Volunteer with slow food dENVER

Join Our Volunteer Team

Slow Food Denver is a volunteer-driven organization who relies on the community for continued success. Volunteer opportunities most frequently happen in conjunction with our events and community garden days, and can range from guest check-in, digging in the dirt, and more! 

Additionally, we are always open to new projects and ways to advance our mission, and many of these projects come from our volunteer team. If you have an idea that will help advance our mission of Good, Clean, and Fair Food for All, send us your idea along with ways that you’d like to be involved. 

If you would like to join our volunteer team, please sign up for one of our opportunities, or contact us with questions!

 

 

Volunteer at Local Farms

Dates 2024:

Fleischer Family Farm

→ Dates: May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, August 9th, September 13th Click here to sign up!

Grow Local Colorado

→ Dates: June 24th, July 8th & 22nd, August 5th & 19th, September 9th & 23rd Click here to sign up!

Ekar Farm 

→ Dates: June 7th, August 4th, September 20th Click here to sign up!

DPS Farms

→ Dates: June 13th, Junly 25th Click here to sign up!

 

Click on the links above to volunteer with us!

 

Where do we bring volunteers?

Gardening at Civic Center Park – Join Slow Food Denver and Grow Local Colorado for a morning of tending to the gardens.  We will be weeding, planting, harvesting, and enjoying the Denver morning sun. All of the produce harvested from these gardens is donated to local food banks and shelters in the Denver area such as Metro Caring, SAME Cafe, and The Gathering Place.  With your help we can donate fresh, organic produce to those in need! 

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204

DPS Farm –  Denver Public Schools offers two growing spaces, one at Schmitt Elementary and one at Bradley International School. The school system has unique plans for each space, but both will become valuable growing spaces for the community as they provide experiential learning opportunities and sustenance to be used in the schools. We are excited to expand our longstanding and positive relationship with these schools as our educational programs continue to expand beyond the classroom.

Where: Schmitt Elementary and Bradley International School

Ekar Farm – With core values such as food justice and sustainability, this farm has been a longstanding partner of Slow Food Denver. We are thrilled to once again bring volunteers to this growing space with outstanding values and such a positive community impact. Their urban farm is inspired by Jewish values and works to build community while expanding food access to those that need it.

 Where: 6825 E Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80224  

Fleischer Family Farm “Building Food Through Community.”  The Fleischer Family Farm is an urban farm in Lakewood, Colorado that strives to provide opportunities for the local community to source delicious nutrient-rich produce, cage-free eggs, honey and other cottage food items produced without the use of pesticides or synthetics. Through environmentally respectful practices, the family works tirelessly to be your provider of quality farm products and your inspiration for continued education in knowing the life cycle of your food. 

Where: 2005 S Zephyr Ct, Lakewood, CO 80227

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fleischer Family Farm

Grow Local Colorado

Ekar Farm

DPS Farms

 

Want to help out in a Lil’ Sprouts classroom?

Lil’ Sprouts & Seed to Plate Volunteers – Our Lil’ Sprouts and Seed to Plate programs are gardening and cooking programs for small classes of elementary and middle school students in the Denver area. Volunteers will be assisting our Slow Food Denver instructors in these cooking and gardening classes.

When: varies, typically M-Th afternoon

Where: schools across the Denver Metro Area

 Sign up: Click here! Feel free to sign up for single or multiple sessions.

 

Volunteer with

We Don’t Waste at

a Mobile Food Market!

Join us on Tuesday, April 23rd to help out another local non-profit with their important work. This opportunity will take place outside and assist the We Don’t Waste team in operating the Mobile Food Market at Garden Place Academy. Click here to sign-up!

Questions about volunteering with Slow Food Denver?

Email youth@slowfooddenver.org for questions pertaining to our Lil’ Sprouts volunteer opportunities. 

Email info@slowfooddenver.org for questions pertaining to all other volunteer opportunities.