Summer's bounty is still growing --- but we're planning for next season already, and that means new community gardens and lots of prep work and maintenance at our Urban Farm in Binghamton. Join us! View in browser
Fall Volunteer Updates
Volunteer to help us fulfill our motto, "growing food. growing community."

To stay up to date on our volunteer opportunities, be sure to click the link below to view our Volunteer page on our website which lists our recurring volunteer events like Farm Workdays and special volunteer events like Community Garden Builds!

Volunteer Opportunities
Community Garden Build Dates
Saturday, September 21: 9am - 4pm
South Loder (Endicott) Community Garden Build

Help us build VINES' 1st garden in Endicott at 604.5 South Loder Avenue. Garden Plots will be available for rent Spring 2020 through VINES.

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SHIFT 2: 12:30- 4PM

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Sunday, September 22: 9am - 4pm
All Women's Build in Vestal

VINES is hosting its first ever, All Women's Build for an inclusive opportunity for local ladies to get comfortable with power tools, learn basic construction tips and more. We will begin promptly at 9am. Lunch will be provided, and a limited number of registration spots available. We will conclude our workday at 4pm.  Register at:

** We welcome anyone who identifies as a woman in a way that’s significant to them. Open to ages 8+ **

Weekly Volunteer Opportunities
Recurring Open Volunteer Days
Join Us! We will be working each week at maintaining the farms, harvesting produce and packaging vegetables for Farm Share, which feeds our community.

Join us at Binghamton Urban Farm (16 Tudor Street) every Wednesday from 1-3pm or Thursday from 9am - noon. 

Join us at CHOW (22 Lawrence Ave, Conklin) every Monday from 9 am - noon 

Volunteer workdays are fun for all ages! Please join us and consider sharing this newsletter to a friend who might be interested in giving back to our community and working with VINES!

Learn more about VINES' programs and how together we are
"growing food. growing community."

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VINES is an organization committed to developing a sustainable and just community food system. We do this by bringing together diverse groups of people, with a focus on youth development, to establish community gardens, urban agriculture and community green spaces. We strive to develop and beautify urban sites and empower community members of all ages and abilities. 

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