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Red Fire Farm

184 Meadow Road
MONTAGUE, MA 01351
Website:redfirefarm.com/

Company Description:
Red Fire Farm is a leader in organic veggie production in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts. We have about 100 acres in cultivation and grow just about every veggie that can be grown in this climate. We sell produce through our CSA program, wholesale, farmers markets, and farm stand. We are dedicated to a seriously high quality standard and hold a deep belief in organic practices. We're a large production farm with the heart and soul of a tiny operation. Our goal is to make this farming thing truly sustainable -- for everyone involved!
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience GRANBY MA
Job Type:Category:
Full / Part TimeAgriculture
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Nice to have
2+
Preference: Nice to have
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Valid Driver's License and clean driving record - Preference: Required
Description:
Our Granby farmstand is open from May 1 – at least October 31, 7 days a week. We are currently hiring for a part-time position. We are seeking someone with retail experience and an artistic sense of display to stock and manage the care of the farmstand in an efficient manner. Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and easily. Weekend and early morning availability a must. This is an immediate opening from now through mid November at the Granby farmstand. Our ideal candidate would then transition to a Winter Farmers' Market staff member and driver position at our Montague location.

Granby Farmstand Responsibilities include:
Keeping fresh produce on shelves stocked and accurately labeled
Maintaining cleanliness of stand and overall stand organization
Creating and implementing displays with the latest produce
Cashiering and keeping records of products received
Customer service including helping customers with purchases and questions about plants, produce and farm shares
Assisting with maintenance of farmstand grounds
Maintaining bedding plants and front garden
Early Morning vegetable harvest for the farmstand

Farm Stand Position located at 7 Carver St in Granby, MA.

Winter Market Staff and Driver Responsibilities include:
Loading a box truck with market infrastructure and produce
Setup in a timely before the start of a market
General cash handling and customer service while at the market
At the end of each market return to the farm and unload the box truck

Market days are long and full of hard work, but these are coveted positions on the farm: the markets we work are a lot of fun, people love interacting with the public and bring back really useful feedback for the rest of the crew.

Winter Market Staff and Position based out of 184 Meadow Road in Montague, MA

Compensation: $11.00 to $12.00 /hour plus all the organic produce you can eat.

Perks of the job include:
• Fresh air and exercise
• An open, friendly environment where your feedback is welcomed
• Opportunities to advance and build on your skills

To apply:
Please send a letter of interest, simple resume, and three professional references to jobs@redfirefarm.com to be considered. We look forward to hearing from you!
Requirements:
Qualified applicants MUST have:
A valid driver's license and clean driving record (unfortunately you will not be considered for the position without this)
Ability to work efficiently based on priorities
Ability to self motivate and follow a list - much of this position is performed independently
Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly and easily, and to hustle through a physically busy day
Experience in customer service and retail
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and e-mail
Familiarity with produce and garden plants a plus
Ability to be a team player with a can do attitude
Ability to commit for full season through November, plus Winter Market Season
Passion for local food

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