Work with the Castle garden team, learn to manage a productive and fun food growing project and grow, vegetables, fruit and herbs for a commercial kitchen and café.
Since September 2009, The Castle have been working to develop the one acre green space surrounding the building. This has been an exciting project with the vision to create a productive garden based on the principles of permaculture design. We grow fruit, vegetables and herbs for the Castle kitchen and café , plus producing herb products, such as lip balm, for our shop.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is keen to learn about community food growing projects, growing food in a sustainable way, and who enjoy working outdoors and cooperating with other people & the Castle Climbing Centre. A great opportunity to learn and work around adventurous people!
The placement runs from 2nd May to 26th September, one day a week – mainly Thursdays. There will be a chance to also attend tutorials and training in urban food growing.
Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 15th April.
Interviews held Thursday 25th and Friday 26th April.
Please download and read the job pack before applying.
Hooray for us!
The Castle won the Sustainable Building and Sustainable Procurement Awards at the 2011/2012 Sustainable City Awards. More sustainability...
The Big Swish
Clothes swap event
Sunday 6th September
11.30am - 3.30pm
Garden Harvest Celebration
Saturday 19th September
The Castle's 'Off-Grid' pop-up cafe here in the garden, celebrating Urban Food Fortnight; promoting local produce being grown, produced and cooked right on our doorstep.