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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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Free Volunteer Training in the Vegetable Garden

Every Friday in March
from 10:00AM to 12:00PM

The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Vegetable Garden donates more than three tons of fresh organic produce to the Fort Bragg Food Bank annually and we supply our seasonal café with produce twice a week. We inspire and teach tens of thousands of visitors, including school groups, to grow their own regenerative gardens. We need your help to keep this giving garden growing!

We are looking for committed volunteers who will fill specific roles in the Vegetable Garden, some of those roles will be:

  • Harvesting for Rhody’s Café
  • Vegetable propagation
  • Soil prep and planting
  • Tending the herb garden and exotic edibles

We are offering free volunteer training to those who would like to join our team of knowledgeable and passionate volunteers for the 2019 growing season (March-October). Volunteers will be trained in vegetable propagation, soil preparation, pest control, planting, harvesting, seed collection, and more.

To sign up for the Vegetable Garden volunteer training please contact Jaime at lead_gardener@gardenbythesea.org

Volunteer training schedule:

  • March 1: Crop Rotations and Planning
  • March 8: Propagation
  • March 15: Soil Prep
  • March 22: Pest Control
  • March 29: Planting and Harvesting

Schedules will be flexible after the initial training. If you are interested in taking on one of these roles for the season, but you cannot make it to the training please do not hesitate to contact Jamie!

Overview

Start Date: Friday, March 1, 2019

End Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

Schedule Details: March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Contact

Contact: MCBG Lead Gardener, Jaime Jensen

Contact Email: lead_gardener@gardenbythesea.org

Contact Phone: 707-964-4352 ext. 23