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Virginia: The West End Farmers Market seeks two Interns

12 Jul

The West End Farmers Market, located in Alexandria, Va, is looking for two interns: Farmers Market Assistants, for the market season, July through November.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

AVAILABILITY: Assistant should be willing to commit to the full duration of the market season, July through November 20.  Assistants will work the market every other Sunday from 8:30am to 1:30pm and/or work during the week setting up for the weekend.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

Extroverted personality a must.  Outgoing, enthusiastic, dedicated and dependable.  They should have an interest in working with people, be gently informative, and open to conversation, dialogue and other points of view.  An interest and knowledge of local foods, organic foods, and how farmers markets build community is useful, but not absolutely necessary.  A set of articles will be provided and the interns will be expected to read them and be informed.    Continue reading

New York State: Red Jacket Orchards seeks Farmers’ Market Worker & Manager

18 Jun

Third generation Family Farm, Red Jacket Orchards has been serving tastiest fruits, jams, juice, and jelly to New Yorkers and green market aficionados for over 10 years. Our quality produce and 100% natural juices make their way to families and homes from our markets and farm. We are expanding to dozens of open air green markets throughout the five boroughs and currently looking for passionate and personable representatives to bring our quality products to thousands of New Yorkers. Come enjoy the frenzied New York outdoors and cater to our friendly crowds. Continue reading

New York State: Community Markets seeks Expert Canner for Tomorrow

17 Jun

LOOKING FOR EXPERT CANNER THIS SAT, 6/18


Community Markets is looking for an expert canner for a strawberry jam making demonstration in Tarrytown, NY this Sat,6/18 from 10:30am-12:30pm.  We have many more demonstration opportunities through Labor Day.  The pay is $40 for the demo plus travel expenses.  If your interested please call Stella, Frankie, or Danielle at 914 923 4837.

New York State: Orwasher’s seeks Farmer’s Market Representative

7 Jun
Farmer’s Market Vendor: Masapequa, Long Island
Orwasher’s has an immediate opening for a Farmer’s Market Representative to sell our bread at the new Massapequa Long Island Grower’s Market on Saturdays thorugh November, 7:30 Am to approx 3:30 PM.
Retail sales experience, especially at Open Air markets is a plus. You must be outgoing, dependable and enthusiastic about bread! You must have your own transportation to and from the market. Compensation up to $15 per hour.
Orwasher’s is New York’s original artisan bakery. We make hand made breads using natural ingredients, local wheat and sustainable methods. Our breads are served at great restaurants and retailers in and around New York City, and available at our bakery at 308 East 78th Street, NYC. Email your resume and a brief note to terrence@ovenartisans.com

Boston: Turtle Creek Winery seeks Farmers’ Market Sales Representative

4 Jun
THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.
Farmers Market, Winery Representative – Boston Area

We currently seek an additional adult salesperson to represent Turtle Creek Winery at local Farmers Markets in and around Boston. 

This is initially a part time position but could evolve into a full time position.  Continue reading

Massachusetts: Atlas Farm seeks Farmers Market Manager

26 May

Atlas Farm, an organic farm in Western Mass, seeks a Market Manager for our stand at Boston’s Copley Square Farmers Market. The Copley Market runs from 11am to 6pm every Tuesday and Friday from May 17th through November 22nd. The Manager is needed from 9am until 7pm every week for both markets. Continue reading

Massachusetts: Cambridge Farmers Markets seeks Volunteer Coordinator

26 May

Cambridge Farmers Markets is an association of three, well-established rapidly growing farmers’ markets in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
We operate every weekend from late May to early November.
We are operate in two locations, three days a week: Friday Saturday and Sundays.
Our 2011 season has just begun! Continue reading

Vermont: Crackers Crepes & Crisps seeks Farmers’ Market Assistant

24 May
Middlebury VT Farmer’s Market 
Every Sat now through Sept.
Helper/sales, crepes prep, assistant .
Easy, fun and growth opportunity.
Will train 8$ an hour /possibly more hours available.
All ages considered.
Please contact:  cccinvt@yahoo.com

North Carolina: The Carraboro Farmers’ Market seeks part-time Assistant Manager

23 May

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is hiring a Part-time Assistant Manager position to start June 6th, 2011. The position is part-time, non-exempt, scoped at 10 hours per week for a rate of $15 per hour.  Continue reading

Connecticut: Skinny Pines seeks part-time Farmers’ Market Assistant

17 May

Skinny Pines is a mobile wood fired catering company that uses local ingredients in almost all of what we offer. We are looking for part-time help for our farmers’ markets. For more information, please visit: http://www.skinnypines.com

Minnesota: Minneapolis Farmers Market seeks two EBT Program Interns

12 May

Background Information

Two summer internships are available with the Central Minnesota Vegetable Growers Association (CMVGA) to provide support for the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and Market Bucks program at the Minneapolis Farmers Market (Lyndale Avenue location).   The EBT program allows individuals to utilize their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, at the market to purchase eligible items including fresh fruits and vegetables.  The Market Bucks program is a complementary initiative to provide matching funds for EBT customers in order to increase their purchasing power. Continue reading

California: Marin Sun Farms seeks Farmers Market Assistants

10 May

Marin Sun Farms seeks outgoing individuals to assist our Team Leader with sales of our grass-fed meat, eggs and preserves at four Bay Area locations. Experience and interest in local agriculture, food, community and the farmer’s market scene is highly recommended. Continue reading

California: Marin Sun Farms seeks Farmers Market Team Leader

10 May

Marin Sun Farms seeks an organized individual to lead in the management and organization of its weekly markets. The Market Team Leader is responsible for daily operations of all year-round MSF markets. Experience and interest in local agriculture, food, community and the farmer’s market scene is highly recommended.

The successful candidate will be an effective and diplomatic leader with initiative and the ability to work independently as well as with a team of other staff members and customers. This is a full-time position that currently supervises four year-round farmer’s markets and provides all administrative functions to insure success! Continue reading

Connecticut: Elite Farmers Market seeks Food Canner

10 May
Elite Farmers Market needs an experienced food canner to perform canning demonstrations and answer canning questions at our farmers market at the Danbury Fair Mall. The market will take place every Wednesday and Friday from 10am – 2pm from June 1st through October. Well compensated position.
Please contact Hannah at hannah@elitefarmersmarkets or call 203-661-1246 with any questions about the market, canning demonstrations, and pay rate.

Massachusetts: Mass Farmers Markets seeks Market Ambassador

10 May
As the summer gets closer, we’re looking for people to get involved in a brand new part of Mass Farmers Markets, the Market Ambassador Program! The Program is an innovative way for people to learn more about our local food system and how farmers markets support that system, by visiting markets and engaging with the market population. At market, the Ambassadors serve as the face of Mass Farmers Markets, informing people about our various programs, and encouraging shoppers, vendors, and market managers to support our work through the consumer membership program. 

It’s a great way to get out into the community, spend some quality time with farmers markets, and get to know what goes on at Mass Farmers Markets, including some of our great new projects that are working towards creating a more equitable, healthy, and sustainable food system.   Continue reading

NYC: Stellar Farmers Market Program seeks Nutrition Education Assistants

9 May
Stellar Markets Program
Physical Activity and Nutrition Program
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Nutrition Education Assistants
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Nutrition Education Assistants will work directly with a Nutrition Education Consultant (Registered Dietitian) in the preparation and delivery of nutrition education and cooking demonstrations at farmers’ markets. Workshops will be implemented outside at farmers’ markets in select high-need neighborhoods with a range of audiences (adults, seniors, parents, and youth). The position is seasonal to coincide with the market growing season and is part-time (20 hrs/wk) from June through November. Continue reading

NYC: Stellar Farmers Market Program seeks Nutrition Education Consultant

9 May
Stellar Farmers Market Program
Physical Activity and Nutrition Program
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Nutrition Education Consultant
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The selected consultants will be required to deliver nutrition education and cooking demonstrations at farmers markets. Workshops will be implemented in select high-need neighborhoods with a range of audiences (adults, seniors, parents, and youth). The nutrition education consultants will also be expected to assist with the development and implementation of point-of-purchase nutrition information and social marketing activities. These positions are seasonal to coincide with the market growing season (June 27th through November 15th) and part-time (22 hrs/wk). Continue reading

Massachusetts: Regional Environmental Council seeks Farmers Market Coordinator

9 May
Hours: Full Time, 40+ hrs/wk, Seasonal Temporary Position (May-November 2011); Must be able to work a
full day every Saturday.
Salary: Low to mid $30k, DOE
Start Date: May 2011
Deadline for Application: May 1, 2011 – rolling until filled
DESCRIPTION
The Regional Environmental Council, Inc. (REC), a grassroots, nonprofit, environmental justice organization with a 40-year history of working for environmental sustainability and social justice, is seeking a motivated and skilled individual to coordinate the Farmers Market Project of the REC’s Food Justice Program. This requires planning and managing 2 weekly markets that will run June through October in 2 of Worcester’s most food insecure communities. The Main South Farmers Market has run successfully for 3 seasons—a 1-month pilot in 2008 and a full 22 week season in 2009 and 2010. In 2010 REC also launched a second market location in collaboration with the Edward M Kennedy Health Center at Great Brook Valley. The GBV market will run biweekly in 2011 with the addition of a mobile market (selling produce from a vehicle) on market days. The Coordinator will be responsible for managing all aspects of planning and implementing successful farmers’ markets, including developing and implementing an outreach and marketing plan for both markets and for designing educational materials and planning and conducting educational workshops and other outreach efforts in order to build a customer base for the markets in food insecure communities. Work hours for the position will include regular weekend and some evening commitments. This position reports directly to the REC Food Justice Program Director. A successful candidate must be available to work on site at the markets every Saturday. Continue reading

Massachusetts: Waltham Fields Community Farm seeks Outreach Market Intern

8 May

Dates & Hours:  Tuesdays, July 19th through October 11th, 3pm – 7:30pm with some flexible hours in June and October for planning, promotion and preparing a summary report; this is a part-time position.  Compensation:  $800, plus some vegetables from the farm.

Outreach Market Description: Waltham Fields Community Farm’s Outreach Market is a once-a-week, subsidized produce market, operating on Tuesday afternoons, mid July through mid October.  The Market is targeted to all low-income residents in Waltham, as well as the clientele of several local, social service agencies.  At the Market, customers can fill a paper grocery bag with our organically-grown vegetables for just $5 per bag, or by redeeming a voucher which entitles them to a free bag of produce.  We administer the vouchers through the social service agencies.  With these agency partnerships, we continue to increase the number of voucher booklets distributed each year.  Continue reading

NYC: Harvest Home seeks Summer & Winter Nutrition Interns

5 May
APPLICATION  DEADLINE:  Until Filled (multiple positions available)
 
LOCATION:  Community based Farmer’s Markets, Community and Faith-based organizations in NYC areas: Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. (For further information you can go to our website)
TERM:  Summer (June-October) 9:00am – 3:00pm.Winter (November-May). Non-paid; may be eligible for fieldwork credit. Continue reading