Plant vegetables & prepare vegetable beds at the Sharing Farm in Richmond

  • September 20, 2014 · 2:30 PM

This event is on rain or shine!

Meeting Spot 

#100 – 3675 Westminster Hwy (closest intersection is Barnard Dr and Westminster Way). Map HERE

Getting yourself there

Transit. To find out the best route from where you are, please go to:http://www.translink.bc.ca type in the location you are starting from, the destination and the date and time you will begin the trip

Carpool. If you need a ride log into your meetup account, RSVP and leave a message at the bottom of this event page describing where you need a ride from. We're a friendly bunch and often Lower Mainland Green Team volunteers are willing to provide a ride! Don't forget to chip in for gas if you get a ride ($5 for every hour of drive is about right)

Cycle. For a bicycle map click HERE


Activities

• Meet at 2.30pm (please don't be late)

• Sign in

• Walk to Site (follow arrows if you're late)

• Weeding, planting summer crops (corn beets and beans and transplants for squash), moving soil  


What to bring

• Water (don't forget this please)

• Rain jacket in case it rains. Don't let the rain scare you off!

• If it's sunny bring a hat and sunscreen

• Your own gardening gloves if you prefer them

• Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty

• Sturdy, comfortable closed toe shoes/boots. Gum boots work too!


What will be provided for you

• Gardening gloves if you don't have your own

• Tools

• Refreshments at the break

• Instruction on what to do. You don't need to have experience to participate!

• A volunteer letter if you need to confirm your hours for school or another program


About Sharing Farm Society

The Sharing Farm grows food to feed Richmond families in need. The Farm is run by community members for community members, and is dedicated to providing fresh, healthy, local produce to our less fortunate neighbours. In short, they grow food, farmers and community.

Host

The Sharing Farm Society

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  • Daina

    So sad to have to bail last minute but got called into work :(

    September 20

  • Barbara B

    Sorry I will be out of town.

    September 17

  • Merina

    Or the Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, or Lougheed Mall area?

    September 17

  • Merina

    I'd love to attend. Is anyone driving from the Port Moody area?

    September 13

  • Barbara B

    I will probably be driving from Kitsilano if anyone wants a ride.

    September 2

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