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Community Grown Lead Farmer

In the spring/summer of 2016, market gardens will be built in Flemingdon Park (north of 150 Grenoble) and Gordon Ridge (Danforth and Midland). A market garden is different from a community garden. The intent of these market gardens are to provide small-scale entrepreneurial opportunities – to grow and sell the food that is grown.   Currently, there is a hoped for 2 acres of space that can be transformed into food growing space for the market gardens.

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These positions are supported with staff at Flemingdon Health Centre, FoodShare, and Toronto Community Housing who will support with volunteer recruitment and management, programming if needed, hiring of short term staff, building the project, and communicating with partners.

Hours and Compensation:  37.5hrs/week for $18.50/hour plus benefits from May 25 to November 4, 2016.

How to apply: please email resume and cover letter to angela@foodshare.net

Deadline for applications Monday, May 16, 2016

For information on the projects: www.communitygrownflemingdon.com and www.gordonridgegrows.net

The individual will be hired by FoodShare Toronto, and follow all FoodShare Toronto staff policies and procedures.

A partnership between Flemingdon Health Centre, FoodShare Toronto, Flemingdon Urban Fair Committee, Toronto Community Housing, Toronto Public Health, Orchard People, Flemingdon Ministry with support from City of Toronto, Trillium Foundation, and Live Green.