Hiring Retail Crew for Farm Stand

Contact Name
Katie Rose Leonard
Phone Number

Head Over Fields is a small, certified organic mixed vegetable farm located in the foothills of Mount Philo in Charlotte, Vermont. We are entering our 3rd growing season, cultivating 3+ acres of vegetables, herbs and flowers with plans to expand.  We have a robust roadside farm stand on busy Rt. 7 to showcase our produce alongside other Vermont-made provisions.  Additionally, we attend the Shelburne Farmers Market on Saturdays and distribute wholesale to local restaurants. 


We are looking for 1 person to assist in the day-to-day operations of our Farm Stand and round out our retail crew for the season.  This is a part-time seasonal position from May - November 2023.  We are looking for help in the Farm Stand on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from 11:30AM to 6:30PM.


This person will report to the Owner/Farm Manager.  The ideal candidate would have the following experience and skills:


  • Knowledge of and commitment to Vermont agriculture and artisanal Vermont products
  • Familiarity with seasonal produce
  • Excellent customer service
  • Merchandising, including creation of signage, building displays and marketing materials 
  • Retail, including use of a Point of Sale (POS) system (such as Square, Shopify, Clover, Toast or similar software) 
  • Stocking and inventory management
  • Ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented
  • Independent-worker with the maturity and drive to identify and solve challenges
  • Organized and the ability to maintain clean workspaces


Responsibilities include:

  • Opening and closing the retail farmstand
  • Setting up displays
  • Working the cash register and managing a seamless customer check out experience
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Weekly meeting with the Owner/Farm Manager
  • Post-harvest processing, such as bagging greens, cleaning onions or garlic, filling pints/quarts
  • Restocking the floor and refrigeration units
  • Ensuring produce for sale is of the highest quality and is visibly appealing
  • Managing spoils
  • Maintaining an accurate weekly timesheet



$15+/hour  DOE


Benefits & Perks:

Access to fresh produce.  Work in a beautiful location with views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. 2 minutes to Mount Philo State Park and 10 minutes to the Town Beach.  Employee discount at farm stand.


To apply, email resume, cover letter and 2 references to [email protected]