The Balloon Tree has been voted Yorkshire's finest farm shop. We have competitive prices, excellent quality products, produced ourselves or sourced locally. Our staff receive training in a variety of departments together with product knowledge and customer service training. We are a market leader by doing everything we can for our customers and team members. It is our people that make the difference every day. They help create a unique shopping experience and earn our customer's loyalty. The Balloon Tree is a high-performing, professional business where everyone has a role to play, ensuring we try our best for each and every customer. We promote from within, where the opportunity arises.

In order to apply for any vacancies advertised, download our application form. Please be sure to fill out all your details and the position you wish to apply for. The completed application form along with your CV and covering letter can be returned via email to or by post to The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe, Stamford Bridge Road, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB.

We look forward to receiving your application. Thank you.

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies are listed below. If there are no current vacancies, please submit your application form for future reference.

Farm Manager
Brief Description:

We are looking for a passionate and dynamic Green Fingered Farm Manager to run our Pick Your Own Fruit and Vegetable Farm. Over the past 30 years we have developed a highly regarded reputation for our home grown strawberries and asparagus, and the ideal candidate would be an individual who would pride themselves on continuing this reputation and move the business forward.

As Farm Manager you will be responsible for all farming activities including but not limited to; management of staff, operating farm equipment, ensuring the farm is effectively irrigated, crop maintenance and forward planning for the coming seasons.

We are looking for candidates who have previous farming and horticultural experience, however drive, ambition and passion for farming is paramount.

Static caravan accommodation available. 

Experience is essential.

Please send CV's to and

Full time

Multi Award Winning


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