The program runs Monday-Friday 7/8-8/27. You must be able to commit to the entire program.
IN THE SUMMER, PARTICIPATING STUDENTS WILL:
~ Earn up to $1,000 for the summer, depending on attendance and participation (Educational Award)
~ Earn 1.0 Credit in CTE Practice of Sustainable Agriculture (Elective) through New Market Vocational Skills Center* *Students/families do NOT have to pay for their student to attend the summer portion
~ Take home good fresh food from the farm every week SUMMER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:Growing on the Land - Growing vegetables, fruits, and flowers organically on a 2-acre farm, learning practical gardening/farming skills through workshops and trainings, and running the flower bouquet, and veggie CSA programs
Growing the Community - Working with community volunteers at the GRuB Farm, going on field trips to other farms/gardens that grow food for the greater community and helping them, working with families with young kids that visit the farm, and providing customer service at our market stand Growing your Self - Developing strong leadership and facilitation skills, practicing compassionate & safe communication tools, learning how to be successful in a team, and cooking and eating great food
PRIORITY DEADLINE TO APPLY IS WEDNESDAY 5/15. Late applications are still welcomed. Most people invited for an interview will have them scheduled during the week of 5/28-5/31 between 3 and 6 pm. Some interviews will likely happen during the following week as well. Thank you for applying!
From 7/8 - 8/27, the schedule is: Monday: 12pm to 3pmTuesday: 9am to 4pm Wednesday: 1pm to 7pmThursday: 9am to 2:30pmFriday: 9am to 4pm