Scheduling the Grafton Farm for June 27 and beyond! 

 

Come on your own

Individuals are welcome to volunteer during “Drop In” hours at our Grafton Location Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to Noon, May through September, and from Monday through Friday until the end of October. [Excluding holidays] Please see below for more information.

Bring a Group

Groups of 5 people or more are scheduled to ensure we are prepared with the right sized project and equipment. Fill out the form below to tell us more about your group and when you would like to come!

Team Leader

Our Team Leaders work with CHP Field Staff and Interns to represent the organization and ensure a positive experience for the over 7,500 volunteers that work with us annually. 

Celebrating the 20th season at our Grafton farm!

Community Harvest Project (CHP) is celebrating our 20th year in farming! We look forward to working with you in the fields and at the orchard.

Group dates available after June 27, 2022.

  Email volunteer@community-harvest.org for volunteer related requests.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates.  Donations help CHP provide healthy hunger relief for our community. 

General Guidelines

The Grafton Farm hosts groups up to 100, May 2 through October 14, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to noon. Volunteers under 16.5 must be accompanied by an adult.

The Harvard Orchard hosts groups of volunteers (high school age and above) from August 24 to October 21, Monday through Friday, 9am to noon. Scheduling for the orchard begins in June.

We are a working farm! All volunteer activities take place outside. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty,  closed-toed shoes, a hat, and seasonally appropriate items. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle.

Schedule a Volunteer Group

Scheduling for dates for the Grafton farm AFTER June 27, 2022! Scheduling at the Harvard orchard opens in June. If you have volunteer related questions please email volunteer@community-harvest.org

Sign up a Group

Individual Drop In Volunteers

We are open for “Drop In Volunteering at our Grafton Location. This allows individual volunteers to help whenever they are able without needing to schedul a visit. We are open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to Noon (excluding holidays) for “Drop In  Volunteering through the end of September. Drop in hours continue Monday through Friday through October. All ages are welcome, volunteers under the age of 16.5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop in volunteering is not available in Harvard, please contact volunteer@community-harvest.org for more information.

We are a working farm! All volunteer activities take place outside. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty,  closed-toed shoes, a hat, and seasonally appropriate items. Wear sunscreen and carry a refillable water bottle. Orchard FAQ is here. Grafton Farm FAQ is here.

Become a Team Leader

Team Leading is an extremely rewarding hands-on experience that involves guiding diverse groups of volunteers in completing various farm activities.  Volunteer Team Leaders are the backbone of Community Harvest Project’s success story.  Our Team Leaders work with CHP Field Staff and Interns to represent the organization and ensure a positive experience for the over 7,500 volunteers that work with us annually.

What does team leading involve?

A great Volunteer Team Leader is interested in helping to provide access to fresh produce for the hunger relief network in Central and Eastern Massachusetts. They have a friendly and engaging personality, and the desire to lead small groups of 6 to 30 volunteers in hands-on farm activities.  If assisting and leading diverse groups of volunteers from pre-K to senior citizens in farm activities in various types of weather sounds like an exciting challenge, then this role is for you! Join our Team Leaders and present a world class volunteer experience! Email volunteer@community-harvest.org.

Apply Here!