Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Get Your Hands Dirty & Learn Some Stuff!

Are you looking for hands-on experience on a small, organically grown farm?

The Local Food Hub is looking for volunteers to help us plant our educational garden in Louisa County (just 20 minutes from Charlottesville).


Volunteer opportunities begin, Monday June 29th and will continue into the fall.

We are looking for 6 volunteers for Monday, June 29th and Wednesday, July 1st for 4+ hours beginning at 8:30 am.
Please bring your own lunch, water will be provided.

Exciting opportunities to learn how to lay irrigation, direct sow, build row covers, make hoop houses. Here’s the slated schedule:

Monday – 6/29 8:30 – 1:00
6 volunteers for 4+ hours
laying irrigation & direct seed-sowing

Wednesday – 7/1 8:30 – 1:00
6 volunteers for 4+ hours
Hay mulching
Teaching how to build the row covers and installing what time permits

Work with Steve and Adrianna Vargo of Quail Spring Farm.

Directions will be sent as soon as you sign up!
Please contact Allison at

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