All volunteers must: attend a volunteer training, be available to volunteer during at least two field trips, be willing to submit a background check form, and collaborate with staff to track your earned hours. Your hours count! We encourage volunteers to earn Community Based-Learning hours at Schoolyard Farms and/or make arrangements for coursework credit. Share with us your learning goals, and take pride in the gifts and talents you contribute to our growing volunteer community!
All trainings and field trips are held on our one-acre mini-production schoolyard farm at:Candy Lane Elementary School5901 SE Hull Ave, Milwaukie, OR 97267.
Thank you for signing up for as many field trips as you are able to volunteer, and one required training.
We look forward to teaching and learning with you!
The Big Picture: All Farm Field Trips and Farm Field Trip Trainings are held on FRIDAYS 9am-1pm.
SOIL. "How Does Our Soil Grow?" Soil Training: 9am-1pm Friday October 14, or under special arrangement.Soil Field Trips 9am -1pm: Fridays Oct 21, Oct 28, Nov 4, and/or Nov 18
WATER. "How Does Our Water Flow?"Water Training: 9am-1pm Friday December 2, or under special arrangement.Water Field Trips 9am -1pm: Fridays Dec 9, Dec 16, Jan 6, Jan 13, and/or Jan 20
FOOD. "How Much About Food Do You Know?"Food Training: 9am-1pm Friday April 7 and/or Friday May 5 and/or May 12.Food Field Trips 9am -1pm: Apr 14, Apr 21, Apr 28, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 9