Volunteer at the Garden

The Well Fed Community Garden is excited to invite the community to volunteer with us! If you enjoy being outside, working in the soil, and learning about growing food in an urban setting, we’d be happy to have you join us.


  • Join us every Thursday from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon for our regular volunteer day.

  • Every Thursday from 6 to 8 pm for Wine & Weeds April – October: get your hands dirty in our Pollinator Garden while sipping wine compliments of the Irregardless Cafe.

  • Monthly third Saturday 9:30 am – 1 pm Volunteer Workdays followed by a Potluck Lunch.  Saturday workdays often accomplish big chores followed by socializing and lunch.

Common tasks volunteers may participate in:

  • Spreading mulch and compost

  • Turning compost

  • Weeding

  • Moving the chicken coop

  • Transplanting seedlings

  • Building trellises

  • Preparing beds for planting


Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Pollinator gardens

  • Organic vegetable production

  • Microgreen production

  • Proper harvesting techniques

  • Compost management

  • Poultry care

  • Edible flower production

  • Herb production

  • Fruit tree management

  • Small fruit production

  • Organic pest and weed management

  • …and many more farming and gardening topics!


The Well Fed Community Garden

1321 athens drive, raleigh, nc