We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Market Gardener/Head Grower to lead this project.
- Working alongside the current Trustees and a team of dedicated Volunteers your primary responsibility will be the day-to-day management of the current Market Garden in Hawkhurst as well as supporting the development of the new growing area in 2021.
- Initially, your responsibilities will revolve around the management of the current site including developing planting plans, crop rotations, purchasing seeds etc as well as working and supporting the Trustees in establishing Volunteer Rotas, Apprenticeship Programmes, Community Outreach Programmes such as Get Growing and Commercial Schemes.
- The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic and highly motivated. A hands-on approach to the job will be essential. A commitment to organic growing and sustainable food production are essential, as is an interest in using Growing to combat social and health issues such as childhood obesity, loneliness and social isolation.