Volunteer

Texas Farmers Market

We are looking for some fantastic volunteers to help us at each market! Please email Allison Lowe if you are interested in any of the volunteer positions listed below and we can get you set up with a volunteer spot. Thank you!

Market Sprouts Support
TFM at Lakeline – 9:30am-12:30pm. Events run from 10am-noon
TFM at Mueller – 10:30am-1:30pm. Events run from 11am-1pm
Responsible for presenting or assisting with activities for children during monthly Market Sprouts events, which happen on the first Saturday (Lakeline) and first Sunday (Mueller) of each month. Children will be with their parents, but volunteers will help educate children about healthy eating and lifestyles.

Food Access Volunteer
TFM at Lakeline – Booth opens at 8:45am and continues until close of market at 1pm, 2 shifts 8:45-11:00am & 10:45am-1:00pm
TFM at Mueller – Booth opens at 9:45am and continues until close of market at 2pm, 2 shifts 9:45am-noon & 11:45am-2:00pm
Please help us provide fresh food for all of our community. We need a little help with our Food Access program, particularly on Saturday’s at Lakeline. If you are bilingual and could sign up for a once per month Food Access Volunteer slot it would be much appreciated. You’ll feel good about helping others with fresh, local food for their families.

Farmers’ Market Sampling Support
TFM at Lakeline – Sampling begins at 9:00am and continues until close of market at 1pm
TFM at Mueller – Sampling begins at 10:00am and continues until close of market at 2pm
COA/Travis County Food Handlers Certification required (get certified here, save receipt and TFM will reimburse you). Responsible for preparing vendor goods for sampling in accordance with health department regulations, helping with sampling table and explaining vendor goods to the customers as well as supporting guest chefs. Other activities may include collecting items from vendors to be sampled. Clean up.

Information Booth Support
TFM at Lakeline: 2 shifts-8:30am-10:45am & 10:30am-1pm
TFM at Mueller: 2 shifts-9:30am-11:45am & 11:30am-2pm
Responsible for sharing and arranging promotional materials, answering questions about the market and selling merchandise.

Vendor Support
TFM at Lakeline – 11am-noon
TFM at Mueller – noon-1pm
Responsible for packing water in ice and wheeling around water cooler to offer cold water to vendors.