Farmers Market Volunteer

Are you seeking an Internship, volunteer opportunity, Eagle Scout project, Employee team project or Community Service hours? Contact Sally Gilpin Martinez at 253.983.7758 or smartinez@cityoflakewood.us.

Farmers Market Blogger: Do you have a strong interest in writing and telling stories? Are you passionate about eating healthy food and supporting local farmers? We are seeking a volunteer to interview and write stories about our farmers market vendors. These stories will be shared via blog and/or city Facebook & website, and Connections Magazine. You will interview vendors, highlight what they offer, and feature recipes that use ingredients from the market. Your writing will help people get the habit of shopping at the farmers market and keep it top of mind. Farmers Market Survey volunteers (need 2-5 volunteers) – 2 days in the summer. 10am-3pm on Tuesday passing out surveys. 10 hours total.

Famers Market Survey results (1 volunteer): compile results of the survey in an excel spreadsheet, roughly 8 hours total. Can be done at home or in our office.

Customer Service Representative: Do you enjoy interacting with people? Seeking a volunteer to sit at the City of Lakewood’s Parks and Recreation Table at the market and answer questions, pass out information and help customers navigate the market. The market operates from 10am-3pm, Tuesdays from the first Tuesday in June to the second Tuesday in September.