Farm Market Sales Associate in Louisa, VA

Forrest Green Farm
Farm Jobs in VirginiaAgriculture Sales Jobs

Job Description

Forrest Green Farm is looking for someone to join our team as an on-farm market sales associate who is outgoing, friendly, eager to learn, grow with our business, and provide exceptional customer service.

This 9 am-5:30 pm hourly position runs from Thursday to Monday weekly. It’s crucial to genuinely enjoy assisting customers in choosing the right products and plants.

Your responsibilities will include handling sales, addressing customer inquiries, maintaining store displays, inventories, and ensuring the overall upkeep of the store/plant retail area. Our top priority is providing our customers with an outstanding shopping experience.


  • You must be 21 or older
  • Have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Retail experience
  • Plant and/or garden knowledge
  • Able to work in all weather conditions, including heat and rain
  • Can lift soil bags, potted plants, plant flats, hoses, etc.
  • Ability to work weekends
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Desirable Skills:

  • A good attitude!
  • Personal-able and friendly demeanor
  • Willingness to learn about our products, the farm, our plants, and growing methods to properly inform our customers (we will train you)
  • An ability to multi-task
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good at working alone or as part of a team
  • POS or Square knowledge (not required, we will train)
  • Able to deal with multiple customers at one time
  • An interest in herbs, wellness, and the local food community


  • Welcoming Customers to our farm
  • Providing exceptional customer service by interacting kindly and compassionately in all interactions and anticipating customer needs
  • Help customers with their shopping inside and in the retail plant area
  • Accurately perform cashier duties – handling cash, checks, and credit card transactions with precision while following company policies and procedures
  • Maintaining the sales floor by restocking shelves, organizing, and cleaning to ensure a clean and pleasing appearance to customers
  • Updating pricing information and completing inventory management tasks as directed
  • Using a Square cash register system for checking out customers
  • Watering and plant maintenance (deadheading) during the growing season
  • Keeping the outdoor retail space organized and neat

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour


  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off


  • Day shift

Weekly day range:

  • Every weekend
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Louisa, VA 23093: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Retail sales (Required)

Work Location: In person