The North Shore Neighbourhood House is a not-for-profit registered charity serving the North Shore community since 1939. We believe working together to meet the grassroots needs of our neighbours, especially our most vulnerable residents is essential to building a safe, healthy and strong community. The House values and promotes cooperation, respect and empowerment through the provision of programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals and the community as a whole.
The Edible Garden Project (EGP) is a program of North Shore Neighbourhood House. The EGP is actively increasing land used for food production, building knowledge and skills around food gardening and working with municipalities to increase opportunities for urban agriculture.
The Market Coordinator will coordinate and manage the twice-weekly farm gate sales, and will work to build the capacity of our markets to foster community and increase awareness of local, sustainable agriculture. The Market Coordinator will work closely with the Program Manager to fulfil these goals and will also work with the Farm Coordinator to support the ongoing growing responsibilities at the two farm sites.
Marketing our produce to the public is an important part of the Edible Garden Project. The Market Coordinator will harvest produce two days per week (Tuesdays and Fridays) and will work with the Farm Coordinator to ensure that produce is processed to a standard that is fit for the market stand. Produce sales happen twice per week (Wednesdays from 2pm-4pm and Saturdays from 10am-2pm), with Saturdays being a Community Market that is part of the British Columbia Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM). The Market Coordinator will be responsible for managing both weekly market sales, including set-up, take-down, counting deposits, and liaising with community vendors.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 4 2019 ID: 52874