Common Good City Farm offers a six week long paid Summer Youth Program for youth ages 14-17. The 2016 Summer Youth Program will run from June 27 to August 5. 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.
To apply for the 2016 Summer Youth Program, you must:
Fall and Spring Internship
This fall, our youth interns will be leading volunteer work groups on the farm, conducting special farm enhancement projects, and conducting educational workshops with partner Senior Wellness Centers. Highlights from the 2014 Spring Internship can be found here: http://commongoodcityfarm.org/node/226.