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Farm Meetup: Connect and Grow

(May-October)

(For Ages 18+)

 

Be apart of growing the local food system! 

Join the Connect and Grow Farm Meetup sessions put on by AZ Farm & Wellness.

 

How cool would it be to help yourself and others at the same time? Well now you can, When you join you have a direct impact in improving the health of the planet, your health, your family's health, and your community's health all at the same time!

 

From May through October, participants are actively engaging on the small therapeutic farm how to identify, plant, grow, harvest, and care for various plants on the farm. Along with participating in farm activities, you will have opportunities to connect socially with others, heal the planet through soil health practices, and grow in mind, body, and spirit.

 

Personal Benefits:

 

~Reduce stress

~Consistent movement (potential to gain strength and perhaps lose weight)

~Reduce chronic pain

~A supportive and fun way to better health

~Connect with a sense of purpose in contributing to your community through local foods

​​Community Benefits:

~Increase health of community

~Grow and build the local food system

~Increase access to healthy and fresh local foods

~Decrease environmental impact/carbon footprint

2020 Tentative Schedule: 

 

Starts May 11th, Ends October 30th

(For Ages 18+)

Mondays:    8:30 am- 10:00 am

Wednesdays:    8:30 am- 10:00 am and 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Fridays:    8:30 am- 10:00 am

Location: AZ Farm & Wellness

                 2321 N 30th Rd., Marseilles, IL 61341


Cost: $17/session or $60/month membership

Membership Benefits:

~Unlimited Farm Meetup sessions each month

~ 20% off savings on organic vegetables grown on the farm

~ Discounts on events and programs