Farm to School Liaison

  • Full Time
  • Davis

Spork Food Hub

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Spork Food Hub is growing! Fiery Ginger Farm launched  Spork Food Hub in 2021 to support and grow our farm to school mission. We built Spork Food Hub on our 7-year foundation of farm to school work and now it’s time to grow! This position includes education, marketing, a tiny bit of sales, and acts as support lead for farmers and School nutrition staff.

The job duties of the School Liaison include ;

*Conduct trainings with school food service staff on how to incorporate fresh, seasonal produce into their menu

* Onboard new school partners, and conduct trainings on how to work with Spork Food HUb and what to expect from fresh seasonal produce

* Conduct taste tests at school sites and introduce students to new fruits and vegetables, conduct brief educational lessons during taste testing

*Work with food service staff to assess needs that Spork Food hub can assist with

* Develop promotional materials for food service which include farmer and product information, as well as promotional materials for the hub.

The ideal candidate would have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, and knowledge of seasonal produce and its uses. Educational or marketing experience is a plus. Must have a clean driving record and be able to pass a background and fingerprint check.  We are a fun bunch and value a good sense of humor, if you thrive in a fun, fast paced environment,  send your resume to sporkfoodhub@gmail.com.

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to sporkfoodhub@gmail.com