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Women, Infants and Children (WIC) at DeLaney Community Farm


WIC’s mission is to improve the nutrition and health status of low-income women, infants, and preschool children by providing nutritious foods, nutrition and health education. DeLaney and Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) have partnered for more than 10 years, allowing WIC clients to participate at DeLaney. 

WIC at DeLaney:  WIC participants can provide one hour of work each Tuesday and/or Saturday at DeLaney in exchange for a standard share of freshly harvested produce.

WIC Orientation: All WIC clients are encouraged to attend this event! Learn about DeLaney & Tri-County Health Department's partnership including the work exchange program at DeLaney, and  Community Cooking Demonstrations & Lunch days. Various dishes will be offered to sample and a tour will be provided. DeLaney vegetable samplings will be available to take home! Bring the entire family! Free.    

 

  • 2014 Orientation Date: Tuesday, June 24th, 10am-Noon

 

WIC Workdays:

Are you a WIC client who is interested in participating in this program? Here's how it works: 

Arrive at DeLaney Community Farm:  

  • Tuesdays between 8:30 and 10:30am from July 1st until October 7th and/or 
  • Saturdays between 9:00 and 11:00am from July 12th until September 27th

Ask for a DeLaney staff member or intern, and we will help you get started with a farm task, such as weeding or harvesting. Children are welcome! After working at your task for one hour, you can take home a freshly harvested share of organically grown produce! The program is free to all WIC participants.

Stay for the free Community Cooking Demonstrations and Lunches every Tuesday, 11:30am - 1:00pm, from July 22nd utnil September 30th, 2014. For more information about these events, and other events at DeLaney, please see our calendar

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Can I bring children to the farm?
A: Yes! DeLaney is a family-friendly farm, and children are welcome. 

Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: Participation in DeLaney's WIC program is free for WIC clients, thanks to the generous support of Tri-County Health and other Denver Urban Gardens supporters.

Q:  How do I get to the farm?
A: DeLaney is located at 170 S Chambers Road in Aurora. Click here for directions.  

Q: When can I come to the farm?
A: In 2014, the WIC program takes place:

  • Tuesdays between 8:30 and 10:30am from July 1st until October 7th and/or 
  • Saturdays between 9:00 and 11:00am from July 12th until September 27th

In order to participate, you must arrive at the farm by 11:00am. 

Q: Do I need to call before I come?
A: Nope! Just arrive at the farm on during the times listed above. 

Businesses, organizations, and individuals may support WIC through share purchases, which are $600 for the season. Contact Erika for more information. 

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