Farming is demanding but rewarding. Whether you’re a student or a community member, join us to learn more about sustainable agriculture, food systems and our role in the community! 

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All are welcome to stop by and visit the Farm or volunteer during any of our Volunteer Hours but if you’ve never been to the UW Farm before, please begin by signing up to be a volunteer. This helps us track volunteers and insures you in case of injury.

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Have a large group? Please contact us at theuwfarm@gmail.com for scheduling, at least two weeks in advance of when you would like to visit the farm.

Locations: Mercer CourtMcMahon Hall, Center for Urban Horticulture

Volunteer Hours at UW Farm

Our work day revolves around the seasons, planting and harvests for most of the year. Harvest Hands volunteer work involves primarily helping with the harvest, picking, washing, packing and some field work. Farm Team volunteer work involves weeding, transplanting, pruning, direct seeding and other tasks related to maintaining the farm’s produce production and management of perennial plants.

Minimum volunteer shift is two hours. Drop-in any time during the following days and times:

Tuesdays 10am to 3pm CUH Harvest Hands
Wednesdays 10am to 3pm CUH Harvest Hands
Thursdays 11am – 3pm Mercer Court Farm Team
Fridays 9am to 1pm Mercer Court Farm Team
Saturday 9am to 3pm, 1x/month October 6 @ CUH and November 10 @ Mercer Court Farm Team

 

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