As we move toward farming year-round, new opportunities to get involved are being added almost every week! Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter (there's a link on our main page) for the latest news!
Families & groups welcome!
Contact us to schedule a team building experience at the farm.
What to Expect
How do I sign up to volunteer at Firstfruits Farm SLO?Upcoming public events & sign up Contact us to schedule a team building experience at the farm.
Where is the farm located?The veggie field is located at 173 Buckley Road in San Luis Obispo. Our field is behind the office for Thousand Hills Pet Resort. Please drive slowly through the parking lot, follow the signs, and carpool if possible.
Where is the orchard located?The orchard is located at 835 Sherpa Ranch Road in San Luis Obispo.
What should I bring? What should I wear?We've got the gardening gloves, tools, and snacks. You'll want to bring... a full water bottle long pants sturdy, closed-toe shoes a hat sunglasses sunscreen and your smile :-) Seriously folks, stay hydrated out there!
What do volunteers do at the farm and orchard?Farm Care There's a lot that goes into running an organic farm. From starting seeds to running irrigation to pruning fruit trees to maintaining tools to battling weeds and pests, there is no shortage of projects for volunteers! Harvest Picking and packing our first-quality produce for distribution across the county. Delivery Transporting our farm fresh produce to our partner organizations. Leadership Organizing the teams that keep our field and non-profit operations moving.
Are restrooms available?Yes, we have a portable restroom facility.
Is there anyone who can sign my service hours log?We're happy to help! Ask your Harvest or Farm Care Leader at the end of the event.
Our annual Terms of Participation and Waiver of Liability form must be completed every year for record keeping and legal purposes. Help us save some time and trees by filling them out online before you come to the farm!
Firstfruits Farm SLO and its volunteers will follow all public health guidance from the San Luis Obispo Public Health Department.