Saturday, March 30th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Good Earth Greenhouse
7900 Madison Street
River Forest IL 60305
5:30 pm – Dinner and networking
6:30 pm – Presentation and discussion of Deep Roots volunteer opportunities
RSVP on EventBrite If you don’t RSVP come anyway.
Bring food to share.
But no need to brings drinks. The Good Earth Greenhouse Café will supply our drinks.
We will continue eating during the presentation.
Everyone is welcome!
It doesn’t matter if you are already a Deep Roots volunteer or this will be your first time at one of our volunteer events. We welcome volunteers with many skill sets and interests. Above all we want all our volunteers to do meaningful work that they enjoy, as well as to learn new skills and have fun. Please bring a friend, your kids and family members.
If you can't come to the gathering and have questions please contact Estelle at 708-386-7197 and estelle[at]deep-roots-project.org. You don’t have to come to gathering and meetings to volunteer. Estelle will be glad to meet with you to talk about what volunteer job is right for your interests, skills and time availability.
Learn. Share. Grow.
We invite you to be a part of our sustainable movement right here in our own backyards!
So come grow with us, get your hands in the dirt (or not). Meet like-minded individuals who care about the earth and are ready to promote, educate, inspire, celebrate and build a sustainable community that:
creates a healthy environment for our families
grows our own food
takes toxics our of our yards and our homes
shares our skills and tools
understands which foods ensure a long and healthy life
supports healthy lifestyles for all ages
Presentation and slideshow
Learn about many kinds of volunteer opportunities like:
building cedar raised beds and planting containers
filling beds with soil and mulch
social media, website updates, enewsletters, writing/editing
managing and growing sales for our online store
coordinating and supporting volunteers
fundraising and grant writing
presenting workshop or assisting the presenters
being a edible gardening mentor
helping manage our database of community members
photography and videography
Together we can make a difference building a local community of educators, edible gardeners and environmental stewards.