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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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Job: Champlain Orchards Farm Market/PYO Manager

RAFFL

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a great farm that is a leader in rebuilding our regional food system through innovative approaches to growing, marketing and distributing their products. CHAMPLAIN ORCHARDS is currently looking to hire a FARM MARKET/PYO MANAGER

  • Potentially a long-term position
  • Starting date: As soon as possible

Champlain Orchards is a diversified orchard/farm in Shoreham, Vermont.  We are fortunate to have an on-site farm market and PYO operation.  Last year our farm market stayed open year round (and also served a dual purpose space where value added farm products were made).  We are looking at a busy season ahead, and our current manager will be away on maternity leave.

We are hoping that a FARM MARKET/PYO MANAGER  will:

  • Have a strong knowledge and passion for food/agriculture
  • Enjoy interacting with the public and being a positive face and educational resource for the farm
  • Be comfortable managing a small crew and also working as a team
  • Enjoy multitasking and working in a very busy setting
  • Have very strong organizational skills, a focus on efficiency, and has an eye for cleanliness/marketing
  • This person will be responsible for:
  • Making sure the farm market is always stocked with fresh produce/farm products and other local products and is always presentable and clean
  • Communication with local vendors about buying in more product when needed and arranging pickup
  • Keeping inventory of sales /products

This position may also include:

  • Giving educational tours of the farm to all age ranges
  • Making value added farm products
  • Working harvesting and/or prepping veggies and fruits for market

If this sounds like an exciting job, please send a resume and cover letter asap to: andrea@champlainorchards.com or Andrea Scott, Champlain Orchards, 2955 Route 74 West, Shoreham, Vermont 05770 OR CALL  (802)-897-2777 ext 303 with any questions…