Supporting local farmers and reducing the distance food travels from farm to table can have environmental benefits, such as reducing carbon emissions associated with long-distance transportation.
Volunteering provides an opportunity to learn about different types of produce, farming practices, and food preparation.
As a volunteer, you may have access to high-quality, fresh produce, and artisanal products, which can be a wonderful perk.
You can meet and interact with a diverse group of people, from both vendors and customers, fostering a sense of belonging and community spirit.
Volunteers ideally should have the flexibility to adapt to the market’s evolving needs. and enjoy local people.
To become a volunteer at the Toasty Farmers Market, simply complete the online volunteer application below. We'll contact you to discuss available opportunities.
The frequency of volunteering is flexible. You can choose to volunteer on a one-time basis, occasionally, or regularly. We appreciate any amount of time you can contribute.
We welcome volunteers of all backgrounds and ages. There are no specific requirements to volunteer; however, enthusiasm, reliability, and a passion for supporting local agriculture are highly valued.
Volunteer hours can vary depending on the specific event and role. Generally, volunteers are needed during market hours, which typically run from [start time] to [end time]. You can specify your availability when signing up.
We welcome volunteers of all ages. However, volunteers under the age of 16 may need to be accompanied by an adult, depending on the role and the market's policies.
Yes, we can often accommodate community service and school volunteer requirements. Please let us know your specific needs when applying, and we'll do our best to assist you.
The safety and well-being of our volunteers and visitors are a top priority. We have implemented health and safety protocols in accordance with local guidelines to ensure a safe volunteering environment. Details will be provided during the onboarding process.