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As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Women’s Environmental Institute, relies heavily on our wonderful volunteers and WEI Friends to keep our programs functioning at their best.  Below are some of the areas where we can use volunteers.

Sign up below to be on the ACTIVE WEI Volunteer List. We would love to keep you in the know of our organization’s  upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Questions about volunteering, contact susanne@w-e-i.or

 

VOLUNTEERS:   Ways You Can Help

Greetings WEI Volunteers!

Thank you all so much for your continued commitment to helping the WEI promote food, farm and environmental justice. I hope you’ve received our May Volunteer Newsletter, if you didn’t receive it let me know.

Here’s how you can make a difference in the coming weeks. To sign up for shifts or learn more please email susanne@w-e-i.org.  

MILL CITY FARMER’S MARKET, Minneapolis

You’ll help set up, tear down, and help sell produce grown by the WEI while enjoying a beautiful morning along the Riverfront. Two volunteers needed each shift, shifts available every Saturday May through October.
      Upcoming Dates:

        –Saturday June 3rd

        –Saturday June 10th

         –Saturday June 17th

         –Saturday June 24th

Time: 7:00AM-1:30PM. Location: Outdoor Farmer’s Market at Mill City Museum
704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401

WEEKDAY FARMWORK, North Branch

We have general field, planting, weeding each day and harvesting and packing for CSA boxes on Thursdays. Any day of the week is good for helping. We are very grateful for your time and energy!

Available Dates: Any weekday MondayFriday, Time: 8am-4pm
Location: Amador Hill Farm & Orchard, 15715 River Rd, North Branch, MN 55056

SATURDAY FARMWORK, North Branch

General farm work. Date: Most Saturdays we can use a few volunteers-message Susanne for details.
Time: 9am til 4pm (flexible), Location: Amador Hill Farm & Orchard, 15715 River Rd, North Branch, MN 55056

Wednesday PIZZA ON THE ORCHARD, North Branch

Nick Schneider, a gourmet pizza chef will make fresh pizzas in our brick oven for guests while they enjoy an evening on the farm. As a volunteer you’ll help set up, tear down, take payments and offer general assistance.

Dates when volunteers needed:

       –Wednesday June 21

       –Wednesday July 5th

       –Wednesday July 19th

       –Wednesday August 2nd

       –Wednesday August 23rd

       –Wednesday August 30th

Time: 4:30 PM til 9:00PM, Location: Amador Hill Farm & Orchard, 15715 River Rd, North Branch, MN 55056

July 1 SPECIAL VOLUNTEER EVENT: RED BALL HANGING, North Branch

Red Balls are an important pest management tool to trap apple maggot. We need a strong volunteer force to hang them on the apple trees for the season. Come out for a day of teamwork in the orchard.

 Date: Saturday July 1st, Time: 10am til 4pm (flexible), Location: Amador Hill Farm & Orchard,15715 River Rd, North Branch, MN 55056

—please let me know if you need a ride or can offer one and I’ll help you all connect!

Susanne DePalma, Volunteer Coordinator, WEI –Women’s Environmental Institute

susanne@w-e-i.org651-334-8235 (cell), Volunteer Opportunities:, http://w-e-i.org/involved/volunteer/

Women’s Environmental Institute, Amador Hill Farm and Orchard, 15715 River Road, North Branch, MN 55056 (map)
Phone: 651.583.0705 Email: wei@w-e-i.org

 

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