Position: Farmers Market Representative.
We are seeking an employee to help market vegetables at the Rockville Farmers Market on Saturdays. Please see details below.
Farm Description: Shenandoah Seasonal is a four season vegetable farm utilizing sustainable and organic farming practices. We are going into our 7th growing season. We grow 7 acres of produce. We are market gardeners - attending two farmers markets a week and we have a local CSA ranging from 20-40 members. Our farm is located in Clarke County, VA - an hour and a half west of Washington DC in the northern Shenandoah Valley and less than 10 miles from Winchester, VA.
Start Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018
End Date: Week of Thanksgiving
Skills Desired: Preference given to folks who have a passion for vegetables and who are interested in sustainable agriculture. This is not a requirement. Experience in customer service is a must. Ability to have a good attitude and multi-task is also a must. Please apply if you have the ability to learn with an open mind and have a willingness to work hard. The farmers market operates in all weather, rain or shine, hot or cold. So you must be prepared for the elements. This is a week end job. We can offer the right candidate additional hours selling at our Sunday farm stand.
Pay: $9-$13/hour depending on experience
Preferred method Of Contact: Email Only. You will only be considered if you submit a resume or a list of work experience. Include references. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Details: You will arrive to the farm early Saturday morning (by 5:45am) and help load produce into the market vans. You will drive the vehicle 1.5 hours to the City of Rockville Farmers Market. There, you will unload and set up the farmers market display according to your training. The market begins at 9am and goes until 1pm. During that time, you will show excellent customer service and interact with customers as well as check out their produce purchases. This is a fast-paced job!