Careers in urban agriculture

Whatever your interests, talents, and skills, the urban agriculture industry has a place for you to challenge, stretch, and grow.
Whatever your interests, talents, and skills, the urban agriculture industry has a place for you to challenge, stretch, and grow.

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Plant yourself in the urban agriculture industry

The career opportunities in urban agriculture are wide and varied. Here are some examples to get you started, along with links for additional information:

Plant science and technology

  • Plant pathologist
  • Arboriculturist
  • Horticulture scientist
  • Propagation scientist
  • Soil scientist
  • Food scientist
  • Plant breeder
  • Chemical researcher
  • Web/social media technician

Design, installation, maintenance

  • Landscape architect
  • Landscape designer
  • Landscape installer
  • Landscape maintenance worker/manager
  • Florist, floral designer
  • Floriculturist
  • Interiorscape designer
  • Irrigation technician
  • Lighting technician

Business

  • Administrator
  • Business owner
  • Journalist
  • Radio/TV editor
  • Consultant
  • Sales/marketing/PR specialist

Education

  • Educator at high school, college, university, vocational school, technical school, or junior college level

Production, food

  • Nursery/greenhouse associate/manager
  • Garden center associate/manager
  • Sod grower

Government, conservation, green space

  • Environmental educator
  • Arboretum/botanical garden associate/manager
  • Nature conservationist
  • Turfgrass manager
  • Park manager
  • Extension agent

Sports and leisure

  • Golf course manager
  • Sports field manager
  • Resort manager

Health and well-being

  • Horticulture therapist

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