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 May 14, 2021. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the end of 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.
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