Join the LFTP team!

Would you like to join the  Lawrence Fruit Tree Project Leadership Team?

   Are you passionate about urban agriculture and community building? Are you looking for an opportunity to learn new skills and connect with new people? Lawrence Fruit Tree Project is looking for 2 or 3 dedicated leaders to help advance our mission to create a city abundant with productive fruit and nut trees. We nurture a culture of mutual support and growth. We like to work with those who know how to enjoy life (and work), while making a tangible difference in our community. This is a volunteer position.

Skills in any of the following fields are helpful, but not necessary. All that you need is an excitement about the project, an aptitude for communicating, and a willingness to learn and do new things.

  • Horticultural, gardening, or farming experience
  • Social media, web, and computer skills
  • Photography and/or video skills
  • Fundraising experience
  • Management or volunteer organizing
  • Teaching or youth engagement experience
   Other criteria are:
–  Availability throughout the growing season, as well as much of the winter months,
–  Ability to attend and help organize 7 out of 10 Saturday work days at Lawrence Community Orchard.

If you are interested (or have questions), please contact Skyler at with a statement about why you would like to be involved and how you can help move the project forward. Interested individuals will be contacted to meet and discuss how we can best match your skills and interests to LFTP’s mission.