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Ryerson Urban Farm - May Volunteer Orientation

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RUF Tool Shed, Kerr Hall Quad (next to historic Archway)

40/50 Gould Street

Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

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Have you always been interested in volunteering with Ryerson Urban Farm? Join us for our first volunteer orientation of 2018! Find out how to volunteer for our Ground Level Gardens and First Thursday shifts.

Attending an Orientation gives you the opportunity to register for our volunteer programming, which includes:

  • Ground Level Gardens - On select Thursdays, from 1-3pm, supporting various tasks in our ground level gardens, which include a micro flower farm on Gould Street, and an edible container garden in the Pitman courtyard.

  • First Thursdays - Every first Thursday of the month, 1-3pm, supporting various tasks on the rooftop farm.

Registration and waiver:

In addition to reserving a ticket through this Eventbrite page, all participants are required to fill out the following Google form/waiver BEFORE participating in the orientation: waiver


Agenda:

1:00pm Gather at RUF Tool Shed, Introductions
1:10pm Field walk: Ground gardens
1:25pm Field walk: Rooftop market garden
1:45pm Questions

Please note that because of the tight timeline and nature of the content we'll be covering, which includes important safety information, participants must attend the entirety of the session in order to join the RUF volunteer roster.


Accessibility information:

Ground gardens: These gardens are located across the campus, some at ground level, some at ground level in raised containers, some above ground level on raised plinths.

Rooftop market garden: Walkways on rooftop are 2-ft wide paving stones surrounded by gravel.

Option 1 - Main elevators to 4th floor, 23 steps up to tool area, 2 steps up to rooftop doorway, 1 step down to main walkway.
Option 2 - Freight elevator to Mechanical room (note that this room can be very loud due to the mechanical equipment), 3 steps up to rooftop entrance, 1 step down to garden bed level, 1 step down to main walkway.


Contact:

Questions? Please contact urbanfarm@ryerson.ca.

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RUF Tool Shed, Kerr Hall Quad (next to historic Archway)

40/50 Gould Street

Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

Canada

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