Upcoming Garden Projects – Volunteers Needed

IMGP1018Hello Green Classroom Steering Committee and Friends!

School’s on again, and we’re busy getting the garden ready for our fall garden classes. We’re asking if any of you would be able to help us with a couple of projects that are coming up soon. We also have some on-going volunteer tasks that are listed at the bottom.

Saturday, September 6, 9:00 am to noon.
We need one or two people to help us this Saturday with a Volunteer Workday. We already have plenty of volunteers lined up to do the work, but we need a couple of people to help supervise the workers.

Wednesday, September 17, 1:00-3:00pm – Spread the Harvest Resource Give-Away
As part of this program, we are eligible to pick up a truck load of great compost for the Green Classroom! The pick-up takes place at the New Day Community Garden at 2215 E.M. Franklin, and we need a truck to be able to get the maximum amount. Does anyone have a truck to use for this project? In addition to the truck and driver, we will need some volunteers to help us load and unload.

If we can’t get a truck for the pick-up, we still need even more volunteers because we will need to bring lots of bags and bag the compost. It’s a lively scene there at the Austin Baha’i Center on pick-up day, so we hope you can join us for the fun!

On-Going Volunteer Jobs
Leaders and Assistants for weekly garden classes
Watering an assigned area of the garden once or twice a week
Occasional weeding and other maintenance
Website or technical support
Steering Committee for planning and organizing garden programs and activities
Site Construction and Repairs

Please let me know if you’re interested in helping out in any of these ways. We also welcome any of your ideas about other ways you would like to use your interests and skills in the Green Classroom!

Thank you,
Kathy
(512)478-9478

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