GET INVOLVED

Don’t worry! There is no skill test for you to help us in the garden! We are just excited to have a helping hand. Who knows. Maybe we’ll need your assistance outside the garden too.

GET INVOLVED

Don’t worry! There is no skill test for you to help us in the garden! We are just excited to have a helping hand. Who knows. Maybe we’ll need your assistance outside the garden too.

Volunteer: Farm Help

We would love to have your help on the farm. Choose from weekly opportunities or sign up for a “Community Dig Day” in the spring and fall. 

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Community Dig Day dates are listed below. Check them out and choose which date(s) works for you.

If you are interested in volunteering outside of a Community Dig Day please complete our our VOLUNTEER APPLICATION form.

(If you’ve already filled out the Volunteer Application then please login  to see what volunteer projects are available.

Volunteer: Groups

The more, the merrier! The Food Initiative is ready to host groups from schools, businesses or social groups that are interested in building community, health, agriculture or simply just want to give back.

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We are happy to set up a week day, an afternoon or weekend day for your group to come help out at the farm. Tasks will vary depending on the time of year.

To schedule a volunteer day for a group, please email Michael@thefoodinitiative.org.

Volunteer: Committee

The Food Initiative is currently seeking member involvement in its committee work. Committees typically meet monthly in person or via email.  Meetings usually take no more than an hour.

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Committees or individuals with knowledge in fundraising, event planning, teaching, community outreach, media, etc are how The Food Initiative is going to continue to grow and thrive in Middle TN. 

Don’t have lot of experience in an area of interest to you, but have the heart for it? Go for it! We’re growing healthy food, EMPOWERING lives, and building community. 

Complete the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION so we can get you plugged in to help.

2017 Dates:

Saturday, March 4th: Raised Garden Bed Workshop and Prep > 9:30am-12:30pm

Saturday, March 11th: Inoculate Mushroom Logs > 9:30am-12:30pm

Saturday, April 29th > 9:30am-12:30pm

Saturday, May 6th > 9:30am-12:30pm

Thursday, June 15th > 9:30am-1:00pm

Thursday, June 22nd > 9:30am-1:00pm

Thursday, June 29th > 9:30am-1:00pm

Friday, July 7th > 9:30am-1:00pm

Thursday, July 20th > 9:30am-1:00pm

Thursday, July 27th > 9:30am-1:00pm

Thursday, August 3rd > 9:30am-1:00pm

Saturday, September 23rd > 9:30am-12:30pm

Saturday, October 21st > 9:30am-12:30pm

Saturday, November 4th > 9:30am-12:30pm