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Loveland Garden Tour & Art Show

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Loveland Youth Gardeners

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This event is our 17th annual garden tour of gardens in the Loveland area. We need volunteers to work the event. We have a morning (7:45 am - 11 am) shift, afternoon shift (11:00 am - 2:15 pm) shift, or volunteers can work both. Each garden will need 3-4 volunteers per shift. Responsibilities will be to answer questions, manage foot traffic in and out of the garden, check wristbands, etc. Masks are required and social distance requirements will be required.

2 Shifts

  • Sat Jun 19, 2021 - morning / 07:15 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Sat Jun 19, 2021 - 11:00 AM to 02:15 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Loveland Youth Gardeners

Location:

PO Box 1004, Loveland, CO 80539, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Loveland Youth Gardeners empowers youth facing challenges to cultivate life/work skills, environmental stewardship and community service. Vision: Loveland Youth Gardeners helps youth blossom as individuals and grow in their relationships with people and the Earth. Our Goals: Develop job and life skills Promote active volunteerism through community service Encourage environmental stewardship by educating about natural resource and conservation practices Our Values: Positive relationships Respect for self, others, and environment Community Engagement Compassion Commitment Diversity Collaboration Interdependence

Description

Youth Gardening Program - (May to September) Students grow their own gardens, are taught a gardening curriculum, attend field trips and hear guest speakers, give tours of the garden, operate a road side farm stand and donate pesticide-free produce to low-income residents of the community.

Leaf-Out - (nearly year-round) Students can move to this "next" level program where they further develop job, social & life skills by working in the community/production garden, process/sell produce to local venues, and volunteer in community service projects.

Enterprise Internship - (nearly year-round) Students can apply to move into the Enterprise Internship program where their focus is on developing a product using herbs and/or produce from the gardens, marketing/sales & managing a business.

Branch Out - (Year-round Outreach Program) Branch Out focuses on serving all youth (ages 3-21) in our community. Programming and activities can go "on the road" to serve young people where they learn, live, work, or can be hosted on-site at LYG.

Loveland Plant a Row for the Hungry - Loveland Youth Gardeners initiated Loveland PAR in 2005. To date, the large community network that makes up Loveland PAR has contributed nearly 195,000 lbs. of produce to needy families in our community.

Children & Youth
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat Jun 19, 2021
08:00 AM - 02:15 PM   This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

2500 East 1st StreetLoveland, CO 80537

(40.39219,-105.04159)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • We have a morning (7:45 am - 11 am) shift, afternoon shift (11:00 am - 2:15 pm) shift, or volunteers can work both.

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