Young Grow Getters is a paid, six-week intensive hands-on youth agriculture program led by industry professionals in sustainable farming, culinary arts, food production, and technology, offering real-world experience and career-readiness skills. Growing Places Indy will teach students vital aspects of urban agriculture through a robust and engaging curriculum.
Applications are open and will close on April 30, 2021. Applicants will be notified of acceptance in mid-May. If selected, students will be contacted for phone or Zoom interviews. Ten students will be selected for the summer program. The program will start on June 7 and run through July 23, 2021.
The program will be located at our farm on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis at 727 N Oriental Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
What You Will Learn:
What to Expect:
During the Program, you’ll get your hands dirty and learn career readiness skills while working on our urban farm.
Weekly activities may vary, but students should expect:
During the program, you’ll work as a team on a final project. At the end of the program, you will be required to present a final presentation as a team. This will be an opportunity to showcase what you’ve learned. You’ll leave the program with new friends, connections, a resume, and skills that will benefit you throughout your life.