Farm Park (Food Forest and Gardens) Volunteer Opportunities
About BCCF’s Food Forest: Currently, the west side of the trail that surrounds Black Creek Community Farm is being transformed into a promising Food Forest, where a number of fruit trees, berries, and perennial herbs have been planted and managed, guided by permaculture principles.
About BCCF’s Gardens: The publicly accessible space of our Farm Park holds a number of Pollinator Gardens, a Welcome Garden, a Pizza Garden, a Mushroom Garden, two Bee Hotels and many berry bushes. The gardens on site increase the biodiversity and provide important food and nidification resources for native pollinators, as well as some edible plants for the community to taste and learn about the many possibilities of gardening.
Come volunteer with us and help us to continue developing this amazing project. This is going to be a great opportunity for you to meet people, gain and share knowledge, and help build a landscape where environment and food production can be managed in a sustainable way. Hopefully in a few years, community and visitors will be able to walk through BCCF Farm Park to contemplate nature, learn and taste fresh food along the way...
We will carry out a series of activities such as planting, composting, mulching, weeding and invasive species removal, creating and maintaining paths and garden beds. Come prepared to get dirty, learn and share knowledge, and have fun! Tools and gloves will be provided.
Farm Park (Food Forest and Gardens) Volunteer Opportunities:
Regular volunteers (weekly commitment expected for a minimal length of 6 weeks):
Wednesdays, 9am - 12pm and/or 1 - 4pm
Fridays 10am - 1pm and/or 2 - 5pm
Monthly Drop-in sessions:
Last Saturday of the month: 9am - 1pm (June 30th, July 28th, August 25th, September 29th and October 27th)
To apply for a regular position please email, with position and shift (day and time) in the subject, to:
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GoodWork ID: 45965 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jun 4 2018