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Opportunity Details

Dirt Therapy @ Sankofa Community Orchard

Brief Organizational Description: 
Happily Natural Day promotes holistic health, wellness and social change through transformation of the built environment for food justice and climate resiliency.

Volunteer Position Description and Purpose:

Sankofa Community Orchard is a two acre food justice and climate resiliency demonstration. Volunteers help steward community food growing, soil building, composting, tree planting and native plant planting.

Volunteer Duties & Responsibilities:

Volunteers will assist with planting veggies, trees, and fruiting shrubs. As Sankofa expands in size, volunteers will also help with establishing new garden beds. There may be weeding and replanting of perennial flowers in our pollinator garden and occasional building of compost bins, trellis systems, or even helping to install low tunnels or greenhouses to extend our growing season.

Qualifications, Skills, & Requirements:

No experience necessary! 

Time Commitment:
Thursdays from 11am - 1pm (unless it is raining or snowing)

Saturdays from 1pm - 3pm (unless it is raining or snowing)

Other Information (if applicable):

  • Please dress appropriately for gardening activities! Bring gloves if you can!
  • Park along the street (Covington Rd or Media Road)
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Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:12+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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