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Malden Court Community Orchard Work Party Volunteer

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Green Lents

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The Malden Court Community Orchard (MCCO) is a community-led project of Green Lents, a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to support community-led projects that provide leadership and skill-building opportunities, that promote a culture of sharing and sustainability.

MCCO is located at 7677 SE 87th Ave. We are dedicated to growing abundance and community resiliency in and around the Lents neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. MCCO is made up of teams of volunteers that support and work towards the creation and stewardship of a multi-layered, restorative, and "open-to-all" community orchard. Our goals are to grow food, build community, restore ecological relationships, and share in the harvest.
Come join us for our monthly work parties, every third Saturday, 9am-12pm, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, 2021(winter dates tbd). Come volunteer with us, weeding, planting, pruning, mulching, harvesting, path maintenance and upkeep. No experience necessary.

We will provide:
- Tools and materials
- Friendly instruction and expertise

What to bring:
- Work clothes and closed-toe shoes
- A water bottle (if available)
- Suncreen/hat, raincoat during the rainy months.
- Work glove (if available)
- Your friends, family and neighbors!

Minors are welcome with parent, guardian or program supervision. Masks required, and physical distancing is maintained as much as possible.

Questions? Contact getinvolved@greenlents.org, or call 971-266-4196, or visit https://www.facebook.com/MaldenCourtCommunityOrchard

Can't wait to see you there!

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About Green Lents

Location:

9215 SE Ramona St, PORTLAND, OR 97266, US

Mission Statement

Green Lents is a local non-profit serving the greater Lents area in SE Portland to support a more livable and thriving community.

Description

Our programs include:

  • Ecological health through native plantings and pollinator habitat enhancement
  • Resource sharing and access through our Community Tool Library - a free tool lending program with home, garden, and other tools for loan, repair work parties, and other resources like books and seeds.
  • Malden Court Community Orchard - working with local neighbors to plant a multi-canopy, sustainable, orchard in the Lents neighborhood; work party every 3rd Saturday of the month
  • Community engagement & events - Garden swaps, Green Ring walking/biking tours, and neighborhood-wide garage sales
  • Affordable housing and air quality advocacy

WWW.GREENLENTS.ORG

Community
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7677 SE 87th AvePortland, OR 97266

(45.46803,-122.57452)
 

SKILLS

  • Gardening
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Farming
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 3 hours

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