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New Roots Farm Volunteer

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New Roots Charlottesville supports refugee food security and aids in their transition to the community through gardening, nutrition education, local food access initiatives and small business farming. IRC currently manages New Roots Farm and 4th Street Community Garden in addition to providing training and support to numerous additional locations.

Location: New Roots Farm, 810 Old Lynchburg Road

Time Commitment: 5:30-7pm every Tuesday, June-October. Continued weekly commitment is not necessary; drop-in whenever you can!

Responsibilities: Help staff and farmers out with ongoing projects at the main New Roots Farm (e.g. planting, cleaning, harvesting). Please bring water, gardening gloves, sun-protection, and dress for the weather. Work-days will be cancelled for inclement weather.

Skills/Qualifications: Volunteers must be willing to work hard and get their hands dirty! Open to all community members--children must be supervised.

How to Apply: No application needed! Just email NewRoots.Cville [at] rescue.org to RSVP for a given week.