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Culinary Garden Design Manager Opportunity

Kathleen Hiraga, owner of Garden Organics Inc., has shared with us an opportunity within her company. Details below, and please contact Garden Organics as noted below if you require more information or wish to respond.

ORGANIC CULINARY GARDEN MANAGER—BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

Garden Organics Inc. is seeking a Culinary Garden Design Manager to partner with company, handling day to day greenhouse operations, culinary garden design projects and to further develop culinary garden design client base.

Position Description:
Candidates must possess at least 2 years of farming and/or organic gardening and greenhouse experience: germinating, transplanting and managing plant stock inventory, and organic farm or garden management experience, including double digging, site analysis, garden design and daily maintenance. Familiarity with John Jeavons and BIOINTENSIVE methods desirable including an understanding of food and food trends in the culinary world. Please have strong organizational, people and project management skills and a strong interest in further developing G.O.’s mission: designing edible gardens for home residences, restaurants and hotels.

Projects include designing gardens and providing garden maintenance for Los Angeles-based chefs and restaurants, internship programs, gardening workshops, participation in local farmers markets, garden and food events and edible school garden consultation.

This is a hands-on position as well as managerial. Candidate must handle lifting and loading, as well as double digging on a regular basis. Driver’s license mandatory. Position would begin early 2007.

Greenhouse site is based in West Los Angeles.

Please e-mail resume with brief cover letter to info [at] mygardenorganics [dot] com.

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