Monday, January 27, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities and Events Winter 2014


Spring Garden Nights
Every Tuesday Evening from 6:30-7:30 (Beginning April 15, 2014)

Description:  Volunteers may be asked to turn compost, weed garden beds or even mow the garden site.  Additionally, volunteers are needed to assist gardeners with weeding and to work with children.
Where: Friends of Hope Garden across from Pyle Center at Wilmington College

Interested volunteers can ask Samantha Kremer, Tony Staubach or Tara Lydy. Just email growfoodgrowhope@wilmington.edu



Interns and Volunteers
Summer 2014
Description:  Grow Food Grow Hope is seeking High School and College students as well as recent graduates to take on an unpaid summer internship/volunteer experience.  The commitment is 10 to 20 hours per week. You will receive training in community development, marketing and agriculture.
Interested interns can ask Tony Staubach or email growfoodgrowhope@wilmington.edu


Seed Starting
Weekdays between 9:00AM and 4:00PM(Beginning February 1, 2014)

Description:  Volunteers are needed to assist with starting seeds.  This is an easy task for new gardeners.  You’ll plant a flat of seeds, water and ensure that they are growing.

Where: Friends of Hope Garden across from Pyle Center at Wilmington College

Interested
volunteers can ask Samantha Kremer,
Tony Staubach or Tara Lydy. Just email growfoodgrowhope@wilmington.edu


Youth Program
Weekdays between 10:00AM and 3:00PM (Beginning February 1, 2014)

Description:  Volunteers are needed periodically to facilitate lessons at local elementary schools.  Prior training is needed and will be scheduled based on interest.  This season students will learn about Bugs, Pollinators and Life Cycles.
Where: Center for Service and Civic Engagement at Wilmington College

Interested volunteers can ask Micaela Wright, Tony Staubach or Tara Lydy.  Just email growfoodgrowhope@wilmington.edu


Food Policy Council
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6:30PM
Description: If you are a local grower or consumer feel free to attend the Grow Food Grow Hope Food Policy Council Meeting.  We will discuss current food related issues in Clinton County.
Where: Wilmington College
For more information, email Tony Staubach at
growfoodgrowhope@wilmington.edu


Spring Workshop Series
Seed Starting
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:30PM
(Wilmington College)
How to Mentor Gardeners
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6:30PM
(Wilmington College)
How to Start your Garden
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 6:30PM
(Wilmington College)
Garden Insects
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 6:30PM
(Wilmington College)
Email growfoodgrowhope@wilmington.edu for more information


Family Fun Run ($5 5K)
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:00PM
Description: A Family Friendly Fun Run. More details to come!
Where: Wilmington College


Don’t forget about these upcoming dates:
Agency Garden Applications Due: Monday, February 1, 2014
Garden Applications Due: Friday, March 14, 2014
Mentor Training and Applications Due: Tuesday,  April 1, 2014
First Friends of Hope Garden MeetingTuesday,  April 15, 2014
Sixth Annual Farm to Table DinnerThursday, September 18,2014
Make A Donation to GFGH: Ongoing

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