Current Volunteer Opportunities





Marra Farm Giving Garden: Lettuce Link runs a giving garden at Marra Farm in Seattle's South Park neighborhood, where all of the food grown goes to the local food bank - this past season it was over 18,000 pounds of fresh produce! We have regular volunteer opportunities for individuals, families and groups to come help prepare the soil, plant, water, weed, and harvest.  Volunteer information: March-November 2013: Tuesdays 10am-2pm, Fridays 9am-2pm, and Saturdays 10am-2pm. For more information, or to schedule your group, contact Kyong at kyongs@solid-ground.org or 206-694-6746 x1. Directions to Marra Farm (9026 4th Ave S)

Grow a Row:  P-Patchers and backyard gardeners - plant an extra row in your garden! Wash food and donate to your local food bank, no amount is too small.   Last year, this generated over 20,000 pounds of fresh produce!  Volunteer information:  Check out our growing tips and a list of places that gladly accept fresh produce Check out our growing tips and a list of places that gladly accept fresh produce, or contact lettucelink@solid-ground.org

Work with a Giving Garden:  On the waiting list for your own P-Patch plot? Help tend a Giving Garden located at a community P-Patch or food bank near you. Multiple locations throughout Seattle. Volunteer information: For details on how to get involved, contact lettucelink@solid-ground.org

Seattle Community Farm: The Seattle Community Farm is a space for low-income residents of the Rainier Valley to grow food for themselves and to share with the Rainier Valley Food Bank. We are especially looking for volunteers who live in Southeast Seattle.  Volunteer information: March-November 2013: Tuesdays 9am-1pm, Thursdays 5-8pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm. Contact Scott for details: urbanfarm@solid-ground.org.

Fruit Tree Harvest:  Help pick unwanted fruit in your neighborhood for donation to local food banks and meal programs. Great opportunity to meet your neighbors and build community! Volunteer information: July-October, times and locations vary by Seattle neighborhood.  E-mail fruitharvest@solid-ground.org to get on our volunteer list and to find out about upcoming orientations. 

Event Outreach:  Throughout the growing season, we attend many community events around Seattle.  Spend a couple hours with another volunteer or staff person talking to people about Lettuce Link programs, volunteer opportunities, and ways people can be involved and support the program.  Great opportunity for friendly people who like to chat about gardening!  Volunteer information:   Contact Robin at lettucelink@solid-ground.org to receive information on tabling opportunities as they arise.