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Oakland Public Library - César E. Chávez Branch

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Seed Library at Chavez

Come join our free Seed Library and Huerta de Dolores Community Garden!

Volunteer responsibilities include seed sorting, repacking, and organizing, as well as performing inventories of seeds and supplies. Other responsibilities include weeding, watering, and planting as needed in the courtyard garden. Timing is flexible, but potential volunteers should be able to commit to one hour/week for at least 6 months.

Additional opportunities might develop, such as the coordination of seed saving workshops and/or seed swaps and the mentoring of new gardeners and seed savers.

The Seed Library at the Cesar E. Chavez branch of the Oakland Public Library is committed to increasing the capacity of our community to feed itself wholesome food by means of education that fosters community resilience, self-reliance, and a culture of sharing.

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Wed Jun 19, 2019 - Wed Dec 18, 2019


3301 East 12th StreetOakland, CA 94601



  • Gardening
  • Spanish
  • Organization


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Weekly shift; 6-month commitment required
  • Gardening expertise; English/Spanish skills a plus

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