Work with us!

Updated 8/22/2022

Do you want to join a team of people committed to growing and preparing fresh, sustainably grown food?

We are located at The Plant in Pittsboro and are accepting applications and interviewing for various positions on our team. 

If desired, employees always have the option to work both on the farm and in the kitchen shop (customer facing), giving everyone the opportunity to both grow and see the food prepared. 

 

We are seeking dedicated, flexible and passionate folks to join us in working hard to create a nourishing community offering.  Our farm produces a wide variety of vegetables/fruits, mushrooms and cut flowers for our CSA/Farmshare, online sales and to support the on-farm restaurant.

Kitchen Cook - (1 full or part time position)

Immediate opening for an experienced cook with preference for someone with baking skills.

Weekend availability required.

We are a small team, communication and whole hearted effort are important! 

You will help dream up and execute the menus and the creative use of the produce we have in season on the farm. 

Duties include​​

-receiving and processing vegetables from the farm

-working closely with kitchen team to execute weekly recipes 

-Maintaining clean work area

-Knowledge & application of food safety codes

-Preppin & plating catering

-Chipping in wherever help is needed

Qualifications

-ServSafe Food Handlers certification (minimum)

-1 year experience in a commercial restaurant kitchen

-Attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks and proactive thinking to accomplish them

-Ability to multitask 
-Flexibility, creativity and collaboration 

-Ability to work hard and maintain a good sense of communication and humor

-Ability to take and follow direction in detail (and also to give clear direction!)

-Ability and willingness to work with speed and accuracy

-Comfort working with vegetables from a farm that have quite a bit of natural variances in flavor & size/texture​

Compensation: competitive (plus tips), PTO for full time employees, annual performance based raises, fun & supportive working atmosphere & a CSA share (weekly farm veggies)

Front Shop Support - (1 part time position 20-25hrs/wk)

Immediate opening for a customer facing position ensuring our front shop runs smoothly

Evening & Weekend availability required.

You will ensure customers feel welcome and well fed. Lots of answering questions, talking about our whole shebang (our farm is literally right outside), doing side tasks in the kitchen, helping with dish washing, sometimes prep work as needed. 

Food Safety handlers certificate a plus, required within 90 days (we will pay for it)

Qualifications

-Excellent customer service skills

-Confidence and comfort using a POS system

-Attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks and proactive thinking to accomplish them

-Ability to multitask 

Compensation: competitive (plus tips),  annual performance based raises, fun & supportive working atmosphere & CSA share (weekly farm veggies)

Farm Crew Member - (1 full time position 35-40hrs/wk)

Farm Crew Member/year round

-Work alongside managers and crew in all aspects of farm operations including greenhouse propagation, field work from seeding/transplanting through cultivation, harvest, post-harvest and packing.

-Ability to work hard (even in less than ideal conditions) and maintain a good sense of communication and humor

-Ability to take and follow direction in detail

-1 year production/market farming experience required

Compensation: competitive & depends on experience,  annual performance based raises, fun & supportive working atmosphere & CSA share (weekly farm veggies)

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If you are inspired to join our team, please first check out our mission & values and if we sound like a place you'd like to join, submit the following to Kristin@copelandspringsfarm.com :

1. A note explaining why you want to be a part of this farm and kitchen 

2. Your resume

3. Previous employer contact info (we will only reach out if both parties decide it’s a good fit)

I look forward to meeting you!

Kristin

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