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.

Sun Fed Beef

Job Description and Responsibilities
Sun Fed Beef and Pork is hiring a market seller. We are a Third generation family farm that raises grass-fed beef and pasture-raised pork in Earlville, NY. In addition, offer pastured chicken, rabbits and grass-fed lamb. We sell at the GrowNYC Greenmarkets year-round. 

Days/times Required and Required Skills
As a market seller you would be the interface between our 1200 acres of pasture and the thousands of New York City residents who trust us in supplying ethically and sustainably raised animals. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, a love of cooking, good communication skills and be able to lift 60lbs. Valid Drivers License required.

Pay Rate
-$16/hr or more based on experience
- Weekly Sales Bonus for Strong Markets
- Meat Credit for each market worked

Contact information for applying
For more details on the job: https://www.goodfoodjobs.com/jobs/125958/farmers-market-salesperson.html
If you're interested in the position, please send a resume and a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position and one of your favorite meals to prepare onto Mike@sunfedbeef.com
 

J&A Farm

Job Description and Responsibilities
J&A Farm in Goshen/Pine Island NY (Southern Orange County) is seeking someone to join our team: part time work, starting immediately. Must be available Wednesdays and Thursdays through October. 

Days/times Required and Required Skills
We grow a diverse range of Certified Naturally Grown mixed vegetables on 12 acres. Must be available to work Wednesday and Thursdays at our farm: 12 Indiana Rd, Goshen NY 10924. Possibly some harvesting or other such field work too. Most of work will entail washing, bunching and packing vegetables for our market, working with the farmer, but must also be able to be responsible to work independently as needed. Must be able to lift 50 lbs regularly, adhere to food safety guidelines, be organized, trustworthy, responsible and reliable. Great opportunity to learn from a successful, experienced farmer and farm operation, friendly fast paced professional work environment. Some experience preferred. Hourly pay plus veggies for home. 

Pay Rate
Pay starts at $13/ hour, commensurate upon experience.

Contact information for applying
To apply, please contact us by email (jabialasfarm@live.com) or phone 845-981-7351.

 

Miracle Springs Farm

Job Description and Responsibilities
Currently, we are seeking market team members to join us this 2019 season for both our NYC Greenmarkets and Upstate NY Markets! Please contact B at Bridget@miraclespringsfarm.com for a full description of duties and requirements. This position is part-time, one day a week, pay will be determined depending on experience.

Days/times Required and Required Skills
Our Farmers’ Markets take place at the following locations for the dates listed. Please note that we are still in the process of confirming all dates in the schedule so not all dates have been finalized. SATURDAYS -GrowNYC’s Tucker Square Greenmarket, Lincoln Center, Manhattan. Every Saturday, year round - GrowNYC’s Tribeca Greenmarket, Lower Manhattan. Every Saturday, year round - Millerton Market - Every Saturday May- November, Winter Market TBD
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, bending, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. -Operate register and responsibly handle a variety of payment methods, including cash and credit/debit cards (Square POS on tablet/phone ).

Pay Rate
Per diem depending on location of market and experience

Requirements for applying  
Please tell us a little about yourself and interest in joining our team as well as a resume and 2 professional references

Contact information for applying
Please contact B at bridget@miralespringsfarm.com

 

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