Work With Us - We're Hiring!
Rhubarb Botanicals LLC is a diversified 40-acre farm producing medicinal and culinary herbs, fresh cut flowers, and pasture-raised lamb in east central Iowa. We are looking for one to two part-time employees to join us from mid-April – October, with opportunities to extend work into the winter months.
Employees will work directly with Emma (she/her) producing specialty horticultural crops including medicinal herbs, culinary herbs, and flowers. Job tasks include (but are not limited to) field and bed preparation, seeding and transplanting, harvesting, drying and garbling herbs, post-harvest preparation of culinary herbs, making flower bouquets, field clean-up, farmers market preparation & vending, and cleaning and organizing work spaces. Work will occasionally include help in the apothecary – making herbal tinctures and oils, filling products, and shipping orders.
Benefits of working at our farm include:
- Understanding production of specialty horticultural crops at farm-scale
- Learning about medicinal herbs from a community herbalist
- Access to products in our herbal apothecary, fresh and dried herbs, flowers, and other farm-grown goods
Our farm is located at 650 Martelle Road, Springville, IA - between Mount Vernon and Springville. Workers must have reliable transportation to and from our farm. Housing is not available. Must be able to work collaboratively with others, practice open communication, and be detail-oriented. Previous farm experience is preferred but not required. Workers must be able to work outside in various weather conditions, be on their feet for 8 hours a day, and should be able to lift 40lbs. Starting pay is $15/hour. 45-minute paid lunch is included in a full working day (hours are generally 7-3 or 8-4).
To apply, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest in working with us and an updated resumé.
People of all gender identities, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ages (18+), and abilities are encouraged to apply.