Farmers’ Market Sales Manager – Fifth Crow Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
3800A Cloverdale Rd
Pescadero, California, 94060

Primary Contact: Teresa Kurtak
Primary Phone:
    Number: (831) 600-5452


Internship information
General Farm Description: Grounded in a values-based approach to land stewardship, Fifth Crow Farm is a dynamic and diversified organic farm in Pescadero, CA. Founded in 2008 with a shoestring budget, a supportive local community, and ambitious dreams, we strive to bring eaters the highest quality, best tasting, and most nutritious food possible. We are situated in the Cloverdale Valley, 45 miles from San Francisco and 35 miles from Santa Cruz. Primarily a market farm selling to farmers’ markets and restaurants in San Francisco and San Mateo County, we also have a nearly 700 member CSA. We operate on 150 acres: 30 acres of row crops, a 24-variety apple orchard, a young pear orchard, and a pastured egg operation

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: Indefinite
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: n/a
Minimum Length of Stay: n/a

Internship Details:

This position is a year-round staff position that is a minimum of 25 hours a week, but could be full time if combined with other responsibilities depending on the desire and experience of the applicant. 

Pay: Commensurate with experience ($20-$30/hr). If working full time, we offer Health Insurance, Optional Dental, 1 week paid vacation, 1 week Paid Time off.  Possibility for longer unpaid leave during the Winter. Up to 5 days paid sick leave.  Potential stipend for housing or commuting more than 30 miles if living off-site.

The Farmers’ Market Sales Manager works closely with farm owners, and a team of managers to oversee and ensure the smooth running and maximize the sales potential of our 5-6 weekly Farmers’ Markets.  This includes everything from paperwork compliance and record keeping to staffing and overseeing market equipment and gear.


The Ideal Candidate is well versed in organic agricultural practices and has the capacity to communicate with enthusiasm about a variety of fruits and vegetables.  Must be comfortable supervising small teams of diverse folks.  This position is ideal for someone who is organized, can self manage, has a passion for food and farming, loves improving efficiency and systems, and can handle annoying customers with grace.   Do you nerd out on sign-making & social media, but also enjoy the physicality of the hustle and bustle of working farmers’ markets?  This job may be for you.

Qualifications: Candidates must have two or more years experience working in agriculture and/or sales.  Must have applicable farmers’ market experience.  Management experience also a must.  Must be able to drive a box truck, work one to two 10 hour market days per week, and lift 40-50lbs repetitively.  This job is very physically demanding, requiring lifting & pulling heavy crates of produce and equipment as well as standing for long periods of time. Must be able to handle a dynamic & fast paced work environment.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Educational Opportunities: Yes

Skills Desired: Please see above

Meals: No

Stipend: This is a paid position

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: Email