Red Wiggler Community Farm ( is an organic farm where people with and without developmental disabilities come together to work, learn and grow healthy food. Annually, more than 1,500 volunteers and workers harvest more than 34,000 pounds of organic vegetables. Produce is distributed to the public, with 30 percent going to low-income people in the county.

Headquartered: Germantown

Serves: Primarily Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  • $250 provides one delivery of fresh vegetables to 10 group homes for adults with disabilities.
  • $1,000 provides ergonomic hand tools for growers and volunteers.
  • $10,000 supports winter greenhouse educational programming and job opportunities.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day or weekly: On-farm education and volunteer opportunities (must be at least 12 years old).
  • Internships