community service with Valley View Foundation
Come join us for a few hours of harvesting, weeding and communing with nature and each other as we help out at the Valley View Foundation!
Sunday, August 26th, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Meet in the parking lot of Pattison Elementary School located at 5330 S Milford Rd, Milford, OH 45150
We’ll have coffee, juice and some muffins/snacks to keep us fortified.
What is Valley View? Valley View is a grassroots, nonprofit organization with a simple mission- Conserving Land, Preserving History and Sharing it with the Community. In 2002, it was all but a foregone conclusion that what was then 190-acres of farmland would be bulldozed for development. Valley View was created and changed the outcome. A group of passionate volunteers have had the vision and tenacity to raise over $4 million to purchase and permanently preserve one of the last family farms in eastern Cincinnati. We have transformed from a grassroots organization started in a Milford living room into the responsible stewards of 190 acres of beautiful open land along the East Fork River with a rich history dating back 12,000 years. This land includes rivers, streams, wooded hillsides, prairie, streamside and isolated wetlands on a compact, easily-walkable site in the heart of Milford.
Who can volunteer? Up to 10 volunteers: Adults and children 7+ years old.
We'll be harvesting tomatoes to be given to local food banks as well as doing some feeding and fertilizing.
How do I commit? Scroll down below the map for the RSVP section. Fill in the red boxes then click on the blue RSVP button. And Thank You!
Questions? Kate Molinsky, email@example.com or (cell) 513-545-8817.
Harvard Connection: Early settlers found a very large bird shaped earthworks in Milford. This "Milford Works" sat on land immediately above Valley View's property. In 1882, Frederic Ward Putnam, of Harvard's Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, visited the Milford Works. At that time he reported that the square and great circle of the earthwork shown above could still be traced, but that their embankments had been nearly leveled by cultivation.
Sunday, 08/26/18 at 9:00am - 11:30am | iCal
Pattison Elementary School
5330 S Milford Rd
Milford, OH 45150
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