Dear Friends and Supporters,
It’s almost summer in Rockport! After a difficult few years, we are looking forward to a lively season full of good food, music and gatherings!
Our organization is smaller than it once was and in order to sustain, we will not be hosting Motif #1 Day and HarvestFest as we have in the past. We are hopeful that another entity with more resources will step in, and if it makes sense, that Rockport Exchange might play a role.
Our focus going into 2022 is to provide all residents and visitors with a bigger and better Farmers Market. We are excited to announce that the market will be returning to Harvey Park where we will gather to showcase our local growers and producers. We are also committed to making the Farmers Market more inclusive and have been working closely with the state so that we may now offer SNAP coupons to eligible customers.
We have so much planned for this season, and we need your support! We are looking for volunteers to help at markets and special events throughout the year. If interested, you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your availability. We are also hiring a seasonal Saturday Farmers Market Manager. Please see job posting below and share with anyone who might be interested.
We can’t wait to see you all at Harvey Park this summer!
Rockport Exchange Board of Directors
Saturday Market Manager: This position is fun, varied and satisfying! The Market Manager must be on site for all markets and execute all set up and break down with support from REX Board Members and volunteers.
Location: Harvey Park (downtown Rockport at the intersection of Broadway and Mt. Pleasant Street)
Hours: 5.5 hours a week (Saturdays 8 am to 1:30 pm; market is open from 9 to noon)
Pay: $120 per market worked, no benefits
Duration: 18 weeks to include training hours
Market Season: 17 weeks (starting Saturday June 25 – October 15).
Eligible Applicants: Must be 18 years or older
Interested applicants: please respond to email@example.com and provide a cover letter and resume with relevant experience, what makes you a good candidate for this position and at least one reference. This position will remain open until filled.