Volunteers harvesting carrots

FARM TO SCHOOL HARVEST
Tuesdays & Fridays, 8:30-12

Harvest Mornings!* Many hands are needed for two + hours to harvest, wash, and pack our seasonal produce successions for the central kitchen. Learn about organic growing, soil health, harvesting techniques, and more while supporting farm-to-school.

*Summertime tasks vary. You may be seeding, planting, or cultivating beds for when harvest resumes in August.

FL Chickens

CHICKEN CARE TEAM
*All shifts currently covered. 

Love hens? Want to learn more about how to care for them? Join the chicken care team! It's a once a week, afternoon/early evening commitment of about 20 minutes. Learn more here. This is a family friendly volunteer opportunity.

Planting at Farm Lab

OPEN VOLUNTEER HOURS
Thursday & Saturday, 8:30-12

Want to come by and see what farm volunteering is all about? Only have intermittent time to help? Join us during open hours for an hour or more; many hands make light work!

Farm Lab Volunteer Interest Form

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WHAT TO BRING:

  • Gloves (if you have them)
  • Sun/weather protection
  • Farm appropriate clothing and shoes 
    *Plan to get dirty!
  • Reusable water bottle

WHERE TO GO:

  • 441 Quail Gardens Drive; Encinitas
  • Sign in on the west deck of building 9 and plan to dig in!
  • If you prefer to review and/or sign a waiver prior to your first visit, you can access one here.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Tasks vary and include harvesting, seeding, weeding, transplanting, bed prep, post harvest help, and more.
  • You are welcome to stay for an hour or stay the whole time. Up to you!
  • Volunteer work is appropriate for participants 14 years of age or older.

*Volunteer hours are canceled on rainy days for the health and safety of our volunteers.