Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:16+
ECO: Farming with Kyle
Community Roots Farm grows a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers, some of which are destined for produce boxes that are distributed free of charge to Oceanside residents negatively effected by the coronavirus pandemic. The more they plant, the more food they have to serve the community!
Volunteer farming duties will include planting, weeding, mulching, harvesting and irrigation. Tasks will vary based on the needs of the plants and what is ready for harvest. Some things they are currently preparing for planting include beets, swiss chard, lettuce, carrots, cabbage, green onions, leeks and a mix of flowers.
Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes
Attire: Please wear closed-toe shoes, bring a water bottle and sun protection.
Bring: Garden gloves and a reusable water bottle. Due to coronavirus concerns, BCDI will not be providing garden gloves. All other tools will be provided.
Safety: Please be sure to bring and wear a mask. BCDI practices social distancing. They want everyone to stay safe and healthy!
Waiver: Please bring a signed BCDI waiver with you when you volunteer.
About Botanical Community Development Initiatives
Botanical Community Development Initiatives (BCDI) is working to improve lives by connect plants, people, and community. Community Roots Farm is a project of BCDI and is 1-acre urban farm located in an Oceanside neighborhood and grows food with community, for community. The sustainably-grown produce is served in meals to children in local state-funded preschools that are located in low socioeconomic neighborhoods where access to fresh food is lacking.
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