The program runs in the afternoons of Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from September 18th through November 22th.
IN THE FALL, GroundED CREW-MEMBERS WILL:
~ Earn up to $1,000 for the season, depending on attendance and participation (Educational Stipend Award)
~ Study weekly at GRuB with a GRAVITY teacher to pass GED tests
~ Take home good fresh food from the farm every week
~ Have an opportunity to cook food for themselves and the crew FALL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:Growing and harvesting vegetables, fruits, and flowers organically on a 2-acre farm, learning practical gardening/farming skills, and supporting the farm's CSA share program. Working with and hosting community volunteers at the GRuB Farm. Developing strong leadership and facilitation skills, practicing compassionate & safe communication tools, learning how to be successful in a team, and improving personal resilience. Working regularly with a GRAVITY teacher to study for passing GED tests.
TURN IN YOUR APPLICATION ASAP: We will accept applications throughout the summer until all spots are filled. Priority is given to applicants in the order in which we receive applications.
From 9/17 - 11/22 we will gather 3-4 afternoons a week. (the exact schedule will be revealed later)