Volunteers David Hubbard and Carina Squire working in the Breadfruit Research Orchard in the McBryde Garden at NTBG.
Photo by Amy Langley, courtesy of the Breadfruit Institute

The Breadfruit Institute at National Tropical Botanical Garden is seeking agroforestry volunteers to help implement a new, global model in sustainable and regenerative agriculture at the Breadfruit Research Orchard in McBryde Garden on Kaua‘i.

Become a volunteer and be a part of this exciting tropical agroforestry project. Volunteers must be able to lift at least 15 pounds, dig, rake, shovel, plant and work in outdoor temperatures of 80°F.

Project volunteer days include Jan. 29, 30, 31 and Feb. 1 and 2. The six-hour shifts are 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., with check-in at 7:30 a.m.

For more information or to sign up, contact the NTBG Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@ntbg.org or at (808) 332-7324, ext. 232. Volunteers that aid in ongoing care and maintenance of the phase I agroforest are accepted most Monday-Fridays.