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Full time position

Position: Gardener/Cafe Barista
Organization: Riverdale Hub
Location: Greenwood & Gerrard, East End Toronto, Ontario

Urgent: Riverdale Hub is looking for an EXPERIENCED gardener with extensive gardening knowledge in growing organic crops, composting, vertical gardening, developing plants from seeds and maximizing yield to help us:

  • lead our year-round Women in the Garden project
  • maintain and transform our rooftop and rainwater garden by introducing new crops and plants
  • grow both summer and winter crops
  • work with existing volunteers and develop a volunteer base for the project
  • connect and develop partnerships with other gardening and environmental groups
  • write weekly reports and keep attendance
  • work in collaboration with our onsite vegan café
  • maintain our seed library
  • order supplies and produce
  • keep track of waste and recycle organics for the roof top garden
  • train food security program participants in the Cafe and community kitchen
  • support catering events

You must have:

  • The ability to work with diverse populations and grow organic crops used by different ethnic communities
  • The knowledge and concern about food security issues for marginalized groups
  • The ability to cook using the crops grown in our garden
  • Cafe/barista, vegan baking and social media experience

Please reply in writing with a resume and cover letter to:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 11 2019    ID: 53072