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Posted: 31 Jan 2024
Deadline: 26 Feb 2024
Unpaid Traineeship Part-time
Growing Communities is a non-profit social enterprise run by a small but committed team of local staff and volunteers. We run a weekly organic fruit and veg scheme, the Patchwork Farm in Hackney, the farmers’ market in Stoke Newington, the wholesale Better Food Shed and Dagenham Farm.
We are recruiting three organic veg growing trainees who want to develop their food-growing skills and understanding of the food system. The free training will involve learning all aspects of growing vegetables with a particular emphasis on salad leaves. You will work alongside the grower, learning all aspects of running our urban market gardens, and benefitting from insights from the wider business team.
We are looking for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn how to grow food for a sustainable food system, enjoy working outdoors and working with others. This training is open to everyone, regardless of background.
The traineeships start in early April and run until the early October. Trainees will learn all aspects of running our urban market gardens through:
For full application details, please visit https://growingcommunities.org/jobs
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About Growing Communities
Award-winning east London social enterprise working to reshape the food and farming systems that feed us, through our organic fruit and veg scheme, all-organic farmers' market, urban food growing, training and campaign work