Sign up today for Summer 2019!
taking root youth leadership
Are you interested in community health, urban agriculture, or gardening? Are you 14-18 years old?
Join our new Taking Root Youth Leadership Program, and get hands-on training for youth-focused urban agriculture. Help create a community-based equitable food system in East Palo Alto!
June 20th – August 1st, 2019
Join us in building a model for a community based food system in East Palo Alto

Youth participants will leave this program with in-depth knowledge about community gardening, urban agriculture, and food justice. The program will culminate in the participant helping to lead an urban agriculture community project.

Training Topics

Urban Agriculture & Community Gardening

Sustainable Horticulture

Food Justice

East Palo Alto: History of Agriculture


$200 Stipend for Full Participation

Community Service Experience

Leadership and Job-Specific Skills


East Palo Alto Resident

Age 14-18

Meet weekly, Thursdays from 3:30 – 7:00 pm

Additional 2 – 4 hours per week

Register Today!

Now accepting applicants through June 13th

Email najihalasmar@freshapproach.org to sign up.

Please send a 2-3 sentence bio of yourself and tell us your favorite fruit or vegetable

Questions? Call 925-771-2990 or email najihalasmar@freshapproach.org

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