CFAC is hiring!

February 23, 2015

JOB TITLE: Project Manager

This is a 1 year maternity leave position starting April 8, 2015. There is potential to expand the position with personal motivation. Seasonally dependent hours: 10-12 hrs/week April-October, 5 hrs/week November-April 2016. Wage is $25/hr.

The Project Manager oversees current ongoing projects while strategizing larger goals for food security.


·         Develops curriculum & delivers 6 ‘Local Food in the Kitchen’, 3 ‘Edible Gardening’ Workshops and coordinates 3 ‘keynote’ workshops collaboratively with Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Food Sustainability Coordinator

·         Increases community engagement at Cranbrook Public Produce Garden

·         Coordinates group efforts to plan & expand growing space at Cranbrook Public Produce Garden

·         Develops sustainability plan for Community Kitchen project

·         Establishes priorities for development of social enterprise

·         Reports progress to CFAC Steering Committee 

·         Fulfills grant reporting and budget planning deadlines

·         Finds and applies for applicable grants



The successful candidate will possess:

Strong communication & leadership skills, experience in community outreach, knowledge of local gardening & food skills, resourcefulness, comfortable working alone & collaboratively, flexible schedule, public speaking skills, basic computer & social media skills, basic financial skills (budgeting), creativity, time management skills, research skills


Must have:

- home office with personal computer

- class 5 driver’s license and vehicle

- Food Safe certificate or willing to obtain

- Basic First Aid certificate or willing to obtain


Candidates selected for interview will be asked to give a 5 minute presentation on East Kootenay Food Security or Creative Community Engagement.

Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to by March 18, 2015.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Thanks to all our supporters for the financial support this 2014 season: Real Estate Foundation of BC, Interior Health Community Food Action Initiatives, CBT Community Initiatives!

January 16, 2015

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Cranbrook Public Produce Garden

June 17, 2014
Every Wednesday from 2-4pm throughout the 2014 season, there will be someone at the Garden to answer questions, offer orientations, and offer guidance as to task priorities, if that is desired.
The gate is never closed, so come anytime to check this public garden out!
Location: 6th Ave and 18th St N (in Eric MacKinnon Park, between Hot Shots and Save-On Foods, 1 street parallel to Victoria)

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