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MSU Tollgate Farm Pumpkinfest Event Oct 8-9. Be a Pumpkinfest 2022 Volunteer!

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ORGANIZATION: MSU Tollgate Farm Pumpkinfest

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 17 people are interested
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MSU Tollgate Farm Pumpkinfest 2018

Plans for the 2022 MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center Pumpkinfest are underway, and we would love your help. Pumpkinfest is a family-oriented event open to the public 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 8th, and Sunday, October 9th. Educational and fun, Pumpkinfest explores the importance of agriculture in our daily lives.

Proceeds from Pumpkinfest allow us to provide scholarships for suburban and Detroit-area school children to visit our farm through camps and field trips.

Pumpkinfest relies on a wonderful team of volunteers.
Some of these roles include:

  • Welcome table
  • Volunteer center
  • Wagon Ride
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Concessions
  • Children’s activities
  • Parking attendant
  • Fishing helper
  • Face painting

7 Shifts

  • Sat Oct 08, 2022 - morning / 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Set up for event
  • Sat Oct 08, 2022 - 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM
    go to: MSU TOLLGATE FARM VOLUNTEERING for more information
  • Sat Oct 08, 2022 - 01:45 PM to 05:15 PM
    go to: MSU TOLLGATE FARM VOLUNTEERING for more information
  • Sun Oct 09, 2022 - morning / 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Set up for event
  • Sun Oct 09, 2022 - 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM
    go to: MSU TOLLGATE FARM VOLUNTEERING for more information
  • Sun Oct 09, 2022 - 01:30 PM to 05:00 PM
    go to: MSU TOLLGATE FARM VOLUNTEERING for more information
  • Sun Oct 09, 2022 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
    Take down crew
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About MSU Tollgate Farm Pumpkinfest

Location:

28115 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi, MI 48377, US

Mission Statement

MSU Tollgate provides non-formal learning opportunities for children, families, and adults, offering the unique opportunity to experience agriculture hands-on in an urban environment. Using research based curriculum and methods, visitors can explore the joys of gardening and the natural world, appreciate and promote locally grown food, and develop a healthy community.

Description

The views of rolling farmland available around MSU Tollgate are practically unknown elsewhere in present-day Oakland County, making it one of the original historical sites of Novi, Michigan. The 160 acre farmstead is currently owned by Michigan State University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Americana Foundation. The MSU Tollgate farm site represents a working farm with animals, community gardens, and sustainable agriculture demonstrations.

We host a variety of educational programs and classes such as:

  • 4-H youth programs
  • Homeowner horticulture
  • Community food systems education
  • Woodlot management
  • Agriculture and natural resources

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Oct 08, 2022 - Sun Oct 09, 2022
10:30 AM - 05:30 PM
This opportunity has 7 shifts

WHERE

28115 Meadowbrook Rd.Novi, MI 48377

(42.49865,-83.4584)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Child Care
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Food Service
  • String Instrument

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shifts are 10:30 am -2:00 pm and 1:45 pm- 5:15 pm each day.
  • 14-15 yr old volunteers must be accompanied by an adult.

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