Work with FRESHFARM
Below are the full-time and part-time employment opportunities that are currently available at FRESHFARM, as well as job openings available with our market vendors.
FRESHFARM is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and experiences. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans, and people with disabilities. We do not discriminate, and will take affirmative action measures to prevent discrimination against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, criminal record, disability, or veteran status in the following areas:
- Employment, recruitment, or advertisements for employment
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FRESHFARM Employment Positions
Director of Finance & Operations
FRESHFARM is seeking an experienced finance professional to join our team as the Director of Finance & Operations! The Director of Finance & Operations is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day finances, internal operations, & strategic decision-making. This position will work closely with the Executive Director (“ED”) and the Board of Directors to ensure that financial and internal operations are secure and sustainable and that the organization’s commitment to equity and transparency is embedded in all finance, administrative, & operational functions. This self-directed leader will also lead & develop their team to build capacity and support the growth & improvement of FRESHFARM’s programming.
Learn more about this position and how to apply.
Grain Stand Specialist
Join the FRESHFARM team in partnership with Common Grain Alliance to launch our new farmers market Grain Stands! Our cooperative Grain Stand model, piloted by our Pop-Up Food Hub team, brings more local grains to customers and helps sustain the businesses of farmers, millers, bakers, and grain artisans in the Mid-Atlantic region. If you’re a creative and flexible problem solver who enjoys working on a team, spending time outdoors, and promoting regional, accessible, fresh food, this is the role for you! Grain Stand Specialists serve as at-market ambassadors for grain vendors’ businesses and engage with customers to promote their products and facilitate sales.
Learn more about the Grain Stand Specialist role and apply today – no resume needed!
Columbia Heights (Wed) Market Staff – Main Season
FRESHFARM is seeking lovers of local food to join our team as Farmers Market Staff! If you’re a creative and flexible problem solver who enjoys working on a team, spending time outdoors, and promoting regional, accessible, fresh food, this is the role for you. Market Staff are responsible for executing market operations, interfacing with stakeholders, and creating a vibrant and friendly market. If you’re interested in joining our team for the 2023 main season at our Columbia Heights (Wednesday) market, read more about the position and how to apply – no resume or cover letter needed!
Farm Stand Manager at the Anacostia Community Museum
Do you live in or are you deeply connected to the local Anacostia community? Are you excited to work in a customer-facing role outdoors as a part of an enthusiastic and collaborative team? Then apply to be the Farm Stand Manager at the Anacostia Community Museum! Farm Stand Managers are responsible for executing farm stand operations; communicating with farmers, partners, and customers; creating a vibrant and friendly farm stand; and ensuring accurate reporting and use of food assistance benefits programs. This Manager will operate the brand new Farm Stand at the Anacostia Community Museum. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and looking to hire ASAP.
Learn more about the role and apply today – no resume needed.
Bilingual Market Champion (Spanish & English OR Chinese & English)
Are you fluent in Chinese and/or Spanish? Join the FRESHFARM Food Access team as a Bilingual Market Champion and help fruits and vegetables from local farmer’s markets reach DC residents! We’re seeking applicants who have a passion for helping their community and are excited to engage with customers where they work and play across the District. The ideal candidate is someone who has personal or lived experience with federal and local benefit programs (SNAP/EBT, WIC, Senior FMNP, Produce Plus).
Learn more about the Bilingual Market Champion role and apply today – no resume needed!
FoodCorps Service Member – FoodPrints (Full-Time)
FoodPrints is seeking aspiring food educators to join our team! As a host site for FoodCorps, FoodPrints is searching for a Service Member who, through mentorship, in-school experience, and professional development, wants to further their career as a food educator. As an assistant in our FoodPrints classrooms, service members make positive changes in what children and their families eat by supporting hands-on experiences growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating nutritious, local food. If you have experience working with youth, are comfortable working as part of a team, and are motivated, responsible, and passionate about cooking and gardening, this is the role for you!
Learn more about joining FoodPrints as a FoodCorps service member and apply today! FRESHFARM would like to hire our FoodCorps members by June 30; interested applicants should apply no later than May 30 to ensure smooth onboarding.
FoodPrints Classroom Assistants (Interns, Volunteers, Work-Study)
Interested in growing your food education skills? FoodPrints is looking for people to join our program as Classroom Assistants! FoodPrints Classroom Assistants will support preschool – 5th grade food and garden education classes during our Summer 2023 programming or Fall 2023 Semester. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, pending program needs.
Learn more about being a FoodPrints Classroom Assistant and how to apply for our Summer 2023 Program. (Fall 2023 position listing coming soon….)
Farmers Market Employment Positions
Our farmers and producers frequently share job openings with us. The following market farmers and producers currently have positions available. Please note, these are NOT FRESHFARM positions; you would be hired directly by the vendor. Please direct all questions regarding these positions to the vendors themselves.
CentroNía Farmers Market Volunteer
CentroNía is hiring a Farmers Market Volunteer to join us at the FRESHFARM Columbia Heights Market from July 1st through August 19th, Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 6:30pm, and Saturdays from 9:30am to 12:30pm. As a Market Volunteer, you will work with the FRESHFARM Team to provide support for CentroNía’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) at the Columbia Heights Market. A stipend of $100 per week will be provided.
If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to Claudio Hernandez at
CentroNía and FRESHFARM partner on the free summer meals program at the Columbia Heights Wednesday market. CentroNía oversees this role.
Welle Made Co. – Farmers Market Manager
The Welle Made Co. is looking for an outgoing, passionate, and driven farmers market manager to manage their farmers market booth in Silver Spring, MD, each week (Saturdays, 9am – 1pm) and provide exceptional customer service to consumers. If you love food and you get excited about serving the local community, this might be the position for you. Pay is $19.50 per hour + tips! A valid driver’s license, vehicle, and US work authorization are required. Learn more and apply!
Posted May 3, 2023
Poppi’s Hot Sauce – Farmers Market Staff
Poppi’s is hiring! They are looking for a couple of sales people to work 3-4 venues a week (1 full day (Saturday) and 1-2 partial days). They seek an outgoing, energetic person able to show their award-winning, gourmet products at farm markets and other venues around town. Must be 18 years or older. Great opportunity for summer work or permanent. Fun and fairly easy. For more information, view the full listing or contact Royce@PoppisHotSauce.com.
Posted May 3, 2023
Clear Skies Meadery – Bartender
Clear Skies Meadery is seeking a bartender to staff their Gaithersburg, MD taproom. Must have attention to detail, be a team player, be TIPS certified, have 5+ years experience as a bartender, and have a high school diploma or equivalent; college degree is a plus. Looking for part-time or full-time. Starting rate is $12/hour plus tips. View the full listing, and contact email@example.com with any questions.
Posted May 5, 2023
Mock’s Greenhouse – Farmers Market Staff
Mock’s Greenhouse & Farm is seeking a person to work at the Downton Silver Spring Farmers Market. You will help set up for the market, restock, service customers, take payments, and pack up at the end of the market day. Must be willing and able to work for the entire length of the market, from 7:30am to 1:30pm, May through October. Must have customer service skills, be punctual, trustworthy, and friendly. Benefits include a weekly stipend of fresh vegetables from our farm. Please email Paul Mock at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Posted May 12, 2023
Pickles & Cures – Farmers Market Staff
Pickles & Cures is hiring market staff to run their stand at the Mount Vernon Triangle market. Shift is 8:30am – 1:30pm, $100. Must be able to download the Square app and have quality communication skills. Email email@example.com to apply.
Posted May 16, 2023
Lillian Nathalie Cake Studio – Farmers Market Staff
Lillian Nathalie Cake Studio is seeking people to work at their Columbia Heights location every other weekend. The position will help set up the stand, work the cash register and take orders, prepare customers’ orders, and clean up after the market. Must be willing and able to work for the entire length of the market from 8:30 to 1:30 pm (roughly), have excellent customer service skills, and be punctual, trustworthy, and friendly. Prior food service experience is preferred but not required. Please email Lilly at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Posted May 19, 2023
Kaye’s Mini Doughnuts – Farmers Market Staff
Kaye’s Mini Doughnuts is seeking a person to work at the Mosaic farmers market on Sundays and other markets Saturdays and Sundays. The position will help set up the trailer, work the cash register and take orders, prepare customers’ orders, and clean up after the market. Must be willing and able to work for the entire length of the market from 8:30am to 2:30pm, have excellent customer service skills, and be punctual, trustworthy, and friendly. ServSafe Certification is a plus. Very good hourly and tips! Please call Kaye at (540) 435-6892 to apply.
Posted May 19, 2023