Urban Garden Project - Oakland (Sundays)

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ORGANIZATION: Farms to Grow, Inc

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Hi,

Thank you for stopping by to check out the Farms to Grow, Inc Urban Garden Project volunteer opportunity.

Site Lead
Do you have the skillset to design a multi-functional edible herbs and flower Urban Garden? VIsualize a layout, measure, create beds, plant, control weeds, and harvest? You are perfect to assist us with an request to assist a church with revamping their garden. Would you like to take it on? You would of course have team support.

Support
We currently have a couple of projects that need support on a variety of gardening tasks, including but not limited to soil preparation, weeding, transplanting starter plants into the ground, sowing seeds, harvesting fruits and vegetables, and collecting honey. Volunteers have the privilege of working alongside skilled growers to learn from their immense knowledge of urban farming.

This Urban Garden Project takes place Sundays from 8:30am-12:30pm in Oakland.

We look forward to you joining the FTG Volunteer Team!

In gratitude,

Elaine

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About Farms to Grow, Inc

Location:

PO BOX 10504, OAKLAND, CA 94610, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to assist African American farmers and other socially disadvantaged farmers/ranchers maintain and create sustainable farms and spaces to grow food and motivate the next generation of farmers to grow sustainable and with community in mind.

Description

FARMS TO GROW, INC is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to working with Black farmers and socially disadvantaged sustainable farmers around the country. Farms To Grow, Inc. is committed to sustainable farming and innovative agriculture practices which preserve the cultural and biological diversity, the agroecological balance of the local environment.

Farms To Grow, Inc. aims to increase the capacity of underserved farmers to keep their farm operations and establish farming as a viable career for future generations. Underserved farmers may include Native American, Hispanic, other minority groups, women, the physically challenged and limited access organic farmers.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Hunger
Community, Environment, Hunger

WHEN

Sun Oct 16, 2022 - Sun Jan 08, 2023
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE

5316 Telegraph AveOakland, CA 94609

(37.83915,-122.26183)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours
  • Please wear closed toe shoes, hat, gloves, and bring gardening tools.

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