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GrowMemphis Seeks Executive Director

The mission of GrowMemphis is to foster the creation of robust community food systems that eliminate hunger, promote health, and further social justice.

GrowMemphis achieves it's mission through three program areas: community gardening and urban farming, food policy advocacy, and increasing food access at farmers markets through a double value coupon program.  

GrowMemphis was established as a program of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center in early 2007 as a community garden resource hub, and now includes a network of 25 organic garden projects located in low income areas throughout Memphis.  Our community gardens are located throughout Memphis, but primarily in low income neighborhoods, and include school and church gardens as well as neighborhood gardens.  GrowMemphis supports community garden by providing technical assistance, networking, workshops, garden start-up funds, seeds and plants, cooperative marketing, and other services.

Position: Executive Director

Salary: $28,000 - $35,000

Start Date: January 1, 2012

Application Deadline: September 30, 2011

For more information, http://www.growmemphis.org/node/10

To apply, please email your resume to Josephine Alexander:  josephine@midsouthpeace.org