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Learn and Make Friends While

Volunteering at Snipes Farm &

Education Center

Apply to Become a Volunteer

Snipes Farm & Education Center is always on the lookout for a few good volunteers to help maintain and enhance our 150-acre farm and natural areas.

Currently, our most active volunteer program is the Green Team, which meets twice monthly to maintain and enhance our natural areas. Learn more about our Green Team

Throughout the year, we accept volunteer help from corporations, community groups, schools, scout and youth-group organizations, and individuals to do a variety of fun jobs. Scouts can work toward badge requirements.

Benefits of Being a Volunteer

  • Learn first-hand about sustainable farming practices and living in harmony with nature
  • Spend time on a historic and beautiful farm
  • Help with farming projects and educational programs
  • Meet other people and make new friends

Enjoy breathing fresh air while working outdoors in a farm & nature setting

Examples of Seasonal Volunteer Activities


Join our enthusiastic group of Earth Day volunteers who clear nature trails, weed spring gardens, plant trees, visit our creek and sing songs!


Help us identify and remove invasive plants that threaten to overwhelm our native species.


Lend a hand as we repair and install 100 scarecrows and make other preparations for the annual Fall Festival Weekends in October.


Greet visitors, direct parking, and help with other activities related to our Fall Festival Weekends in October.


Decorate the big red barn for the holidays. Sort, pack, and clean vegetables for our food delivery.

Year Round Opportunities

Green Team: Join our Green Team, which meets year-round to protect and enhance our farm’s natural areas.

Hunger Relief: Deliver our organic vegetables to local churches, senior centers, and shelters in our delivery van. You can also help our staff load and unload the van.

High School Service Projects: We are an approved site for high school service projects required for graduation. Join us in the spring to complete your hours of service.

Apply to Become a Volunteer