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Farms to Grow CSA Program

Join the CSA Team as a Delivery Champion (Gas Stipend provided) and Cultivate Change with Farms To Grow, Inc.!

At Farms To Grow, Inc., our CSA Program is a celebration of healthy produce and the legacy of Black farmers. The CSA happens every 2nd Saturday, during which pre-registered subscribers receive a bag of fresh produce grown by Black farmers around California.

Subscribers look forward to their Farms To Grow CSA bags as a highlight of their week, and we are seeking similarly enthusiastic volunteers to make this experience exceptional.

Volunteer Opportunity: CSA Delivery Champions

As a vital part of the growing CSA Team, your role will be:

  • Delivery Champions: Become a driver for contactless produce delivery to subscribers at designated drop-off locations.

We're looking for dedicated individuals to join Farms To Grow's vibrant CSA community.

Why Join the CSA Team as a Delivery Champion?

  • Community Impact: Contribute to food justice in the Bay Area by directly improving Black farmers' access to urban food markets.
  • Hands-On Experience: Learn about CSA operations as a valued delivery driver.

Commitment:

  • One Saturday a month from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm.
  • A Gas stipend will be provided for your valuable contribution.

Ready to cultivate change with us? We look forward to hearing from you!

How to Join:

  1. Complete the onboarding form below. https://docs.google.com/forms/u/1/d/e/1FAIpQLScI7FFsrkKemMZOTXpVeohTCqgHch-FqlKHpjoJqnYubWiTTA/viewform?urp=gmail_link
  2. Wait for an email from Farms To Grow, Inc., with details on your chosen volunteer session.

We're excited to welcome you to the Farms To Grow, Inc. family and make a positive impact together!

Join Us - Cultivate Change!

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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 underserved 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 advocating and providing technical assistance to Black farmers throughout 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

Advocacy & Human Rights
Hunger
Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy & Human Rights, Hunger, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

Wed May 01, 2024 - Tue Jul 30, 2024

WHERE

5316 Telegraph AveOakland, CA 94609

(37.83915,-122.26183)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • 4 hours monthly

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