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Local Farm Delivery Driver - Thursdays Rodgers Greens and Roots Farm +1 more

  • Date Posted May 29, 2018
  • Location Douglasville, 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 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.   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 looking to hire a hard-working and reliable individual to deliver our locally grown organic vegetables to Atlanta every Thursday. We deliver to many local Atlanta area farm-to-table restaurants and other wholesale customers! This is a great way to get a behind the scenes look at the local farm to table food movement.  Talk to local chefs

We are also looking for part-time help on the farm, so this position could be farming related as well, on other days of the week! 

Skills Required: 
-Ability to drive a 14 ft diesel box truck
-Familiarity with the City of Atlanta (mostly inside the perimeter) 
-Responsible
-Ability to lift and carry boxes of produce
-Reliable and clean driving record  

Schedule:

Thursdays, pick up the truck at the farm in Douglasville and assist with the loading up at 9 am.  Going over the 10 to 15 stop route and mapping it out.  When route is completed, bring the truck back to the farm in Douglasville 

Pay

$15/ hr depending on experience. 


 




















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