Community garden volunteer


(44.93797,-93.29111)
 

Cause Areas

When

Sun May 01, 2016 - Mon Oct 31, 2016

Where

3548 BRYANT AVE SMINNEAPOLIS, MN 55408

Our community garden provides fresh produce to local seniors, and often serves as a place to gather and reconnect with nature during the summer months. Grab some gloves and join in!

About

Our community garden provides fresh produce to local seniors, and often serves as a place to gather and reconnect with nature during the summer months. We're looking for helpers -- this could be a one-off or ongoing opportunity depending on your interests and skills.

Why do we have a garden? Community is an important part of our work here at Watercourse. In 2008, we partnered with a neighborhood seniors group to create a community garden. Since then seniors from the community have come to our South Clinic to plant, water and tend to the vegetables and flowers around the building.

The garden gives seniors a chance to connect with one another and to improve their diet by harvesting tomatoes, beans, peppers and more. Our community gardeners are already planning next years garden project and are bringing together even more members from the community to plan and organize for the garden next summer. But they can use your help!

How can you help? Keeping up with planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting can be difficult, so as we expand our gardening project we'd love to find a special community member or two to join the gardening team. More ambitious or muscled volunteers could help build more raised beds to improve accessibility, conduct a sustainability assessment, or even help us as we redesign our landscape for the new expansion.

What are you waiting for? Grab some gloves and join the team today!

Skills

  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Any
  • None -- get in touch to learn more!
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