VINES was created by dedicated volunteers and continues to thrive with the help of an active volunteer base. We are always seeking a team of motivated long-term volunteers to help with several different projects. If you have a skill or interest not listed in one of our volunteer opportunities, please fill out the volunteer sign-up form and let us know how you would like to help.

Weekly volunteer schedule for farm/garden work will be announced in April 2017.

Anticipated Volunteer Opportunity Openings for 2017

All interested volunteers are asked to please fill out our sign-up form.

Farm Share Pick-Up Sites: assisting in the distribution of vegetable boxes at designated pick-up sites and interacting with people picking up their veggie boxes each week. Accept payment, share recipe tips, and track customers.

Urban Farm Volunteer: Assist with the sustainability and production of VINES’ Urban Farm by harvesting vegetables and fruits as well as weeding, moving soil, watering, composting, and planting as needed. Volunteers are invited to take home extra garden produce.

Community Meal Volunteers: Sign up for a meal preparation or serving shift for a VINES-hosted community meal every 5th Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church in Binghamton. Click here for more information.

VINES Internships 

These internships are 120 hours per semester and will be available for credit through Binghamton University or SUNY Broome. Internships may be arranged for upper-level credit through certain departments.  Visit Our Employment Page for more information about which internships are available.

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Volunteer Groups

If your organization, institution, company, class, or community group is interested in a workday or a tour of VINES urban agricultural sites, please contact us at info@vinesgardens.org or 607-205-8108