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Enter to win a Certified Piedmontese gift bundle! Like, Comment, and Share to Enter! In-store entries count for double! Ends June 1st!

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Certified Piedmontese meat is exceptionally lean and incredibly tender - a healthier beef option without sacrificing flavor! Don't miss our Certified Piedmontese Meat Sale this week only! 20% off all products!

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When you eat Applegate hot dogs, you can be assured that you eating whole muscle cuts. No byproducts. No scraps. No mystery meat.

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Thank you to all who participated in our Owner Drive! We received EXACTLY 100 sign-ups/renewals! This summer be on the lookout for your 20% off one shopping trip coupon!

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Throwback Thursday: Some things never change...R.W. Knudsen Family spritzer is still delicious! What is your favorite co-op product through the years?


Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a progressive, values-based, community owned business?

Open Harvest is a community owned grocery store, dedicated to fostering a sustainable food system through consumer education and the cooperative principles. Open Harvest has been nourishing Lincoln with local and organic food since 1975.

At Open Harvest, we exist to serve the needs of our membership and community, and our staff is at the center of our success. We look for applicants who understand the importance of giving great customer service to every person who chooses to shop with us. To our staff, we offer a workplace that is not only positive and respectful, but also can teach you valuable skills to carry on throughout your career, either at the Co-op or in another endeavor. Whether you’re interested in an entry-level opportunity or taking the next step in your career Open Harvest may be just the rewarding experience you’re looking for!

Please ask a cashier for an application, or download one below. Turn in applications and resumes to the Customer Service Desk, or email them to

Current Openings

PT Cashier

We are accepting applications for a part-time cashier in our Front End Department.

Our cashiers are responsible for the grand finale of customer service at Open Harvest. Duties include accurate cash handling, customer service, and stocking. Our ideal candidate must be punctual, reliable, detail-oriented, and have a proven track record of excellent customer service.

This position requires weekend and evening availability. We offer 15% at the store and other staff perks.

FT Prepared Foods Coordinator

Our Food Service Department is in search of a dependable and hard-working individual to join our team.

The Prepared Foods Coordinator is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the kitchen and deli counter where responsibilities include ordering, staff training, merchandising, promotion planning, coordinating daily production, and providing excellent customer service. Ability to meet sales goals, manage profit margin, and manage inventory levels is required.

The ideal candidate must have food service experience, proven excellent customer service skills, knowledge and passion for food, the ability to work independently, solid communication skills, demonstrated leadership qualities, and the ability to multi-task. A current food handler’s permit is required.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position and requires a flexible schedule that includes morning, evening, and weekend availability. We offer health benefits, paid time off, and a 15% discount.

PT Food Service Clerk

Our Food Service Department is in search reliable and hard-working individuals to join our team as a Food Service Clerk.

Our Food Service Clerks provide excellent customer service, prepare made-to-order burritos, portion food items per request, wash dishes, and uphold food safety standards in all food service areas. The ideal candidate should have food service experience, excellent customer service skills, ability to follow direction, great communication skills, and the ability to multi-task.

This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week) position, with evening and weekend availability required.

PT Bakery Clerk

Our Food Service Department is in search of a dependable and hard-working individual to join our team.

Our bakery clerk is part of the Food Service Department, where main responsibilities include food preparation and customer service.

The ideal candidate must have food service and commercial baking experience. Applicants must have proven excellent customer service skills; the ability to work independently, to follow directions, and complete a recipe with consistent results; and solid communication skills. A current prep cook food handler’s permit is required.

This is a part-time (16 – 24 hours per week) position and requires a flexible schedule that includes morning, evening, and weekend availability.

Please submit a resume and job application to:

Open Harvest Co-op Grocery, 1618 South Street, Lincoln, NE 68502. Application can be obtained in-store, or at www.openharvest.coopApplications that do not include a resume and completed application will not be considered for the position.

Open Harvest Co-op is committed to equal opportunity in employment practices including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on performance, qualifications and abilities. Employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, age, religious or political beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, or disability.