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Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+

Ongoing Volunteer Farm Work Days

Do you have an interest in farming, garndening, the environment, produce and working to better the health of your community? Join Empower Project for our Ongoing Farm  Work Volunteer Days!

Empower Project is an urban farm and community center whose mission is to eliminate food deserts by engaging the community in growing nutritious and affordable food while being an example of environmental stewardship. We are in our first year of operation and beginning our growing season!

During our volunteer days, you will have the opportunity to take part in planting seeds and preparing the lot by weeding and loosening the soil with tools. You must be physically able to stand for several hours, lift up to 50 lbs and use tools in the soil for a few hours at a time. 

We will provide an opportunity to learn the basics of preparing a lot to grow food.

What you will learn:

-basics of soil health

-how to start seeds

-weed identification

-permaculture basics 

-the impact of different farming practices on our environment

 

Please inquire if you have an interest in working with Empower Project for our first farming season!

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