Suzi Lilly

Apr 032015
 

 

spring-cleanup

We will be closed at our Market on Mechanicsville Turnpike for Spring Cleanup and a short break until the rest of the Spring local food from Monday 4/13 – Friday, 5/8. Last day will be Sunday, April 12.  Look for us to reopen on Friday, May 8 for the Spring and Summer season.

We will be setting up some workdays and are looking for volunteers to help us spruce things up. If you are interested, email farmtofamilyinfo@gmail.com

We look forward to reopening for the Spring/Summer season. In the meantime, we are still accepting memberships for our Spring/Summer CSA.  Sign up online for 6 months of fresh, local food now! Weekly/bi-weekly pickups are available at our Market at 2817 Mechanicsville Turnpike,  RVA 23223. We also have satellite drops pending in the surrounding Richmond area at Ash Creek + Bell Creek in Hanover, Kitchen Thyme in the West End,  New Kent at Patriot’s Landing, Quinton, Woodlake in Chesterfield. Sign up today for fresh food all summer long.

Thank you for a great winter, and we look forward to seeing you in mid-May along with strawberries, asparagus, ramps and rhubarb!

Mark + Suzi Lilly

 

Mar 202015
 

Upcoming jobs at Farm to Family, 2 in RVA, one in DC. Please follow directions and send your resume and cover letter to email! Thank you!

FARMER’S MARKET/CSA ASSISTANT – 1 position.
Part Time: @ 25 hrs/wk to start.
Starts: 4/27/15 – thru 12/15
Rate: $10/hr or trade for food
Location: Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

·      Assistant will help with DC Farmer’s Market/CSA pickup for Richmond, VA based company.
·      Must be mature and reliable with own transportation, and have retail experience, preferably food related.
·      Must have excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills, and be good at taking direction.
·      Will help unloading and loading truck, and setting up Farmer’s Market stall. Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs.
·      Assist with marketing and social media as needed.
·      Have knowledge of, and passion for, local/sustainable food systems
·      Perfect for student, could become full time.
·      3 references required
·      Send resume and cover letter to: farmtofamilyinfo@gmail.com
·      No calls please.

FARMERS MARKET MANAGER – 1 position
Full time: M-F, some weekends required.
Starts : 4/27/15
Rate: $13/hr +, depending on experience
Location: Richmond, VA

·Manager will be responsible for running a small family-owned retail farmers market specializing in local products in Richmond, VA.
Duties include but are not limited to: inventory management, open and closing duties, merchandising, shrink management, staff supervision, scheduling, ordering products, financial reports, customer service, answering emails and general store management. Duties will also include marketing, social media, workshop and other event development and implementation.
Previous grocery and management experience required.
Knowledge of and passion for local/sustainable food systems required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Excellent organization, problem solving, ability to take direction, be both a team leader and player, required.
Must be mature and reliable
Knowledge of Quickbooks, Excel, Word, ShopKeep and other technology programs preferred. Graphic design a +.
3 references required.
Send resume and cover letter to: farmtofamilyinfo@gmail.com
No calls please

DRIVER – 1 position.
Part Time 25-30 hrs to start
Starts: 4/27/15
Rate: $10-12/hr based on experience
Location: Richmond VA

Driver will be responsible for pickup and delivery of food items from local farms and for home delivery.
Must provide clean driving record, and be comfortable driving a large truck and/or trailer.
Must be mature and reliable with own transportation, excellent communication skills, ability to take direction.
Must have flexible availability, M-F.
Must be available to lift 50-75 lbs.
3 references required
Send resume and cover letter to: farmtofamilyinfo@gmail.com
No calls please.

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