As the Richmond Review (who have been providing tremendous media support) reported in February, City Council has approved the building of Mary’s Barn and they will be funding the bulk of the costs as well as ongoing maintenance in the future. The Sharing Farm has committed $50,000 towards the barn from contributions from the provincial […]
We’re hosting a magical play! The Faery Play by the popular Troupe, Mortal Coil, is a show for children and families where the audience moves through the farm in search of a stolen child (an actor) that has been taken by one of the farm’s resident fairies and who must be found before she disappears […]
A call out for a group or individual to create a Recycled Water Wall for the upcoming Garlic Festival. The festival is on Sunday August 23rd in Terra Nova Rural Park. We’re striving to create a festival play space for children that’s unplugged, simple but highly engaging and imaginative. There will be an area with nothing […]
I am often asked by people interested in volunteering at The Sharing Farm what they will do as a volunteer. It’s a great question, but perhaps an even better question is “what DON’T volunteers do?” It’s only mid-May, but volunteers have already come out in full force to help the farm launch the 2015 growing season. […]
Starting this Saturday April 25th, join me for our weekly drop in volunteer program: Friends of the Fields. This volunteer program is great for anyone who has an interest in learning about the farm, and getting their hands in the dirt. Together, we will work in a team to accomplish a variety of activities. No […]
(CANADA SUMMER JOBS) Background: The Sharing Farm is a non-profit community organization that grows vegetables on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working farm interns for May – August 2015. The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of organic farming set within […]
You work with people who are not paid. They come because they want to come. You can’t tell them what to do. You request.
For Annaliese Frauendorf, volunteering at The Sharing Farm has meant so much, it’s hard to put into words.
The Sharing Farm Society (SFS) is looking for a dynamic, committed, and experienced person, to join our team as Volunteer Coordinator. The Sharing Farm Society is a community of amazing staff, directors, and volunteers who work together to grow organic fruits and vegetables for donation to our neighbours in need. Our 3-acre farm is located […]
A few words about the success of this season and some projects we hope to unfold in 2015. This year was a great success on so many levels. The combination of great weather, the hard work of field staff and so many volunteers who contributed to one of the largest harvest on record. Our donations […]