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Welcome to Midwest Organics & Midwest Grow Kits! Together we are one of the largest USA suppliers of bulk mushroom substrate, mushroom growing supplies & mushroom cultivation kits for use in mycological study, research, and various applications. Midwest Organics, our parent company, has been supplying substrate to commercial mushroom growers for over 18 years and Midwest Grow Kits was born in 2011 to provide the hobby mushroom fanatic the easiest way to start growing at home without any prior knowledge of how to grow mushrooms!

Midwest Organics is family owned business at heart and our company culture has remained that way for the last 12 years. We offer some great & unique benefits including:

  • Paid vacation for full & part time employees
  • Paid breaks & lunches
  • Continental breakfast & coffee provided daily
  • Full-time employees are eligible for Medical/Dental/Vision Health after 90 days.
  • Full-time employees are eligible for our 401K plus 3% matching after 1 year of service
  • Profit sharing program after 1 year of service

Current openings

Operations Assistant - Production Center Woodstock, IL (Part-time)

- Assist Operations Supervisors in the setup, production and assembly of various Midwest grow Kits products
- Assist in the final retail packaging and labeling of all customer orders via FedEx, UPS, and USPS
- Assist in the receiving, labeling and stocking of daily orders and deliveries
- Responsible for maintaining day-to-day cleanliness of production and fulfillment facility
- Valid Driver License and reliable transportation required
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Part-Time Hours: 25+ hours/week 7am-noon or 12:30-5:30pm (Monday-Friday)
Full-Time Hours: 8am-4pm (Flexible) Monday-Friday
Pay: Competitive hourly pay (based on experience)

To apply please email your resume and why you would be a good fit for this position to

Web & Graphic Designer, Home Based  (Part-Time)

We are currently looking for a part-time graphics designer to create and collaborate on many different projects. We are looking for someone with experience creating visually appealing graphics and media. If you are a fellow myco enthusiast with these skills we would love to talk to you! 

Example Projects include: 

- Creating web banners, editing photos, etc
- Assist in updating website graphics
- Updating printed marketing material and guides
- Basic video editing
- Creating/Editing email templates
- Some basic web updates

Knowledge of basic web design a plus, but not required.

Interested candidates please email your background, skills and why you would be a good fit for the position. Please include your level of knowledge in mushroom growing & any examples of past projects or work. Pay will be negotiable based on level of experience, project complexity. Open to fixed monthly retainer opportunities or project based.