Thank you to our wonderful farm tour volunteers! We couldn’t have done it without you!
Interested in volunteering in 2017?
We need 140+ volunteers to make the Piedmont Farm Tour happen! We can’t do it without you! We ask that folks show up at their farm at 1:30 and stay until 6 PM. We will send you full instructions a few days before the tour happens.
Volunteers staff CFSA registration tables at the farm of your choosing. Get visitors checked in and oriented, and help us make sure everyone steps through foot dips and uses hand-washing devices at farms with animals. Doing this frees up the the farmer to do walking tours and show people around.
Each volunteer receives a free, limited edition tour t-shirt crafted by Linda Fullwood at Weaver Street Market and a free button to take the tour the day you aren’t volunteering. Remember: Your button is your car pass – good for a full carload of people.
How to sign up with Volunteerspot:
Choose a farm: Short descriptions of each farm are posted on VolunteerSpot. Longer descriptions are available at our Farm Tour Google Map. Use the map to select the farm you’ll volunteer at based partly on location. Plus, most of the descriptions contain links to the farms websites – great places to learn more about the cool work going on at each site.
Bring a friend! We welcome you to bring an adult friend or peer along with you to your host farm. Most farms require only two volunteers per day, so if you plan to bring someone along please register them in the additional slot on volunteerspot. (If your farm of choice already has one slot filled, but you still want to bring a friend we are happy to provide a free tour pass to an extra volunteer guest, but t-shirts are only available for volunteers in ‘official’ spots.)
Get your free pass: Volunteerspot will send you a confirmation email when you sign up. Print it out or show a screenshot on your smart phone to redeem your free pass to take the tour on the day you are not volunteering.
If you plan to bring your child with you to volunteer please check in with Leah first – some farms are more equipped to accommodate that than others.
Here’s what you need to know on the day you volunteer:
Email Leah Joyner, CFSA’s Education Coordinator