Fall Barnyard Cleanup - Weir River Farm


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Sat Oct 29, 2016, 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM


140 Turkey Hill LaneThe Yellow House at The Weir River FarmHingham, MA 02043


Opportunity Overview
Weir River Farm is the last working farm in Hingham. As the days slowly get shorter, it is time to ready the farm for one last sprucing up before the winter weather sets in. Come join us on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All ages are welcome, but children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring work gloves if you have them.

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* Raking and sweeping the barnyard
* Cleaning the stalls in the barnyard
* Cleaning the children’s garden
* Trimming trumpet vines, removing vines from rock walls or brush clearing
* Maintaining communication with stewardship staff

* An eagerness to participate in maintaining the Farm
* Able to use hand tools (such as rakes, brooms)
* Able to follow instructions and work in a team
* Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear
* Ability to stand for extended periods of time and ability to bend
* Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces including grass or uneven surfaces

Time Commitment Needed
Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Come for the entire day or just a few hours.

The event will be cancelled in the event of active extreme weather.

We will break around noon so please bring a bag lunch and a refillable water bottle.
Water will be available.


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Farming

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Oct. 29, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Under 12 requires parental supervision
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