Harvest land by participating in gardening in the Senior Nutrition Garden!

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Food Share

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 33 people are interested

The VCAAA’s Senior Garden is a working garden located adjacent to FOOD Share. It is an ongoing collaboration between Ventura County Area Agency on Aging, the Ventrua County Probation office, and FOOD Share. This garden provides fresh fruits and vegetables for the Senior Nutrition Program and to FOOD Share partner agencies. We are always looking for volunteers to help Bob with all aspects of maintaining this beautiful garden.

Tasks include: Hand weeding, weeding with a hoe, harvesting vegetable, planting seed, installing irrigation.

Not open on Holidays or if it is raining

Usually open M&Th 8am-Noon

For individuals : The first step is attending a 30 minute group volunteer orientation. Volunteer orientation consists of a tour of our facilities and receiving your FOOD Share name badge.

Volunteer orientations are in a group setting and take place by appointment only by signing up for an orientation via our website https://foodshare.com/volunteer/

For groups: send an email to the volunteer department at volunteer@foodshare.com asking for the group activity schedule.

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About Food Share

Location:

4156 Southbank Road, Oxnard, CA 93036, US

Mission Statement

FOOD Share is dedicated to feeding, nourishing and educating the hungry inVenturaCounty, informing the community about the reasons for hunger, and advocating for a reduction of the root causes of hunger.

Description

FOOD Share innovatively and efficiently gathers and distributes food, serving those in need through a network of charitable agencies. Our dedicated volunteers and staff fight hunger with compassion and commitment to ensure that people have ready access to nutritious food. FOOD Share responds to community emergencies quickly and effectively.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4156 Southbank RoadOxnard, CA 93036

(34.25546,-119.16169)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 1-4 hours
  • M&Th 8:00 a.m. - Noon

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