Volunteer at an Organic Garden (Jovial Concepts)
September 16 @ 4:00 am - 8:00 am MDTFree
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16+ (5+ when accompanied by a parent/guardian)
What You Will Do:
Volunteers will help with set up and maintenance for the urban gardens including turning soil, seeding, planting, weeding, and harvesting, depending on the time of the season.
5045 W 1st Ave Denver, CO 80219
10:00-10:30 – Welcome and Overview
10:30-12:30 – Divide and conquer neighborhood garden work
12:30-1:00 – Wrap up at neighborhood gardens and make way back to Jovial concepts
1:00-2:00 – Thank you and all volunteers are welcome to drink specials at Looking Good Diner
What to Bring:
Water, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended
Where to Park:
There is parking available in the parking lot adjacent to Jovial Concepts, as well as street parking.
Where to Meet:
Meet in the east parking lot at Jovial Concepts. After the welcome and overview, smaller groups will divide up to do work at individual gardens around the Arvada-Golden-Littleton-Denver area.
Check in with the Jovial Concepts volunteer lead when you arrive. They will provide a brief overview of the benefits of volunteering and will stick with you during the entire experience to make sure you have a blast!
About the Organization:
By transforming 40 urban lawns into organic gardens, Jovial Gardens by Jovial Concepts will grow enough fresh produce to feed 250 Colorado families. Using gardens as a classroom, participants learn sustainability, environmental awareness, healthy food practices, and how to combat obesity and other health issues associated with food hardships.
About Project Helping:
Our mission at Project Helping is to improve mental wellness through accessible experiences that create purpose and community. By volunteering with us, you can meet new people, make a difference in your community, and improve your mental wellness! Learn more at projecthelping.org/volunteer