Local Roots NYC

Content Creator Volunteer / Volunteer / Paid
Brooklyn NY US


This position gives you the chance to play an essential role in connecting​ ​New Yorkers with the critical information they need to get to know their food. By creating unique and engaging content, you’ll provide our food community with cooking tips, stories about our farmers, facts on food transparency, and much more.

Role Details

Example projects and responsibilities:

Review video interviews with our farm partners and identify sections to share on social media platforms

Create Instagram stories​, gifs, and visual content​ around ​easy recipes, farmer profiles, produce features, and ​food transparency issues to make information clear and easy to digest​ (ex. What does pasture-raised label mean on egg cartons?)​

Pitch ​content ideas on sustainability/wellness/food systems ​to founder​

Write, edit, format, and post blog content​, optional​

Create a social media calendar and draft posts for Instagram and Facebook

This is an opportunity for social media-savvy writers and food nerds to build up a portfolio while reaching hundreds of food loving New Yorkers to help inspire a more sustainable and flavorful food system.

Skill/Attributes Required


Highly motivated and independent worker, capable of taking initiative on specific projects

Experience copy editing, writing, formatting text and images

​Experience with Adobe or graphic design platform​

Able to communicate questions to team and ask for feedback or clarification when needed

Curiosity and enthusiasm for sustainability, local food systems, cooking, writing, and media

Experience creating content for other publications or your own blog or social platform (preferred)

Basic photography skills (preferred)

Time Commitment:
3 months or longer
6-12 hours a week, depending on your schedule and availability

Our volunteer team is the core of our community and we want to thank you with a complimentary weekly vegetable share, including five varieties of organic veggies from our local farmers​.​

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To apply, send over your resume, one writing​/graphic design​ sample​ to info@localroots.nyc.


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