Wednesday, September 14, 2011

great opportunity for anyone interested in or considering installing a large irrigation system on their land

After much planning and preparation Soul Food Farm (http://soulfoodfarm.com/) is installing a irrigation system on their 50 acres of land near Vacaville. The installation will be taking place over four full days (9AM to 4PM - September 11, 18, 24, 25) and they are looking for volunteers interested in helping to set up the system. Volunteers will see the farm operation and be able to ask the irrigation designer and engineer questions about the system, design decisions, and other technical considerations. Volunteers are welcome on any or all the days (but need to RSVP with Alexis Koefoed (farmer/owner) so they can plan the work accordingly) and will be connecting pipes/drip lines, attaching sprinklers, or working on other farm projects.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in or considering installing a large irrigation system on their land. It is also a unique chance to visit an incredible pastured chicken operation that sells through farmers markets, a CSA, and direct to many fine restaurants in the Bay Area.

On a different note, with some extra acres and a need for some additional labor, Soul Food Farm is also looking for a few farmers interested in farming 5-10 acres of their certified organic land in Vacaville. Instead of leasing the land, they would like to explore work-trade arrangements, with the farmers paying for the parcel through work on Soul Food Farm.

If you have any questions about these opportunities please let me know, or if you'd like to RSVP for one of the workdays please call Alexis directly at 707--365-1798.

Thanks,

Josh