Vegetable Picking

SEEDS AND SOIL
FOR YOUR OWN HOME GARDEN

Free Seeds & Soil now open to ALL residents in Ottawa. #OttCity’s Human Needs Task Force, and Just Food are partnering with Social Harvest to provide packages of seeds and soil to households wishing to start a home garden.  

Register while supplies last.


Click on the button below to complete the sign-up for pick-ups on July 21st!

 
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MICROGREENS 

Social Enterprise

To support our operations financially, we sell a range of premium microgreens. Our products are fresh, local, nutritious, and follow organic practices. Our programming activities benefit from all the proceeds generated through our sales.

At this time we are selling the following varieties: 

  • Sunflower 

  • Red Radish

  • Green Peas

If you are interested in purchasing our products, please contact us! 

 

MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA VOLUNTEER

Are you looking to make a difference in your community this summer?
How would you like a chance to expand your professional network and grow your personal brand?

We are looking for a Marketing and Social Media Volunteer who will develop a strategic communication plan for Social Harvest.

  • Are you able to work independently and communicate effectively in writing and orally?

  • Do you have a bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field?

  • Do you have a good understanding of various social media platforms and software like MS Office, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Hootsuite?


If you answered YES to these questions, then you are the person we are looking for. Learn more about requirements, expectations, and benefits by clicking in "Volunteer Posting" at the bottom of the page.

Email us at social.harvest@crcrr.org if you have any questions about this position.

Vegetable Garden
 
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PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Supporting Youth through Employment

Social Harvest is happy to offer four (4) three-month short term contract, part-time (28 hours/week).

Interns support the operations of our social enterprise by assisting the project officer in the many projects and tasks.

As a participant of the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Center Professional Internship Program, you will gain:

  • Enriching experience with one of our five social enterprises (i.e. Social Harvest, MarketMobile, Ottawa Gift-In-Kind, Good Food Box, and incubator13)

  • You will be part of a cohort of eleven youth, aged between 18 and 29 years old that will work at the RRCRC on short-term contracts.


During the contract, you will receive pre-employment and professional online training and individual support via incubator13. By the end of your internship, you can expect to have recognized professional experience and a professional network.

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL
Monday November 30th, 2020, until the end of the day.

 
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Amanda Mendes Fernandes - Intern Spring 2020

Social Harvest allowed me to improve a plethora of professional skills, including urban agriculture, greenhouse maintenance, community engagement, customer service, and entrepreneurship. As a result of this experience, I’ve become a more confident and competitive professional in horticulture. I was also fortunate to be in an environment connected with many different fields. Our contact with colleagues at the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre, as well as the business development aspect of the social enterprise, brought new thought patterns to my attention. 

I will always be grateful and appreciative of the support and guidance I received from my supervisor and co-workers. It was an honour to be part of a project that has such a beautiful mission supporting other social service activities. Now, I am excited to pursue my career as a Horticulture Technician with a local company.