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This job expired on April 22, 2024

Farmers Market Associates Pinewood Springs Farm

  • Date Posted February 22, 2024
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description We’re looking for some hard-working, positive individuals to join our team!

Pinewood Springs Farm embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ+ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Join us at Pinewood Springs Farm! Located in Rockdale County 30 minutes outside of Atlanta Georgia, we grow 5 acres of mixed certified naturally grown fruit, vegetables and cut flowers on our 43-acre home farm. We are proud to be a diversified market farm, providing fresh produce every week to families, farmers markets and restaurants in our region.

Pinewood Springs Farm is a fun, fast-paced work environment where we champion great ideas, hard work, common sense and cooperation. Each day we work towards improving our methods, expanding our knowledge base, and becoming a better all-around farm. We simultaneously promote efficiency and the production of high quality food in the fields alongside a celebration of kindness and collaboration among the crew, and openness and outreach to the community.

The physical nature of the work is both challenging and rewarding, as is the considerable time we farmers spend interacting with the public both on and off the farm. The entire Pinewood Springs Farm team at the height of the season consists of about 10 people including not only farmers but also educators, retail market staff, and staff charged with the creation of new value-added products. The crew typically is made up by first and multi-year Crew Members, a Farm Manager, a Crew Manager and part-time summer help. Job description

Pinewood Springs Farm is looking for folks to staff our Atlanta area farmers markets for the upcoming season (March — December). 

Working at farmers markets is a great opportunity to work first-hand within our local food system with our quality products and connect with customers, all while enjoying the outdoors and the friendly farmers market community. 

Shifts start at 7AM and end at around 1PM in the same spot. We ask that you commit to working at least two markets per month, but ideally commit to one market per weekend. The position would be for Saturday markets in Atlanta and Marietta. We are looking for people who are organized, have the ability to work independently, and are adaptable. Responsibilities include market set-up/breakdown, cash handling and knowledge of our products. Within the job responsibilities, you would have the opportunity to learn about farming and enjoy a $30 per week stipend for produce. 


Job Requirements:

  • You must be available to work on Saturdays from 7AM to 1PM
  • Have a genuine interest in organic farming and a willingness to engage the customer in discussion.
  • Have excellent retail and/or customer service skills and experience.
  • Strong organizational skills, communication, and follow through.
  • Able to work outside in any weather conditions.  Ability to stand for up to 6-hr shift.
  • Ability to lift 40-50lbs occasionally.  Loading, unloading, and set-up of the booth is physically demanding.
  • Arriving in a timely manner and setting up the booth before market is necessary.
  • Conducting sales through Square and fostering customer relations is the main duty in this job. It is important in giving the farmer’s market shoppers a great and educational experience about our farm, as well as conducting efficient sales. Talking to the farmer’s market shoppers about how we operate our farm, our farm story, and the care we take in producing such a high quality agricultural product.
  • End of market duties include counting remaining inventory and breaking down market booth.
  • Must be 18 or over.
  • Comfortable working in all weather conditions (hot, cold, raining, etc.).
  • Ability to multi-task in stimulating environment.
  • Ability to consistently provide friendly customer service. 
  • Assist in loading and unloading of the market infrastructure:  tents, tables, coolers, etc…
  • Restock product as needed.
  • Distribute CSA products to customers picking up from the market.
  • Set-up and take-down market booth, create beautiful displays of produce & flowers.
  • Interact with customers, answer questions, be knowledgeable about the produce we grow and sell.
  • Assist with inventory tracking, manage sales, restock inventory.
  • Optionally: Work as part of a small team of employees and volunteers to harvest the bounty on the farm.




We believe that when our staff represents a diversity of perspectives and life experiences, we can be most responsive to the needs of our shoppers, and better reflect the communities where our markets call home. Pinewood Springs Farm is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified individuals in accordance with the law without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, sex, national origin, familial status, gender identity or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
This job expired on April 22, 2024
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