Who We Are

Joel Bakker (left) has been working in horticulture for 20 years. Before founding Urban Harvest Landscape, Joel spent 3 years doing 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 vegetables 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.