The Backyard Urban Farm Company (BUFCO) is an award winning, family-run, organic vegetable landscaping company that designs, installs, plants and maintains edible and native pollinator flower gardens for residential and commercial clients throughout the Toronto area. Our mission is to inspire, educate and empower urbanites to grow their own food and help them to reconnect with nature.
We develop and elevate committed, self-motivated nature-lovers who want to build a career in the organic land care profession. We provide exciting opportunities for all team members to enhance their skills, develop their interests, and test their limits in an encouraging, supportive, equitable and fun environment. We strongly value and believe in diversity, and encourage all to apply. If the opportunity to join our team excites you, and you are driven to provide excellence in every endeavor, then BUFCO is the home for you.
As a BUFCO Gardener Technician, you are responsible for working alone or in a team of two gardeners led by the Garden Supervisor, planting and maintaining beautiful, bountiful, incredible, edible gardens, as well as some pollinator and ornamental gardens. You have professional vegetable gardening experience and are familiar with organic vegetable gardening methods. You will increase your already existing knowledge of organic growing methodologies and sustainable practices, and will help guide and coach our clients in basic vegetable, flower, and ornamental garden care.
Vegetable gardening is new to many of our clients who will look to the Gardening Team for information and inspiration. You will provide the highest quality work with great attention to detail, and participate in bringing a strong, unique aesthetic vision to their garden.
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Compensation: Hourly range is $24.00 to $26.00 per hour
Position: Seasonal, Full-time, March to November
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 2 2024 ID: 70135