As a nonprofit, our work would be impossible without the generosity and dedication of our amazing team of volunteers. Today we spotlight one of these hardworking folks: Dwight!
Why do you volunteer with Farm Fresh Rhode Island?
I just love the mission and being around like-minded people.
What program(s) do you volunteer with?
Do you have a favorite memory from volunteering with Farm Fresh RI that you’d like to share?
Making dinner with the kids is always fun.
How has volunteering with Farm Fresh RI impacted you and/or your community?
Volunteering has really helped me set some roots in the community and helped me realize life isn’t just all about me.
What have you learned about yourself, others, or the local food system through volunteering with Farm Fresh RI?
Just how wonderful Rhode Island is in helping one another and passing it forward.
What did you know about the local food system before volunteering with Farm Fresh RI and what do you know now?
Honestly not much, but I will say I have learned how amazing, hard-working, and dedicated the local farmers and volunteers are at trying to make it better for the people around them.
School attending (if applicable)?
School of life.
When you’re not volunteering, what do you like to do in your spare time?
Work, golf, make music, cook, eat, and have a good time with friends and family.
What would you tell someone who was thinking about volunteering with Farm Fresh RI?
They should absolutely do it.
Why do you support Farm Fresh Rhode Island?
Love the concept, mission, and the vision. I think there should be a Farm Fresh in every city.
What is your favorite local fruit or vegetable?
Sweet potato and mustard greens.
Thank you, Dwight, for all of your dedicated volunteering!
— Alison, Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
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