Farm Help Wanted
Mint Creek Farm is owned & operated by the Carr family who have grown the farm to 220 Certified-Organic acres. We have a wide diversity of livestock including sheep, cattle, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks and turkeys.
We are seeking farm crew members to start immediately.
- Paid, full-time position
- Room and board available
- Location: 1693 E. 3800N Rd, Stelle, IL 60919
Experience in physical labor, mechanical work, and animal care are ideal for this position. A valid driver's license is also required. If you'd like to pursue a job with us in sustainable livestock & poultry farming, please reply with your resume or employment history along with your best contact information.
Your responsibilities will include feeding and watering the animals and ensuring their day-to-day health and well being, along with other duties that require attention seasonally. A big part of Mint Creek Farm’s herd management is rotational grazing and we use electric net fencing to accomplish this. The animals must be taken care of in all weather conditions and situations that may come up so a willingness to get things done no matter the weather is important.
To apply, fill out the application below. If you have questions but are not quite ready to apply, you may ask them using the form below as well.
Application for Farmhands:
FARMER'S MARKET STAFF WANTED
Looking for staff members with consistent availability May-October on one or more of these days: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Having your own vehicle is preferred but not required.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES : Learn about our farming practices enough to be able to explain them to customers, Be able to recommend how to prepare a minimum of 1-2 meat cuts from each farm animal, Keep abreast with our CSA Share program options and events happening at the farm. Experience with POS and using an ipad to make sales, and general customer service/animal raising skills a plus. Experience working at farmer's markets and/or culinary skills also helpful. Most importantly, must care strongly about animals, ecology, and rethinking our food system. Please fill out the below form and let us know a little about yourself!
APPLICATION FOR FARMERS MARKET STAFF: