Summer Youth Program – What to Expect

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SEED2FEED Summer Youth Program

FREE Summer Program for High School Youth

A place to express yourself, experience & learn! 

SEED2FEED brings youth together from different backgrounds to have fun together, while learning where food comes from, how it is grown and how to prepare it. Careful mentoring, meaningful work, humor and kindness are at the center of all we do at ECO City Farms!

You will find value in real work, create community that will persists when you return to your classrooms, and experience first hand what it means to be stewards of the earth, reconnect with food and be the change you want to see in this world.
Our staff is a diverse group of passionate activists who will create an inclusive, supportive environment that promotes self-discovery and a sense of belonging.

In this SEED2FEED Summer Program ….

You will be fully integrated into our new urban farm near Bladensburg High school – a highly productive place, with large vegetable gardens to help feed the local community.
• Every day you will prepare lunch for one another using food grown on the farm. You will learn how to make bread and pasta from scratch, wield a cutting knife effectively, and prepare great meals.
• You will partner with area slam poets, chefs, food activists, artists, athletes, workers and farmers to learn about every aspect of the food system and how to live a meaningful life.

…the most important actor in this extraordinary learning setting will be you!