USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is looking for volunteers to assist with raised garden bed assembly and growing plants from seed for the People’s Garden. This work session will be held at our National Plant Materials Center in Beltsville, MD on Tuesday, March 1st. Volunteers are welcome between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work with Mrs. Vilsack during this work session! Please use this link to sign up! 

Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center
8791 Beaver Dam Rd.
Beltsville, MD 20705
Tuesday, March 1st from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
This fun volunteer opportunity is offered through NRCS Maryland’s Earth Team Volunteer Program. Volunteers must be 14 years old or above. Please reach out to Maryland’s Earth Team Volunteer Coordinator, Laura Eddy, at for more information. Laura will reach out to those who sign up with more details. Hoping to see you there!