The Berry Patch in Stephentown NY is recruiting for an assistant farm marketing manager whose primary responsibilities will be to manage our on-farm store, coordinate restaurant orders, and coordinate farmer’s market needs. Production work in our greenhouses and/or fields will also be included in duties during crunch times. We are looking for someone with a passion and knowledge of local farms and food; and an interest in helping customers learn how to enjoy local foods. The desired candidates should have creativity, enthusiasm, flexibility, curiosity, and a proven work ethic. Candidates should be motivated and have a positive attitude and be able to work independently, quickly and efficiently. Applicants with a long term interest in farming, marketing and a desire for entrepreneurial opportunities are preferred.
The Berry Patch is a small scale, diversified family farm run by the wife/husband team of Dale-Ila Riggs and Don Miles. The farm is a first generation family farm that was started in 1995 from a worn out corn field. The farm is a sustainable operation that is customer oriented, friendly and provides a unique opportunity for learning. The farm’s motto is “Always fresh, exclusively local, growing twelve months a year”. Our mission is to provide products and services that improve the health, well being and quality of life of our customers, our community, our employees, and our family.
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