Employment Opportunities

Brookford Farm is a 650-acre diversified farm that grows vegetables, raises dairy cows, pigs, chickens.  We produce an assortment of cheeses and yogurts, grows grain, and has a small bakery on site.Located in Canterbury, NH on the banks of the Merrimack River and located 15 minutes north of Concord, NH, Brookford Farm uses organic methods and is in the process of restoring this former sod farm into productive sustainable agricultural use. Brookford Farm produces a wide variety of meets cheeses and produce for a 250-member year round CSA, weekly farmer’s markets, and a farm store on site.

2015 positions available:

Delivery Driver

Brookford Farm is seeking a full time Delivery Driver who has a desire to strengthen regional food networks. The position will assist with CSA and wholesale distribution in New Hampshire and Eastern Massachusetts.

Founded in 2007, Brookford Farm has been in persistent pursuit of a high quality, diversified product line to match their own grass based diversified organic farm.

Product Line:

  • Dairy-yogurt, kefir, buttermilk, milk, butter, quark
  • Cheese–Raw Cheddar, Smoked Cheddar, Raw Blue, Camembert, Brie, Feta
  • Meats–Grass Fed Beef and Veal, Pasture Raised Pork and Chicken
  • Flour–Bread and Pastry Flour (farm grown wheat)
  • Vegetable–Year round supply, organic, seasonal variations

Job will include:

  • Working as directed by sales team to deliver products rhythmically to existing routes throughout New Hampshire and Eastern Massachusetts.
  • Packing trucks, keeping trucks clean, routine truck inspections.

Requirements:

  • Have a valid driver’s license, preferably CDL.
  • Be highly organized and outgoing with customer service skills.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be located in New Hampshire, preferably central.
  • Have a passion for grass based farming and for strengthening regional food systems.

Hourly Compensation

 

Wholesale/Retail Associate

Brookford Farm is seeking a full time Regional Sales Associate who has a passion for local, sustainably raised food, and the sales skills needed to grow sales in New Hampshire and southern New England. The position will be responsible for growing and retaining existing wholesale and retail accounts and expanding the farm’s regional sales territory.

Founded in 2007, Brookford Farm is in persistent pursuit of a high quality, diversified product line to match its grass based diversified organic farm.

Product Line

  • Dairy-yogurt, kefir, buttermilk, milk, butter, quark
  • Cheese–Raw Cheddar, Smoked Cheddar Raw Blue, Camembert, Brie, Feta
  • Meats–Grass Fed Beef and Veal, Pasture Raised Pork and Chicken
  • Flour–Bread and Pastry Flour (farm grown wheat)
  • Vegetable–Year round supply, organic, seasonal variations

Sales Associate Responsibilities:

  • Work with sales team to initiate and build relationships with retailers, food service, and distributors resulting in long term accounts with steadily increasing sales volume.
  • Secure weekly sales orders from accounts, cultivate order growth per account.
  • Identify and attend public and trade events appropriate to our brand to sample, sell and promote products.

Requirements:

  • Have at least two years prior sales experience, preferably in southern New England and New Hampshire.
  • Be self-motivated, highly organized and outgoing with strong customer service background.
  • Be dynamic with customers, excellent communication skills.
  • Be located in New Hampshire, preferably central.
  • Have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and availability to travel out of state.
  • Significant amount of regional travel
  • Have a passion for grass based farming and for strengthening regional food systems.

Base salary + commission

 

Creamery Assistant

Brookford Farm Creamery is seeking an assistant. The person is involved in jar washing, filling milk & yogurt bottles and packaging cheeses. Cleaning & sanitation are critical elements of our routine.

What is required:

  • General knowledge of safety/sanitary aspects of food service area- able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Detailed oriented
  • Good working within a small team
  • 2 professional work references
  • 1 year of solid work history

Hourly Compensation  

To Apply:

Please send in a cover letter, resume, and two references to brookfordfarm.csa@gmail.com  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until filled so please send in your application ASAP. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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