Contact informationFarm Address:
827 15th Street
Clayton, Wisconsin, 54004
Primary Contact: Jeremy Pl Mcadams
Secondary Contact: Aimee McAdams
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Along with his wife Aimee, Jeremy McAdams runs Northwood Mushrooms (aka Cherry Tree House Mushrooms), a farm northeast of the Twin Cities that grows log-grown shiitake and other culinary and medicinal mushrooms and mushroom products for markets, restaurants, vegetable CSAs, and stores in the Twin Cities and the upper midwest.
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: 6/7/2021
Internship Ends: n/a
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: n/a
Minimum Length of Stay: 6 months
The work: assist Farm-founder Jeremy McAdams with packaging and processing mushrooms, while also helping production team with mushroom picking.
Hours/duration: position is year-round, full time – 40 to 50 hours per week – in the summer, 25 to 40 hours per week in the winter. Workers are generally expected to work at least one day each weekend – especially in the summer.
Stipend: $13 per hour if you live on the farm, $16 per hour if you do not. Housing is in our farmhouse or in our bunkhouse; there is a shared bathroom and kitchen in the farmhouse. You’ll also have use of kitchen equipment and a few food staples like oil and salt, and of course mushrooms!
The Team: Summer teams are up to two or three full-time members, in addition to Jeremy and Aimee.
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.
Hiring deadline: We will hire when we find the right person!
Application Details: Please email Jeremy at email@example.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!
Educational Opportunities: Learn about mushroom log cultivation on a fairly big scale, but also about in-ground and indoor block mushroom cultivation!
Skills Desired: Selection Criteria: Previous general farming or kitchen experience desirable, as well as speed, organizational ability, attention to detail, endurance, ability to work well with others.
Meals: In general we do not provide meals for this position, but we generally share a weekly farm meal.
Stipend: Stipend for this position is either $15 per hour plus housing (if you live on the farm) or $18 per hour (if you live off the farm). Free mushrooms 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.
Housing: Yes, housing is available. We have a few rooms, either in our farmhouse or in our bunkhouse; there is a shared bathroom and kitchen in the farmhouse. You’ll also have use of kitchen equipment and a few food staples like oil and salt, and of course mushrooms!
Preferred method of Contact: email