Note: Position is dependent on funding, which may change the number of hours or length of position.
Are you the kind of person who turns every stranger into a friend? Do you love farmer's markets? Does the idea of explaining what kohlrabi is and how to eat it bring you joy? Are you excited to sell amazing food to the community, and share your skills and passion with youth? Are you hard working, flexible, creative, and organized? You might be the perfect Market Lead!
The Market Lead is a key member of the Good Food Farm team, reporting to the Farm Manager. They are responsible for the effective running of our bi-weekly produce markets, leading a team of colleagues and youth to sell hyper-local veggies, flowers, and herbs grown on our schoolyard farm. They work with the Good Food team at markets and on the farm to achieve our production, sales and educational goals.
About Fresh Roots
Our Vision is Good Food For All, which is realized when youth have the skills, capacity, and will to act as food citizens and land stewards, to grow and share healthy food for themselves, their families, and the planet! To make this vision a reality, 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. Our schoolyard farms site in Vancouver and Coquitlam grow hyper-local produce and serve as outdoor classrooms for over 3000 kids and youth a year. To learn more about Fresh Roots, visit our website.
About The Good Food Farm Team
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.
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