farm worker wanted

inoculations 2015

We’re looking for a farm worker who will assist with mushroom production at the CTHM farm.  That is you’d be working alongside our other farm worker Andy, farm founder Jeremy McAdams, and seasonal interns.

The work: Summer is our busiest season.  You’d be a part of our mushroom log moving/soaking, mushroom picking and packing, and other farm projects.

Hours: We’re looking for someone to help with farm work 32 to 40 hours per week starting at 6 or 7am, generally quitting at 4 or 5pm.  Workers are generally expected to work either Saturday or Sunday.

Duration: mid June through mid October.  We have year-round work, but there may be up to a few months of part-time work during the winter.

Compensation: hourly work – generally at a rate of $10 to $12 per hour (but up to $14) depending on ability and experience.  Workers are started at $10, but most receive a raise to $11 or $12 at the second pay period.  Housing is available free of charge in our bunkhouse; there is a shared bathroom and kitchen nearby.  All farmhands have use of kitchen equipment and a few food staples like oil and mushrooms.

Work Location: We have a beautiful 38 acre farm at 827 15th St., Clayton, WI 54004, about an hour and a half from the Twin Cities.

Selection Criteria: Candidates should have at least a few months of general farm (production) experience.  He or she should be able to work hard with reasonable speed and attention to detail, and should be able to lift 75 lbs.  He or she should work well in a small team that will include other employees, interns, and farm founders.

Application deadline: We will hire as soon as we find the right person.

Application Details: Please email Jeremy at with a description of why you’re interested in the position.  I’d also like to see a resume and at least one professional and one personal reference.

Thanks for your interest in our farm worker position!

Contact Farmer Jeremy McAdams at 612-205-8599 or fill out the form below:

Cherry Tree House Mushrooms LLC, 827 15th St., Clayton, WI, 54004