FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not-for-profit society connecting, empowering, and inspiring people to strengthen BC’s sustainable food systems. We develop, operate, and act as a catalyst for projects that support access to and production of local, sustainable food; support local growers and producers; provide access to and protection of farmland; and connect, educate, and celebrate with communities across BC. Since 1993 FFCF has been a leader in local food and sustainable agriculture working with business, NGO partners, government, universities, and the public to achieve our mandate.
Reporting to the BC Seed Security Program Director, FFCF is seeking an energetic and motivated person to assist our BC Seed Security Program team. This program is delivered partly in partnership with SeedChange (formerly USC Canada) Canadian field program, The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security (BFICSS). The role is to help support on-farm research, seed conservation and plant breeding, and to engage the public in seed growing and saving. This could be you if you are fit and able to do field work, are comfortable working in a team or on your own, and have an interest in sustainable food systems.
Assisting the delivery of the Seed Security programming, may include, but is not limited to:
To be eligible, youth must: