Farmer’s Market Assistant

Cropthorne Farm is certified organic family farm located on Westham Island, in Delta. We have been growing a huge diversity of high quality organic food since 2009 and are passionate about what we do.

We are looking for energetic people to help us at one or more of our market stalls at the following locations:

  • West End – Saturdays 7am-3pm paying $114.00 per market including vacation (one position from June 6 to October 24, one position July 6 to October 24)
  • Kitsilano – Sundays 8am-3pm paying $99.00 per market including vacation (one position June 16 to October 25, one position June 30 to October 25)
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 12:15pm-7pm paying $95.00 per market including vacation (one position late June to October 7)

This is who you are:

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail and quality focused
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Physically able to complete tasks, able to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to manage cash transactions
  • Reliable and on time
  • Fluent in English
  • Must be able to commit to (nearly) all market dates

Assets:

  • Knows how to prepare and cook a variety of vegetables
  • Familiarity with local, sustainable, organic agriculture
  • Loves good food

Tasks Include:

  • Meet the Market Lead at the farmers market location on time
  • Unload, set up and tear down market stall and pack up truck
  • Restock and maintain quality of produce and display with food safety in mind
  • Ring in customers, using scale, calculator and square, giving exact change
  • Maintain a safe and enjoyable market stall for customers and staff
  • Bag and weigh items for sale

Wage:

  • $99.00 (Kits) $95.00 (Main St), $114.00 (West End) including vacation pay per market
  • 15% off vegetables at our stall.

Please send your resume and covering letter, stating what location and start date you are apply for and any known days off required to: Lydia at lydia@cropthornefarm.com