Calling All 14-17 year olds: 2018 Farm Internship Applications Are Now Open!

For the 2018 Farm Internship Program, we’re going to be hiring our largest cohort of Youth Interns yet! Will you be one of them? If you are a young person who will 14 to 17 years old by February 24, or know of one, who would like to SERVE, LEARN, and EARN — we’d love […]

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We are looking for spring and summer Crew Leaders!

We are now accepting applications to join our Crew Leader Program for the spring and summer of 2018. Crew Leaders build their leadership and mentorship skills by working with high school aged youth interns on the Urban Roots farm and supporting them through regular feedback, facilitating workshops and activities, and leading farm tasks. Click here […]

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Farm Internship Application Deadline Extended!

We’re hiring an awesome group of teenagers to grow food for the community this spring and summer. The deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, January 20th! Click here to apply and learn more!

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Farm Internship Applications are Open!

Join a diverse group of awesome leaders age 14 to 17 growing food and giving back to the community in the Spring and Summer of 2017. Click here to learn more and apply!

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New Food & Leadership Fellowship!

Click here for more information on the Fellowship and how to apply!  

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Intern Application Deadline Extended!

We’ve extended the application deadline to January 20th. Get paid to grow veggies, give back to the community, and grow as a leader. Click for more info and apply today!

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Summer Jobs Greatly Impact Teens

The Farm Internship Program at Urban Roots not only aims to transform the lives of youth through food and farming but it also aims to provide job and life skills through a paid internship.  Youth Interns learn to be responsible and that there are consequences to their actions such as showing up late for work. […]

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A Patient Leader

  A few Saturdays ago, our volunteer morning was completely full! We had a lot of new volunteers and a few people who had been out to the farm before. Our outreach interns had been trained to lead their group in the fields harvesting squash, weeding, and using row cover over certain crops to protect […]

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Green Super Hero Story

  Civilian 1: Captain Kale! Captain Kale! Dr. Burger escaped from Jail!! Captain Kale: Come on, Kiwi, we have a junk food villain to catch! Narrator: It was a dark and stormy night when Captain Kale and Kiwi arrived to Dr. Burger’s Fast Food mansion. Meanwhile, Dr. Burger is working on his Evil Veggie Destroyer. […]

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What We Are Thankful For!

Last week  we asked our 2014 Fall Outreach Interns  to tell us what they were thankful for. Here is what they said: Robbie – I am thankful for punk! Terin – I am thankful for my family, my life, dance, Netflix, Scandal, my laughs, my friends, pickles, musical theater, How to Get Away with Murder, love, […]

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