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Bush Food Farmer - Joe's Market Garden

CERES Community Environment Park
  • Unique work environment on the banks of the Merri
  • Rare opportunity to live your dream as an urban farmer
  • Work with the Wurundjeri and a team of supportive colleagues


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.

About Joe’s Market Garden

Joe’s Market Garden is Melbourne’s last surviving inner city market garden. We aim to demonstrate how an urban city farm can anchor a community and contribute to the local economy; providing an ethical market place, employment and opportunities for farmers, producers, teachers and food workers in an environment where we can celebrate the harvest.

This newly created position will grow and sell bush food from Joe’s Market Garden and continue to establish a viable bush food enterprise together with the Wurundjeri Corporation. We are looking for someone who has:

  • Organic horticulture production experience and knowledge of a range of bush food
  • Proven skills in working cross-culturally
  • Financial skills including managing costings and working with budgets
  • Hold a Victorian Manual Drivers licence

What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop the role and make it your own
  • An excellent team of passionate and experienced individuals to work with
  • A unique location with strong links to sustainability and community
  • A chance to align values with your everyday work

Apply now!

Please visit our website at ceres.org.au/about/careers or click the attachment below to view the full position description.

Applications must be submitted via our website and should include the following as one document:

  1. A cover letter addressed to Emily Connors, Joe’s Market Garden Manager
  2. A statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description
  3. A current CV

CERES is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. CERES believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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