Bloom Community Farm and The Hope Garden connect our community over the shared joy of growing good food. Through education and agriculture, these feel-good growing spaces help inspire a resilient future for all members of Blaine County.
Check out our Volunteer for Veggies Program if you’d like to get your hands in the dirt in exchange for a share of fresh, local produce harvested right on site. V4V begins again this May! However, instead of trading your time for veggies right out of the gate, we’ll have seeds and starts to share as we work towards our first harvest in June.
Hope to see you out at the farm or garden soon!
MAY V4V SCHEDULE
Bloom Community Farm | Tuesdays 5 – 6 PM
The Hope Garden | Thursdays 5 – 6 PM
Every Wednesday 5:30 – 7:30 PM | May 8 – September 2019 @ The Hope Garden
Women’s Group is a diverse, supportive, unforgettable group that meets weekly to garden and engage in the tranquil setting of The Hope Garden during the summer and at The Flourish Foundation in the winter.
Hope and Bloom are the perfect places to learn the art and science behind growing good food. Both host several local students each summer. Interested in bringing your class out to the farm or garden? Let us know!
Volunteer for Veggies
Volunteer for Veggies provides access to fresh, healthy food for everyone in the community. Volunteers take home a share of the farm freshest, nutrient richest, most delicious fruits and veggies around in exchange for their time at Bloom Community Farm or The Hope Garden.
Time on the farm is spent seeding, weeding, and harvesting our growing spaces and we reward all volunteers with a share of produce fresh out of the ground.
In its first season, 229 local community members came out to volunteer for veggies and together helped harvest an incredible 8,670 pounds of fresh fruits and veggies that went home with volunteers and youth interns, filled our food pantry shelves, and enhanced our children’s food program lunches.
Thank you, Friends of the Farm!
Partnerships are essential to the continued expansion of food production and programming at Bloom Farm, supporting the health and well-being of all community members and their families.
Without our Friends of the Farm, Bloom would still be a blank canvas. Instead, this summer it has produced over 3,500 lbs of fresh fruits and veggies and growing – it also provides transformational experiences for local children, teens, and adults.
Thank you to the following Friends of the Farm for helping cultivate change and growth for our entire community:
Gold = Dark to Light Productions
Bronze = Idaho Lumber