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December 11, 2016

UT Microfarm Volunteering Sessions

UT Microfarm Volunteering Sessions

DateSunday, December 11th, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm (CT)
Address2204 Leona St, Austin, TX 78712
Number of Registrants0 out of 10
Registration OpensAugust 24, 2016 at 6:48pm
Registration ClosesDecember 11, 2016 at 12:00pm or or when space runs out.
Event DescriptionA lot goes into maintaining a farm, even a microfarm. Volunteers can expect to help with a range of tasks, including planting, harvesting, composting, weeding, mulching, beautification, and more. Volunteer work at the farm helps support our mission of being an educational community resource. Sessions are about 75% volunteer work and 25% education and discussion. In addition to farm work, we’ll spend some time showing you and your group around the farm and discussing issues relating to the quality, justice, and biology of food.

Bring s
unscreen, closed-toed shoes, a reusable water bottle and an open mind! We provide tools, gloves, mosquito spray and directions (and sometimes snacks too).

The farm is located at 2204 Leona Street (zip: 78722). Street parking is very limited, but there is a Longhorn Lot next to our site you can park in with any UT permit. Carpooling is a good idea. The East Campus (EC) shuttle will drops off at Comal and Manor, a block away from us (schedule here). The 18 will also stop near the farm (and it runs on Sunday mornings).

Check our Facebook page if the weather looks questionable. We post all scheduling changes/updates there. If you need to cancel a group reservation, please email no less than a week in advance.

This information and more can be found on our website.

Location: 2204 Leona St, Austin, TX 78712


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