Volunteering: Farm Stewards Volunteer Day

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Volunteering: Farm Stewards Volunteer Day

  • date: November 27, 2021
  • time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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    Volunteer with us! Get your hands dirty and learn about regenerative farming at 21 Acres. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 AM to 12:30 PM.

    Work alongside knowledgeable 21 Acres staff on a variety of seasonal restoration and farm projects that build soil health and get the farm in shape for the next growing season. Your help supports local food systems by increasing farm productivity; creating more native habitats for animals, birds, and insects; decreasing stormwater runoff; and pulling carbon out of the atmosphere through green plant material. Activities include seeding, transplanting, planting, weeding, mulching, wheelbarrowing, and more!

    What to know before you register:

    Friends and family 13 years and older are welcome to join! Volunteers ages 13-15 need an adult participant volunteering with them, and anyone under the age of 18 needs a parent/guardian signature.

    If you are a new volunteer with 21 Acres, please fill out a volunteer application before arriving

    Be prepared for a fun day on the farm! Read below:

    -Wear a mask.
    -Remember to check the weather, and dress accordingly.
    -Wear loose-fitting comfortable layers you don’t mind getting dirty.
    -Long sleeves and long pants are recommended.
    -Raincoats and rubber boots may be necessary on rainy days.
    -Please always wear closed-toe shoes for your safety.
    -Bring a reusable water bottle and plenty of snacks or a lunch to stay fueled and hydrated!

    COVID-19 Safety:

    Please review our COVID-19 Volunteer Policy prior to registering. By clicking “agree” during registration, you agree to comply with our COVID-19 policies and procedures. (Covid-19 Volunteer Policy: https://tinyurl.com/21acresCOVID )

    We are committed to making our volunteer events accessible for all attendees. Please reach out to our team with any questions, concerns, or needs prior to or during the event itself. If you are not attending this event due to accessibility concerns, please let us know! We welcome your feedback.

    The 21 Acres farm is not ADA accessible. Our LEED-certified education center is ADA accessible. There is an elevator in the building that goes to the second-floor restrooms. While our restrooms are not gender-neutral, we invite all guests to use the restroom that aligns with their needs.


    The number 231 bus runs along NE 171st ST and the 311 stops along NE 175th ST. Free parking is available in our parking lot. We have a bike rack outside the farm market that volunteers are welcome to use.


    For accessibility or other inquiries, please email Hillary Sanders, Volunteer Coordinator: hillarys@21acres.org. Thank you!

    Photo credit Val McKinley.

    Sign up to volunteer!