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2020 HAFA Farm Volunteer

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HMONG AMERICAN FARMERS ASSOCIATION

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
CSA Packing Day

WHAT:

HAFA Farm Volunteer - 2020 Season

WHEN:

Beginning June - Ending November

Weekdays

Flexible volunteering hours - depends on individual and demand of work on HAFA

WHY:

Have a little extra time on your hand? Come help out at the HAFA Farm! Because of the difficulties the pandemic has created, and with the 2020 harvest season approaching faster than ever, HAFA is looking for extra hand to assist on our 255 acre farm in Vermillion Township, Minnesota! No matter how big or small, every little bit counts and we are super appreciative for all the help we can get during these times!

Duties and delegations will vary on a day-to-day basis based on volunteer size and week demand.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift at least 10 lbs.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks.
  • Ability to adhere to farm/food safety protocol and rules.
  • Have an open mind to learn and be part of a diverse community.

Some common duties may include:

  • Packing different types of vegetables into produce boxes for our Community Shared Agriculture (CSA).
  • Cleaning the HAFA Farm by putting equipment back, cleaning up trash, picking up rocks, etc.
  • Assisting in produce washing and culling.

For any questions, concerns, or further details, please call or email our lines:
info@hmongfarmers.com
651-493-8091

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About HMONG AMERICAN FARMERS ASSOCIATION

Location:

149 Thompson Ave E, Suite 210, West Saint Paul, MN 55118, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) is to advance the prosperity of Hmong farmers through cooperative endeavors, capacity building and advocacy. HAFA was started and is led by family farmers and uses community organizing to do its work.

Description

HAFA’s work is grounded in strong communitarian values and based around a Whole Food Model, which acknowledges that all aspects of the farm-to-fork system must be addressed simultaneously to truly build intergenerational and community wealth. There are five distinct but interrelated components in the model: land access, new markets, trainings and capacity building, financing, and research and data collection. What makes HAFA’s model unique is that it works with cohorts of experienced Hmong farmers and employs community organizing tactics to truly get at systems change.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

20385 Coates BlvdHAFA FarmHastings, MN 55033

(44.65327,-93.00252)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Beginning June - Ending November Weekdays Flexible volunteering hours - depends on individual and demand of work on HAFA (see intake form for more details)
  • Please fill out this following intake form to officially register as a volunteer: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfCvbJstpq3hAzDkzXNlAaT51PNyO36I5qFNNbV7Ueot7vu8g/viewform

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