Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market

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Division:  Urban Food Connections of Utah

Job title: POP Manager

Supervisor: Alison Einerson, Market Manager and Carson Chambers, Program Manager


Administrative Support



Executive team



X  Other - seasonal

Type of position:



X Intern

Hire date: June 2016

Hours 10-15/week


X  Nonexempt

Job description:

The POP Manager will manage the Power of Produce Education Station program at the Downtown Farmers Market.  The POP Program is a farmers market-based children's program that seeks to teach children about fruits and vegetables, local food systems and healthy food preparation through fun activities.


  • Reach out to selected schools to engage students and faculty — present program information at faculty meetings.

  • Schedule POP program activities for every Saturday June 11th through August 6th, 2016.

  • Recruit volunteers for the POP booth during the farmers market season, as needed.

  • Outreach via social media, poster campaigns, summer school programs, newsletter, etc.

  • Manage the POP booth at the Farmers Market from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm every Saturday June 11th through August 6th.

  • Educate Farmers Market vendors about the program mission, rules and activities.

  • Complete end of day reports of reconciliation at each Market.

  • Complete an end-of-season report to recap the inaugural season at the Downtown Farmers Market.


The POP Manager should be knowledgeable and passionate about local food, nutrition and children’s education.
Should be dependable and flexible in case there are changes in staff or operations.
The POP Manager should be organized, dependable and creative.
Must be able to provide friendly and competent customer service.
Must be able to lift 40 lbs and withstand fluctuating temperatures in an outdoor environment.  

Here is the insider's scoop on where to park at the Farmers Market.

Winter Market Parking Map

  • FREE PARKING at The Rio Grande Depot: The Rio Grande has been gracious enough to offer free parking for market patrons! Please be courteous to the Rio Grande Cafe and only park in designated Winter Market Parking.
  • Two Hour Parking: There are a number of spaces around Pioneer Park, just one block from the Rio Grande, that allow for 2 hour parking on Saturdays.
  • Green Bike: take a Green Bike from any Green Bike station and park it at the Pioneer Park Green Bike Station, just across from Caputo's. 
  • Ride TRAX: There are 2  TRAX stops close to Pioneer Park (Old Greek Town, Planetarium) Call RIDE-UTA for schedules.

For an interactive map of the 25,000 available parking spaces downtown, please visit

For ADA accommodation, contact Alison Einerson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or M-F at (801) 328-5070.

Get Directions

Visit Google Maps to get directions to the Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot, located at Rio Grande Street (450 West) and 300 South.

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