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Organization

Produce Prep for the MudTown Farmers Market in Watts

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90059

Date: 1/16/2019 Spots Remaining: 15

Description

WHAT: 
We will be sorting and cleaning produce provided by our Wholesale Recovery Team in preparation for a free farmers market at Watts Labor Community Action Committee! Volunteers should be comfortable standing for long periods of time, carrying boxes up to 25 pounds, and sorting out good produce from compostable produce. This opportunity is open to adults 18 years old and older.

WHEN:
1st and 3rd Wednesdays

WHERE:
Watts Labor Community Action Committee

WHY: 
Food Forward is a volunteer-powered, grassroots group of Southern Californians who are passionate about reconnecting to our food system, promoting issues of food justice, and making change around hunger in our community. We convene at private properties, public spaces, and farmers and wholesale markets to recover excess fruits and vegetables, donating 100% to local direct-service agencies who feed our community's most vulnerable. Combined, our diverse distribution partners provide food to over 100,000 clients a month across Southern California.

ACTIVITY LEVEL:
Comfortable standing for long periods of time and carrying boxes up to 25 pounds.

REQUIREMENTS:
Volunteers will receive an email from volunteer@foodforward.org after expressing interest, and must complete the volunteer waiver that we'll send you in order to complete your registration for this event. We require all new volunteers to watch a short 3-minute video orientation prior to the event. Volunteers must be 18 years old or older and commit to staying for the entire shift.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Hunger & Homelessness
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