About Us

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Grow Your Future BC  has been created to showcase the opportunities for work and rewarding career paths in horticulture in BC.

Our mission is to inform and invite people to work, learn and build their careers in horticulture.

What Is horticulture?

  • Seed Your Future Definition:
    “Horticulture is the art, technology, business, and science of plants.”
  • Dictionary Definition:
    “The art or practice of garden cultivation and management.”
  • Wikipedia Definition:
    “Horticulture is the agriculture of plants, mainly for food, materials, comfort and beauty for decoration. Horticulturists apply knowledge, skills, and technologies to grow intensively produced plants for human food and non-food uses and for personal or social needs.”

Values:

  • Integrity: We as an industry will treat everyone within all organizations and the public as a whole with respect, fairness and honesty.
  • Collaboration: We as an industry will work together in partnership with our stakeholders to continuously improve the strength of our valued workforce.
  • Practicality: We as an industry will work hard to develop and apply real hands-on solutions to our labour problems, which will encompass change and lead to long term viability and success for our industry.
  • Sustainability: We as an industry will shape our future through a long term investment in a best practice philosophy, and capacity building for our workforce to thrive.
  • Adaptability: We as an industry will identify and be proactive to changes in circumstances that influence our human resource requirements.

There are many different job opportunities available in the world of horticulture. Learn about what those are and how you can grow your future career!

 

Meet The Staff

 

Ann Walsh
Project Manager
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Fanny St. Hilaire
Commodity Coordinator
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Gulshan Josan
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
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Jayde Reuser
Communications & Administrative Assistant
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