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NOW HIRING

SEASONAL CREW MEMBER POSITION

ABOUT THE FARM:

Deep Rooted is a certified organic produce farm in Westby, Wisconsin that specializes in greenhouse and hoophouse production with a focus on tomato production. The farm supplies high quality produce to the greater La Crosse area. The small, diversified farm is operating in four 34 x96’’ greenhouses, one high tunnel, one caterpillar tunnel, and a half acre of field production. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are now hiring part-time crew members (2) for the remainder of the 2022 growing season (August - mid November and must be able to work Mondays and Thursdays). Farm crew members are the foundation of Deep Rooted and each employee will be a key member of the team. Responsibilities will include harvesting, washing, packing, weeding, trellising, pruning, and more. Crew members will gain experience of the production cycle on the farm and take part in group responsibilities and individual tasks. Farm crew member positions will be part-time for the remainder of the 2022 growing season (mid November).

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively and efficiently carry out day to day operations of the farm

  • Work directly with the farm owner, farm leads, and other crew members 

  • Contribute to all aspects of the farm including: greenhouse work, harvesting, weeding, trellising, washing, and packing and end of season clean up. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Preferred 1 season of experience on another production farm or other applicable work experience

  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment 

  • Interest in local, sustainable agriculture and farming practices 

  • Must be a good listener and take direction well 

  • Ability to work long hours in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work independently while staying motivated

  • Ability to work well on a team

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and perform repetitive physical tasks in all types of weather conditions. (heat, rain, snow, etc.)

  • Must be organized and show attention to detail

  • Expected to arrive at work on time with a good attitude 

  • Must be self-motivated and interested in learning new farming methods

  • Quality, speed, and efficiency are important 

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation 

JOB TERMS:

Start date: August, 2022

End date: Mid- November

Must be able to work Mondays and Thursdays and up to 2 other days. 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Starting Pay:  Commensurate with experience 

-Access to fresh, seasonal produce

 

TO APPLY:

Please send your resume, cover letter, and two references (with at least one from previous or current employer) to Tiffany@deeprootedorganics.com

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled, we will contact you if we would like to set up an interview.