Thank you for helping grow food for our neighbors in need!
Please review the dates and tasks and click on the button to sign up. Scroll down to see later dates. Sign up for as many slots as you want. If you are unable to make your workshift, please try to find a replacement.
In additition to the dates and tasks below, contact Melanie if you would like to help with any of the following:
- serve on the Garden Leadership Team
- pull the water tank trailer between the garden and church building for refilling
- water the raised beds using a hose, a submersible pump in the tank, and a gas generator
- water the framed beds and pollinator beds using a hose connected to an exterior faucet
- spray amendments using a backpack sprayer that weighs approx 30 pounds (average 1xweek)
- install new landcape around the shed and pergola: mulch, plant
- install dedicated water line, if approved and funded
- install drip irrigation
- working with Youth Group, prepare bank for planting fruit trees and bushes
- working with Youth Group, plant fruit trees and bushes on bank
- mow narrow paths inside garden fence as needed (2-4x/month)
- using string trimmer, cut weeds under fence and around shed and paths as needed (2-4x/month)
- help maintain garden tools: clean, oiled, sharpened (as needed)
- deliver garden produce to local pantries and neighbors in need
- write weekly articles for Leaflets
- submit weekly posts with photo(s) on WFPC Facebook page
- submit biweekly update with photo(s) for pre-worship annoucements
All volunteers must comply with our mandatory Covid-19 safety measures. These change over time in accordance with federal, state, and county guidelines and WFPC policy. Until further notice, please:
- Register in advance.
- Do not come if you are sick or suspect exposure, even if you are registered.
- Use the restroom offsite before you come (no building access July, Aug, Sept).
- Sign in and sign out of your work shift.
- Wear your own work gloves.
- Bring your own water bottle.
- Practice physical distancing: no hugs, no handshakes, work minimum 6 feet apart.
- Practice good hygiene: cough or sneeze into your elbow; do not touch your face; wash or sanitize hands before and after working in the garden.
- Notify Melanie immediately if you become sick after working in the garden.
Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring hoe, rake, shovel, pitchfork, hand trowel, etc. if you already own them.
Contact Melanie Floyd if you want to volunteer or have any questions, concerns, or suggestions ([email protected], 919-621-1405).
Dates and tasks are updated as needs change; please check back frequently!