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2014 FARM VOLUNTEER WORK DAYS & WEEK-ENDS (Open Sign-up)

Join theMOVE as we spend Food Day 2017 week end, camping and volunteering on a lush sustainable farm, at  Bay End Organic Farm, Buzzards Bay, MA ( 1 hour south of Boston). The farm is family owned and was established in 1906. This is a unique chance to immerse yourself in an organic farm experience, local food, physical activity and  good company.  Take a look at pictures from last year’s week end here.

We will depart approximately 6pm on Friday October 24th, and return approximately 6pm on Sunday, October 26th.
The $120 trip fee includes:
Transportation: (via carpool) to and from location.  Central pick up in Boston and one other location, to be determined based on participants.
Accommodations & Equipment : cabin accommodations or tent, and sleeping bags and equipment, if you do not have your own. Access to modern restrooms,  hot showers – indoors and outdoors, and comfortable spaces for meals.
Communal Meals Farm to Table Meals : Snacks friday night,  breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. Breakfast and lunch on Sunday, and your choice of wholesome snacks all week end. Most of the food will be sourced on the farm, or from near by farms/markets. We accommodate reasonable dietary restrictions, including vegetarians and vegans.
Other group activities, may include, nightly camp fire, and leisure trips to a local state parks, as determined by the group. This experience is tailored for adults.
Limited scholarships available to students or needs-based applicants.
For more information, please visit http://www. farmvolunteer.org/volunteer or email Tamika R. Francis at connect@farmvolunteer.org.
Feet-n-Feathers: Chicken Processing Farm Volunteer Day – Pete and Jen’s Back-Yard Birds, Concord, MA. Join theMOVE, on Saturday, July 12th. 7am -2pm,  as we help Pete and Jen process their free range, organic chickens. We will learn about the process of keeping chickens and chat this the dynamic duo and their staff. Sign up here. Transportation by carpool from Boston at 7am, Trip fee to help cover car pool. Lunch +snacks will be provided.

Farm Volunteer Week- End Experience – Picadilly Farm in Winchester NH. Friday, July 25th – Sunday July, 26thSign up here. Join theMOVE as we camp on a lush sustainable farm, at  Picadilly Farm, New Hampshire. This is a unique chance to immerse yourself in a farm experience, wholesome food and great company.

$100 trip fee includes:

  • Transportation (via carpool) to and from NH.
  • Accommodations ( Camping site, tent, sleeping bag and equipment, if you do not have your own). Access to restrooms, choice of indoor or outdoors, and comfortable spaces for meals.
  • Meals +Snacks – Daily Farm-to-Table breakfast + lunch + dinner on Saturday, breakfast + lunch on Sunday, and your choice of wholesome snacks.
  • Other group activities, may include leisure trips to a local state Park.

If you need to cancel your participation, you will be refunded 100% of the trip fee if done by Friday 7/4 or 50% of the trip fee if done by Friday 7/11. Limited scholarships available. For more information, please visit farmvolunteer.org/volunteer or email connect@farmvolunteer.org.

Local Legends’ Work Day at Jack and Julie’s Julie Rawson, head of the Northeast Organic Farm Association – MA. Julie and her husband Jack Kittredge, have farmed their land in Central MA sustainably for 3 decades. Sunday, August 3rd, 2014Sign up here.