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2012 Garden Manager Position - Aprovecho, Cottage Grove, OR

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2012 Garden Manager Position - Aprovecho, Cottage Grove, OR

Job Summary
Aprovecho is seeking an individual to fill a full-time (32 hours /week) seasonal Garden Manager position. This seasonally contracted position begins on February 15th, 2012 and ends on November 15th, 2012. Housing and shared / subsidized utilities are provided on-site (see Benefits below for details).

Aprovecho is a non-profit education center located on a 40-acre piece of rural property in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Aprovecho organizes, teaches, and hosts residential hands-on education programs that include Permaculture Design, Natural Building, and Sustainable Living Skills.

Aprovecho’s organizational mission is: “Living, learning, organizing, and educating to Inspire a Sustainable Culture”. Please see Aprovecho’s web site to get a better understanding of our organization.

Aprovecho’s garden has been cultivated organically for approximately 25 years. The garden’s  vision statement, which you will be responsible for manifesting, is as follows:

Aprovecho seeks to maintain a productive garden in which fruits, vegetables, flowers, and culinary herbs are grown in a way that is ecologically responsible, maximizing of yields, serving as a public demonstration, providing learning and training opportunities for Aprovecho students, and integrated into Aprovecho’s other agricultural and land management systems.

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