Join our team!

We are looking for a part-time team member. A position at our vegetable farm involves helping us seed, plant, weed, and harvest. Much of our work is done by hand which can be physically challenging and sometimes uncomfortable. We work in the heat, rain, cold, and sometimes under time constraints. Most importantly, we love what we do. The two of us farm because of the joy it brings to our lives. We admire our surroundings and farm intentionally. We love meeting others who share our values!

Things to consider:

  • Experience working on a production vegetable farm is a plus
  • Farm work is production work- we must balance speed, high quality standards, and efficiency in order to be profitable
  • You must work carefully and be detail-oriented
  • You must communicate and cooperate
  • You must be able to take verbal directions and ask questions when unsure of the task or the outcome
  • You must have self-motivation and drive
  • You must be able to maintain focus
  • You must be able to work productively when alone and with a team
  • We expect punctuality and preparedness
  • Flexibility is important

Details-

  • Tuesday-Thursday 8am-1pm ~15 hours per week
  • Based on season and experience hours may increase
  • Position available mid-April through October
  • Pay starting at $9/hr. Based on experience
  • Receive surplus or "#2" farm vegetables
  • Worker CSA Share available in addition to pay or in exchange-please inquire!
  • May be asked to staff farmer's market stand on Saturday morning or once a month on a Thursday evening

What to expect-

  • Working outside in various weather conditions
  • Daily tasks such as: greenhouse seeding, transplanting, watering, setting up irrigation, row-covering and moving sand bags, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing
  • Lifting and moving 25-50 lbs
  • Working with, and possibly training, volunteers
  • Being part a very small team
  • Building a connection with food production and local food economy
  • Hands on learning

If interested in the position, please send your resume (.doc or .pdf) and a description of your seasonal availability to us via email to: sandhillfarmlife@gmail.com.

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2551 County Rd Z

Sinsinawa, Wisconsin 53811