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Apprentice Commercial Grower

Remote working / across the UK

Posted: 15 May 2023

Deadline: 21 Jun 2023

Compensation: £15-£20 per hour depending on experience

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Remote working


Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing organisation at the cutting edge of regenerative food production, urban design and commercial growing.

We are seeking someone with some growing experience, who undestands how plants grow and the life cycle of plants, can identify most fruit and veg and has some basic knoweldge of soil regeneration and agroforestry.

The rest is down to us to teach you!

We are seeking a senior grower, with the intention of them leading on market garden, urban farm and urban design projects where food is grown and wildlife habitats are created.

Essential criteria:

  • Some experience in food production
  • An understanding of no dig, soil health, agroforestry
  • Willingneess to learn
  • Flexibility
  • Own transport


  • Commercial growing experience
  • Design experience
  • Teaching experience

In return, we can offer you exciting and innovative work based mostly outdoors, an expanding enterprise with more than 20 years growing experience and an opportunity to learn all about renegerative food production.

We are non-profit and pair a fair wage.  We are an equal opportunities organisation and encourage applications from people of all and any backgrounds.

Application information

We will interview on a rolling basis as applications come in, and will close the advert when we have filled the position.

The interview will include practical tasks as well as a more formal 'standard' interview.

Email and tell us why you would like to work with us

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About edge

edge is a non profit design agency and educational organisation focused on regenerative food production. Within our team we have designers, landscape architects and educators, all designing spaces for food and running workshops on food growing. We also help design and set up Market Gardens, Incredible Edible groups and Public Realm edible planting plans.