Sat. April 27, 2019 Beyond the Farm – Community Service at Greensgrow Farm in Fishtown/Philadelphia

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Date(s) - 04/27/2019
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Greensgrow Farm

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Save the date for the annual “Beyond the Farm” day, when the Stanford Community pitch in to support local community service agencies.

Our club and collaborators will be organizing a number of family-friendly events on or near this date.

For more information on the national Stanford program, click here.

Greensgrow Farm Clean-up & Planting Day

Date: 4/27/2019

Location: Greensgrow Farm – 2503 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Time: 12pm – 3pm (with the option of an additional 3pm – 6pm shift)

Volunteer age requirements: 7 years and up – minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian

Project Description: Volunteers are invited to help the Farm staff get ready for the Spring busy season – tasks will include general beautification projects (plantings, seeding, trash collection on-site and immediate surrounding areas, creation & decoration of stone planters), as well as assisting in the set up for the Spring Farm Dinner fundraiser being held that same evening on the farm (setting up lighting, tables/chairs, moving and arranging plants in the greenhouse, etc). Light refreshments will be included. Volunteers are encouraged to bring water bottles, hats/sun protection, gloves and small hand tools.

Volunteers are invited to help the Farm staff get ready for the Spring busy season – tasks will include general beautification projects (plantings, seeding, trash collection on-site and immediate surrounding areas, creation & decoration of stone planters), as well as assisting in the set up for the Spring Farm Dinner fundraiser being held that same evening on the farm (setting up lighting, tables/chairs, moving and arranging plants in the greenhouse, etc).

Depending on the number of sign-ups, volunteers may be split between an afternoon session (12 PM – 3 PM) and a pre-dinner session (3 PM – 6 PM). Light refreshments will be included.

This project is sponsored by the Stanford Black Alumni Association – Philadelphia and is open to all alumni.

>>>Please register now – this day of service also has limited openings.

 

Questions?  Contact Kyonne Isaac, ’10 at kyonne@greensgrow.org or 215-427-2780

Also:

-Rain or shine: yes! In the event of rain, activities will happen in our covered greenhouse

-Clothing: closed-toed shoes, clothes that folks don’t mind getting dirty

-Parking: free on-street parking all around the farm. Otherwise, spaces are available at the IGA Shopping center across the street on Aramingo Avenue, or the CVS on Cumberland Street.

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