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. Check out below for 2014 application information and highlights from our 2013 Summer Youth Program.
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 2013 Summer Youth Program
The 2014 Summer Youth Program is underway! Updates coming soon
More information about free Friday Community Lunches prepared by our youth participants can be found here.
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.
The 2014 Spring Internship is underway! This Spring, in addition to leading volunteer groups and helping to facilitate our LEAF After-school Program, the youth interns are undergoing a special project to redesign our Youth Garden. Learn about the design and follow their progress here!