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Garden Clean Up Volunteers

Clean up crew

everyone deserves fresh produce

volunteer as Clean up crew

  • October 29, 2022 at 12:00pm – November 01, 2022
  • Western Chicagoland, Various
  • Amanda Bryant

Do you love to be outdoors? Do you enjoy harvesting produce? Be a part of the GardenWorks clean up crew this fall to help prepare our gardens for winter! There is a lot of work to be done! Support the local food system, help reduce food waste, and improve the sustainability of our region through local stewardship of our land and resources.

Duties:

  • Turn down home and community garden spaces to prepare soil and land for overwintering;
  • Harvest produce (usually over 100 pounds of material) with a team of volunteers;
  • Deliver harvested produce to local emergency food assistance agencies within western Chicagoland.

Skills Desired:

  • Must like to get hands dirty;
  • Must have knowledge in food growing and harvesting;
  • Passion and commitment towards a more sustainable solution for our local food economy.

Commitment:

  • Approximately 1 hour per event;
  • Must have access to transportation.

Will you help?