I'm a long time resident of Arizona, retired, background in science, research, and business. Recently completed Master Watershed Steward program through U of A Extension Office, and am an active member of Desert Rivers Audubon, the Arizona Riparian Council, and Western Rivers Action Network.
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with the VPA when signing up! There are many volunteer opportunities to assist with classes, the seed library, in the office, and at events like the annual Tour de Coops and Mesquite Pancake Breakfast. We are hosting a Volunteer Orientation at the VPA Office on Wednesday, September 25th from 6:30pm-8:00pm, and we would love for you to be there. Please RSVP here. We also encourage you to join the Volunteer Group to stay alerted of all the volunteer opportunities we have available. You, the Volunteer, make it possible for the VPA to accomplish our mission of inspiring sustainable urban living in the desert southwest. And we look forward to getting to know you!
Thanks for joining the Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) website! VPA a Phoenix-based 501c3 non-profit that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on gardening, small livestock and other topics related to urban farming and sustainable living. Read more about VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, and explore what this site has to offer. We hope that you will participate fully in the many groups, forums and other resources on this site. Please take advantage of the wealth of knowledge readily shared by our members! When you signed up to be a member, you may have opted to receive our weekly newsletter. We hope you will find the info and updates on classes and other events helpful. If not, please let us know how to make it better. You are able to unsubscribe instantly by selecting "unsubscribe” at the bottom of the newsletter.
Finally, there are many volunteer opportunities to assist with classes, the seed library, in the office and at events like the annual Tour de Coops and Mesquite Pancake Breakfast. If you would like more info on volunteering, please let us know.