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|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, 225 7th Street SE 4-7pm, Wednesday – Patriots Plaza, 315 E Street, SW 11-6:30 pm. If you have questions regarding the markets, please call or text Mark at 804-397-7337.It is truly a glorious share this week! Wow!!! You will be feasting like kings. Don’t forget butter if you are getting oysters and clams!
I went to pick up oysters, so watch Facebook and twitter for some pictures!
We are excited to offer you Trickling Springs add on dairy items: egg nog – thru the winter holidays, non fat milk, chocolate milk, buttermilk, half and half, heavy cream, butter (lb – different from the cultured butter from Mt. View). In addition, Trickling Springs offers egg noodles + pot pies – doesnt that sound interesting! email me to preorder.
Don’t forget to order your holiday Polyface turkey! Email me to preorder, pay the deposit and let me know your preference on size.
coming up: You will be able to order holiday pies from AnnaB (forget that they are gluten free – your guests will never know!!) and don’t forget to get extra pie shells. I made a quiche over the weekend, with duck eggs, and my guests were oohing and aahing. Don’t forget to order rolls – white, or whole grain, gluten or gluten free.
Fall/ winter shares are LIVE for you to sign up for. I am so excited. The honey crisp apples we got last week were so delicious! And there are more this week PLUS Apple Cider! If you are interested in signing up for Fall, please do so now here! Make sure to review our FAQ and Policies, as many of your questions may be answered there. Please share us with your friends!
PROMOTIONS/DISCOUNTS (for shares only, does not apply to member fees)
What will you get? Virginia is a very diverse 4 season growing state – greens grow straight thru! We also work with innovative farmers using greenhouses and hoop houses to stretch the seasons. Many items are picked and stored, such as apples, root veggies and squashes. Mushrooms move indoors.
If you have questions about the Fall share, email me. Join Now, and Support the local food system.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 804-397-7337