Green Heart Buddy Volunteer
Green Heart Buddies play a key role in helping grow our gardens, our community, and our students through volunteering with one of our in-school and/or after-school programs. Being reliable, timely, patient and respectful is a must, as Buddies serve as role models for all of our students!
Green Heart Buddies commit to one of our school garden programs for a semester, volunteering once a week for ~2 hours. They are urban farmers, teachers and mentors, working alongside our students, connecting, encouraging and supporting.
Now accepting Spring 2024 Buddy applications!
Green Heart Buddies do not need any prior gardening or education experience, just a passion for the Green Heart Project’s mission, working with elementary-aged students, and an eagerness to give back to their community.
Urban Farm Field Trips
Interested in bringing a group of students to the Urban Farm at Enston Home? A Green Heart Urban Farm Field Trip will consist of a farm tour, hands on garden activity, a fresh picked taste-test, and a takeaway. Field trips can be designed to the meet the needs of your students and cover a wide range of topics. We practice respecting ourselves, buddies, and the earth by following strict COVID-19 guidelines. Please note there is a cost of $10/person for field trips – however, if this cost is prohibitive, we are happy to discuss payment with you further.
Fill out this inquiry form to get the process started and contact Allie, email@example.com with any questions!
We are always looking for qualified & passionate volunteers to support our school gardens and the Urban Farm at Enston Home! Garden Volunteers commit to garden work days or special projects throughout the semester.
Our work days have a capped number of volunteer spaces. Fall workday dates are posted on our Events Calendar, so take a look, sign up and we’ll see you out in the garden!
Donate Your Time & Skillset
Would you like to get involved with our project in a way that is not listed? Are you a landscape architect that wants to design a new garden site? A writer that would love to blog for us about sustainable and local food? A social media guru that can enhance our marketing? Or do you have a farm truck full of horse manure that you want to bring by to fertilize our beds? We are always open to suggestions from our volunteers, and ideas to improve our gardens and our programs are always welcome! For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org – we would love to get you out in the garden!