Farmer's Market Staff
Pat's Pastured Farm Store
830 South Red, East Greenwich

We are looking for a staff member to man our farm store on Fridays from 2:30-6:30.  Responsible for helping customers, restocking freezers, packing prepared foods for markets, upkeep of all market coolers and other tasks as needed.

Position available starting immediately.  Please email  patspastured@gmail.com with questions or to apply.

 

Farm to Fork Cooks and Order Takers 
Pat's Pastured - Providence, RI
$10 - $13 an hour - Part-time

Pat's Pastured is a sustainable livestock farm located in East Greenwich, RI. We produce free-range chicken and eggs, pastured pork, and grass-fed beef.

Pat's Pastured To Go aims to utilize these products to make delicious and locally conscious food. We currently have 2 food carts and a food truck running in RI.

We are looking for someone with experience in a restaurant kitchen to help prepare and serve this food at farmers' markets and catering events. The position currently is 2-3 days a week but has potential to grow once the warmer months arrive.

The applicant would be working closely with Farmer Pat and other chefs to create and sustain a growing range of menu items based on Pat's products. Ideally the candidate would have an interest in "farm to table" food and knowledge of various cooking techniques, as well as an ability to work well under pressure.

Responsibilities of the Order Taker are but not limited to taking food orders from customers, handling payment transactions and expediting orders to cook team and customers while providing hospitable customer service.

Must work day shift on Saturday and have a valid driver's license with no recent moving violations. Serve Safe Certification a plus. $10-$13 per hour depending on experience. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Heavy lifting is required for mobile catering business. Positions available immediately. Please email with questions and/or send a resume, 3 professional references and cover letter. Applications that do not include these application items will not be reviewed.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 to $13.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • restaurant line cook: 1 year
 
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Farmhand

About Our Farm: Founded in 2002, Pat’s Pastured provides the highest quality pasture-raised and grass-fed meats. Our goal is to provide our livestock with a life that allows them to express their natural instincts fully in a pasture environment. That means that our pigs get to root, run and play; our chickens get to peck, scratch and crow; our turkeys gobble and strut; and our cows eat grass outside, NOT corn in confinement. 

100+ acres of pasture and woodlots spread over a several pieces of land in Rhode Island. All land is managed in an intensive rotational management system with multiple species of livestock. The main farm is located in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. All meat and eggs are sold through farmers markets (6 summer, 3 winter in 2016), Meat/Poultry CSA, restaurant sales and on-farm sales.

Livestock Details:

·      Pasture-raised pigs (250-300 annually)
·      Pastured, Free-range broilers (11,000 seasonally)
·      Pasture-raised turkeys (600 seasonally)
·      Grass-fed beef steers (30 annually)
·      Free-range laying hens (2000 annually)
·      Free-range laying ducks (200 annually)
·      Livestock Guardian Dogs (5)
·      All poultry are processed on-farm in a RI Health Department mobile processing unit

Responsibilities:

·      Ensure daily chores including watering, feeding and pasture rotation of chickens, ducks, turkeys, pigs, sheep and cattle are performed with efficiency
·      Communicate with Livestock Manager and Assistant Livestock manager on overall animal health
·      Implement rotational grazing plan in conjunction with other staff
·      Tractor work and basic equipment maintenance
·      Assist in poultry processing crew
·      Fence building and general carpentry projects
·      Assisting with freezer inventory management
 

Skills and Qualifications:

·      1-3 years experience in livestock farming
·      Passion for working with animals
·      Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
·      Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humor
·      Creative problem solving skills
·      An appreciation of the roles speed and efficiency play in creating an economically viable farm
·      Ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly is required
·      Ability to operate power tools and mechanical equipment safely
·      Willingness to work long hours in all weather conditions
·      Tractor experience
·      Experience driving livestock trailers a plus
·      General carpentry and building skills
·      Valid drivers license
·      Dedication, reliability, and a great work ethic

This is a full-time position available immediately and ending in November. Compensation determined by experience. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to patspastured@gmail.com. Any questions please contact us by email. 

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    POUltry Processor

    About Our Farm: Founded in 2002, Pat’s Pastured provides the highest quality pasture-raised and grass-fed meats. Our goal is to provide our livestock with a life that allows them to express their natural instincts fully in a pasture environment. That means that our pigs get to root, run and play; our chickens get to peck, scratch and crow; our turkeys gobble and strut; and our cows eat grass outside, NOT corn in confinement. 

    100+ acres of pasture and woodlots spread over a several pieces of land in Rhode Island. All land is managed in an intensive rotational management system with multiple species of livestock. The main farm is located in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. All meat and eggs are sold through farmers markets (6 summer, 3 winter in 2016), Meat/Poultry CSA, restaurant sales and on-farm sales.

    Position:  We have an opening for a part-time poultry processor.  This is a weekday position, available immediately and ending in November.  Working with our farm staff, including the Livestock Manager, in processing our pasture raised chicken, duck, and turkeys.

    Hourly Rate:  $10-$12 per hour

    Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to patspastured@gmail.com. Any questions please contact us by email. To learn more about Pat’s Pastured you can visit our website www.patspastured.com or our Facebook page.