Hadden Estate Blueberry Pick!

(Cancelled) was Monday, June 27th, 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (ET)
This event has been cancelled.


Join Concrete Jungle Athens at the BEAUTIFUL Hadden Estate in Watkinsville to pick blueberries for our neighbors experiencing food insecurity! This 24 acre blueberry farm doubles as a wedding venue, complete with beautiful facilities! The Hadden estate is home to over 3,000 berry bushes, so we needs lots of helpin' hands to pick! This is a family friendly event and children are welcome. 

Please note that this event is heavily weather dependent; please keep an eye on your email the day of the pick for up-to-date information about any location changes or cancellations. 

For this harvests, please bring the following with you:
- sturdy, close-toed shoes
- comfortable clothes you don't mind getting dirty and can move around in!
- A mask! This is optional. However, we strongly encourage the use of masks when it may be difficult to socially distance from other volunteers during a pick or harvest event.
- Water, and plenty of it!
- A pickin' bucket and string if you've got it! If you don't, we'll have extra!

If something comes up and you can't make it to a pick you're registered for, no worries! We rely heavily on volunteers to harvest the fruit we donate, so please be sure to cancel your registration on GivePulse at least 24 hours in advance so someone else can take your spot and we can make sure we have enough helping hands to pick! 

To ensure we're following food safety protocols and protecting the communities we're serving, please:
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before arriving to a Concrete Jungle pick
- Do not attend a pick/handle food if you're sick

In accordance with public health guidelines:
- Masks are optional at ourdoor events. However, we strongly encourage the use of masks when it may be difficult to socially distance from other volunteers during a pick.
- Individuals who are older than 65 or have a chronic health condition should not volunteer until fully vaccinated.
- Individuals who are sick or live with someone who is should not volunteer.

Note: All staff that oversee our programs are fully vaccinated. We ask volunteers who have traveled or may have been exposed to Covid-19 to not volunteer until they receive a negative test result.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to Lauren, Concrete Jungle Athens Program Associate, at lauren@concrete-jungle.org or 706-521-3197 ext. 105 with any questions or concerns! Follow Concrete Jungle on Instagram or facebook or join our newsletter to keep up with future events and CJ happenings! Thanks y'all!
Age Limit
All Ages
No additional requirements
Requirement Details
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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