Volunteer ‘mobs’ donate elbow grease to sustainable farms

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When we wrote about Australian Permablitz back in 2008, we were particularly taken by the instant urban-gardening gratification that could be achieved by the group’s intense weekend “blitz” approach. Borrowing a page from Permablitz’s playbook, The Crop Mob is a North Carolina-based organization through which farm-loving volunteers descend on one lucky sustainable farm for an afternoon each month and accomplish tasks it would take the farmers themselves months to do alone.

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