Pledge your support to the local food system, lend a hand in 2015!

We had an amazing year in 2014 with increased SNAP access at local farmers’ markets, new farms added to our network, actual tons of food grown, collected, gleaned, and donated to area food pantries, and to top it off some stellar Winter Farmers’ Markets! It is with your help we continue to succeed in our efforts to make local food access a reality for all people in the Seacoast and beyond! We’ve got a number of great efforts underway and more to come in the year ahead. Please sign up to help with one of our projects below and stay tuned for future updates. Much like our favorite foods, volunteer options change with the seasons.  Thank you for your continued support!

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Winter Farmers Market Volunteering Options

Our markets are community events that need community participation and support to run smoothly. We look for a morning crew of at least 10 volunteers to help with market set-up (assist with vendor parking, helping unload vendor vehicles, and moving tables). We also need 8-9 friendly and outgoing foodies to help at our information booth and around the market. In addition we are looking for a couple smiling greeters/counters. Our upcoming market on January 24th still needs volunteer support. Make a farmers’ day and help them unload their goods. You get a first glimpse of all the great options at market and are first in line when the market starts.

You can sign up to volunteer for any or all dates in the rest of the season right now, you’ll get a reminder the week of each market!

We also have a number of special events, veggie tastings and kids’ activities occurring throughout the season. If you are interested in helping with one of these upcoming activities email [email protected] for more information.

SH image 15Join The Seacoast Harvest Team!

Each year Seacoast Eat Local relies on the dedication and talents of volunteers to help update and create the newest version of Seacoast Harvest. Our local food guide is a valuable resource for customers and farmers alike. Each year the guide shines a spotlight on farms, farm stands, CSA’s, fisheries, farmers’ markets, and food pantries within Strafford, Rockingham, and York counties.

Seacoast Harvest volunteers will need to be available between the last week in January through the end of February. There will be one mandatory in-person meeting/training (Date TBD), while the rest of the work can be done from home. Volunteers must have access to a computer/internet, phone, and be comfortable emailing and calling farmers. This is a great way to learn more about the farms and agricultural resources in the Seacoast. If you are interested please contact Sarah, at [email protected].

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