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Playa Vista Farmers' Market

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Sprouts of Promise/Farmer Mark

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The Playa Vista Farmers' Market is a Certified Farmers' Market with a "farmer first' philosophy. Saturdays from 9 am-2pm, the market brings together sustainable California farms, local artisans, musicians and community members. The market has a sister nonprofit, Sprouts of Promise. Sprouts of Promise is a 501(c)(3) that educates children and families on the importance of fresh fruits and vegetables and gives food-insecure individuals access to locally grown produce. Quick Overview: Our opportunities allow you to see what it takes to run a community farmers' market, meet our vendors and experience our customers first hand. Learn more about or promote sustainable food and volunteer through an educational program. You will have the opportunity to select your area of interest(s). The following are needed roles: -Drive-Thru Market Volunteer: Help package farm boxes for Drive-Thru Market Putting farm boxes into vehicles Greeting patrons as they drive thru -Crowd control Volunteer: Help control the farmers' market customer line. 2 hour shift. -Social Media Volunteer: Develop content for the Sprouts of Promise website and social media platforms. Activities include interviewing farmers in the Playa Vista Farmers' Market, writing blog posts, taking in- market photographs, researching food trends, and connecting with food bloggers and local social media influencers. At home and in market. -Photography Volunteer: Take photos at the Playa Vista Farmers' Market and at Sprouts of Promise in-market and off-site events! Your photos will be used to promote Sprouts of Promise’s programs on our website, social media platforms and on marketing displays. Schedule flexibility. Requirements: In-market orientation (before or on 1st day of service). Work days and times will vary depending on event, task, position and location. Take the next steps: *View and choose an opportunity above *Submit an application at http://www.farmermark.com/volunteer

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About Sprouts of Promise/Farmer Mark

Location:

4712 Admiralty Way #831, MARINA DEL REY, CA 90292, US

Mission Statement

Farm to Market, Market to Community Farmer Mark and Sprouts of Promise believe it takes a community to create a healthy lifestyle. We teach elementary students and their families about healthy eating and responsible farming practices, as well as running six Certified Farmers Markets in Southern California. Farmer Mark's vision for his markets is to uphold the highest integrity, keep the best interest of the farmer and community in mind, educate consumers and actively promote the benefits of locally sourced produce. With this "Farmer First" philosophy, we strive to cultivate the best conditions for small farmers to sell the freshest and most nutritious produce direct to the community.

Description

Farm to Market, Market to Community Farmer Mark and Sprouts of Promise believe it takes a community to create a healthy lifestyle. We teach elementary students and their families about healthy eating and responsible farming practices, as well as running six Certified Farmers Markets in Southern California. Farmer Mark's vision for his markets is to uphold the highest integrity, keep the best interest of the farmer and community in mind, educate consumers and actively promote the benefits of locally sourced produce. With this "Farmer First" philosophy, we strive to cultivate the best conditions for small farmers to sell the freshest and most nutritious produce direct to the community.

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12775 W. Millennium DriveLos Angeles, CA 90094

(33.97995,-118.40742)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • We prefer volunteers who can volunteer twice a month up to 3 months. We are flexible with schedules.

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