Rock to Rock Service Day This Saturday

This Saturday, April 8, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Rock to Rock coalition of local food, farming, environmental, and other nonprofit organizations, which sponsors the Earth Day bike ride on April 22, will be holding a day of service. Below are the choices one can make when signing up.

  • Common Ground- 385 Springside Ave get ready for growing season, also for Rock to Rock ride, make signs, stuff prize bags for riders etc
  • Massaro Community Farm-Ford Road Woodbrige-general activities include mulching, clearing garden areas for planting, raking, clearing and weeding of pollinator planting areas, trimming away dead growth from last season, moving materilals (dirt, compost or rocks) with wheelbarrows, possibly light painting. Dress for outdoor work; closed toed shoes a must. Have work glovesOption 7
  • Farmington Canal Rail-to-Trail-Hazel ST Triangle and 2 others TBD clean up graffiti removal, mulching, watering
  • New Haven Farms- Two sites Phoenix Farm 5 James Street and Ferry Street Farm-clean up crop bed prep, mulching
  • Neighborhood Housing -Sherman Forest (across from 603 Sherman Ave) Clean up and mulching
  • Urban Resource Initiative -Scantlebury park clean up
  • Friends of Edgewood Park- Hobart St-Ranger Station-Picking up trash on the hillsides
  • Save The Sound Pond Lily Nature Preserve-S. Genesee St.-Stream & riverside cleanup as well as removing invasive species
  • New Haven/Leon Sister City Unitarian Church 608 Whitney Ave-Love to make art? Join for Environmental art project

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