Seasonal Farm Hand

In the run up to Christmas we're looking for help creating mushroom growing kits at our small urban mushroom farm in London. This will be a physically demanding job that includes mixing and bagging growing mediums, and working in the lab. This position requires a lot of independent work and involves strenuousrepetitive and meticulous work that takes place in a confined single-person lab space. You'll be working alongside the Fat Fox team and we will provide on-the-job training for all aspects of the position.
2-3 days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday - negotiable)

14-25 hours/wk at London Living Wage

9am - 5 pm w/ 1 hour lunch (unpaid)
October - 22 December 2022


Job Specifications:

  • Mixing growing mediums and mushroom spawn in sterile conditions.

  • Loading and unloading bagged growing medium from boilers

  • Hydrating growing mediums such as straw & sawdust

  • Mixing 300-400 kg growing medium weekly

  • Weighing & bagging growing mediums

  • Packing boxes for shipment 

Person specification:

  • Efficient & meticulous worker 

  • Excellent physical stamina

  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg

  • Ability to work independently

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Good time keeping / punctuality


Fat Fox Urban Mushroom Farm

95A Lynmouth Road

Walthamstow, E17 8AG

How to apply:

  • Send a CV and cover letter, email or voice memo to with the Subject line 'FARM HAND APPLICATION'.

  • You do not need to provide references at this time, but please think of one work related and on personal you can give if short listed.

Interviews: Interviews to take place on a rolling basis.