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Farmers Market Associate

Bring pasture raised goodness to market and connect with our community

Farmers Market Associate

Help us bring truly pastured meat, eggs and vegetables to the Houston and Austin Metro area families. Frydek Heritage Farm is a regenerative farm that raises pigs, sheep, chickens, ducks, turkeys and cattle on pasture. We sell our pasture raised meats & eggs, as well as an assortment of other locally raised farm goods from our farm partners, at farmers markets.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and engaged farmers market associate to help with sales at the farmers market.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, a passion for local regenerative agriculture and pasture raised products, excellent attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and a positive attitude.

Responsibilities

  • Drive a truck and a trailer as needed when working markets and picking up products for the farm from our freezer storage
  • Set up and merchandise the farmers market booth
  • Engage with customers, answering their questions about our products and farming practices
  • Take customer orders and provide recommendations based on their preferences
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions using a point of sale system
  • Breakdown the farmers market booth at market end and return the set up and any remaining inventory back to the farm
  • Pack customer orders prior to markets
  • Wash, candle and package pasture raised eggs
  • Maintain driving and equipment records 
  • General cleaning and maintenance of buildings, vehicles and equipment

Qualifications and Qualities

  • Familiarity with cuts of meat and how to cook them is a plus
  • Ability and stamina to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Punctual and arrives ready to work
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Valid driver's license
  • Comfortable driving a Truck (No CDL required)
  • Experience pulling a trailer is a plus
  • Ability to drive long distances in a fully loaded truck
  • Commercial (or work-related) driving experience is a plus
  • Great improvising and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Farm experience is a plus