April 10, 2016 @ 4:19 PM

Just in time for spring, Keep Growing Detroit is actively looking for great candidates for our Urban Garden Development Coordinator position.

The Urban Garden Development Coordinator will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support for community groups and organizations with interest in growing vegetable gardens in the city as well as assisting groups with programming and maintenance support, including occasional instruction of basic garden concepts, development of lesson plans and/or activities at early childhood centers, and supervision of volunteer groups. The Coordinator will also assist with activities that support the Garden Resource Program, including support with outreach, resource distribution and community ...

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April 10, 2016 @ 3:59 PM

Hazon has four openings for its 6‐month Detroit JOFEE (Jewish Outdoor, Food, and Environmental Education) Fellowship beginning in May 2016 and concluding in November 2016. This is an urban agriculture and Jewish education experience based in the city of Detroit at the Northend Christian CDC's Oakland Avenue Urban Farm.

Detroit JOFEE Fellows will gain experience in seasonal agricultural production and farmers' market preparation. They will also work in the metro Detroit Jewish community, gaining skills in the JOFEE field, as well as growing spiritually through living Jewish time. Fellows will practice intentional shared living, and come away with an expanded personal and professional network both in the city of Detroit and in ...

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