Volunteering & Workdays
Looking to help out at the farm? We have lots of volunteer opportunities and other ways to suppor the farm. Read below to learn about some of our regular workday programs.
Every Wednesday from 9 am to noon
Bring your work gloves and positive attitude to the Farm and help Carol and the U of I Extension Master Gardeners. This work is primarily done outdoors. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing. Complimentary lunch for those who volunteer on Wednesday mornings.
Willoughby Conservation Stewards
Saturdays 9 am to Noon.
2017 Dates: 8/26, 9/28, 10/28, 11/11, 12/9
2018 Dates: 1/27, 2/24, 3/24, 4/21
Help us convert our exotic invasive jungle into a native prairie and woodland area. We will identify and remove unwanted invasive species and plant native seeds. No experience required and children are welcome. Bring gloves and a water bottle, and dress for work on the trails and in the prairie (long pants and sturdy shoes). Weather permitting. Call 618-346-7529 for information.
Adopt a piece of Willoughby
This program is for any one person or group wanting to leave a permanent mark on the farm while preserving nature. No experience is needed and you’ll work on your own time. Farm educations will provide all the information and guidance you need to create an educational and enjoyable experience. Call Carol Freker at 618-660-8668 for details.
Are you a volunteer organization or group? Please call for scheduling. Please email us for any questions or for availiability.
Find out about other ways to support Willoughby!
Join the Willoughby Workers Today!We have alots of folks who give their time and talent to make Willoughby a great place to visit.