Fall Volunteer Hours

We have updated our volunteer hours to drop in anytime on Tuesdays between 1-4pm and Wednesdays between 12-4pm. We are doing loads of task such as harvesting, weeding, bed prep, cover cropping, building compost piles, and much more. Come join us in the garden to learn about fall maintenance and take home some fantastic veg … Continue reading

New volunteer hours for summer

Our new volunteer hours for the summer are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm to 5 pm. We’re looking for help with all farm tasks including seeding and transplanting new crops, preparing and maintaining garden beds, and managing weeds and compost piles. Please bring a water bottle and sun protection. If you haven’t done so already, please … Continue reading

First Crop Mob at the GCUOF!

On Saturday, June 4th we held our first crop mob at the GCUOF from 9 am to 4 pm. The response to our event posting was phenomenal, with lots of buzz on Twitter and Facebook, the event posting being picked up by a number of farming-related websites, and many email inquiries flooding our inbox. Planet Bean Coffee donated fair … Continue reading

GCUOF Crop Mob – Saturday, June 4th

We’re hosting a Crop Mob on Saturday, June 4th! Crop Mobs are an opportunity for people with an interest in sustainable food production to get to know/socialize with like-minded people while gaining farming experience. Crop Mobs help local farms to get big jobs done quickly. Many hands make light work! We can’t wait to get … Continue reading

Volunteer calendar updated

Spring is officially here and there’s lots to be done on the GCUOF site! If you have some time to spare in the next few days come by and get your hands dirty! You can check out the upcoming volunteer opportunities in the calendar in the right side bar of the blog, just under the … Continue reading

GCUOF events and volunteer calendars now online

You can find the links to our events and volunteer calendars in the right sidebar of the blog, just below our Flickr feed. We’ll continue to post event details on the blog and Facebook as they become available. If you’re interested in volunteering with us be sure to send an email to gcuof@uoguelph.ca to be … Continue reading