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Part-time Farmers Market Staff Rodgers Greens and Roots Farm +2 more

  • Date Posted April 17, 2019
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job Type Part-Time
Company Description Rodgers Greens and Roots 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.  Rodgers Greens and Roots was voted Best Local Farm 2018 by Atlanta Magazine.

We are not your average farm. Ashley Rodgers, the farm’s Owner and Operator, has been farming in Georgia organically for the last decade. Ashley is a mid-30's entrepreneur go-getter that doesn't let anything hold her back. We strive to create a work environment that is team spirited and hardworking. If you want to work with a young team of farmers that grow over 100,000 pounds each year of the best organic vegetables being sold to Metro Atlanta, then come join our team. 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 2 Atlanta Farmers Markets (Peachtree Road Farmers Market and Morningside Farmers Market) and to over 25 Metro-Atlanta area restaurants, our own CSA and our largest farm partner: Fresh Harvest of Georgia. 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 as well as an equal opportunity employer without discrimination. 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. 

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

Pay:
  • $10 + free veggies to take home!
Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, under $15/hr How to apply
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