Welcome to Agriberry Farm’s Hiring Page!

Thank you for your interest in joining Agriberry Farm. We have several positions open on our 2023 team, with the most opportunity for hours between May and October. The farm pays $15/hr for all associate and lead positions.

While we welcome workers of all ages and backgrounds, the seasonal nature of our work makes it ideal for students, especially in our Field and Marketing roles. When possible, we encourage cross-department opportunities, so if you’re interested in combining positions to add hours, please let us know.

Some positions may be offered as full-time, year-round opportunities, so let us know if that’s a priority for you. Full-time employees of Agriberry Farm are eligible for benefits including Health Care, Personal Time Off (PTO), and retirement contributions.

To learn more about some of our current team members, visit our Who’s Who page.

How to Apply for Work at Agriberry Farm

  1. Read the brief job overviews below for each department.
  2. If you’re interested, follow the link provided to read the DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION for the position.
  3. If you feel you fit the job requirements, use the link provided to apply for that position.
  4. You will be contacted to schedule an initial interview or for additional information, if needed.
  5. Following your interview, you will be notified as to whether you will be offered a position, your rate of compensation, and start date.

Field Opportunities

Working as part of the Field Team at Agriberry Farm can be a great way to learn more about local specialty-crop agriculture, contribute to your local food economy, work in an outdoor environment and and be part of a healthy, active workplace with high standards for all employees. Many Field Team members return year after year, and opportunities for leadership and advancement exist. In accordance with Federal and Virginia labor laws, Agriberry Farm does not offer overtime on field labor.

Most Field positions will start in May, with exact timing depending on your schedule and our harvest conditions. We will begin interviewing for available positions in March for mostly May starts.

Field Associate, 20-40+ hours per week

Field Associates at Agriberry Farm typically work 20 to 40+ hours per week picking blackberries, raspberries and other fruit for sale to the farm’s customers. Please read the detailed job description available here. If you are interested in the position and would like to apply, please complete our application here.


Marketing Team Opportunities

Agriberry Farm is actively seeking individuals who love to build positive relationships with customers while working at our area markets in an outdoor environment. If you are hard working, outgoing, independent and friendly, please consider bringing your talent to our Marketing Team.
Most positions will start the first week of May. We have morning and evening shifts on weekdays and weekends to fit many schedules. Join Agriberry Farm, and you will learn about berries and other fruit while working directly with customers.

Farmers’ Market Associate

 If you are new to Agriberry Farm and have limited comparable experience, this might be the spot for you as a helper at one of our busier markets.
A detailed job description can be found here, please review it carefully.

Farmers’ Market Lead

If you are a returning member of the Marketing Team, or you have lots of comparable experience, you may be eligible for a Market Lead position.
A detailed job description can be found here, please review it carefully.

Once you have read the job descriptions and are still interested, please use this Google form to apply

Kitchen Opportunities

Agriberry Farm has a VDACS-Certified commercial kitchen which process fruit and produces many wonderful specialty items for sale by the farm.

Kitchen Manager

Agriberry Farm is seeking a full-time Kitchen Manager to work 30-40+ hours per week, year round and candidates must be able to safely lift and carry 40 lbs. The Kitchen Manager at Agriberry Farm is responsible for producing or overseeing the production of oat bars, jams, preserves, applesauce, and apple butter, and other value-added items for the farm, in accordance with established recipes and food safety procedures. The Kitchen Manager is also responsible for processing or overseeing the processing of fresh fruit for freezing or for use in Agriberry Farm value-added items.

In addition the Kitchen Manager is responsible for planning the weekly kitchen workflow; hiring, training and scheduling any Kitchen Associates; tracking production and other reporting; creating production forecasts; preparing product cost analyses; purchasing materials and ingredients; communication and compliance with VDACS and other outside entities; and communication with other Agriberry Fam departments and staff.

Preference with be given to candidates with recent kitchen/food production experience and food safety training. Successful candidates must be detail-oriented, and able to carry out precision tasks.  Because the Kitchen Manager is the head of the Kitchen Department, the Kitchen Manager participates in weekly inter-departmental meetings and may be asked to perform other tasks to support other farm departments as needed.

For more information, please review the detailed Kitchen Manager Job Description. To apply for the position, click here to complete our Google Form application.

Office Opportunities

The Agriberry Farm Office supports the farm by providing billing, bookkeeping, record keeping and other administrative services.

Office Assistant

3/7/2023 UPDATE:  The Office Assistant position has been filled through September 2023, but we will resume interviewing in AUGUST 2023. If you’d like to apply to be considered at that time, you’re welcome to do so.

Agriberry Farm is seeking a part-time Office Assistant, to help with bookkeeping and light administrative responsibilities three to five mornings per week for 15 to 25 hours per week from September through October, and 5 to 10 hours per week November through March. Quickbooks experience and previous office administration experience are a plus. Preference will be given to candidates available weekdays from 9am-1pm. The current job description for this role can be found here. Compensation is $15 per hour, with an opportunity for additional hours by combining work with other departments.

Interested candidates should complete this application.

Reminder: Interviews for this position will begin in August 2023.
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