16+ (5+ when accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Volunteers will help Ekar Farms with a work project on the farm, such as planting, irrigation, fertilizing, or weeding.
6825 E Alameda Ave Denver, CO 80224
9:00-9:10 – Welcome and Overview
9:10-11:50 – Garden Projects
11:50-12:00 – Wrap Up and Thank You
Comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty
Closed-toe shoes are recommended
Water, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended
Work gloves are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own
There is a parking lot adjacent to the farm gate, with the driveway off of Oneida St
There is also parking in the DAT (Denver Academy of Torah) school parking lot, but it is a bit of a walk
The farm is just north of the school parking lot. We will meet inside of the farm gate.
Check in with the Ekar Farm 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!
Ekar Farm is an urban farm dedicated to educating the community about sustainable agriculture practices and food justice, and donating fresh, healthy, organic produce to local food banks.
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