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How to Volunteer at 5 Mile Farms!

 A lot of our farm friends have been asking lately what the best way for them to get involved at 5 Mile Farms would be, so we created this nifty volunteer schedule to help you all out! All you have to do is call or email us around 24 hours before you want to volunteer, then meet us at the site listed and we’ll find a way to help you develop those sustainability skills!

Also, to clarify, the 18th is our Greens 101 cooking class at 11AM, and the 25th is Occupy Your Plate #3, our farm feast, at 6PM. Both are free to CSA members and 10$ for non-members. These are two separate events that occur a week apart from one another. 
5 Mile Farms Volunteer Schedule
MONDAYS at 10am at Waterluu Farm (5213 Jim Hogg Ave)

10am at Waterluu Farm (5213 Jim Hogg Ave)

Farm Work
MONDAY at 10am at Waterluu Farm (5213 Jim Hogg Ave)
TUESDAY at 10am at Summit Farm (1602 Taylor Gaines)
WEDNESDAY at 10am at Woodview Farm (5111 Woodview Ave)
THURSDAY at 10am at Boyce Farm (5400 Fernview)
FRIDAY at 10am at The Farm on the Sides (5004 Ave F)
SATURDAY at 10am at Waterluu Farm and Summit Farm
Events Committee
Plan Monthly Workshops and Occupy Your Plate (farm feast series)

First Monday of the Month (March 5th, April 2nd, May 7, June 4)
6pm at Waterluu Farm
 Need Help Starting that Spring Garden?
Let us know quickly if you need help sourcing and replanting your
garden for spring.
Call Randy at 743 4245 
Plant vegetable seeds: Beets, broccoli, carrot, chard, collards,
endive, kale, kohlrabi, leek,
lettuce, mustard, parsnip, peas, seed potatoes, radishes, rutabaga,
spinach, shallot, turnips
Start tomato & pepper seeds indoors.
Plant vegetable plants: Artichoke and asparagus crowns, Asian greens, broccoli,
cabbage, chard, collards, lettuce, mustard greens, onion sets, spinach
Plant herbs: All hardy perennial herbs, such as chives, oregano, and
thyme; and cool-season annuals
or biennials such as dill, fennel, and parsley. Be sure dill and
fennel are watered and protected before
any freezes. 
Plant vegetable seeds- Beets, chard, collards, leaf lettuce, mustard,
peas, radish,
EARLY MARCH: Beans, endive
LATE MARCH: Cantaloupe, corn, cucumber, eggplant, black-eyed peas,
pumpkin, New Zealand
spinach, summer squash, watermelon
Plant vegetable plants- Broccoli, chard, collards, endive, leaf lettuce, mustard
LATE MARCH: Pepper, tomato
Plant herbs. Seeds: All hot-weather herbs, such as basil, chives,
epasote, milk thistle Plants:
All hot-weather herbs and perennial herbs, such as artemesias, basil,
bergamot, catmint or catnip,
chives, comfrey, scented geranium, lemon grass, mints, oregano,
pennyroyal, rosemary, santolina,
thyme (Plant all of these the second half of the month. Avoid
cool-season herbs such as
cilantro/coriander, dill, etc.)