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GYF Online in Gaper's Block
(Publication date: June 3, 2010)

Chicago blog Gaper's Block covers urban gardening with the Green Youth Farm in "Farmville in Real Life."

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GYF on CBS 2 Chicago
(Original air date: July 30, 2008)

CBS2's Vince Gerasole talks with the the teens involved in the Chicago Botanic Garden's Green Youth Farm about organic community gardening in the heart of the inner city.

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(Original air date: August 1, 2007)

Community Gardening Coordinator Eliza Fournier and students from Chicago's Green Youth Farm talk about how the Chicago Botanic Garden Green Youth Farm program works, and the effect it has had on their lives.

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PHOTO: North Lawndale Open House

GYF on Chicago Public Radio's acclaimed
Eight-Forty-Eight news program

(Original air date: August 7, 2006)

Green Youth Farm Program Manager Angela Mason and students from Chicago's North Lawndale community speak on growing green thumbs with the help of the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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