Troy NY Farmers Market Staff Woven Stars Farm
- Date Posted September 22, 2023
- Location Ghent, NY
- Category Agriculture
- Job type Part-Time
Woven Stars Farm is a small, women operated livestock farm in the Hudson Valley. We are 15 minutes from Hudson, 2.5 hours north from NYC and 25 minutes to the Massachusetts border. Our farm consists of 180 acres of leased pasture and woods, including a 7 acre pond at the heart of the farm. Approximately 70 acres is currently intensively managed through a multi species grazing operation. We raise a multitude of pastured livestock including sheep, cattle, goats, laying chickens, meat chickens, pigs, and ducks. All of our animals are grazed using management-intensive grazing techniques which support the health of the land and the animals alike. In our multi-species grazing system all of our ruminants are grazed in the same herd/flock. Pigs, chickens and other poultry are grazed separately. We also have 4 livestock guardian dogs which live with either our ruminant herd or laying chicken flock. We have a small apiary which enhances pollination around the farm. Our farm supplies our local and regional community with nutrient dense sources of pasture raised meat and eggs.Job description We are looking for an energetic person, who loves food, to staff our both at the Troy Farmers Market every Saturday! Each Saturday you'll load up our vehicle with product and supplies and then drive to Troy, NY. At the market you'll interact with customers and help sell our products. Hours are 6:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Perks include 50% off all farm products and free farmer eggs Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions