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Urban Farm Beautification

Urban Farm Beautification

Support Franklinton Farms

Date: November 23 | Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Venue: Franklinton Farms

867 W Town Street
Columbus, OH 43222

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Started in 2007 as a lone community garden on a small vacant lot, Franklinton Farms has since developed into a thriving network of gardens and food production sites scattered throughout the neighborhood’s urban landscape. Growing food is the cornerstone of their efforts to improve the neighborhood. Franklinton Farms has grown and donated thousands of pounds of fresh food to local food pantries.
Join Besa and Franklinton Farms to help increase access to local produce in our community. Besa volunteers will be assisting with general stewardship and maintenance of the farm. Task may include weeding, raking, planting, harvesting, and preparing the garden beds. Volunteers may also work indoors, either tending plants in our high tunnels or assisting with property maintenance, tool organization, and other various tasks. Supplies, including tools and gloves, will be provided.
  • 10 is the minimum age required and all minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A lead volunteer from Franklinton Farms will be on-site to provide orientation and training.
  • Please wear clothing you won't mind getting dirty and dress for the weather. We recommend volunteers wear long pants and long sleeve t-shirts. 
  • Closed-toe shoes are required. 
  • For instances of inclement weather (snow, rain, etc.) the farm has high tunnels and indoor space for volunteers who prefer to work indoors.
  • We encourage volunteers to bring a bottle of water or whatever keeps you hydrated.
  • New Volunteersplease print, fill out, and bring this liability waiver with you. 
  • Parking is available in the surface lot. 
  • Unfortunately, this event is not ADA accessible. 
  • Court-appointed volunteering: At this time, we can not accept court-appointed request

 here for more information about Franklinton Farms and the amazing work they do.