Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

OMG, It’s the FREE FARM at Eddy and Gough – Urban Gardening – Tons of Produce – Why Not Volunteer?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Get all the deets of the FREE FARM right here.

“The Free Farm is an urban farm founded in January 2010, by a constellation of non-profit organizations in San Francisco. We are located on a 1/3 acre lot on the corner of Gough and Eddy Streets on a parcel loaned to us by St. Paulus Lutheran Church. In our first year we have built a farm, grown and given away over 2,500 pounds of fresh organic produce, convened gardening and urban homesteading workshops, and hosted community, school, and religious groups. Come by on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am-2pm or the first Sunday of the month from 10am – noon, to visit the farm or lend a hand.”

Why don’t you check things out the next time you’re in the Western Addition?

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All the deets:

“Since its creation in January 2010, the Free Farm, as become many things to many different people. 

These are some of our intentions:

-to cultivate the earth by growing fresh organic vegetables 
-to cultivate ourselves by tending to the well-being of body and mind, soul, and spirit
-to cultivate society by creating a microcosm of mutuality, simplicity, generosity, and love

How we live out our intentions:

-grow and give away food, seedlings, and garden supplies to those who are in need

-offer garden, environmental, wellness education
-facilitate diverse spiritual practices
-advocate for environmental, climate, and food justice
-practice hospitality and host community events”

See you there!

National Day of Service – Volunteer at Fort Scott in the Presidio this MLK Day

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Our Presidio Trust wants you from 9:00 AM to Noon on MLK Day, this Monday, January 18th, 2010, on the National Day of Service for 2010.

You need to register first though. Deets below

PRESIDIO HEEDS PRESIDENT’S CALL TO SERVICE
 
Answering President Barack Obama’s national call to service, the Presidio Trust is proudly hosting a volunteer event as part of the National Day of Service. Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day by helping care for the Presidio. The family-friendly event features habitat, forest, and garden restoration projects in the Fort Scott district of the Presidio.”

             WHAT:   National Day of Service at the Presidio
 
            WHEN:   Monday, January 18, 2010
                             9:00 am to Noon
 
            WHERE: Fort Scott, in the Presidio of San Francisco
 
            HOW:     Interested volunteers must register in advance.

For more information and to register call (415-561-5333) or email: volunteer@presidiotrust.gov.

To find out about National Day of Service opportunities in other parts of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, visit www.parksconservancy.org, call (415-561-3077) or email volunteer@parksconservancy.org.