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Cure Organic - April 20

City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks http://www.boulderfloodinfo.net

What: Community Project - Cure Farm 
Project Site: Cure Farm 
When: 9:00 a.m.  – 12:30p.m., Thursday, April 20 
Parking/Registration: 7416 Valmont Rd., Boulder. Please note that this location will not appear on your confirmation email when you sign-up, it will appear as 'To Be Determined'. You will need to click on the description link for the project and location details. 

Project
Volunteers will join Anne Cure, her interns and OSMP in planting vegetables and preparing fields. The City of Boulder’s agriculture specialist and Anne will discuss the history of agriculture in the area, organic vegetable production on OSMP and what it takes to grow vegetables in this region (soil type, water, etc).  Anne will share her particular farming methods that help the farm ecosystem and the community.

Project Difficulty 
Easy. Project will involve a hike on uneven terrain, bending, lifting, and kneeling.

Preparation for the day, what you will need for the day:
--Two quarts of water or camel packs. 
--Dress in layers. 
--Work gloves.
--Sturdy boots (No lightweight shoes, or “five-finger” types of shoes.)
--Long pants. 
--Rain jacket.
--A long sleeved T-shirt. 
--Personal first aid kit, if you have one (OSMP will have a group first aid kit.)
--Backpack to carry personal items.  
--Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen.
--Clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

Dress appropriately for Colorado weather and to work in an outdoor setting off trail. If volunteers come unprepared, you will not be allowed on the project site. OSMP will provide lunch, extra water, gloves and safety gear. If you have questions contact Kristin at weinbergerk@bouldercolorado.gov
or 303-910-5603. 

Thank you. We look forward to working with you. 
 
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Project Registration Information:  If this is your first time signing-up for an OSMP project you will need to create a volunteer account with Volunteer Connection. Go to http://volunteer.unitedwayfoothills.org/Get_Started to learn more and create an account.

If you already have an account with Volunteer Connection you will be asked for your user name (which is your email address) and password before you can sign-up for the project. If you have forgotten your password you can click on the Forgot Password link.

If you get directed away from the OSMP project sign-up, click on the Project Calendar to find the volunteer opportunity and then sign-up.

If you have questions or run into technical difficulties registering for the project please email Julie Kurzawa at julie.kurzawa@unitedwayfoothills.org. 

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Kristin Weinberger
Coordinator of Group Projects
 
Office: 303-413-7632
Cell: 303-910-5603
weinbergerk@bouldercolorado.gov 

Open Space and Mountain Parks 
7315 Red Deer Dr. | Boulder, CO 80301
VolunteerOSMP.org 



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