We are a small crew, we work hard, and you will too if you work here. However, it’s a beautiful place to work, great customers frequent the business, your co-workers are fun people to work with and you may even get to hang out with cows.  Thank you for your interest in working with us.  

Specialty Food & Farm Store Manager (Columbus)

compensation: Full time, pays $16 to $17 an hour plus good tips, paid vacation, cell phone provided, weekly food benefits

Work a great job on a beautiful farm in the Green Creek area of Columbus. Represent our cheeses, preserves, hard cider, ice cream, and grassfed beef to customers of our on-farm store. We have a unique little shop that is both a retail and light food service destination. The job is to be an ambassador for the brand while helping manage and grow the business through great customer service. You would be responsible for daily operations and managing the store which includes:

*Wine & Hard Cider service
*Sample & sell the cheese, preserves and pickles we make
*Make beautiful cheese boards, we will teach you if you need pointers.
*Serve cheese boards and explain to customers what is on the board
*prep for open hours by cutting and packaging cheese wedges
*Cross sell products
*Give great customer service
*Order from Vendors and keep shelves stocked.
*Be able to work alone and as part of a small team
*Operating the POS system (Square) and settle the drawer at days end
*Make ice cream cones and serve ice cream
*Monthly Inventory

It is never the same day twice with room for growth. You would need to be a person who can change gears easily, likes dealing with people, is good at sales and has great sanitation skills when it comes to food prep and service. Sometimes it is really busy and other times it is slow, so time management is important. You have to represent and explain the products to customers and be able to deal with the knowledgeable foodie to the family out for a day of fun on the farm.

We offer a consistent schedule, no late nights or early mornings, good tips, and great customers who are happy to be there. Customer service is the most important part of what we do. Supervise one other person and possibly more as the Farm Store continues to grow each year. Workdays Thursday through Sunday. Store hours are 11am - 5pm plus prep time in the mornings or on Wednesdays.

The Looking Glass Farm Store is located in the Green Creek area of Polk County. We are about 30 mins south of Hendersonville near Tryon and Landrum or 30 minutes north of Spartanburg. You must live in a 30 minute radius of the farm to be considered for this fulltime job.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to and let us know why working on a dairy farm representing local food is something you are interested in.