- Job posted on: 13th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
Are you passionate about urban farming and community? Want to be a farmer with land to make your own while educating and inspiring others with your passion for sustainable food systems?
CERES is seeking an Urban Farmer to manage two micro enterprises – Honey Lane market garden and Honey Lane eggs. Working with volunteers you will engage and educate the wider community about the benefits of urban food production and community food systems.
CERES Community Environment Park is an award‐winning, not-for‐profit, environment park and urban farm located by the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. Once a landfill site and wasteland, today CERES is a thriving, vibrant community. With over 450,000 visitors a year, CERES is the most visited environmental centre in Australia.
Honey Lane Organics is the anchor of our community food system. It is a working collection of market gardens, chickens, food swaps, ethical retail enterprises and food projects that train, employ and connect diverse groups of people through locally grown organic food.
We are seeking an Urban Farmer who will be responsible for managing two micro enterprises – Honey Lane market garden and Honey Lane eggs and use these enterprises as a means to engage and educate the wider community about the benefits of urban food production and community food systems.
This opportunity is a dream job for the right person giving you an acre of land to manage for sustainable food production.