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Hiring: Gardener – Entry Level
Company: The Backyard Urban Farm Company (BUFCO)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
The Backyard Urban Farm Company (BUFCO) is an award winning, family-run, organic vegetable landscaping company that designs, installs, plants and maintains edible and native pollinator flower gardens for residential and commercial clients throughout the Toronto area. We empower urbanites to grow their own food and help them to reconnect with nature.
We develop and elevate committed, self-motivated nature-lovers who want to build a career in the organic land care profession. We provide challenging opportunities for all team members to enhance their skills, develop their interests, and test their limits in an encouraging, supportive, equitable and fun environment.
We strongly value and believe in diversity, and encourage all to apply. If the opportunity to join our team excites you, and you are driven to provide excellence in every endeavor, then BUFCO is the home for you.
As a BUFCO Gardener you are responsible for working as part of the gardening team, planting and maintaining beautiful, bountiful, incredible, edible gardens, as well as some pollinator and ornamental gardens. You will increase your already existing knowledge of organic growing methodologies and sustainable practices, and will assist the garden supervisor in helping to guide and coach our clients on basic vegetable, flower, and ornamental garden care.
Vegetable gardening is new to many of our clients who will look to the Gardening Team for information and inspiration. You will provide the highest quality work with great attention to detail, and participate in bringing a strong, unique aesthetic vision to their garden.
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Compensation: Hourly range is $19.00 per hour
Position: Seasonal – Full-time, short contract with possibility of extension
Start Date: April 3, 2023
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 13 2023 ID: 67410