Urgent: Riverdale Hub (http://www.riverdalehub.ca) is looking for an EXPERIENCED gardener with extensive gardening knowledge of growing organic crops, composting, vertical gardening, developing plants from seeds and maximizing yield; including an interest in environmental and food security issues.
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
research the conversion a green roof into a growing roof to maximise yield
identify and develop resources to support the project
work with existing volunteers and develop a volunteer base for the project
schedule relevant workshops on health, nutrition and heathy eating, yoga and Tai Chi, etc.
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
perform all other duties as assigned
You must have the:
Ability to work with diverse populations and grow organic crops relevant to these communities
Knowledge and concern about food security issues for marginalized groups
Ability to cook using the crops grown in our garden
Knowledge of green roofs and environmental issues an asset
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 1 2018 ID: 48991