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 […]
A huge thank you to the community for making this year’s festival the biggest to date in every way (including the name!). Growing the festival into the 7th Annual Garlic Festival – Chefs to the Field was an ambitious undertaking for our small group. We want to thank, many times over, the many volunteers who […]
Don’t wait until the next market to pick up some great preserves, garlic, and honey. Shop online at The Sharing Farm store for local pickup.
We’re hosting a magical play! The Faerie 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 forever […]
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 […]
(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.