Call to volunteers!
The South Hadley Farmers’ Market seeks volunteers to assist with the daily operation of the market. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to participate in, help out with, and help plan fun and educational market activities.
Dates and time:
The farmers’ market takes place Thursday afternoons from 1:00 – 6:00 pm, June 5th – October 9th. There are nineteen (19) markets this season. Volunteers would be needed from 12 – 3 pm and again from 5:30 – 6:30 pm to assist vendors in breaking down the market. (Times are flexible). One volunteer is needed per market date.
- Assist vendors by: * unloading trucks, setting up displays, and breaking down at the end of the market. * Watching vendors’ tables while they take breaks.
- Assist the market manager by: * Watching the managers’ table while the manager runs errands. * Processing credit, debit, and food stamp purchases. * Compiling information from vendors for the weekly e-newsletter. * Collecting food donations from vendors. * Helping to run special market activities (children’s activities, educational activities, fundraisers at the market, etc).
Please fill out the following form, or contact market manager Nora Murphy via email at email@example.com or by phone at (978) 844-2522. Please be sure to indicate your desired duration of participation at the market (“every week”, “every other week”, “once a month”, or specific dates).