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Fight Hunger by Volunteering at the Farm!

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ORGANIZATION: Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York

Farm Volunteers
Harvesting at the Patroon Land Farm

If you like working outdoors, gardening, and helping others at the same time, sign up to volunteer at the Patroon Land Farm. At the Farm we grow vegetables for the Food Bank's member agency food pantries and soup kitchens. We have 15 acres under cultivation, a Barn with volunteer check-in area, a greenhouse, a Farm Stand, and the need for many hands to help us with this work. We'd love to have you join us. Volunteers of all ages are welcome, and no prior farming experience is required.

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About Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York

Location:

965 Albany-Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110, US

Mission Statement

Working to alleviate hunger and prevent food waste.

Description

Since 1982, the Regional Food Bank has been helping to feed the poor and hungry. It is the only organization of its kind in northeastern New York. The Food Bank collects large donations of food from the food industry and distributes it to charitable agencies serving hungry and disadvantaged people in 23 counties of New York State. The Food Bank distributed 24.9 million pounds of food to over 1,000 member agencies assisting low-income people duirng 2010.

CAUSE AREAS

Environment
Hunger
Environment, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

132 Ketcham RoadVoorheesville, NY 12186

(42.65822,-74.03829)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Usually 2-3 hours, but any length of time is OK

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