It takes an army of volunteers to develop and maintain an urban farm site. Farm tasks are daily and ongoing and require many different types of skill sets and personal preference.

If you or your group are interested, contact John or Debbie at a Seeding Galveston site or send an email to


FYI – here’s a partial list of jobs that will be available:

  • Site preparation,
  • Staking beds,
  • Laying cinder blocks for above-ground beds,
  • Building landscape timber beds,
  • Delivering wheelbarrows of soil to the beds,
  • Planting seeds and seedlings,
  • Laying mulch,
  • Installing irrigation and monitoring the system,
  • Weeding,
  • Fertilizing,
  • Working with the chickens or goats (watering feeding, milking, collecting eggs, cleaning pens),
  • More weeding,
  • Spot watering,
  • Building trellis structures,
  • Pruning fruit trees,
  • Daily harvesting for the vender stand,
  • Manning the vender stand
  • Constructing signage
  • Developing marketing materials
  • Finding grant opportunities and writing the RFPs
  • Organizing fundraisers
  • Working with school groups