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Edible Schoolyard Gardener

The Gardener provides the sole source of maintenance for the plants, garden beds, animals, pond and hardscapes of the ½ acre edible garden exhibit at the Greensboro Children’s Museum. The Edible Schoolyard garden functions as a showcase educational and event space and supplies ingredients for our cooking school. Responsibilities, schedule, and work distribution vary by season.

Reports to: The Edible Schoolyard Director
Position Status: Non-Exempt, min. 30 hours per week

Roles and Responsibilities
Garden Work

  • Manage overall plant and soil health strategies for the garden to include sustainable gardening practices and integrated pest management
  • Manage a small flock of laying hens
  • Lead and manage propagation and greenhouse work including plants grown to support an annual plant sale
  • Plant and provide seasonal produce, including a winter harvest, for the kitchen
  • Maintain the health of all plants in the garden including, but not limited to: fruit and nut trees, herbs, vegetables, aquatic plants, and annual and perennial flowers
  • Clean, organize and maintain garden tools and garden shed
  • Maintain drip irrigation system and the water harvesting systems (cistern and rain barrels)
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