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Employment Opportunities at Cherry Valley Organics

Herbal Product Specialists (Permanent, Year-Round)

(approximately 40 hours/week)

Cherry Valley Organics is a collaboration of growers and food enthusiasts who are passionate about producing high quality, certified organic agricultural products. We are producing some of the finest organic herbs, flowers, and vegetables in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Our Herbal Product Specialist position is a multi-faceted position, supporting our Herbal Product Manager in all aspects of tea and medicinal herb production, manufacturing, sales, and distribution.

Agricultural Job Duties:

Weekly agricultural activities are focused on the production of tea herbs and edible flowers, which includes seed-starting, transplanting, weeding, watering, pest management, harvesting, drying, garbling, and packaging dried product. Other general farm duties are required, as needed.

Working outdoors in all weather conditions is required. Lifting 50 pounds repeatedly without difficulty is also required for some projects.

Manufacturing Job Duties:

Weekly manufacturing activities include processing, packaging, and labeling all of our herbal value-added products, including herbal teas, herb-infused vinegars, dried herbs & edible flowers, lip balms, salves, soaps, and more!

Sales & Distribution Job Duties:

Weekly sales and distribution activities include packaging outgoing orders for wholesale, retail, and e-commerce customers. Selling our herbal products at face-to-face events, including farmers markets, festivals, trade shows and at our Burgettstown Farm Market & Cafe is also required (Covid protocols observed).

Candidates must love herbal tea! Candidates who have experience growing plants, enjoy working outside, and who are passionate about living a healthy, organic lifestyle are preferred for these positions.

Full-time, year-round, permanent non-exempt positions with medical, dental, vision, life insurance, PTO.  Approximately 40 hours/week.  Saturdays and Sundays will be required during busy season (but not every week). Targeting March/April 2021 start date.

A cover letter explaining your interest in working at Cherry Valley Organics must be submitted for your application to be considered. Interviews will begin in mid to late February.

Assistant Vegetable Growers (Seasonal)

(mid-May through early November 2021; 40 hours/week)

Cherry Valley Organics is a collaboration of growers and food enthusiasts who are passionate about producing high quality, certified organic agricultural products. We are producing some of the finest organic herbs, flowers, and vegetables in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Assistant Growers support our Crop Manager and full-time, salaried Growers in all aspects of growing certified organic vegetables and culinary herbs.

Job Duties:

Daily activities include seed-starting, transplanting, weeding, watering, pest management, harvesting, washing, and packaging products for farm share, farmer’s markets, and wholesale customers. Driving farm trucks and making deliveries will be required (approximately 2 days per week). Other farm duties as required.

Working outdoors in all weather conditions is required. Lifting 50 pounds repeatedly without difficulty is also required for some projects. Candidates who have experience growing plants and who are passionate about healthy, organic food are preferred.

Full-time, hourly, seasonal non-exempt position.  Some Saturdays and Sundays will be required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@cherryvalleyorganics.com.  Interviews will begin in mid to late February.

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Since 2001

Cherry Valley Organics is a certified organic producer of fruit, herb, vegetable, flower, and potted plant crops. We are also a certified organic processor and handler of dried herbs, dried fruits/vegetables, herbal teas, and herb-infused vinegar.

What Our Customers are Saying:

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Caitlin

May Market 2015

"I purchased the lavender fragrance and the lavender lip balm at the May Market and I love both products - the lavender essence feels very concentrated and so soothing!"

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Kathy

Bethel Park

"Just had to tell you how much we are enjoying all of your summer bounty.  The tomatoes and cucumbers have been our favorites - the yellow tomatoes have me spoiled now!  Thanks for growing such a great crop!"

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Tracy

Washington

"I just have to tell you that the flower bouquet that I ordered last week smelled so nice in my home.  Every morning when I came down the stairs, I felt like I was living in a floral shop.  Thank you so much for your exquisite choice in that arrangement - I am so grateful for your work!"

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Linda

South Park

"Everything I have gotten from your farm has been wonderful — soap, flowers, herbs, veggies, and berries!"

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Patti

Mt. Lebanon

"Thanks for the updates and all your hard work. The veggies are dee lish!!!!"

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Tara

Squirrel Hill

"My son (the picky veggie eater) declared your snap peas (though a little  funny-looking) the best he had ever tasted!!!"

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Mary

Squirrel Hill

"Thanks so much for the Fall Harvest dried flower wreath. I love it! I hung  it up as soon as I got home last night."

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Mary

McMurray

"Your Red Slicing tomatoes from last week were (they're already eaten!) the best I've had since moving to Pittsburgh 7 years ago, and probably before that! THANK YOU!!"

CSA Pittsburgh

CSA Pittsburgh Farm Share Program

We're excited to be able to provide your family with a wide selection of delicious, organic fruits and vegetables each and every week throughout the growing season. Cherry Valley Organics is one of only a few USDA Certified Organic farms in Western Pennsylvania, and our Farm Share program is among the most unique CSAs in Pittsburgh.

CSA Pittsburgh

CSA Pittsburgh Farm Share Program

We're excited to be able to provide your family with a wide selection of delicious, organic fruits and vegetables each and every week throughout the growing season. Cherry Valley Organics is one of only a few USDA Certified Organic farms in Western Pennsylvania, and our Farm Share program is among the most unique CSAs in Pittsburgh.