Business / Organization Name: 
Land's Sake, Inc
Contact Person: 
Marga Hutcheson
Email Address: 
City: 
Weston
State: 
MA
Job Title: 
Farm Stand Staff
Job Description: 
Land’s Sake 2018 Farm Stand Staff Land’s Sake is a nonprofit farm located in Weston, MA. We strive to connect individuals to the land to build community and inspire lifelong stewardship. The seasonal Farmstand serves as the hub of the farm from June to October, and each year we assemble an awesome team to sell our vegetables, guide and educate our community, occasionally battle chipmunks, and have a lot of fun doing it. Successful Farmstand Staff will possess an interest in sustainable agriculture, local food systems, and/or cooking. As a point of contact for Land's Sake, Farmstand staff are trained about the farm’s many offerings, in order to communicate with customers as to how they can become involved with activities within the organization. Great customer service skills, an ability to work quickly and efficiently, and a good sense of humor are vital this position. Responsibilities: ● Set up and breakdown the Farmstand each day, including produce displays ● Maintain produce quality throughout the day (i.e. temperature control, hydration) ● Learn produce varieties, growing standards and farmstand products and be able to communicate information to customers as necessary ● Operate cash register (we use the Square application on an ipad) and scales, answer questions, and bring awareness to additional farm programming as appropriate Employment Dates: ● June 2 to October 28, with some training required prior to June 2 ● Farmstand hours are 11am to 7pm Tuesday through Friday, 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Shifts may be a half day or a full day, depending on staffing needs. Weekend availability is a must, and flexible or part-time schedules will be considered ● A shorter commitment is available to qualified students
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Equine Management
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@landssake.org
Minimum Qualifications: 
Qualifications: ● Personable customer service skills ● Cash handling experience ● Be willing and able to work in all weather conditions, stand for long periods of time, and bend and lift up to 50 pounds
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Compensation: ● $11 to $12.50 per hour, dependent on experience ● Paid sick time, in accordance with Massachusetts law ● Paid 30 minute lunch break if the employee works six or more hours that day ● As much free produce as you can eat ● Discount on other products sold at the Farmstand