Iowa: Seed Savers Exchange seeks Preservation Garden Crew

11 Jun

Seed Savers Exchange is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a seasonal member of the Preservation Garden Crew. This position supports the needs of horticultural staff on regeneration projects in the field.  This position is located at Heritage Farm in Decorah, IA.  This is a 40 hour/week seasonal position.  This position is scheduled to run from late June-March through the end of November.

Job responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

-Field preparation

-Fence set-up and maintenance

-Transplanting, watering, mulching, weeding, staking, harvesting, etc.

-Seed cleaning

-Field clean-up

-Supply organization


-Hands-on experience with plants; experience with vegetable crops is preferred
-Ability to perform field work in wide ranging weather conditions
-Ability to perform physical activity: lifting (up to 100 lbs. assisted); carrying (50 lbs.), bending frequently, climbing, pushing, and pulling

-Ability to operate roto-tillers, weed-whackers, and other small farm equipment
-Applicants must have a valid driver’s license 

Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to:  Please include “Pres Garden Crew” in the subject line of your email.

For more information about Seed Savers Exchange please visit our website at

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