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. 

Ryder Farm, Seasonal Live-In Farm Crew
Ryder Farm, a Certified Organic Vegetable, Herb and Flower producer since 1978, seeks paid, seasonal, live in crew members, May through October. Experience the farm life from soil prep and seeding to harvest and marketing. We are are a 1795 family farm in Brewster, NY, 60 miles north of NYC. Located on Peach Lake with swimming and boating and easy metro access. See our Facebook page and check out our web site for further info and to apply: 

Ryder Farm Cottage Industries
Producer, Elizabeth Ryder
400 Starr Ridge Rd, Brewster, NY, 10509
H: 845-279-4161  C: 203-300-6230

Las Delicias, Greenmarket Sales Associate

Why do people love working for us? Because we have the most enthusiastic dedicated staff. Because our customers are always smiling. And because we know how to have fun. We're seriously passionate about high end patisserie produced with socially responsible practices and amazing customer service, and we want to share it with the world.

Sounds good? Then join us in our mission of making the world smile -- one pastry at a time.

The Greenmarket Sales Associate is the person responsible for the performance and operation of the our Greenmarket stand, our face to the world. You need communicate with the office and share information with staff when relevant. Promoting our products and Inventory control at the end of the day’s market closing is a key focus of the Greenmarket Sales.

- Daily set-up and break down at the Greenmarket, ensuring compliance with Greenmarket policies and safe food handling practices when dispensing the products.
- Cash and Inventory control and reporting.
- Display of products according to our guidelines.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs, work under all weather conditions and to be on your feet for 10-12 hour

Some ideal qualities you possess:
- You love the world of baking, or are willing to discover it!
- You are professional, fun, and have great communication skills.
- You are organized and quick-thinking.
- You are motivated and you enjoy giving customers an amazing and personal experience when they come into the stand.
- You are a positive person and have personality! A sense of humor is a must!

What We Offer:
- Competitive pay and incentives
- The opportunity to learn and develop in a growing company
- A positive, fun, and respectful work environment

Apply to with your resume and availability. Plus as a LAS DELICIAS PATISSERIE employee, you get to eat as much free pastries as your heart desires, all day long. Seriously, what more could you ask for?

Beth's Farm Kitchen - Markets Manager
BKF seeks someone perfect for a manager position with duties that include market set-up, sales, employee logistics, with low to medium delivery duties. You must feel comfortable managing 2 subordinate market staff and their roles (I.e. Scheduling, communication and on-call troubleshooting) - and be willing to learn how to manage more than 2 employees as our business grows. You must be willing to run our booths at the GrowNYC market, making sales in all kinds of weather - year round. BFK is only closed during severe weather conditions when Greenmarkets shut down, on Labor Day, July 4th, Memorial Day, “Thanksgiving” and the day after, and winter holidays starting December 25th through new Year’s Day.

You must feel comfortable driving large vans and/or small box trucks in New York’s 5 boroughs, the Taconic Parkway and the NY Metro Regions Interstate Highways - in all kinds of weather. You must feel comfortable in managing your own schedule so you can be alert and ready to drive and present the best face for our company - early in the morning or late into the evening. You must be willing to learn quickly how and where to drive and park a commercial vehicle in the designated, streets, thruways and
roadways in our region. You must be comfortable making deliveries to wholesale and retail customers as needed.

All our staff need to be respectful, friendly and whenever possible outgoing. We are excited to expose and train folks on the logistics of our market set up, help folks become knowledgeable about our products and how they compliment good food, in order to feel comfortable and confident while managing our market stand and making sales. We are interested in learning from you as well to understand how we can improve our sales and presentation at market. You must enjoy people, be interested in becoming part of a long established farmer’s market community and the hustle that comes with it. A love of food and some baseline knowledge of agriculture are extremely helpful. You will become the face of our company at the Greenmarkets and must reflect well upon our family with respect, professionalism, timeliness and flexibility towards a business that is changing and growing.
In interested, contact:
Guillermo A. Maciel
(518) 929-0738

1857 Spirits
Do you want to be part of the Craft Spirits Industry? Do you want to participate in the growth of a new Farm Based Distillery in Upstate New York? Do you want to help us grow by showcasing our products in New York City?  Do you want to work with people you care about that are passionate about their endeavor?  If you do, we would like to meet you. 
Requirements: Experience in retail sales, bartending, knowledge of the spirits industry and the NYC Greenmarket are a plus. We are looking for people to work with us from the ground up to introduce our products “1857 Spirits” to a new audience. True enthusiasm for our products, an engaging sales personality and dependability are sought.  Applicants must be 21 years or older and have 3 work references.
Job Description:
Someone to run our 10 x 10 stall at the Union Square Greenmarket. We are staffing for Monday, Wednesday and Fridays throughout the year.
Tasks include:
6:30 AM -Setting up canopy, signage, product and tasting display.
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Greeting customers and presenting/selling products.
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM – Break down of stall
Salary will be based on experience.
If interested, contact Dorcas via text at 917-620-7111. 

Cato Corner Farm, LLC, Farmers’ Market Cheese Sales Person
Cato Corner Farm, a family-owned dairy farm making award-winning cheeses, is seeking a personable, motivated individual to help sell cheese. Primary responsibilities include: Sell cheese at the busy Union Square and/or Grand Army Plaza Greenmarkets, NYC, Saturdays year round, Educate customers about our farm and our cheese. Represent our products and our philosophy to customers. Hours: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. every Saturday at the Union Square Farmers’ Market. Starting Salary: $14/hour. The markets run every Saturday all year, rain or shine & cold or hot! Applicants should be available year round until at least New Year’s 2018. Experience and Skills: Applicants should be enthusiastic, intelligent, and articulate with excellent people skills. Knowledge of our cheese is not necessary, but you should enjoy cheese and be committed to local, sustainable food. Customer service is paramount; you must be able to maintain professionalism and poise while working efficiently under pressure. Some food handling experience is helpful. Good basic math skills are useful! You will be on your feet for the entire shift, and should be able to lift 40 lbs easily. To apply, submit a brief letter of interest, a resume or description of past work, and three references to Mark Gillman at

Fishkill Farms, several positions on and off the farm, please visit Please email with questions!
Fishkill Farms is a 270 acre Organic and Eco Apple vegetable and fruit farm in East Fishkill, NY, marketing produce at our year-round Farm Store, Pick-Your-Own, 400-member CSA, farmer’s markets, and some wholesale. Spring through Fall, the farm provides family friendly pick-your-own fun, with thousands of visitors a day.
Vegetable Harvest Manager: coordinates and organizes the weekly vegetable harvest, lead a harvest crew of eight, and allocate produce to each outlet every week, and general vegetable production work. This is a full time, year-round position, hours range from less than 40/week during the winter to over 60/week during the main season.
Vegetable Production Team Member: participates in every aspect of planting, growing, harvesting, storage and sales. A fun and challenging position for those with previous farming experience. Ample learning opportunities for crew members.
Farmers Market Manager: oversees all aspects of year round local and NYC markets. An ambassador of the farm who creates a welcoming retail experience. Trains and manages 10+ city and local market workers. Develops and communicates new display and market strategies. Involved in ordering, packing shed and harvest duties, packing and maintiaining supplies for markets, keeping market sales records.
Farmers Market Crew Memberambassadors of the farm at various farmers markets, and create a welcoming, informative and enjoyable shopping experience for the general public. Farmers Market Crew Members work closely with the Farmers Market Manager to set up, attend and break down the weekly farmers markets at various locations.

When inclement weather in the city or in the greater region affects markets, this blog post will be information central for up-to-the-minute schedule changes. 

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