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:

  • Kits one position June 5 -October 30
  • Kits one position July 3 -October 30
  • West End one position June 11-October 29
  • West End one position July 16-October 29

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO IS:

·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 INCLUDE:

·Knows how to prepare and cook a variety of vegetables

·Familiarity with local, sustainable, organic agriculture

·Loves good food

TASKS INCLUDE:

·Set up and take down the display at the stall.

·Restock and maintain quality of produce and display with food safety in mind

·Serve customers and carry out cash and credit transactions accurately

·Assist CSA members with weekly box pickups.

·Bag and weigh items for sale

 

WAGE:

Saturday at West End, 7am-3pm, or Sunday at Kits, 8am-3pm

Compensation- $125/market at West End. $110/market at Kits. Wage includes vacation pay, plus 15% off veggies 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