Grower Trainer 

We are looking for a new Grower-Trainer to deliver the Farm’s horticultural training programme, ensure the smooth running and growth of the farm’s plant shop and assist with growing produce to sell through our farm Café and other London restaurants. There is plenty of scope for implementing your own ideas and further developing a flourishing and busy open farm. If you have experience working in horticulture and a passion for
teaching, we would love to hear from you! 

Conditions of work:

Hours: Two days per week, preferably Monday & Thursday

Salary: £24K FTE

Application deadline: Midnight, Sunday 17 June 2018

For further information, please take a look at the full Job Description

To apply please complete the Application Form and email it to


Part-time Chef: fixed term until 31st October 2018

We are looking for a creative and dedicated Chef to work in the Farm Cafe on Saturday & Sunday over the Summer period. 

The successful candidate will run the busy Cafe kitchen with the support of a Café Assistant and Kitchen Assistant, taking responsibility for preparing dishes for the daily menu, cooking food to order during the shift, supervising other Cafe staff and volunteers, and cleaning down at the end of the shift. The successful candidate will be adaptable to changing production demands and have a minimum of a year’s full time experience in a commercial kitchen. They will be comfortable meeting dietary requirements such as gluten and dairy free alternatives and have an enthusiasm for integrating garden grown food into the menu. We are looking for a Chef who can work quickly and independently, and is highly organised.

Conditions of work:

Hours: 8.30am-3.30pm Saturday & Sunday

Salary: £13 per hour

For further information, please take a look at the full  Job Description

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to 

There is no closing date, but you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Food Growing Trainee (voluntary role) 

Stepney​ ​City​ ​Farm​ ​is​ ​recruiting​ ​4​ ​Volunteer​ ​Food​ ​Growing​ ​Trainees.​ ​The​ ​trainee-ship​ ​runs​ ​from July​ ​-​ Dec​ ​2018.​ ​Trainees​ ​will​ ​work​ ​one​ ​day​ ​a​ ​week​ ​and​ ​gain​ ​knowledge​ ​experience​ ​in community​ ​food​ ​growing.​ ​In​ ​addition​ ​there​ ​will​ ​be​ ​regular​ ​evening​ ​tutorials​ ​teaching​ ​different aspects​ ​of​ ​organic​ ​gardening.​ ​You​ ​will​ ​work​ ​with​ ​our​ ​two​ ​Grower-trainers,​ ​learning​ ​all​ ​aspects​ ​of running​ ​an​ ​Urban​ ​Market​ ​Garden​ ​and​ ​Plant​ ​nursery​ ​within​ ​a​ ​City​ ​Farm.

We​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​enthusiastic​ ​people​ ​who​ ​are​ ​keen​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​about​ ​growing​ ​food​ ​in​ ​a sustainable​ ​way,​ ​and​ ​who​ ​enjoy​ ​working​ ​outdoors​ ​and​ ​with​ ​other​ ​people.

The closing date for this opportunity is the 11th of June 2018. To apply, please  complete the Application Form and email it to

Young Volunteers sessional worker (voluntary role)

Are you passionate about animals, plants, food and farming? Do you enjoy working with young people?

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who can help to run a weekly volunteering session for 12-18yr olds on Sunday afternoons from 12.30-4.30pm. You don’t have to come every week but we ask for a minimum commitment of 1 session a month.

There is no closing date for this opportunity. To apply, please read the Role Description complete the Application Form.


We are currently seeking new Trustees, from Fundraising, Human Resources and Company Secretary backgrounds, to join our board and to help us meet our responsibilities in terms of governance and strategic direction for the Farm.

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For our volunteering opportunities please visit our volunteering page.

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