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Whole Foods Market- Fosterfields (Kids Day of Service)

Hosted by Whole Foods Market Madison, Millburn-Union, West Orange

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

Morristown, NJ

Whole Foods Market- Fosterfields (Kids Day of Service)

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Calling all kids and families to join us for a fun fall volunteer project at the Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, a Morris County Park Commission facility.

We're excited to roll up our sleeves to help prepare the farm for fall and winter with our partners at Fosterfields. This will be a family-friendly, 3-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!

We'll have a magical build-your-own salad-bar at 12 noon for kids and grown-ups. 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!

Free give-aways and coupons from Whole Foods Market and Morris County Parks will be handed out!

Waiver Forms will be emailed to all attendees 4 days before the event. Please fill out the Waiver Form and bring with you to the event. Children under 18 without a Waiver Form signed by a parent our gaurdian will not be able to participate in the event.

Thank you again and look forward to seeing you soon!

Cheers,

 

Alyson Valpone

Marketing Team Leader, Whole Foods Market Madison, New Jersey

Alyson.valpone@wholefoods.com

 

Learn more about our partners at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm here!

 

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION:

-         * Watering Plants- ages 2-5

* Harvesting Pumpkins and/or Potatoes- ages 2-5 & 6-10

* Grinding Corn and Chicken Feed- ages 2-5 & 6-10

* Collect Eggs- ages 2-5 & 6-10

* Bruch Horses- ages 6-10

* Churn Cream into Butter used for Baking- ages 2-5 & 6-10

* Assisting with Photograph Collections- ages 11 & above

* Cleaning Saddles & Tack of Horses- all ages

A special wagon ride around the site throughout the activities will be available for volunteers! 

 

WHAT TO WEAR:

* Jeans

* Old t-shirt

* Sneakers or Closed Toed-Shoes (NOFlip-Flops or Open Toed Shoes)

* Sunscreen

* Hat

* Sunglasses

* Layers if it's a cloudy day

 

SNACKS & HYDRATION:

* Please bring water bottles and water

* Please bring snacks if needed

 

ON-SITE CONTACTS:

* Please contact Fosterfields for questions on site. Email: info@morrisparks.net Phone: 973-326-7645

 

FAQs

 

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

We will have projects available for kids age 2 and up. See above for projects listed out by age range. For all volunteers under 18, a Waiver Form must be signed by a parent or guardian and brought with you to the event. You will not be allowed to participate without a Signed Waiver Form. We do ask parents to come along with young ones to help them with the projects.

 

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

Parking is available in the Fosterfields Parking Lot. 

 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Alyson.valpone@wholefoods.com, or call 973-822-8444 and ask for Alyson Valpone.

 

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! For all kids under 18, a Release form must be signed by an adult and brought on the day of the event.  

 

Have questions about Whole Foods Market- Fosterfields (Kids Day of Service)? Contact Hosted by Whole Foods Market Madison, Millburn-Union, West Orange

When & Where



Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)


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Hosted by Whole Foods Market Madison, Millburn-Union, West Orange

Whole Foods Market Madison, Millburn-Union and West Orange are proud to partner with local non-profit organizations throughout the year. Our stores are located at 222 Main Street in Madison, 2245 Springfield Ave in Vauxhall and 235 Prospect Ave in West Orange. We invite you to check our other great events all fall with us! Click on our store names above to view each store's Event Calendar. See you at the farm!

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