Smart Farm Work Days...Learn, Grow and Share

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Smart Farm of Barrington

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Smart Farm of Barrington

The Smart Farm is a volunteer-run educational farm that provides all that it grows to our local food relief agencies. Please come join us! Smart Farm Regular Work Days Begin May 2nd and continue Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9-noon thru October. Our tasks change depending on the time of year. We are looking for people to help, with harvesting, seeding, weeding, watering composting & transplanting. We would love you to stop by and help whenever you are able. We are a fun loving group and hope to see you soon! If gardening isn't your thing...we have lots of other things to do!!

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About Smart Farm of Barrington

Location:

PO Box 827, 455 W IL Route 22, Barrington, IL 60011, US

Mission Statement

The Smart Farm will cultivate a healthy, eco-friendly community by: 1. Offering adults and children learning opportunities in sustainable farming; 2. Promoting the benefits of sustainable farming; and, 3. Donating fresh produce to support our neighbors in need.

Description

LEARN: Smart Farm is an educational farm for the Barrington area and nearby communities. Adults, children, and students learn about their agricultural heritage, organic gardening, the slow food movement, and best practices for living "green," sustainable lives.

GROW : Volunteer to help us grow our vegetables, using the latest techniques in integrated pest management, water and soil conservation, and composting.

SHARE: A portion of our produce is shared with local food pantries and other hunger relief agencies.




Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Campus: Green Hous490 W Route 22(GPS is not correct)Lake Barrington, IL 60010

(42.19446,-88.18384)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • We would love your help whenever possible.
  • Minimum age requirement without parent is 14. GPS is not correct...We are located in Lake Barrington, just west of the hospital and east of Kelsey Rd on the North Side of Rte 22.

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