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Stories of leadership, farming, community etc.
December 16, 2014
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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November 20, 2014
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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November 18, 2014
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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