Founded in 1995 by David Brant and Karen Lehman, Youth Farm is a non-profit organization which provides farming programs to youth ages 9-24.
The purpose of these programs is to teach, through farming, leadership and promote healthy bodies and minds.
Youths plant, grow and harvest fruits and vegetables to feed families in the community, hold community dinners and other neighborhood events.
This non-profit uses this model that advances with the youth to challenge them using projects and leadership opportunities.
Youth Farmers – ages 9 to 11
All Stars – ages 12 to 13
Project LEAD – ages 14 to 18
Farm Stewards – ages 19 -24
Their website states, “We farm to build youth of character”
You can make a donation to this non-profit by
*Disclaimer – This post is for general information only and part of the Blogging From A-to-Z Challenge (April 2016). I am not affiliated with or endorse this non-profit organization. Please use caution when donating online.
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