Employment

Work with FRESHFARM

Below are the full-time and part-time positions 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
  • Compensation, termination, upgrading, and promotions
  • Any other conditions of employment

FRESHFARM Positions

Farmers Market Senior Manager
Are you a strong project & people manager with experience in farmers market operations and a larger theoretical framework for promoting local, sustainable, and accessible food? Apply to be FRESHFARM’s Farmers Markets Senior Manager! This position is responsible for overseeing farmers market implementation and supervises a team of five direct reports, each of whom is responsible for a program unit (Personnel, Training & Development, Operations, Community Programs, and Farmers & Producers). In reporting to the Director of Agricultural Programs, this role will also provide programmatic leadership to promote positive and productive staff, vendor, and customer experiences. This is a demanding, highly rewarding, and mission-driven position that requires innovation and strategic problem-solving skills.
Learn more about the Senior Farmer’s Market Manager role and apply today. Applications submitted by May 22nd will be reviewed with priority.

2022 Season: Market Managers & Substitutes
FRESHFARM is seeking lovers of local food to join our team as Farmers Market Managers! 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 Managers 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 2022 market season, we’ll be in need of Market Managers who can work as substitutes and/or consistently staff our various markets.
Read more about this role and how to apply – no resume or cover letter needed!

Food Access Translators (Volunteers & Contractors)
Help us translate Food Access program materials! FRESHFARM is seeking Mandarin and Cantonese interpreters as well as Chinese (Simplified / Traditional), Amharic, Vietnamese, and Russian translators to support our food access work. Your expertise will help us to improve access to healthy, fresh produce by translating and/or interpreting communications materials. This is a flexible position eligible for volunteer or part-time contract work and with options to work remotely or onsite with local community members!
Read the full position description here. Email produceplus@freshfarm.org for more information.

Pop Up Food Hub Support Staff
The Pop Up Food Hub (PUFH) is the first (and only!) of its kind, offering hyper-local food access and distribution services by coordinating wholesale procurement from local farms for underserved buyers. PUFH Support Staff members are responsible for carrying out a variety of tasks required to successfully fulfill a market operation of the PUFH, including setting up equipment, packing out a variety of orders, and assisting with distribution. Come work with a collaborative, diverse, and welcoming team in a dynamic work environment with access to an abundance of local produce!
Read the full job description here. Applications for this role are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, fill out this application form.

2022 Season: Pop Up Food Hub Community Delivery Driver
The Pop Up Food Hub (PUFH) is the first (and only!) of its kind, offering hyper-local food access and distribution services by coordinating wholesale procurement from local farms for underserved buyers. Using their personal vehicles, Community Delivery Drivers are responsible for fulfilling deliveries of PUFH produce bags — sourced from local farmers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia — and bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to our community partners and individual recipients. Come work with a collaborative, diverse, and welcoming team and gain first-hand experience learning about DC’s local food system along the way!  Seeking candidates who are reliable, communicative, responsible, expeditious, and successful at working independently.
Read the full job description here. Applications for this role are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, fill out this application form.

Summer 2022: FoodPrints Classroom Assistants (Interns & Work-Study Students)
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 as part of our summer program (July 5 – August 5). Applications submitted by May 15th will be reviewed with priority; applications may be accepted on a rolling basis after that deadline, pending program needs. Note: federal work-study option is only available to AU and GW students.
Learn more about being a FoodPrints Classroom Assistant and how to apply.

FoodPrints Lead, Assistant, & Bilingual Teachers
(Fall 2022; full & part-time)
Do you love being outdoors, cooking, and working with kids? If your answer is yes, then FoodPrints is for you! FoodPrints is FRESHFARM’s food education program that aims to make positive changes in what children and their families eat by giving them hands-on experiences with growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating nutritious, fresh, and seasonal local foods. We are seeking part- and full-time Lead, Assistant, and Billingual Teachers to join our dynamic and supportive teaching team. We are looking for candidates interested in joining this fall for the 2022 school year.
Learn more about the FoodPrints Lead or Bilingual Lead Teacher position and how to apply.
Learn more about the FoodPrints Assistant or Bilingual Assistant Teacher position and how to apply.


Market Job Openings

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.

Clear Spring Creamery – Farmers Market Team Member
Clear Spring Creamery is hiring a Farmers Market Team Member! They are looking for someone to join their team of market staff, selling grass-fed dairy products at weekend farmers markets. This would be a fun job for someone who enjoys customer service and meeting new people! It’s also a great way to join the DC farmers market community and support the local food system. Clear Spring Creamery is a small grass-based dairy farm near Clear Spring, MD. Read the full job description, and apply by sending a cover letter / statement of interest, resume, and two references to seibert@clearspringcreamery.com.
Posted May 17, 2022

Deep Roots Farm – Multiple Positions
Deep Roots Farm is hiring! They are looking for the following roles:

  • Farm Hand / Field Crew: Responsibilities include transplanting, harvesting, seeding, irrigating, cultivating, operating machinery, trellising and more. Must be able to work in all weather conditions outdoors and in a greenhouse. A positive attitude goes a long way, ability to manage time and be consistently organized, follow directions and think critically in all situations. Ideal candidates should have 2 to 3 years of experience on a production farm.
  • Delivery Driver: The driver will be responsible for picking CSA shares up from the farm in Upper Marlboro, MD on Thursday morning and delivering the shares to locations all over DC. Drivers will need a car to drive to the farm and pick up a van and merchandise. This is a part-time position.
  • Market Manager / CSA & Events Coordinator: As the market manager you will be expected to attend three markets weekly: Dupont Circle on Sunday, H Street NE on Saturday, and Watkins Farmstand on Wednesday. You will manage the support team at market and provide exceptional customer service to supporters and other vendors/market support staff.

Read the full job descriptions and apply.
Posted May 11, 2022

Richfield Farm – Farmers Market Crew
Richfield Farm is seeking help for the H Street NE farmers market and Mt. Pleasant farmers market on Saturday mornings. Job duties include market setup, market operation, and market breakdown. Necessary skills include strong customer service skills and the ability to operate professionally and enthusiastically in a variety of weather conditions, including heat, cold, and rain; lifting/carrying 30-50 lbs, as well as frequent bending, reaching, and kneeling to restock tables; ability to accurately perform simple mental calculations of sales and make change for cash transactions, and/or operate a credit card machine as necessary; and good attention to detail and mindfulness of state of the table and maintaining stocked, visually appealing displays throughout the day. Knowledge of agriculture, food, or cooking is very beneficial when discussing our products with customers. Compensation is $15/hr + free produce. Read the full job description and apply.
Posted May 6, 2022

RavenHook Bakehouse – Farmers Market Manager
RavenHook Bakehouse is looking for a responsible individual with strong communication skills to manage sales for RavenHook at farmers markets across the DC area! Must love bread and farmers markets! Responsibilities include setting up tables and products, engaging with customers, scheduling and training farmers market staff, and driving the market truck to and from the market. This could be a full-time position with medical and dental insurance, or two part-time positions. Read the full job description, and contact Chris Girardot at ravenhookbakehouse@gmail.com to apply.
Posted May 4, 2022

RavenHook Bakehouse – Artisan Bread Baker, Baking Assistant
Are you looking for a little extra dough? RavenHook Bakehouse is seeking a few individuals to help shape breads, mix breads and pastries, decorate cookies, and help the kitchen run smoothly so they can get the best artisan bread to market! RavenHook is looking for a full-time bread baker with some experience, as well as part-time baking assistants (early Saturday and Sunday mornings are most needed)! Read the full job descriptions, and contact Chris Girardot at ravenhookbakehouse@gmail.com to apply.
Posted May 4, 2022

Roots n’ Shoots Microgreens – Farmers Market Staff
Roots ‘n Shoots Microgreens needs help! They are looking for a people person who loves farmers markets and talking to people. They need help Thursday afternoons and/or weekend mornings; there are lots of options for you to choose from. Applicants must have transportation to carry market materials (tent, tables, ice chests, etc.), be able to lift 50 lbs, and be willing to learn about the products. Pay is $70 + mileage to and from the market starting out in South Arlington, plus commission after break-even sales. Once the person proves reliable and knowledgeable, pay is increased to $75. Call Paula at 703-424-1781 to apply.
Posted April 27, 2022 

Ozz Catering – Farmers Market Sales Representatives
Ozz Catering is hiring Farmers Market Sales Representatives! Responsibilities include setting up tables and products, interacting with customers, describing and selling products, processing payments, noting feedback, and breaking down the setup at the end of market for pickup. Sales experience is not necessary; however, individuals should have great communication skills and be engaging with customers. Compensation is negotiable. Interested applicants should email thechefozz@gmail.com with weekend availability for more information.
Posted April 26, 2022