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Employment

Prairie Wind Family Farm is a suburban family farm owned by Jen and Jeff Miller. Our farm lies within the heart of Prairie Crossing, a conservation community in Grayslake, Illinois. We grow a wide variety of certified organic vegetables, raise hens on pasture for eggs and work with partners farmers to offer fresh fruit to our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. We also participate in the Oak Park Farmers Market.

 

We're accepting resumes for our 2018 farming season for the following positions:

Vegetable Production Crew Member
We value positive, hard-working, passionate people who enjoy being a member of a team. We're seeking one individual to farm with us as a Vegetable Production Crew Member.

Duties include planting, weeding, mowing, harvesting, washing, record keeping, greenhouse seeding/watering and general field projects. Crew members also responsible for box pack, driving and delivering shares to pickup sites, and providing customer service at select sites as requested. Previous outdoor work experience is preferred but not required.  

This is a full-time position, Mondays - Fridays, 7am-4pm, with hours available on Saturdays at our Farmers' Market.  Positions begin immediately and end in late November.

CSA Site Crew Member
We're seeking a responsible, friendly individual to serve as our CSA Site Crew Member.  We value positive, hard-working, passionate people who enjoy customer service and delivering healthy food.   This is a part-time position and great for someone seeking a role in the organic food and local agriculture.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Load the delivery truck from our Grayslake farm, deliver shares to suburban CSA locations and set up pickup sites
  • Provide customer service at select sites, including assisting CSA members with their share pickup
  • Ongoing communication with farmer to troubleshoot and resolve any issues

The schedule is:

  • Tuesdays, 12pm-8pm
  • Thursdays, 1:30-8pm
  • Additional hours may be available on Wednesdays and weekends our Farmers Market Stand

Drivers must have clean driving record and working mobile phone.  Position begins immediately.  
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If you are interested in applying for a position with us, please send your resume and a letter of interest to jen@prairiewindfamilyfarm.com.  

Thank you for your interest in our farm!

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