Careers in urban agriculture

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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:

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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