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Volunteer Opportunities

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Abbo has volunteer opportunities at our Lafayette farm (Thomas Open Space - 1640 W. Baseline Rd) and also our home farm (10145 Oxford Rd) throughout our 2008 growing season. As a team we will create excellent food, share good times and learn a few things on the climb to Solstice, and then back down again throughout Harvest. If you have consistent time to offer, we appreciate and encourage participation.

We have a volunteer orientation scheduled for Thursday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. at our Oxford Road farm. At the orientation, we will solidify your availability, give you a quick tour of our new home base and you will also need to sign a liability waiver. This year is a really big for us, one of those "all hands on deck" situations, as we strive to create a duplicable model in bringing back the small farm. Community-supported is the only way and volunteering is a great way to help. There are plenty of jobs for everyone; thank you for sharing with us!

Did you know?

The average food item travels 1550-2480 miles (2500-4000 KM) in the U.S.
-The WorldWatch Institute, "Home Grown," 2002
 

Quotes

"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the cornfield."
~Dwight David Eisenhower
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