Volunteer day at Ag Center Jan. 20

Published 4:08 pm Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Dawn Jordan of Restoration Farms supplies the ag center’s farm store with fresh eggs harvested daily. Restoration Farms is one of dozens of identified Polk County growers who receive marketing and distribution support from core programs and grant projects through the center. (photo submitted)

The next open volunteer day at the Mill Spring Agricultural Development Center is Thursday, Jan. 20 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Workers are needed for light carpentry, painting, moving inventory and organizing donations. Outdoor and yard work is also needed, weather permitting. Tour the building and meet several of its new business residents. Local farm-fresh eggs are on-site for sale every day.

A free home-made lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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E-mail polkamericorps@gmail.com or call Lynn Sprague at 919-414-7840 with specific job skills or offerings, or just drop in. Work clothes and work gloves are recommended.