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Common Threads Farm Volunteer Application

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Assist Common Threads Food Educators with after-school gardening or cooking club activities (these take place in fall, winter, or spring). Clubs take place at schools and low-income apartment complexes.

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Common Threads is guided by a board of directors that meets on a monthly basis. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Laura at (360)927-1590 or laura@commonthreadsfarm.org.

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Support students, food service and custodial staff, and teachers in creating and sustaining thoughtful cafeteria food recovery and composting practices. (*with RE Sources)

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Assist Common Threads Food Educators in facilitating a diversity of Spring Break and Summer programs. We lead camp programs at the The Outback on the WWU campus and at low-income housing sites.

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Assist Common Threads Food Educators with classroom-based healthy cooking activities. Our classroom cooking programs run November-February.

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Assist food service staff in distributing taste tests for new menu items and on Harvest of the Month lunch days in the cafeteria once a month. Be a buddy to at lunchtime to kids - encourage discussion about healthy local food (*Partnership with Whatcom Farm to School)

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Weed, prune, mulch, plant and water during the school year and summer break. Sumemr Garden Care Volunteers can select specific dates at schools through Sign Up Genius here: https://commonthreadsfarm.org/summergardencare/ Work parties and special projects occur on an as needed basis - having a truck can be useful at times, so let us know!

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General office operations.

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Assist Common Threads’ Food Educators with school garden-based lessons. Includes experiential outdoor education and facilitating small groups of students. No gardening knowledge required (but welcomed!).

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