Edible Campus Gardens Volunteer Opportunities, Sept. 29-Oct. 2

web_2014_September_4_FarmersMarket_CampusGardens2SocialSoup - Kitchen Door - Sept 2014Don’t miss the first Social Soup lecture of the school year tomorrow! Saru Jayaraman, co-founder and co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC-Berkeley, will discuss low wages and labor practices in the U.S. restaurant industry in her talk, “Behind the Kitchen Door.” The talk takes place from 12-1:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 in the Okazaki Community Meeting Room (room 155) in the College of Social Work building, 395 South 1500 East. There will be free soup provided by University Dining Services.



  • 12-2 PM Work Session @ Pioneer Garden
    • Tasks: harvest potatoes, flag peppers


  • 9-11 AM Work Session @ Pioneer Garden
  • 4-6 PM Work Session @ Sill Garden
    • Tasks: move rocks and fill new box beds, prep beds


  • 9-12 Work Session @ Pioneer Garden
    • Tasks: Move soil and construction prep
  • 3-5 PM Harvest Session @ Pioneer Garden
    • Tasks: Farmers Market harvest, compost/sift


  • 8 AM- 3PM Farmers Market @ Tanner Plaza (please RSVP uofucampusgardens@gmail.com)
    • 8 AM-10 AM: Meet at the Pioneer Garden for set up
    • 10 AM-12 PM: Meet at Tanner Plaza help manage the stand
    • 12 PM-2 PM: Help manage the stand
    • 2 PM-3 PM: Help break down and clean up
  • 6:30-7:30 PM Work Session @ Pioneer Garden
    • Continue construction prep

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