Next Barn Over Farm Shareroom/Upick Manager
Posted: Mon, March 23, 2020
Hadley, MA. job
This position involves managing the farm store, on-farm CSA distributions, upick field and farm beautification.
-Setting up, staffing, and breaking down our CSA farm share distributions
Assisting in washing and packing produce before distribution
Offering welcoming, friendly, and helpful customer service to our 300 local CSA members
Coordinating the packing of our walk in cooler
Keeping the CSA/farm store clean, well stocked, organized, well labeled, beautiful and welcoming
Keeping a detailed inventory of daily crop usage and coordinating with local survival centers regarding any food donations.
Communication between sharemembers and farm manager
Ordering and tracking sales of farm store items
Managing upick field: setting upick share volumes based on availability; regular tidying of paths and playground, updating farm signage as needed; stocking upick supplies; communicating field maintenance needs to farm manager
Weedwhacking around the barn and upick field
The ideal candidate would also help to organized farm events such as food preservation workshops, farm tours, volunteer work hours, and so on.
It is essential that this be a person who loves food and people, and is organized, creative, and self-motivated. We are seeking someone who wants to actively participate in improving the design, systems, and atmosphere in the share room to make it feel even more like a community gathering space .
Runs May 23rd to Nov. 1st. Competitive pay, commensurate with experience.