Position available immediately
We are looking for a farmer-type individual with 2 or more years of farming experience to be part of our field production crew. Must be familiar with or willing to learn organic farming methods and be a flexible, cooperative team member with a positive attitude. Experience with operating tractors and implements required. Basic skills with preventative maintenance and repair of machinery and facilities, and computer skills are preferred. Depending on your skills & experiences, as well as the needs of the farm, you may work independently or as part of a team to perform any of the following responsibilities:
Soil preparation; Transplanting & seeding in the field; Mechanical cultivation & harvest; Seeding cover crops; Fertilizer, mineral and pest control application; Pasture management & caretaking of animals (cattle, pigs, chickens and goats); Irrigation setup; Equipment & facility maintenance and repair; Turning and spreading compost; Record Keeping
This is a seasonal position, April-November. However, depending on your abilities and skills in the area of repair, organization, computer & writing skills, there is potential for year-round employment. We are looking to recruit individuals with an interest in working here for two or more seasons in order to build a strong team with continuity from one season to the next.
Contact: Andrea Yoder, Harmony Valley Farm, S 3442 Wire Hollow Road, Viroqua, WI 54665; 608-483-2143, ext 4; firstname.lastname@example.org