Farmers Market Food Demo Volunteer (East Palo Alto Market)

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ORGANIZATION: Fresh Approach

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Job Summary

Fresh Approach is seeking a motivated resident of San Mateo County to provide program assistance to nutrition education projects occurring at select farmers' markets from July through November, on a monthly basis. This position is primarily responsible for supporting in-field operations for Fresh Approach’s projects including assisting with leading educational and food related demonstrations at farmers' markets, demo engagement and survey collection.

The markets will include a combination of the East Palo Alto, College of San Mateo farmers' markets.

2 Shifts

  • Wed Aug 07, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST - FULL
  • Wed Sep 18, 2024 - 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST - Spots available: 1
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About Fresh Approach

Location:

5056 COMMERCIAL CIR STE C, CONCORD, CA 94520, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create long-term change in local food systems, by connecting California communities with nourishing food from California farmers and expanding knowledge about food and nutrition.

Description

Our programs empower families to make sustainable lifestyle changes by expanding their nutrition, cooking, and gardening skills, and by boosting their access to local, affordable produce.

Local farms benefit, too, as our programs make it possible for small farms to sell in communities that would otherwise lack access to their products, while helping farmers diversify their sales through guaranteed weekly orders.

This grassroots community empowerment has a ripple effect that supports small family farms, promotes sustainability and responsible stewardship in agriculture, breaks down systemic barriers, and strengthens the local economy - all while growing community interest in healthy eating.

We believe that everyone should have equal access to healthy food, and that the health of our communities and the livelihood of our local farmers should go hand-in-hand.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Hunger
Community, Health & Medicine, Hunger

WHEN

Wed Aug 07, 2024 - Wed Oct 30, 2024
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

2555 Pulgas AveEast Palo Alto, CA 94303

(37.47591,-122.13231)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16

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