Who We Are

Joel Bakker (left) has been working in horticulture for almost 20 years. Before founding Urban Harvest Landscape, Joel did community development work in Afghanistan, helping train farmers in new crops and improved growing techniques.  Additionally, he has worked budding and pruning fruit trees for a nursery in Canada, growing greenhouse peppers and tomatoes in the Netherlands, and various other horticulture jobs.  

Joel has a Diploma in Horticulture from the University of Guelph (Canada), and a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from HAS Den Bosch (the Netherlands).  His passion is growing fruit and vegetables, and helping train others in sustainable organic growing practices.