Opportunity Details

Environment, Health & Wellness
Animals, Families, Homeless, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender), Low-income communities, Military/Veterans, Offenders/Ex-offenders, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns, Visitors & Travelers

Minimum Age:14+

Route 9 Farmer's Market

Are you dedicated to the "Buy Local" movement and want to support local farmers and increase access to fresh foods?

Help support the farmers and vendors at one or more New Castle County’s five markets. Assist with food demonstrations, nutrition and produce information to attendees, outreach, and set-up and break down of markets.

Ideal opportunity for anyone interested in agriculture, animal and food science, sustainable farming and food systems, nutrition, food safety or helping the community in general.

Route 9 Farmers Market (Wednesday) timings:

1 p.m to 3 p.m. - set up, preparation for the opening of market, placement of of signage before market opens, assisting vendors with set up of market stalls.

3 p.m. to 7 p.m. - assist while market operation, carrying equipment and materials during market, greeting market customers, conducting surveys, providing market information, and gathering customer information, such as email addresses.

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - assisting with breakdown and closing of the market, gathering of market signage after market operation.

Help is needed on July 11. Volunteers are needed at the following times:

1 to 3 p.m. - Set up help.
3 to 7 p.m. - Assist with market operation
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Breakdown help.

Live Healthy, New Castle County

New Castle County government is the largest local government in Delaware and manages all areas of land use, including sewer services, planning, assessment, licenses, permits and inspections; and provides residents a wide range of public services including police, emergency services, finance, libraries, environmental services, parks, recreation and senior centers.

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Volunteers needed through 1/5/2019

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