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University of Minnesota Alumni Association Presents

U of M Day of Service at Urban Ventures Greenway Farm

10/14/17, 9:00 AM

About this event


Lead Volunteer
Lori Mollberg

Urban Ventures is a nonprofit focused breaking the cycle of poverty through programs and social enterprises that empower, equip and support youth and families to take control of their futures. Their social enterprise arm (where we'll be volunteering) addresses urban food insecurity and poor nutrition in a sustainable way.

Tasks are dependent on the day and season, but will likely include pulling up dead plants, cleaning, raking, and other tasks needed to prepare our urban farm for winter.

What to Wear
Volunteers should dress in clothing and shoes that can get dirty and are appropriate for the weather. Dressing in layers is encouraged. We will provide all needed farming equipment (including work gloves). Volunteers should bring water bottles, hats, sunscreen (if needed), jackets, etc.

12-16 year-olds welcome with an adult

Hosted by College of Design and Design Student and Alumni Board

Event Location
  • Urban Ventures Greenway Farm
  • 2832 5th Ave S
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA - United States