Individual Volunteers-Get your hands dirty in our gardens or parks!


Cause Areas


Sun Aug 27, 2017 - Sat Nov 25, 2017


463 Maria AveSuite 207Saint Paul, MN 55106


We operate a youth-run urban farming, cooking and conservation program in which teens are paid to carry out meaningful work in their community (East St Paul). In the Spring & Fall we recruit volunteer groups to engage in our work with our staff and youth participants at our farm and public park sites.

Urban Roots is looking for eager individual to come once, or become weekly regulars in our gardens & parks this spring! Opportunities in our market garden include prepping garden beds, laying compost, weeding, harvesting and small construction projects. Opportunities in conservation program include the ever-important restoration work of pulling invasives. Shifts are Wednesday mornings from 9am-12pm or Thursday afternoons from 3:30-6:30pm with occasional shifts on Saturdays. Go to to sign up!

This shift is for individuals, accepting a maximum of 8 for eachshift.

Time Commitment: 3 to 4 hours

We supply tools, gloves, water and lots of fun!

Contact for garden questions and for conservation questions.


  • Agronomy
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Farming
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3-4 hours

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