AU Student Government Jobs Board


Penn Quarter (F Street and Ninth Street NW)
September 17, 2018

ABOUT Black Rock Orchard Inc.  Black Rock Orchard is a 100 acre family farm on the MD/PA border. We grow tree fruit, berries and specialty greenhouse vegetables.  All of our fruit is sold at farmers markets in the DC metro area.  website:

Job Description:  Help set up stand and sell fruit at area farmers markets.

2 shifts are available – Specify which you are applying for:

 Mount Vernon Triangle, Saturdays, 7:30 am – 2 pm.  

or Capitol Hill (13th and E SE) Wednesdays – 2 pm – 7:30 pm

         You can apply for either or both.  

Job description:  Help needed in all areas of market work:  helping to unload truck and set up display, totaling items and counting back change out loud, filling up produce during the market, helping customers with bags, explaining varieties of produce and practicing clean food handling.  Counting back the change as required and adding up totals correctly (no calculator) are key requirements. 

This job can be high paced and challenging, with various pressures from weather and customers.  It is hard work, physically, and mentally challenging as well. 

Non smoking applicants preferred.  Smoking is prohibited at market by market rules.   

 Required:  Send resume and give a description of your physical fitness.