WE'RE HIRING!

Want to work on an Urban Farm?  We have TWO open positions for the 2022 Season!

MARKET MANAGER

This will be our third season vending at the Texas Township Farmers' Market ! We're looking for someone to be our Market Manager for the 2022 Season and hopefully beyond! The Market runs on Saturdays, May 7 - Oct. 15

IDEAL APPLICANT:

  • Strong desire to build local community through farming and food

  • Great with Customers and Sales

  • Enjoys engaging with people about food and cooking

  • Attention to Detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and physical environment

  • Have a valid Driver's License and reliable transportation

  • An artistic eye for market displays!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Run the Texas Township Farmers' Market Booth on Saturday Mornings, 8 - Noon

    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs​

    • Commit to every Saturday, May 7th - Oct.15th 

    • Meet at Farm and pack vehicles for the market at 6am.

    • Drive farm van to market

    • Unload and set-up display 

    • Sell and engage with customers

    • Pack up after market and transport items back to farm

    • Keep track of inventory and report sales

    • (If it sounds like a lot, Don't worry! Farmer Julia will be there to train you the first several markets!)

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

  • Seasonal Position: April 23  - October 16th. Every Saturday, Market runs 8am to Noon.  

  • Shift runs 6am to 1pm. (7 hours)

  • Optional additional hours available helping to harvest, wash and pack produce on the Farm on Fridays and potential for Tuesday evening market shifts.

  • Pay is based on experience (but starts at $15 / hr)

  • Access to free farm veggies!

  • Be part of a great team!

  • Can be combined with the Harvest Crew position if interested!

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HARVEST, WASH and pack CREW

We're looking for someone to join our Harvest, Wash and Pack Crew for the 2022 Season and hopefully beyond! This is a part-time seasonal position, mostly on Fridays, from late April to early November.​  No prior experience required. Primary responsibilities include processing, washing and packing a variety of freshly picked vegetables and helping to harvest them! 

 

IDEAL APPLICANT:

  • Strong interest in local farming and food

  • Great at following systems

  • Enjoys getting themselves dirty and getting veggies clean!

  • Attention to Detail

  • Likes to work in a fast paced and physical environment

  • Enjoys working in all types of weather!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ​Wash, weigh, bag, bunch and pack vegetables for Farmer’s Market and CSA Pick-ups

  • Help Harvest a variety of vegetables: from Tomatoes to Kale to Carrots!

  • Follow detailed instructions

  • Maintain records

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

  • Seasonal Position: April 29 (ideally) - November 18th.

  • Main shift runs on Fridays from 8am to 5:30pm

  • Optional additional hours available during the week

  • Pay is based on experience (but starts at $15 / hr)

  • Access to free farm veggies!

  • Be part of a great team!

  • Can be combined with the Market Manager position if interested and qualified!

APPLY

Send an email to Farmer Ben at tinygiantfarm@gmail.com and include:

1. A resume, including references

2. A short letter of introduction expressing your interest and motivation for the position

3.  If you are interested in both jobs (Market Manager and Harvest Crew) please say so!