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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.

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

 

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.

Available 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 WORKING AT THE FARM, North Branch
This week we will be planting Strawberries, Brassicas, Rhubarb, Asparagus, seeding more hot summer crops, and harvesting and packing greens on Thursday. 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– later start is ok
Location: Amador Hill Farm & Orchard
15715 River Rd, North Branch, MN 55056

OUR MOST URGENT NEED FOR FARMWORK VOLUNTEERS:
Camping space available for volunteers on these urgent dates

    – Thursday May 18th

     –Friday May 19th

    – Monday May 22nd

     –Tuesday May 23rd

     –Tuesday May 30th

    –Wednesday May 31st

    –Thursday June 1st

     –Friday June 2nd

SCHOOL GROUP at the FARM, need help.
AFSA school group is coming out for a day on the farm. We could use a volunteer or two to help with projects for the day!  Date: Friday May 19th Time: 8:00 AM til 4:00 PM Location: Amador Hill Farm & Orchard
15715 River Rd, North Branch, MN 55056

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

Date:
Wednesday June 21

Wednesday July 5th

Wednesday July 19th

Wednesday August 2nd

Wednesday August 23rd

Wednesday August 30th

SATURDAY FARMWORK, North Branch

We’ll continue planting, watering and seedling care.
Date: Most Saturdays we can use a few volunteers
Time: 9am 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 connec

–Questions . . . Contact me:  Susanne DePalma.Volunteer Coordinator,WEI –Women’s Environmental Institute
susanne@w-e-i.org
651-334-8235 (cell)

 

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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