Farmers' Market Sales- Diversified Organic Vegetable Farm

Location: Wadhams, NY (Essex County)

Term: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal, Year round

Salary/Pay: starting $15 with increased pay based on performance

Deadline to Apply: 02/28/2023

How to Apply: [email protected]

Juniper Hill Farm

Juniper Hill Farm is nestled between the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain, on the Boquet River in Wadhams, New York.
Established in 2007, we grew on three acres of fertile land; now, we cultivate over one hundred acres, focusing heavily on cover cropping and soil health. We sell our produce at six local farmer’s markets weekly, host an on-farm CSA pick-up, and provide a healthy quantity of wholesale goods to our local grocery stores and restaurants. Our growing techniques exceed the requirements of the National Organic Program and our farm is recognized by NOFA NY as a Certified Organic Farm. https://juniperhillfarmcsa.com/

Job Description

We seek an energetic, food driven individual with charisma, confidence, and reliability to lead sales at our 6 weekly summer farmers’ markets as well as 1 winter farmers’ market. Retail, marketing, and previous farmers’ market experience is a big plus and your ability to clearly communicate with customers is a must.

Duties:

Driving to market, loading and unloading
Setup of creative visual displays with our vegetables
Restaurant/Wholesale account deliveries on market days
Record keeping of sales and inventory

Required Skills/Traits:

Driver’s License and clean driving record
Basic math skills as well as tending to cash transactions
Attention to detail
Ability to work 8-10 hour days lifting, stocking, and selling our products
Friendly attitude to our customers is imperative
Ability to drive a 14ft box truck and/or a large van
Moderate computer skills
Punctual and reliable

Commitment through the season is a necessity. Market season runs from the last week of May through October. October through December we only attend 2 markets per week. Markets are demanding work and require an outgoing personality. If you are interested in growing with us, we can offer long term employment and a chance to contribute to a fast growing, local food community. If you are interested in other aspects of farm production we can offer plenty of farm work for full-time, year-round employment.

5 days a week, weekend work required. 40+ hours a week. On farm housing is available to the right candidate.

Send a copy of your resume and cover letter along with references to [email protected].