Common Good City Farm offers a six week long paid Summer Youth Program for youth ages 14-17. Youth who complete the summer program are eligible to apply for a 6 week paid Fall and Spring Internship.
Summer Youth Program
During Common Good City Farm's Summer Youth Program, the youth farm on urban land, build raised garden beds, and prepare community lunches for neighbors, youth, and staff to come together to share the harvest. Youth also participate in workshops every week on issues of diversity awareness, hunger and homelessness, sustainable agriculture, and personal reflection. Click HERE for highlights from our 2014 Summer Youth Program.
Fall and Spring Internship
This fall, our youth interns will be leading volunteer work groups on the farm, conducting special farm enhancement projects, and sharing our work with others at Patagonia store in Georgetown, DC Green Festival, and Fit Kids Day at Deanwood Recreation Center , and volunteering with Martha’s Table and Capital Area Food Bank. Highlights from the 2014 Spring Internship can be found here!.