Employment

Join Our Farm Team

Part-Time Seasonal Farm Position: Sweet 16 Farm is looking for a 10hr/week employee to help us expand our organic vegetable, hops, and flower production in 2017.

Qualifications
Sweet 16 Farm is looking for someone passionate about organic farming, who is eager to spend time in the soil. The job includes both greenhouse and field work and a willingness to work in all types of weather. Previous growing experience is appreciated, but not required. While the work we do is incredibly rewarding, it is also labor intensive and will require a lot of bending, kneeling, and repetition of tasks. You should also be able to comfortably lift 50/lbs and operate small-sized farm equipment.

Responsibilities include
Field preparation, greenhouse work, transplanting, irrigating, record-keeping, weeding, tilling, harvesting, assisting with Sweet 16 Farm events, and managing occasional shifts at the farm stand.

Pay
Starting rate is $9/hr with free produce, hops, and flowers from the farm. Returning employees will have opportunity to take on more responsibility and compensation.

Seasonal Hours
This is a 10/hr a week job running April-October. Flexibility to pick up extra hours during our busy seasons is appreciated.

To Apply
sweet16farm_employmentSend current resume and application form to:
Sweet 16 Farm
21215 State Hwy 16
Houston, MN 55943

Or email to: sarahjoy@sweet16farm.com.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis with position to be filled by mid-March. Serious candidates must be able to visit the farm to have an in-person working interview.