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This job expired on June 19, 2018

Part-time Farmers Market Staff Rodgers Greens and Roots Farm +4 more

  • Date Posted April 20, 2018
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job Type Part-Time
Company Description Rodgers Greens & Roots Farm is a certified organic farm, located 30 minutes southwest of Atlanta in Douglasville, Georgia, on 64 acres of historic farmland along the Chattahoochee River. Currently, 15 acres of flat clay-loam soil are under cultivation using organic practices. The 2018 season is planned as 10 acres in vegetables, and 5 acres in perennial fruit orchards.

The farm’s Owner and Operator, Ashley Rodgers, has been farming in Georgia organically for her entire career. Ashley previously managed Serenbe Farms in Chattahoochee Hills, GA, as well as vegetable production for White Oak Pastures, in Bluffton, GA, and Planted Rock Farm in Chattahoochee Hills, GA. You can learn more about Ashley and her farming practices/beliefs on the following media: CBS Sunday Morning, Women’s Health Magazine, and Civil Eats.   We sell our produce at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market, the Morningside Farmers Market, both in Atlanta, and to Metro-Atlanta area restaurants, our own CSA and wholesale.  

The farm’s growing style is medium-scale, mechanized production: tractors, tools and machinery, however, we are not a big AG farm. Sustainable farming practices are the backbone of Rodgers Greens and Roots: compost, cover crop, and crop rotation.  Rodgers Greens and Roots Farm has great potential for growth for the right candidate: a great location, on phenomenal bottom land soil, an experienced farm manager mentor, the burgeoning Atlanta local food market/scene, and a warm and welcoming farm family. We are a young, liberal-minded farming family and crew. We are an equal opportunity employer without discrimination and are accepting applications from anyone interested in applying for this position. Job Description We are hiring folks to help us work our Saturday Farmers Market tent.  We currently sell at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market and the Morningside Farmers Market in Atlanta. Positions are available immediately. 

Day's: Saturday's. At least two Saturday's a month. 

Location: Cathedral of St. Phillip.
2744 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Time: 7 am until 1 pm.  May until December. 

We attend market every Saturday from April until December and need help setting up, restocking and breaking down our farmers market set-up. Market is from 8:30 until 12. We set-up from 7 am until 8:30 and break down from 12 until 1 pm. 

Customer service experience is required, whether it be food and beverage, retail or other. We are looking for reliable local Atlanta folks to help us market our locally grown organic vegetables to our farmers market customers.


Job Requirements:

  • A mind for efficiency, attention to detail, organization and a sense of urgency
  • Open and positive communication skills

  • $10 + free veggies to take home!
Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, under $15/hr How to apply
This job expired on June 19, 2018
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