Volunteer Days on our Farm--April and June

Come Volunteer at Ujima Garden - Slow Food NYC's Neighborhood Farm in Brownsville We have 3 workdays coming up where we will be preparing our expanding farm for our summer program. This summer we will host 100 children who will learn about good food by growing it, harvesting it, preparing it and eating it together. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO GET THE GARDEN READY FOR OUR KIDS. WORKDAY 1Saturday April 16th
  • Build Earth Boxes (self-watering containers) from 55 gallon pickle barrels
  • Remediate and loosen the soil with fresh compost
  • Plant early crops
  • Clean and organize kitchen and classroom
WORKDAY 2- Saturday April 30th
  • Plant second round of crops
  • Outdoor pruning
  • Build chicken coop and put up fencing
  • Put up new wooden picket fence
WORKDAY 3 - Saturday June 4
  • Paint our new fence
  • Plant more crops
  • Everything else we didn't get done
Location: 660 New Jersey Avenue (between New Lots and Riverdale) 2/3 train to Pennsylvania (check the weekend schedule) the 4/5 may be better Time: 11am - 4pm Pack a lunch and bring water. Don't forget a hat or sunscreen! To sign-up and for more information please email Krystal Ford: KrystalV@gmail.com Please specify which days you are coming. You can sign up for every day! Come On! It's fun!