Volunteer Application
Thank you for your interest in helping out! Volunteer opportunities are available with the following Farm Fresh RI programs:
Farmers Markets
• Provide customer service and assistance to shoppers
• Help set up the market, and help farmers load in
• Help run card machines and distribute Fresh Bucks at Welcome Tables
• Shifts available most days of the week July-October. Saturday shifts available November-May

Nutrition Education: Healthy Foods, Healthy Families
• For outgoing and energetic individuals who enjoy interacting with kids and families
• Help facilitate nutrition education and food systems activities at farmers markets
• Spanish language skills preferred, but not required
• Summer and fall opportunities available beginning in July

Nutrition Education: Farm to School
• Help with local food activities and cooking demonstrations (senior centers, classrooms, cafeterias, gardens)
• Help prepare and serve samples featuring local produce
• Background check required
• Weekday morning and afternoon opportunities available

Market Mobile
• For early risers and team players, learn what’s in season and be active in the a.m.
• Help pack up local food for restaurants, schools, hospitals, etc.
• Packhouse shifts available Tuesdays 6:15-9:00am & Thursdays 5:15-9:00am
• Or help out in the office organizing Market Mobile paperwork—requires attention to detail and middle-of-the-day availability on Monday and Wednesday afternoons

Veggie Box
• Learn what’s in season and help out in the afternoon
• Help pack Veggie Boxes for businesses, community centers, hospitals, etc.
• Shifts available on Mondays at 4:30pm (Other day/times also available, based on availability)

Harvest Kitchen
• For individuals interested in hands-on culinary work and youth development
• Work alongside Harvest Kitchen youth on production of value-added products
• Background check required
• Shifts available Monday-Thursday

Data Entry / Analysis
• Help Farm Fresh RI track the impact of our programs by assisting with data entry and analysis. Very important work!
• Practice skills with Microsoft Excel and Access
• Shifts vary

• Farm profiles: Visit farms, gather their story, take pictures, and update their profiles on our website.
• Blog entries: Have a knack for writing? Any issues around local food that are important to you? We love guest bloggers.
• Remote opportunities available

General Outreach
• Help Farm Fresh RI spread the word about our programs
• Work in the office preparing outreach materials and/or hit the streets and deliver posters and flyers to local businesses and community centers
• Opportunities available year-round, though the biggest outreach teams needed in May/June and September/October

Please fill in the following information about yourself and your interests. Farm Fresh RI staff will follow up to find the right place for you within our programs!
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