Farmstand Retail Apprentice
Full Time 35-40 hours/week | 4 days including one weekend day
Mid April - Mid November (flexible)
Join our family farm and be part of a team committed to excellence in product, customer service and attention to detail. Seeking an apprentice interested in becoming a part of our dynamic and bustling farmstand retail operation. Desire to learn the marketing/sales side of a farm business as well as a CSA, farmer markets, farm kitchen and a growing home delivery business. Must be highly motivated to not only learn and work efficiently, but to sell our products to customers, create and finesse veggie displays, and be attentive to details.
Other skills required:
Inventory, stock and merchandise product
Trim, package and present fresh foods with attention to detail
Create samples and tastings with attractive displays and attention to health department codes.
Ability to initiate and work independently
Experience with shopkeep/ipad sales
Vegetable and plant knowledge helpful
Ability to handle crates of vegetables up to 30 lbs and willingness to work in all kinds of weather
Passion, and knowledge and willingness to teach others about organic farming, the environment, healthy eating and specifics about our farm’s history and growing methods.