Raleigh, North Carolina
CATEGORY Agriculture / Production
JOB TYPE Internship/Apprentice
1034MUSHROOMS IS A GROWING INDOOR-URBAN GOURMET MUSHROOM FARM LOCATED IN SOUTH RALEIGH, A STONE’S THROW FROM BOYLAN HEIGHTS, DIX, AND NC STATE.
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:
-lifting bags and moving mushroom bags
-pasteurizing straw and other substrate
-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
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