Job: CSA Urban Farm Assistant, Minnesota

McKinley Community CSA is an urban agriculture social enterprise of the non-profit McKinley Community neighborhood organization in North Minneapolis. McKinley residents are committed to improving the economic, nutritional and environmental well-being of our neighborhood by growing food where we live.  We are seeking a Farm Assistant to work at our community run farm for the 2011 growing season. The Farm Assistant will work closely with the CSA’s Operational Director to manage the work-flow and development of our newly established urban agriculture CSA. The Farm Assistant will work in all areas of the farm’s operations including
  • Care and Monitoring of Crops
  • Record Keeping
  • Harvesting and Packing Shares
  • Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordination
  • Farm Development
  • Customer Service
This is a full-time seasonal position running March to October. Accommodation for a later start date may be made in the case of an exceptional candidate.  Pay range is $2,350 to $2,800 a month dependent on experience. A flexible schedule is required for this position. Applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of farming. Experience and Skills Preferred
  • Horticultural Training and/or Organic Agriculture Experience
  • Knowledge of or History in North Minneapolis
Required
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Passion for Food Justice and Urban Agriculture
  • Genuine Love of People – Community Building Skills
  • Creative and Self -Motivating
For consideration please submit resumes by March 18th 2011 to mckinleycommunitycsa@yahoo.com Attn: Hiring Committee. Or Mail to:  McKinley Community 3333 North 4th Street, Suite 1 Minneapolis, MN 55412

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