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FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC- Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Farm Program Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on April 30, 2024

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Farm Program Lead! ABOUT Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society The Fresh Roots Farm Team cares for three ~½ acre farms on secondary school grounds in Metro Vancouver. The farms produce annual vegetables, flowers, and herbs which are sold at our markets and through a CSA, raising about $50,000 for the organization and producing between 6 -10 thousand pounds of food each year. The vegetables also nourish kids and youth in our programs, and contribute to food security programs. We strive to foster spaces that model sustainable ecosystems and act … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC- Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Farm Program Lead

JOB: Vancouver, BC- Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Executive Director

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on November 01, 2023

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society in Vancouver, British Columbia is seeking an Executive Director! ABOUT Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society We cultivate educational farms and programs where students dig into meaningful connections with the land, food, and each other, inspiring communities to build just food systems. Fresh Roots cultivates schoolyard farms and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. Operating 4 sites on 8.5 acres across Metro Vancouver, the schoolyard farms are experiential learning spaces providing youth with education, leadership development, and job-skills training. In 2022, Fresh Roots worked with over 4,500 youth, engaging in over 26,000 … Continue reading JOB: Vancouver, BC- Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Executive Director

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Schoolyard Farm Field Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 16, 2023

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Schoolyard Farm Field Lead! ABOUT Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society The Fresh Roots Good Food Farm Team cares for two ~½ acre farms on secondary school grounds in Vancouver. The farms produce annual vegetables, flowers, and herbs which are sold at our markets and through a CSA, are used by kids and youth in our programs, and contribute to food security programs. We strive to foster growing space that models sustainable ecosystems and acts as the living classroom for our education programs. Our Vision is Good Food For All, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Schoolyard Farm Field Lead

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society Schoolyard Farm Worker

Posted by Moss Dance on April 02, 2017

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society is hiring a Schoolyard Farm Worker to help steward market gardens on school grounds in Vancouver, BC.  Application Deadline: April 17, 2017 Good Food For All Everyone should have access to healthy food, soil, and community. We enact this vision by cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. Fresh Roots stewards two 1⁄4 acre schoolyard market gardens on school grounds in the heart of East and South Vancouver. The food we grow is eaten in local school cafeterias and by neighbours. Our fields are hands-on learning classrooms; engaging … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society Schoolyard Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Fresh Roots Urban Farm Schoolyard Farmer – Vancouver, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on November 09, 2016

Everyone should have access to healthy food, soil, and community. We enact this vision by cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. This urban farm job position will help Fresh Roots steward two 1⁄2 acre schoolyard market gardens on school grounds in the heart of East and South Vancouver. The food we grow is eaten in local school cafeterias, various Neighbourhood House food security initiatives, and by neighbours. Our fields are hands-on learning classrooms; engaging school communities and residents of Vancouver in addressing food security, community health, and vocational skills development. The Position … Continue reading FARM JOB: Fresh Roots Urban Farm Schoolyard Farmer – Vancouver, BC

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Tour & Potluck

Posted by Sara Dent on August 27, 2013

Thursday, September 12, 2013 Join us for a September farm tour and potluck with Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, co-organized with Vancouver Urban Farming Society! We’ll check out their awesome edible education Market Garden project at the David Thompson Schoolyard.Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with. This is an all ages event. Invite your loved ones, friends and family. If you want to grow food or be a farmer, and want to get in touch with your local growing community – come on out! 5:30pm Tour 6:30pm Potluck Location: Argyle Street & East 55th Avenue Map Link: http://bit.ly/15Xk8YA … Continue reading Fresh Roots Urban Farm Tour & Potluck