Farm and Farm Stand Job Opportunities

Greenmarket Farmer Market participants operate independently owned businesses. Individuals hired by market participants are not employees of GrowNYC or Greenmarket.

Miracle Springs Farm

Job Description and Responsibilities
We are looking for individuals who can work with us at the markets in NYC. This position is usually one day or two a week. Saturday and/or Sunday Our mission is to regenerate the land by producing uncompromisingly delicious fresh and aged cheeses. We contribute to the local economy, to community health, and to the well-being of our ecosystem. We love growing and tending our herd of goats and working with Chaseholm Farm Creamery to make our cheeses. It means so much to us to be a steady part of one of the most important (and pleasurable) aspects of your life: FOOD! www.miraclespringfarm.com

Days/times Required and Required Skills
Must have good communication and organizational skills, have an interest in local/sustainable food, and work well in a fast-paced energetic, enthusiasm for goats and cheese specifically goat cheese a plus! Previous market or sales experience a plus but not required.
REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to meet physical demands of the job including standing for long periods of time, (normally 7am or 8am until 3-4pm) bending, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
- Responsibly handle a variety of payment methods, including cash and credit/debit cards (Square POS on tablet/phone).
- Weekend & some Holiday availability required.
- Flexibility in shift coverage to meet changing needs of business (i.e. working a different market location, special event days, etc.).

Pay Rate
$15/hr

Requirements for applying  
- 3 Professional References that we may contact via email or phone
- Your Location
- Your Availability

Contact information for applying
Jaimie at jaimie@miraclespringsfarm or David at davidlevinehome@hotmail.com

 

Valley Shepherd Creamery

Job Description and Responsibilities
Cheese selling at NYC greenmarkets

Days/times Required and Required Skills
Drivers license a must.
Market Locations: 
Friday 97th Street Greenmarket 
Saturday Inwood Greenmarket; 82nd Street Greenmarket, Union Square Greenmarket
Sunday -79th Street Greenmarket

Pay Rate
$
15

Requirements for applying  
Cheese/food knowledge, drivers license using our van from/to the Lower East Side

Contact information for applying
Valley Shepherd, Eran via EW@QUIL.COM

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