There are so many ways that you can get involved with Friends & Farmers Cooperative! We are thrilled that you want to help, and we are sure we can find a way for you to help us grow.
Friends & Farmers Cooperative is volunteer driven. We have come a tremendous way through the work of many people. As the cooperative grows, there are more and more opportunities for ardent supports of the co-op to help.
Join a Task Group or Committee:
Farmer Liaison Committee
Site Selection Committee
Website Maintenance Committee
Local Loyalty Spotlight
Become a Volunteer:
Please complete this volunteer sign-up form below if you are interested in helping F&F!
- Create education materials such as food guide (like our local meats guide)
- Leave brochures at area businesses, organizations on a regular basis. Need a point person for downtown State College, Bellefonte, Boalsburg, Spring Mills, and towns throughout central Pennsylvania.
- Act as historian for the co-op, keeping track of events and media coverage
- Write for our newsletter on anything food, farm, co-op and community related
- Blog- create a monthly farmer spotlight post, share your favorite local recipes…what is your idea?
- Work as a fundraiser through events, grants or donations
- Table at a community event
- Work on developing a farm directory, farm questionnaire, and communicate with farmers about their ideas for the cooperative
- Crop mob
- Research a myriad of co-op subjects (equal access to good food, co-op computer software, successes and failures of other cooperatives, most effective layout for a store, etc.)
- Lead a book discussion around food systems
- Host or participate in a local dinner club
- Bookkeeping/Business planning
- Create a promotional co-op video
- Liaison with other food cooperatives
- Connect with local farm-to-school lunch program
- Participate in a focus group
- Research community kitchens
- Be a photographer for events
- Visit and share the co-op’s story and goals with a local organization, such as the teamsters, CBICC, other community group
- Create a slideshow for our website or educational/PR use
Online Market Volunteers
For folks looking to volunteer with the Online Market, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
All other volunteer interest, please fill out the form below.
NOTE: Please include your email address in the "Comments" section.