volunteers

Something in you that wants to work hard and get your hands dirty? We welcome volunteers Tuesday - Friday - from 8 - 11. When it's hot, we'll start earlier. Please call a day before you decide to volunteer; text or call the farm phone at 480.206.7821.


Here's just a little list of some of the things that happen around the farm. If you'd like to volunteer email me at lylahledner at gmail dot com and let me know your interest. 




VEGETABLES AND HERBS 
Weeding.
Planting. 
Fertilizing. 
Preparing ground with amendments for new planting. 
Staking vining vegetables. 
Trimming different vegetables.  
Gathering seeds and packaging them.    
Planting new starts




LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT
Goats: Refilling hayracks w/alfalfa and the trough w/alfalfa pellets  
Bottle feeding goat babies 
Trimming hoofs 
Raking goat yards 
We use the goat berries in our compost 
Cleaning the milk room 
Cleaning feeding troughs/pails. 




Chickens
Refilling food containers 
Cleaning out water dishes 
Cleaning out hen boxes and add fresh alfalfa 
Cleaning hen house - gathering chicken manure (compost)


MAINTENANCE 
Weeding - lots of weeding 
Pulling old growth out
Turning compost
Putting up shade cloth as the heat rises
Cleaning tools


PREPARING FOR THE MARKET 
Harvesting produce
Packaging produce 
Market day preparation and set up 
Harvesting and drying herbs and other herb preparation 
Cleaning the Market
Cleaning Market baskets and scissors