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SHIFT B: Besa at  Jeni's Strawberry Jam + Land-Grant

SHIFT B: Besa at Jeni's Strawberry Jam + Land-Grant

Date: June 2 | Time: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue: Land-Grant Brewing (Outdoors)

424 W Town Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Strawberry season is almost upon us. And you know what that means… Jeni’s Strawberry Jam—an annual celebration of good tunes, good people, and Ohio’s amazing berries—is around the corner. This year’s celebration will be the biggest and best yet. And new this year -- Strawberry Jam benefits Besa's game-changing work connecting people to community through experiences that change lives. 

Volunteer with Besa at Strawberry Jam
Besa is hosting an on-site volunteer activity to engage the community during Strawberry Jam! Festival patrons will have an opportunity to decorate reusable totes in support of Highland Youth Garden. The crafty totes will be donated to Highland youth, which they will use to collect fresh produce from the Highland garden. 

Here is additional details about volunteering with Besa at Strawberry Jam:

  • Staff the Besa booth during the festival.
  • Encourage patrons to decorate a tote in support of Highland youth.
  • Share information about Besa volunteer activities.
  • 7 is the minimum age required and all minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This is an outdoor activity. Please dress for the weather.
  • Street parking is located around Land-Grant. 
  • The festival is free and open to the public from 12:00PM to 10:00PM. 
  • This sign up is for the 2:30PM-5:00PM shift. If you are interested in the 12:00PM to 2:30PM shift, please click here.
  • Court appointed volunteering: At this time, we can not accept court appointed requests.

About Highland Youth Garden
Highland Youth Garden began in February 2009 as two recreation centers closed in the Hilltop community.  Caring individuals began working with Highland Elementary School, Hilltop Prime Time, and the J. Ashburn, Jr. Youth Center to plan positive activities for the youth and the idea of a garden program emerged. In the years that followed, and with the commitment of many volunteers of all ages, the Highland Youth Garden grew to become a .40 acre community garden focused on children.

About Strawberry Jam
Hosted in collaboration with Land-Grant Brewing Company, Strawberry Jam will feature strawberry ice cream (of course), the release of a Jeni's and Land-Grant collaboration beer, local food, family friendly activities, and live music all day—including headliner Doc Robinson. This year’s partners include Hirsch Fruit Farm, Hot Chicken Takeover, and Ray Ray's Hog Pit.

Let's do good. Together!