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CBF's Clagett Farm Workday

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CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION INC

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The health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, supporters, and staff are our top priorities, and we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. Clagett Farm is currently open to visitors by appointment only. Be assured that all decisions regarding re-opening Clagett Farm to volunteers and visitors have been and will continue to be based on our confidence in providing a healthy and safe environment for participants and staff.

At Clagett Farm, our ultimate goal is to use farming methods that are truly sustainable both economically and environmentally. The farm raises crops, beef cattle, and sheep and supports a Community Supported Agriculture program and tree farm. We find plenty of ways to use this hilly property for both commercial and educational purposes.

We raise a wide variety of organic vegetables and strive to provide our food to people of all income levels. Our vegetables are for sale to the public through our community supported agriculture (CSA) program.

For 20 years the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Clagett Farm has provided free and reduced-price, fresh produce to people living in poverty and near-poverty in Washington, D.C. The project, a collaboration with Capital Area Food Bank, blends local, sustainable organic agriculture with social justice. CBF calls the program, "From the Ground Up." Our commitment to this program has continued continued throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Trees potted in our Native Tree & Shrub Nursery are planted throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed as a buffer against erosion. Help us plant them! Check out CBF's volunteer calendar or send an e-mail to MDrestoration@cbf.org.

1 Shift

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Volunteers are needed Tuesdays and Fridays from March 23 through mid-November and Saturdays from April 24 to May 8 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION INC

Location:

6 HERNDON AVE, ANNAPOLIS, MD 21403, US

Mission Statement

Save the Bay, and keep it saved, as defined by reaching a 70 on CBF's Health Index.

Description

Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

Serving as a watchdog, we fight for effective, science-based solutions to the pollution degrading the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. Our motto, "Save the Bay," is a regional rallying cry for pollution reduction throughout the Chesapeake's six-state, 64,000-square-mile watershed, which is home to more than 18 million people and 3,000 species of plants and animals.

With offices in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia and 15 field centers, CBF leads the way in restoring the Bay and its rivers and streams. For more than 50 years, we have created broad understanding of the Bay's poor health, engaged public leaders in making commitments to restore the Chesapeake, and fought successfully to create a new approach to cleanup that features real accountability-the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint.

But the Bay is still a system dangerously out of balance. We continue to engage in education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration to turn the tide and leave a legacy of clean water for future generations.

Animals
Environment
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

11904 Old Marlboro PikeUpper Marlboro, MD 20772

(38.81748,-76.79999)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • We welcome volunteers Tuesdays and Fridays from March 23 through mid-November, and Saturdays from April 24 to May 8 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. Repeat volunteers are welcome, and additional dates may open up as we progress through the growing season.
  • We accept volunteers under the age of 18 with adult supervision. All volunteers will need to complete a health and COVID screening form prior to visiting the farm. Please contact MDRestotation@cbf.org for additional information.

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