We are located in Kjibuktuk, in unceded Mi’kmak’i territory.
Servicing Halifax Regional Municipality and surrounding areas
We provide employment opportunities to neurodiverse workers and psychiatrically diverse persons. We work toward accessibility through our horizontal management and open lines of communication regarding operating procedures. We provide a later start time because sleep is very important for physical and mental health: a good night’s sleep can often make the difference between a person being able to work and having a manageable state and positive outlook, or their being at risk. We find we can get a project done in a timely manner during the growing season and employ an underutilized sector of the fabric of society.
We pin our wages to the livable wage index. As of 2023 that is $25.00 an hour according to Living Wage Canada. If wages had kept up with inflation and the cost of living since 1962, the minimum wage would be $44.00 an hour.
Design, plant identification, Payroll, scheduling, operations and procurement, recruitment and retention,
I have been gardening professionally since 2008, I’ve been growing vegetable gardens since I was 13 and my interest in wild edible and medicinal plants began early in childhood. In 2011 I became PDC certified at Verge Permaculture.