Employment Opportunities

Both paid positions and internships are seasonal, and openings vary from year to year. If you are interested in working at Jessica's, please look over the job description and fill out the application below. We will review your application and contact you if there is an opening. Thanks for your interest!

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We do not have any openings at this time. If you would like to submit an application anyway, we would be happy to keep it on file. You might also be interested in our internship program.



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Contact Us


Jessica's Stand is owned and operated by Bill & Pam Pischer.


Visit Us

We are located in Desoto Lakes, at 4180 47th St, Sarasota, FL 34235.

(Near Desoto Rd. and Lockwood Ridge, not far from University Parkway.)

During the growing season, our farm stand market is open to the public on:

Fridays from 8am - 6pm,

Saturdays from 8am - 5pm,

Sundays from 11am - 5pm.


Click here for a map of our location.



Call us at

(941) 358-3895



You can email us at

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Jessica's Stand on YouTube

John from www.okraw.com films his visit to Jessica's Stand.



Photos by:

- Fabiola Rodriguez

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- Chris at Happy Stacks


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Bill and Pam Pischer began leasing the five acre property in 1978, and purchased it several years later. Jessica's Stand started out as a strawberry "U-pick," where customers picked their own berries, weighed them, and left payment in a cash box.

With the help of local builder/carpenter Michael Lasche, the Pischers constructed many of the buildings on the property, including the pole barn which today houses the stand. Lasche also helped convert the rear guesthouse / office, which was originally a barn, and participated in building the plant nursery and seed shed.

Jessica's Stand has been Certified Organic for over 30 years (certifying agency: QCS). 

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