Farm Address4675 South Ave West, Missoula, MT 59804
Number of Workers Sought1
Type of FarmFruit/Orchard
Marketing Strategy (Other)U-Pick only
Pay Rate$10-$12.50/Hour. No food or housing benefits offered
What are the dates of your position?Start 6/13 to 9/15. Flexible for student.
Are you open to shorter periods of employment or do you prefer that workers stay the full season?Prefer full season
Explain the room and board arrangements or describe options in your areaRental housing in Missoula is expensive, but because so many University of Montana students live here during the school year, rental housing may be more affordable in the summer
Please share three things you think people should know about living with you.NA
Do you have a website, social media account, or job posting anywhere else?Yes
Online Listing URLhttps://www.facebook.com/Green-Bench-Orchard-219204898239236/
Describe yourself, your family, background, farming experience, philosophy, goals and interestsRetired economist, master gardener, planted 185 semi-dwarf apple trees on 2 acres in 2010. This will be my third year as U-Pick orchard in Missoula. Also about 400 raspberry plants, also U-Pick. All organic.
Describe the physical setting of your farm and the nature of the community in which you liveOrchard is on the west side of Missoula, a university town with University of Montana. Numerous recreation opportunities near by.
Describe your farm operation
U-Pick organic orchard.