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. 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 – Winter Quarter 2019

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 bed preparation, weeding, transplanting, pruning, direct seeding and other tasks related to maintaining the farm’s produce production and management of perennial plants.

2019 Winter Volunteer Orientation and MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 21, 2019, 9:30am-2pm!

*If you are a UW student and plan on completing a service-learning experience this quarter via the Carlson Center, attending Orientation and the MLK Day of Service is required. Orientation begins promptly at 9:30am.

*If you are not a student and would like to be involved with the farm feel free to drop-in anytime within the hours and days listed below, including the MLK Day of Service.

Regular Schedule for Winter Quarter: January 26 – March 15

Shifts are three and four hours. Please arrive promptly for each shift. Contacting the Farm Manager is not required before arriving.

Tuesdays 12:30-3:30 Mercer Court Farm Team
Wednesdays 12:30-3:30 CUH Farm Team
Fridays 12:30-3:30 Mercer Court Farm Team
Saturdays 10am-2pm CUH Farm Team

 

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