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Whole Foods Market - Community Garden Clean Up (Kids Day of Service)

Whole Foods Market Thousand Oaks

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Whole Foods Market - Community Garden Clean Up (Kids...

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Calling all kids and families to join us for a fun fall volunteer project at the Las Flores Community Garden!

We're excited to roll up our sleeves to help prepare the garden for the changing season! 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. We'll have plenty of tasks and games on-site for little ones whose attention may wander. The best part is being all together!

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!

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION:
(Ages 2 - 65+)

* Weeding
* Sweeping plant boxes
* Turning sod
* Pruning
* Watering
* Building new beds
* Turning compost pile
* Starting worm boxes
* Harvesting
* Seed collecting
* Building shade protection

SUPPLIES TO BRING IF YOU HAVE THEM:

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

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

SNACKS & HYDRATION:
* Please bring water bottles and water
* Please bring snacks if needed
* We will have moderate activities for children ages 5 and under if the need to play; however, if you know your little one would enjoy something special, please bring it along to share!

VOLUNTEER SLIPS:

 * We ask that each volunteer bring a signed copy for themselves, and any children, to our project so that we can all stay safe. That form will be available on-site and can also be emailed to you at your request.

 

FAQs

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

Please in the garden lot; we encourage carpooling and biking in!

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Lindsey.Miller@wholefoods.com, or call 805-777-4730.

Can I update my registration information?

Absolutely! Just log back into your registration and make any changes needed.

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!



Have questions about Whole Foods Market - Community Garden Clean Up (Kids Day of Service)? Contact Whole Foods Market Thousand Oaks

When & Where


Las Flores Community Garden
1300 E Avenida De Las Flores
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)


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Whole Foods Market Thousand Oaks

Whole Foods Market Thousand Oaks is proud to partner with the Las Flores Community Garden!  Our roots run deep into the community and we are committed to selling the highest quality natural and organic products while satisfying and delighting our customers seven days a week.

 

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