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Hands of Hope Charity
Hope Farm Garden, Moor Hill, Hawkhurst, Kent, TN18 4QB
Posted: 23 Jun 2021
Deadline: 7 Aug 2021
Compensation: Remuneration negotiable and commensurate to experience
Hands of Hope is a community-based charity operating out of Hope Farm Garden in Hawkhurst but delivering projects throughout Rother, Hastings, and West Kent.
Restoring and developing a neglected walled kitchen garden and 22-acres of AONB land, our goal is to create a thriving community space from where we will use growing, cooking & nature-based activities to improve physical and mental wellbeing, and combat environmental degradation, by building a community around renewed contact with the land and the growing and appreciation of sustainable, healthy food, delivering activities aimed at tackling some of the biggest health and social issues facing us in the 21st century including Rural Isolation, Loneliness, Food Poverty and Mental Health.
This is an exciting project currently producing organic fruit and vegetables within the 2-acre walled kitchen garden as part of our charitable aims as well supporting our commercial box scheme Hope Farm Organics and, 2022 sees us extending our production capacity as well as delivering community and offering educational and training opportunities. As we develop the new facility will be:
This is a varied role that will include plant propagation, vegetable growing and countryside management as well as interaction with Volunteers, Members of the public and outside contractors.
The successful candidate will assist the Head Grower in the following tasks:
There is no minimum requirement for qualification, but enthusiasm, hard work, a can-do attitude as well as motivation are essential.
Qualification or experience in the following would be an advantage:
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About Hands of Hope Charity
Hands of Hope is a community-based charity operating throughout Rother, Hastings and West Kent. Our aim is to reconnect people with where their food comes from, teach them how to grow and cook healthy, nutritious food and using this process to improve physical and mental wellbeing.