Join us for our 7th Neighborhood Planting Event!! We’ll be planting 150 trees in the Schnitzelburg/Merriwether neighborhood and need 150 volunteers to help us.
10:00-10:15 Volunteers arrive for check-in and Heine Brothers Coffee and bagels.
10:15-10:30 Following a brief orientation, volunteers and Citizen Foresters head out to their planting zones.
10:30-1:00 Tree planting demo and zone planting
1:00- All return to the staging site for lunch!
All our volunteers can expect certain things from their experience with Louisville Grows, in return, Louisville Grows has certain expectations for every volunteer.
Our volunteers have the right to:
Be provided with an introduction to Louisville Grows
Be treated as an individual whose time and talent is valuable to the organization
Receive training for their tasks and an explanation of how this work relates to the larger mission of Louisville Grows
Be provided with a safe working environment
Our volunteers have the responsibility to:
Be sincere in their offer of service to Louisville Grows
Carry out their work reliably and to the best of their ability
Accept the guidance and decisions of LG staff and/or Citizen Foresters
Ask for help when needed
We recommend that you dress in layers.Waterproof outerwear is ideal.Of course, you’ll be digging in dirt and handling mulch, so please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.We’ll provide adult-sized gloves, and we recommend wearing sturdy shoes.