Snapshot from the Field: Urban Roots in Austin, TX

Urban Roots Youth Farm Interns

Each spring, Urban Roots hires on 24 youth farm interns between the ages of 14-17 to work on their 3.5 acre urban sustainable farm located in East Austin.  In addition to providing paid internships, during the 25-week paid internship program the youth farm interns participate in several different workshops covering a wide range of topics including sustainable agriculture, healthy lifestyles, life and job skills, and food justice issues.

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Lorrie Clevenger