Food Exchange

 

FoodWaves’ non-profit, education-based partner farm, Converging Creeks Farm (Colton, OR), is willing to train individuals, families, or small groups who are in need of food assistance. In exchange for several hours learning about techniques used by organic farmers, you may take home equal value of fresh produce for the hours you have volunteered.

 

At this time, we need to sell produce at the farmers’ market to support the expenses of running a non-profit, education-based farm. So, as much as we would want to support as many individuals as possible, we are limited to how much food we can exchange for your time on the farm.

 

However, with that said, we can support several people each week. Depending on the time of year, FoodWaves needs the most help on Mondays and Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays are available during the busy season (mid-May to mid-October).

Volunteers should have the following:

 

  • Interest in experiencing work on an organic vegetable operation

  • Interest in the local, organic food movement and/or food-related issues

  • Ability to work well with a team, a good attitude, communication and organizational skills, as well as be resourceful, self-motivated, and hard-working.

  • Access to transportation 

 

Please do not come to the farm unless you have communicated with Nathan, thanks.

 

If interested or want to learn more, please e-mail Nathan McFall, Farm Manager, at nathan@foodwaves.organd/or call/text him at (503) 830-5164.

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