We have positions open for the 2018 Season

 
 Join our crew for 2018!

Join our crew for 2018!

part-time farm crew member

We are looking for a motivated and hard-working individual to join our farm crew 2-3 days per week for the duration of the growing season. The timeframe is from early May — late October/early November.

Our farm crew is involved in all aspects of vegetable production, from seed to harvest. Responsibilities include:

- Greenhouse work, transplanting, irrigation, weeding, and general plant maintenance.

- Harvesting, washing and packing produce

- Hoop house work (planting, trellising, pruning, weeding, irrigating)

- Cover cropping and fertility maintenance

- Animal chores

- Involvement in CSA member events

- General farm upkeep

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and organized, with an attention to detail and efficiency. Previous farm experience is a plus but not required. Crew members must be physically fit and should expect to work quickly and efficiently in all weather conditions. Employees must be able to work independently and with others. We seek an individual that wants to work hard, eat well, and continue to learn and grow.

We value our employees. Pay ranges from $9-$11/hour depending on experience. An end of season bonus is available for employees who stay the entire season. Working hours are from 8am to 5pm with an hour-long unpaid break for lunch. We provide hot lunch and coffee everyday. Free produce available when in season. On farm accommodations are available.

If you are interested in applying, send a resume, cover letter and 2-3 references to farmers@waxwingfarm.com

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Delivery Driver

We are seeking an individual to drive our weekly delivery route during our 18-week CSA season. Delivery day is Wednesday. For the right candidate, this position could be combined with our part-time crew member position.

The ideal candidate must be organized and efficient and posses a clean driving record. Our driver must be physically fit and able to comfortably lift and carry 50 lbs. Previous experience and knowledge of the Twin Cities metro area is a plus. 

Pay ranges from $9-$11/hour depending on experience. Our delivery route is approximately 150 miles long and usually take approximately 8 hours to complete.

If you are interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 references to farmers@waxwingfarm.com