Suzi Lilly

Jul 122016
 

Week of July 12th Farmer’s Markets – Summer Favorites

Mark has some truly inspired local goods for you this week! Our Thursday Market is still on hold, please visit our other Markets: Tuesday – Eastern Market 4-7pm, Wednesday – Patriots Plaza 11-6:30 pm.
Here are the highlights:

PRODUCE

 

  • hanover tomatoes – are you making sandwiches yet? 
  • yellow cherry tomatoes  – these are delightfully sweet, and kids love.
  • cukes
  • bell peppers
  • yellow zucchini – make fries
  • corn
  • pablano/banana peppers – stuff with sausage and top with cheese
  • eggplant
  • onions
  • green beans
  • peaches
  • blueberries
  • blackberries

Fruit

  • peaches
  • strawberries – lovely sweet late season! we thought they were gone!
  • blackberries

MEAT

  • Polyface chicken breast
  • Polyface Ground Beef
  • Sausage Craft San Miniato

PANTRY
Jam, sorghum molasses, Virginia peanuts, local honey, maple syrup, hot sauce, soaps and other local goods!

All items are subject to availability! Get there early to get the best stuff! For more info on specifics, Call Mark at 804-397-7337 or email farmshares@thefarmbus.com

Happy Cooking!
Suzi

We’re Hiring for a Farmer’s Market Assistant + Interns

Farm to Family, based in Richmond, VA, has an immediate part time JOB opening for Farmer’s Market Associate/Customer Service for our well-established pop-up markets + CSA on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. Interships also available.

Schedule is currently Tuesday 2-7pm; Wed 9-7pm, Thursday 10-7pm (25-30 hrs/wk). $12/hr to start based on experience – advancement opportunities exist to grow with our company.

Job duties include but not limited to:

. Market management including customer service and sales, staffing, forecasting, reports
· Educating and interacting with community members at CSA pick-ups, farmers markets, and more.

· Marketing experience including social media and events

· Must be able to do heavy lifting

· Setup, breakdown of farmer’s markets

· Assist with CSA delivery
Skillset and Experience:

· Experience with retail, CSA model as well as farmers markets a+ including inventory management, ordering, interaction with farmers and vendors.

. Excel, Microsoft word, Square, Powerpoint, graphic design a plus.

· Excellent customer service skills required

· High level of responsibility reliability, motivation, passion about local food and a willingness to learn required

· Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with staff = Required

· Must be able to do heavy lifting – Required

· Clean driver’s license/ability to drive a box truck a +
This is a year-round position for someone who is enthusiastic about growing the CSA and Farmer’s Market experience with us.

For more info about us: www.thefarmbus.com

Please forward resume to mark@thefarmbus.com or call 804-397-7337

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We met you at Patriot’s Plaza at our usual Wednesday pop-up market.

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2817 Mechanicsville Turnpike

RichmondVirginia  23223

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