1034 Mushrooms hiring Intern/Apprentice

Raleigh, North Carolina

CATEGORY   Agriculture / Production

JOB TYPE   Internship/Apprentice

ORGANIZATION
1034MUSHROOMS IS A GROWING INDOOR-URBAN GOURMET MUSHROOM FARM LOCATED IN SOUTH RALEIGH, A STONE’S THROW FROM BOYLAN HEIGHTS, DIX, AND NC STATE.

JOB DESCRIPTION

20-30 hrs a week working for an urban indoor gourmet mushroom production company.
Like most farming, this job involves lots of physical labor and heavy lifting so applicants should be able to lift 50lbs or more.

No prior-experience necessary, but a love of learning and an interest in the art of growing mushrooms is a must!

Some possible tasks:
-shredding straw
-lifting bags and moving mushroom bags
-pasteurizing straw and other substrate
-cleaning chamber
-inoculating substrate
-cleaning equipment
-learning sterile technique
-attending farmer’s markets and other events if necessary
-harvesting and storing mushrooms

COMPENSATION   this position is PAID: stipend

HOW TO APPLY
Email info@ten34.com
Please send resume and a brief cover letter (email format is fine) explaining your interest, other commitments, availability, and career goals.

DEADLINE   May 31, 2015

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