivation and how your role is suiting your wants.
Skills Desired: food production experience. Interest in learning new processes and working quickly and efficiently with awareness.
Meals: Not included
Stipend: $12-13/hour. 40 hours per week roughly.
Housing: Not included
Preferred method of Contact: Email