Volunteer Garden Club


(42.08217,-87.78137)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1510 Wagner Rd.Glenview, IL 60025

Harvesting potatoes for the food pantry.

About

Learn about agriculture and horticultural while providing service to the community and beautifying the farm! Club volunteers plant and maintain the historic kitchen garden, food pantry donation plots in the community garden, flower beds and containers around The Heritage Center and help raise funds at the fall harvest sale and winter greens sale at the farm. Guidance is provided for all activities by farm staff and master gardeners. All levels of skill are encouraged to join! Garden Volunteer Club meets for gardening projects bi-weekly, on Tuesday evenings. Club members are asked to commit to a minimum of two days a month, May-Oct. Benefits of volunteer club membership include learning farming and gardening practices, meeting new people with similar interests, being active outdoors, quarterly farm and garden themed volunteer meet-ups, volunteer t-shirt, , and the opportunity to serve the community. Members must be 16 years of age or older, OR 12 years old WITH a parent or guardian. In 2015 volunteer gardenrs donated over 1400 pounds of produce to local food pantries!

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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