Join us. A free outdoors program for seniors 55+. Make friends in the fields and the greenhouse while you help seed, transplant, harvest and give back to your community. The Greenhouse Social Club is a wonderful opportunity to help The Sharing Farm grow organic vegetables for the food bank and our neighbours in need. Enjoy […]
Sign up for a weekly box of fresh and local veggies. 17 weeks of some of the best seasonal produce in town. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) supports our charitable work at The Farm by enjoying weekly seasonal harvests of fresh sustainably grown vegetables. • 17 weeks, from June 23 through to October 13, of delicious […]
We are happy to announce that our new barn is now officially named, “Mary’s Barn,” in honor of our founder Mary Gazetas. The barn is currently under construction with a completion date scheduled for the end of May this year. Mary was the inspiration behind and a founding member of The Richmond Fruit Tree Sharing […]
Richmond non-profits launch farm-based food camp for families in need This season, three Richmond non-profits partnered to provide an innovative family food camp for food-insecure families at Terra Nova Rural Park. The 14-week pilot project has grown from a partnership between The Sharing Farm, the Richmond Schoolyard Society, and the Terra Nova Nature School. It runs from July […]
Artist Rendition of Mary’s Barn. Soon to be built. 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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