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Position: Experienced Gardener
Organization: Riverdale Hub
Location: Greenwood & Gerrard, East End Toronto, Ontario

Urgent: Riverdale Hub ( 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

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

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 1 2018    ID: 48991