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Wylde Center is seeking 2-3 Horticulture Apprentices for the 2020 growing season. Horticulture apprentices will be involved with all the tasks of our horticulture team, who are responsible for maintenance of our garden sites/greenspaces, farm sites, and plant sales. Apprentices will help with daily tasks, as well as develop a focus throughout their apprenticeship, with the help of the team. Learn more by visiting the apprenticeship description link below.
Wylde Center is seeking 2-3 Farm Apprentices for the 2020 growing seasons. Farm apprentices will be involved with all the tasks of our farmer, who is responsible for the maintenance of our 3 farm sites. Apprentices will help with daily tasks, as well as develop a focus throughout their apprenticeship, with the help of the farmer. Learn more by visiting the apprenticeship description link below.
The mission of Wylde Center is to educate, cultivate greenspaces and build community in the areas we serve.
Wylde Center accomplishes this through educational programs, events and greenspaces that actively engage youth, families and individuals in their environment, health and community, and that develop skills in environmental science, sustainable urban living, organic gardening, health, and nutrition.
Wylde Center was founded in 1997 out of a need to provide opportunities to experience nature in an urban environment. As a result of the community’s involvement and commitment, the organization has evolved into a large and active nonprofit organization operating five greenspaces (Oakhurst Garden, Sugar Creek Garden, Hawk Hollow, Edgewood Community Learning Garden, and the Mulberry Fields Garden) in four different Decatur and Atlanta neighborhoods, open year-round for the community, for events and for Wylde Center’s educational programs.
Additionally, Wylde Center provides one of the largest youth environmental and science education programs in metro-Atlanta, including the Decatur Farm to School program, Atlanta Farm to School, Healthy Living by Healthy Growing at the Decatur Housing Authority, and science program and field trips linked to Common Core standards.