Random Harvest Market

Market and Deli Employee

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Posted On: Sunday, 7th October 2018
Category: Other
Location: Craryville, New York
1785 State Route 23, Craryville, New York 12529
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

About Random Harvest Market:

Random Harvest is a Worker-Owned Market, Cafe, and Community Space in located in Craryville NY, opening in fall 2018.

In its previous incarnation, Random Harvest was a farm store and deli for over 30 years. It was well loved by the community as the neighborhood market where you could purchase local produce and high quality food. For many young farmers Random Harvest was the first place they peddled their wares. For many local teenagers their first job was working as a cashier or picking beans out back in the fields.

Random Harvest began it’s new life in 2015, after sitting empty for nearly 10 years. The late 1800’s building was purchased and the renovations began. A team of four women organized themselves as a worker-owned cooperative and set to work envisioning a market for the 21st century.

Random Harvest holds the vision of a relational food economy in the Hudson Valley where food builds bridges towards a generous, just, and nourished community.

In order to fulfill that vision, Random Harvest will:

  • Support local farmers by selling their produce using a consignment based model with a high return to farmers
  • Create a welcoming neighborhood gathering space
  • Provide a cafe/deli featuring seasonal prepared foods, coffee drinks, and smoothies
  • Offer food accessibility programs
  • Provide a certified kitchen for producers and community members
  • Coordinate diverse events in the upstairs community space


Position Summary:

Random Harvest is seeking applicants who will be cross-trained to work in both the market and deli. We are looking for enthusiastic, community-minded individuals who are passionate about the cooperative model and helping create a relational food economy in the Hudson Valley.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Operating POS
  • Customer Service
  • Caring for produce
  • Stocking shelves
  • Labeling items
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Taking food and beverage orders
  • Preparing food and beverages
  • Filling orders from the deli case
  • Maintaining a clean environment


Position Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or interest in food, farming, grassroots organizations, and community involvement
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Enthusiasm for working within a cooperative model



Starting rate $12 per hour. Full and part time positions available. Periodic raises based on performance. A pathway towards joint ownership is available.


To Apply: 

Please fill out our job application using the link below, or you can access it from our website at https://www.randomharvestmarket.com/jobs/

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