Farmers market staff


Company: Barn Frog Farm
Location: Portland
Compensation: $16-$18 / hour DOE + produce
Employment Type: Part-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture, Business
Region: Portland Area
Date Posted: May 13, 2024

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We are hiring seasonal market staff for our Sunday market in SW Portland, with the potential to help at a Thursday market too. We are a small mixed veggie farm of 2 people and one or both of us will work with you at market. The markets can be fast-paced, rewarding, and a great space to interact with members of the community. If you’re interested in small-scale, sustainable agriculture, enjoy interacting with people, and can efficiently carry out sales, we’d love to hear from you.

Job duties:

  • Meet at market location to help unload van and create beautiful market display
  • Interact with customers, learn about our farm to answer produce questions
  • Restock throughout the day and maintain market display 
  • Help clean up at market’s end

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills, positive and engaging 
  • Ability to accurately and quickly do simple math and make change for sales in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift 50 lb produce bins, get your hands occasionally dirty, and handle wet produce 

Availability and hours:

Ideally, you have the availability to commit to Sunday markets from June/July-September. There is potential to help at a Thursday market as well or markets later into the fall if interested.

Hours are flexible but generally Sundays 7 or 7:3o – 1:30 or 2