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Farm Stand Manager (Sweetland Farm)

Organization Sweetland Farm
Location 742 Rt 132
Norwich, Vermont 05055
Description

Sweetland Farm in Norwich, VT seeks a highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to take over management and operation of our beautiful walk-in farm stand and online store. If you have a passion for local food, an eye for attractive retail displays, great communication skills with many farmers, producers & customers, and an interest in helping to improve upon a successful farm enterprise, this is the job for you! The ideal candidate will have strong logistical skills and be excited to connect local farm goods to the local community.

About Our Farm Stand and Online Store

In 2020 we opened the doors to our beautiful new farm stand as a way to offer a-la-carte farm goods to supplement our vegetable CSA. The Sweetland Farm Stand is a self-service store, open daily 7am-8pm. We sell carefully selected food items from 40+ local farmers and producers. In addition to walk-in sales, we offer a weekly online pre-order option (“Sweetland Staples”) that enables us to reduce waste, order exact quantities, and distribute orders through a contactless curbside pickup model. Our focus is on responsible, local production, and single-source items of top quality.

We seek a full-time, year-round manager to take on overall managerial responsibility for both the physical and online Farm Stand enterprise. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, self-motivated, creative, organized, and have a strong enthusiasm for local food. Strong computer and communication skills required.

Date Posted March 29th, 2021
Deadline April 30th, 2021
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Farm stand / farm store
Type Full Time
Compensation Starting pay $15-16/hour, DOE. Accrued sick pay. Brimming Basket CSA share. Staff discount on farm stand purchases. On-farm housing may be available, please ask if interested.
How to Apply To Apply: If you think Sweetland Farm is a good match for you and you would like to apply to be part of our team, please email a resume and cover letter to sweetlandvt@gmail.com. We will contact you to set up an on-farm interview if we think you will be a good fit with our farm.

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