Blue Ridge Botanicals hiring Farmers’ Market Staff

Rappahannock County, Virginia
Our nursery, Blue Ridge Botanicals LLC, is in Rappahannock County,Virginia, and we are seeking an individual to staff a Saturday and Sunday farmers’ market
weekly for the season March-December in the metro DC area. We will train.
We grow & sell potted plants and specialize in herbs, natives & perennials & edible shrubs. In the Fall and into December, we create and sell herbal/floral/evergreen wreaths with a native accent.
Farmers’ Market Position Responsibilities:
-arrive promptly at nursery and depart with truck that has been loaded with market product.
-drive to the market, unload and set up canopy, tables, and product.
-create attractive & appropriate display and set up all plant ID tags and price tags.
-perform sales with customers and answer cultural plant questions.
-load truck, drive back to nursery & unload the truck and reload truck for Sunday market.
You must be available for every market, every weekend through the end of the season in mid-December unless advanced notice has been given.
Saturday: 3:15 am – 3 pm
Sunday: 5:45 am – 5 pm
Additional hours working production in the nursery and a unique incentive program possible.
Position Requirements:
-ability to lift 30 lbs
-clean driving record
-ability to work independently and in a team
-passion for & familiarity of plants especially herbs, natives & edible shrubs
-ability to politely, quickly & efficiently process sales w/ customer
-reliable transportation to the nursery
-friendly & engaging with customers
Preferences:
-knowledge of herbs, natives, perennials, edibles
-strong intrest in gardening and local marketing
-farm marketing experience
Please send resume as regular email text to blueridgeherb@copper.net or fax to 540-937-3125. and a paragraph about why you are a good candidate for this position.
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