Opportunity Details

Civic & Community

Age Minimum (with Adult): 10+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Gardening with Friends of English Avenue

Gardening @ The English Avenue urban Farm

Friends of English Avenue, Inc. | www.foea.org


Get your hands dirty in the Friends of English Avenue Urban Farm! Our garden is located just west of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. We have been growing fresh produce in English Avenue for over ten years and are proud to supply produce to 25 families living in a federally recognized food desert. Come prepared to help us plant, dig, weed, and welcome in the spring, all while supporting a good cause.

Tasks may include:

  • Filling produce beds with soil, planting seedlings, watering, and weeding
  • Mulching designated areas with wood chips
  • Trimming and cutting overgrowth
  • Assembling and painting signage for plants


Expectations during service:
Volunteers must be at least 18 years old to serve by themselves. Volunteers as young as 10 can volunteer with a parent. Court ordered volunteers are permitted to serve
(Please note: Individuals who have been convicted of or charged with any crime involving or relating to children or violence are NOT permitted to register). This project site is wheelchair accessible.


Please bring a reusable water bottle, wear closed-toed shoes, long pants, clothes that can get dirty and/or possibly muddy, hat/head covering to protect from constant exposure to sun and sunscreen. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a snack or light lunch. Water coolers will be provided.

Inclement Weather Advisory:
Volunteers should wear rain jackets. In the event of thunderstorm forecasts (50% or higher), this volunteer opportunity will be rescheduled.

Address of the English Avenue Urban Farm is:
382 Elm Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30314

Street parking available along Elm Street.

Closest MARTA station: WEST END

Please contact Gabrielle Howes with any questions:


(678) 602-0561

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