Date(s) - 05/29/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UPG Storage @ Megacenter
Activities: Seed Packaging, Seed Leader Training, Project Planning
Sam & emerging Seed Leaders. Are you one?
We are re-packaging bulk vegetable seeds in smaller sizes in Miami for distribution in SW Haiti, where Hurricane Matthew has destroyed most crops. The 2 current batches are enough seeds for nearly 50,000 people to feed themselves. For more info about the program, click here.
Seed Leader Training
Participants will learn UPG’s Packaging Production Techniques by doing seed packaging. Then there will be Team Leadership Training to prepare them to lead Volunteers during a big corporate events. Experienced Seed Leaders will share their knowledge.
Make Your Reservations
Please RSVP by clicking the link at the bottom of the page. One Volunteer per Reservation is allowed, since we must be able to follow up with each one personally. Please RSVP at least 1 week in advance so we can plan our project.
Low RSVP numbers may lead to cancellation.
WHERE: UPG Storage
Note that this is a locked building, so you must RSVP.
We will provide you with contact info and instructions to get into the building.
Prep/Wrapup for this Seed Packaging Activity
This activity requires substantial preparation. Seeds must be selected, volumes estimated, packaging ordered, labels designed and translated to Kreyol and printed.
If you would like to help, and go the extra mile for Haiti, contact [email protected].
More ABOUT Seeds For Haiti
Seeds for Haiti is part of the UPG Seeds of Paradise Program.
These vegetable seeds are Heirloom or Open Pollinated seeds (not GMO and not Hybrid), so the farmers can save their seeds and replant them. The seed types are vegetables requested by people in Haiti, customary foods.
For more info about the program, click here.
IMPORTANT: By registering this activity, you confirm that you are 18 years or older and agree to the terms on this page.
Under 18? Reserving for a Group? Contact Us
Bookings are closed for this event.