Summer Sprouts is a paid three-week program for youth age 13 -17, looking to effect positive change in their communities through food justice and ecological gardening.

Participants will learn:

  • how to grow delicious and nutritious food, beautiful flowers, and medicinal plants without harming the environment;   

  • how to cook and prepare meals daily using ingredients from the garden; and  

  • how to make lip balms, body salves, and soap; herbal medicines; and natural plant-dyed textiles; and  

  • ways to advocate for equity in the food system.

Desired Skill & Experience

  • An interest in gardening, social/environmental justice, food justice/sovereignty, and cooking

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

  • Compassionate and energetic attitude

  • Willingness to learn, ask questions, and be creative 


Schedule & Compensation

Schedule is June 17th – July 5th; Monday – Thursday, 10am – 3pm.

No programing on July 4th

Saturday, June 22nd 11am – 4pm is also required. 

Participants must be San Francisco residents between the ages of 13-17. This is an hourly position, $15.00/hour.  

Timeline & Details

  • Applications open until April 14th, 2019

  • Interviews will be scheduled between April 22nd - May 3rd

  • Youth notified of selection by May 10th

  • 20 open positions

  • Programming is held in the June Jordan School for Equity Community Farm & Kitchen in the Excelsior.

 

Apply

For application assistance or questions please contact, Ileana Mar at 915-497-4387 or ileana@urbansprouts.org.

Application Due by April 15th, 2019

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