Volunteer with Gorge Grown

Gorge Grown Food Network could not exist without its many amazing volunteers.  If you would like to consider helping GGFN, please fill out the form below and our volunteer coordinator will reach out to you soon.  We look forward to working with you!

Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Farmers Markets

Gorge Grown manages the Hood River Farmers Market, Mosier Farmers Market and Mercado del Valle in Odell. 

Get involved: 

– Market set-up/ clean up: we can always use an extra set of hands

– Info booth assistance: help run our busy info booths and provide general market support

– Market promotion: get the word out about our great markets

– Photography: snap some photos for us at the market! (We’re always happy to credit our photographers)

– Cooking demos: share your love of cooking with customers

– Parking lot attendee: keep traffic moving and parking available, an essential market task!

– Food access program support: help develop and promote these valuable programs

– Special programming coordination: organize music, kids activities or special events

Mobile Market

The Mobile Market brings fresh produce to communities throughout the Gorge. Find a schedule here.

Get involved: 

– Market assistant: lend a hand to our busy farmers market manager

– Cooking demos: share your love of cooking with customers

– Market prep assistant: help set the market up for success

Gorge Gleaning

Our volunteers help harvest excess produce from local farms and orchards to donate to food banks and those in need.

Get involved:

– Gleaning Volunteer: sign up here and we’ll contact you whenever we schedule a glean

– Harvest Leader: help manage our Gleaning Volunteers and host gleans

– Food Preservation/ Cooking Instructor: teach others how to make the most of their excess produce

Other Opportunities

– Help distribute Gorge Grown event posters, Buy Local campaign materials, at other information to area hot spots.

– Volunteer at a farmers market near you. Find more info here.

– Lend a hand at a school or community garden.

         – Help us out with our only fundraising event- the Harvest Dinner

 

Do you have another idea? Connect with us! Fill out the interest form below.