Hiring for farmers market lead in Somerville, MA

We are hiring a lead person to represent our farm at the Somerville Winter Farmer’s Market. Possibility for this to be a year-round position, and/or become full time with additional work at the farm for the right candidate.

Responsibilities include:
-Load farm vehicle at the farm in Raynham, MA at 5:30am and drive to the market in Somerville, MA on Saturdays
-Help set up display
-Interact with customers in a positive way and hype our farm products - regenerative, organic meat, produce, and grains.
-Help break down market stall, load and drive back to the farm. Typically arrive back at the farm around 3pm.

-Valid drivers license and clean driving record
-Comfortable driving vans and box trucks in the city
-Familiarity with farmers markets and local food
-Ability to work a 10 hour shift and lift 40lbs
-Some retail experience preferred
-Experience cooking food from farmers markets preferred (#1 question at markets is “how do I cook this?”)

-$20/hr plus commission (3% of market sales, average around $90/market) worth an additional $8-10/hr
-Some farm produce
-Discount on other farm products

Please email [email protected] with questions or to apply.

About our farm:
Freedom Food Farm is a 90 acre diversified, regenerative, certified organic farm in Raynham, MA. Our mission is to produce a full diet of healthy, nutritious food using regenerative methods. We focus on building resiliency in our local food system through no-till farming, rotational multi-species grazing, reducing inputs, and building farm biomass and biodiversity.