Fruit Gardeners Wanted!
Contribute to the maintenance and development of a regionally significant 6 acre Fruit Garden located just West of Mount Vernon, WA. Volunteering in the Fruit Garden is a great way to learn about growing fruit, make friends and help the community!
Knowledge of or interest in growing fruit
Desire to grow great fruit
Desire to learn and do pruning
An interest in growing fruit
Opportunities to associate with knowledgeable fruit growers
Gain an in-depth education in pruning, disease and pest control
The more you attend the more you learn!
Garden tasks include the following: Tree and blueberry pruning, fruit thinning, drip irrigation installation, netting, grass mowing, weeding and mulching, pest and disease control and espalier construction.
Our current work parties meet on Thursdays (9:00 AM to noon) throughout the season.
If you would like to volunteer, but the distance or schedule doesn’t work out, you can donate to the Volunteer Helper fund and your donation will help hire students to do weeding and other tasks in the Fruit Garden.
Please consider volunteering for these other important tasks:
Computer-membership data input
Field Day Event volunteers needed
Auditorium Audio/Visual setup
Registration Table signup
Field Demonstrations: pruning, grafting, fruit thinning, espalier
Vendor booth coordinator
Event clean-up detail
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to volunteer.