Roots to Work
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Keats Community Organics have two Trainee Grower positions available to work on their peri-urban organic farm for the season. 1-2 days per week, April - October, veggie lunch included. Deadline 24 February.
The Castle Garden is looking for two (volunteer) Garden Trainees to learn to manage a productive and fun food growing project and grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for a commercial kitchen and café. Monday: Herb trainee; Thursday: Kitchen garden trainee. Deadline 27 February.
Organiclea is looking for fill 8 volunteer trainee grower roles, beginning in April for 9 months 1-1.5 days/week. Deadline 27 February.
Kew Gardens is recruiting for a spot in their one year practical Specialist Certificate in Kitchen Garden Production. Full time, £14,255 (including a book and equipment allowance of £725). Deadline 28 February.
Keats Community Organics is hiring an Assistant Grower to assist in the day to day workload of growing salad, herbs, edible flowers and vegetables at commercial standard and following organic principles. £85 per full day, Mondays and Thursdays, April - October. Deadline 3 March.
Living Under One Sun is looking for a Volunteer Marketing Assistant to help promote and manage their busy upcoming year of open days, courses and events that promote health and wellbeing. Unpaid but they offer time credits and a share of produce from the allotment, 1 day/week (ideally Monday).
Living Under One Sun is looking for a Volunteer Assistant Grower to help in their 0.4 acre community allotment with mananging volunteers and growing food for sale. Unpaid, Thursdays each week and the position starts 9 March.
Audacious Veg is looking for Growing Volunteers to help grow delicious and beautiful plants. No experience necessary, one afternoon per week for 3-4 months. Travel costs reimbursed, and lots of hands-on training provided.
Herb Tuesdays at Glengall Wharf Garden is looking for Buddy Volunteers to support other volunteers who have may have mental physical health problems and/or learning disabilities. Tuesdays 11am - 4pm.
Glengall Wharf Garden is hiring a Community Gardener to coordinate and lead food growing, provide support and help develop ideas to expand growing, increase productivity and make growing safe and welcoming for all. £90/day for 1 day/week April - July 2017. Deadline 10 March.
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- Future Farmers, a guide to running an urban food growing traineeship
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