Global Student Embassy & Whole Foods Day of Service at the Campolindo Garden

Event Details

Global Student Embassy & Whole Foods Day of Service at the Campolindo Garden

Time: September 8, 2013 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Campolindo Garden (back parking lot below track)
Street: 300 Moraga Rd
City/Town: Moraga, CA
Website or Map: http://wfmlafayettekidsdayofs…
Event Type: community, service, day
Organized By: Mallory Bressler
Latest Activity: Aug 15, 2013

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Event Description

Calling all kids and families to join Whole Foods Market Lafayette and Global Student Embassy for a fun volunteer project at the Campolindo High School garden!  In September of 2012, Campolindo became the first high school in Contra Costa County to join Global Student Embassy's international network of organic school gardens and environmental restoration projects.  The produce at Campolindo is donated to the Contra Costa Food Bank's Community Produce Program.  Come get inspired and find out how you can partner with Global Student Embassy to bring a garden to your own school!

We're excited to roll up our sleeves to help harvest food for the Contra Costa Food Bank and prepare the garden for winter crop production. This will be a family-friendly, 2-hour project with tasks for everyone ages 2 and up! 

Below, please find a volunteer job description and a list of items that may be helpful to bring on the day of the project. It's our goal to make your experience fun, uplifting, and kid-friendly. This is an opportunity for customers, team members, and kids to partner together in service to our community. 

Also, we'll have a magical build-your-own salad-bar for kids and grown-ups, plus all the fixings. Join us in modeling the fun of "eating a rainbow" in honor of the Whole Kids Foundation! Please join us for a fun-filled day of service and inspiration as we celebrate healthy communities and healthy eating together!

Thank you again and look forward to seeing you soon!
 

Learn more about our partners at Global Student Embassy here!
 

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION:
(Ages 2 - 65+)

* Weeding
* Turning soil
* Pruning
* Watering
* Building new beds

* Planting fruit trees
* Turning compost pile

* Starting worm boxes
* Harvesting for the Contra Costa Food Bank
* Building shade protection
* Building a greenhouse out of recycled bottles 

SUPPLIES TO BRING IF YOU HAVE THEM:


* Extra gardening gloves
* Extra shovels, hoes, trowels, etc.
* Extra buckets
* Wheelbarrow

* Recycled plastic bottles 


WHAT TO WEAR:
* Jeans
* Old t-shirt
* Closed toed shoes 
* Sunscreen
* Hat
* Sunglasses
* Layers if it's a cloudy day

SNACKS & HYDRATION:

* Although there will be water and snacks provided please bring your own water bottle and any special snacks if needed
* We will have moderate activities for children ages 5 and under if the need to play strikes; however, if you know your little one would enjoy something special, please bring it along to share!


ON-SITE CONTACTS:

* Please contact Mallory Bressler for questions on site; email gseprograms@gmail.com or 617.447.1112.


FAQs

Where is the garden located?

 

The garden is next to the Soda Center in the back parking lot at Campolindo High School.

 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please park in the back parking lot at Campolindo High School, we encourage carpooling and biking in!


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email jane.shafer@wholefoods.com, or call 925-284-5305 x 260 
 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You can if you like, but we'll also have a check in sheet printed so you can save a tree and not bring your printed ticket if you prefer! 

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