Opportunity Details


Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:16+

Plant It Forward in Newark

Join a team of passionate volunteers who are dedicated to local farming by participating in the Garden of Worker Bees.

We need your assistance in the following labor intensive tasks:

  • Build new planting beds.

  • Maintain existing planting beds.

  • Composting.

  • Till Soil.

  • Create pathways by laying and spreading mulch.

  • Raking.

  • Digging.

  • General garden maintenance and cleanup.

  • Watering.

  • Weeding.

  • Planting.

  • Harvesting.

You should arrive with the following:

  • Work clothes you are comfortable getting dirty (including shoes).

  • Work gloves.

  • Sunblock.

  • Water/Snacks.


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